- Accademia Gallery
- Michelangelo's Statue of David
- Piazza della Repubblica
- Piazza della Signoria
- Florence Duomo (exterior)
- Your timed admission ticket to the Accademia Gallery
Our Introduction to Florence with Accademia and Michelangelo’s David is an orientation walk to the city with a visit to the Galleria dell’Accademia. If you’d like to delve deeper into Florence’s fascinating history and magnificent sites, we suggest adding on our Uffizi Gallery tour, or taking our Florence in a Day tour. If you would like an entire tour dedicated to the life and work of Michelangelo, please book Michelangelo in Florence Tour
Cornelia has a PhD in art history from Columbia University and wrote her dissertation on Renaissance city planning. She is especially knowledgeable about Medici patronage. In addition to her research and teaching, Cornelia, a mother of a disabled child, runs an association dedicated to barrier-free travel in Florence and is author of "The Accessible Guide to Florence."
Elizabeth recently received her MA in Florentine Renaissance art from Syracuse University in Florence. Her interests include women's history and women artists, particularly by women in convents. In addition to leading walks, she also lectures at various universities and institutions in Florence.
Valerie received her BA with distinction in Art History and Museology at the University of Florence, focusing on the Renaissance art market. Although German, Valerie was born and raised in Rome, making her eager to build bridges across different cultures. She also works for the educational department of the state museums in Florence, where her mission is to communicate art and culture as a means of understanding the visual signs that surround us.
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