Michelangelo and his jewels Tour

Duration: 3 hours

A nice combination of the Florence Michelangelo's master pieces and a pleasant overview of Florence: at the Academy of Fine Arts we find the unique sculptures by Michelangelo, known as the "Prigioni", the Saint Matthew.
After the visit of the museum we will reach the duomo – with the Baptistery and the bell tower by Giotto - continuing along the narrow roads – of the old Florence to arrive by the church of Santa Croce where the genius has buried.

The tour starts from the Galleria dell'Accademia where, in the 16th century, was born the Academy of Art and Design where he studied and young people with artistic talent and that still continue to form in the same school. Here is where they are exposed to the masterpieces of Michelangelo.

Your guide will explain the history of this great Florentine artist through his own works, here you can admire the statues "unfinished", the Prigioni, commissioned Michelangelo for the tomb of Pope Julius II, and never arrived in Rome.

Among the Prigioni admire the strength and pathos of St. Matthew with strong force that tries to free himself from the mass of the rock, as if the marble come alive .

The real beauty of this museum will soon be noticed. Your attention is immediately captured by the charming statue of David, the masterpiece and symbol of the Florentine Renaissance.
Your guide will tell the story of this giant taller than 5m of how the young Michelangelo carved the age of 29!

The tour continues through the streets of the city, thanks to its compact size allows visitors to move around and see the main masterpieces moving on foot to arrive by the Church of Santa Croce where the genius has buried.

For this tour we gladly provide you the advanced reservations to be paid on spot and skip the long lines of visitors.

Contact us now and let us guide you in the wonderful city of Florence!