Florence Cathedral and Accademia Gallery guided tour
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Florence Cathedral and Accademia Gallery guided tour

Language: English
Availability: Tuesday to Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy total immersion in Michelangelo's art with the help of an experienced guide
  • Marvel at magnificent artistic treasures inside one of the world's largest cathedrals
  • Discover precious works of sacred art in the Misericordia Museum
What to expect

See the original statue of David by Michelangelo and enjoy total immersion in the art of the master with the help of a professional guide who will lead you through the exhibition halls of the Accademia Gallery. In the early afternoon, the doors of the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral will open for you. Take advantage of the priority access to one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world and discover its inestimable artistic treasures.

Marvel at Michelangelo's most renowned work, the outstanding David, and other important works of art such as I Prigioni, San Matteo and the Palestrina Pietà. The young Michelangelo carved his David from a huge block of rough marble in three years, creating an imposing sculpture of absolute beauty that became the icon of the Renaissance model.

In the afternoon, after a lunch break, you'll be ready to admire the superb interior of the Cathedral. Enjoy the beauty of the splendid marble choir by Bandinelli, the complexity of the precious stained-glass windows by Donatello, Ghiberti and Andrea del Castagno and see the mysterious clock by Paolo Uccello. Looking up, you'll be surprised by the wonderful frescoes by Vasari that decorate Brunelleschi's famous Dome, the incomparable icon of Renaissance architecture.

With the same ticket, it is also possible to visit the Misericordia Museum located next to the Duomo. Spend your free time exploring this magical place off the beaten track that houses precious works of sacred art by Santi di Tito, Benedetto da Maiano, Sano di Pietro, Bacchiacca, G. A. Sogliani, G. Battista Naldini and many other important artists.

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What's included
  • Caf Tour & Travel assistance at the meeting points
  • Professional tour guides and headsets
  • Earphones for groups of more than 7 people inside the museum
  • Accademia Gallery skip-the-line tickets and guided visit (1 hour and 15 minutes)
  • Florence Cathedral priority access and guided tour (30 minutes)
  • Complimentary ticket to the Museum of Misericordia
Reduced price
  • Child (0-6): free

Via Ricasoli 58, 50122 Florence FI, Italy

Meeting point:

Accademia Gallery: via Ricasoli 58, entrance reserved to pre-booked ticket holders.

Florence Cathedral: Piazza San Giovanni 19r, in front of Cafè Scudieri.

An assistant will be waiting for you wearing blue clothing branded Caf Tour & Gray Line.

What to remember
  • Access to the Cathedral requires suitable clothing: shorts, bare shoulders, sandals, hats and sunglasses are not allowed
  • During periods of increased visitor inflow, admission to the museums may be subject to delays due to security reasons. Any possible delay cannot be attributed to the tour operator
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  • From Tuesday to Saturday
  • The tour runs from April to October
  • Accademia Gallery: morning tour at 12.00pm
  • Florence Cathedral: afternoon tour at 2.30pm
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Caf Tour & Travel - Gray Line Florence
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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