Enjoy a slice of life from one of the most famous artists that has ever lived on this 5-hour tour of Michelangelo's home and Accademia Gallery. Complete with a professional guide, you'll enjoy some of the most impressive art known to man.
What to Expect
Get a glimpse into the life of one of the most famous artists of all time on this private tour of Michelangelo's Home and Accademia Gallery. Find out exactly how he lived, and the influences that helped him become one of the finest painters ever.
First, you'll see where the artist has been laid to rest at Santa Croce Church. Here you can find the funerary monuments of very important Italians, such as Michelangelo, Galileo, Rossini, Machiavelli and Alfieri.
Then you will move on to his home and visit the Museum of Casa Buonarroti, where you can see many works from his early days. These famous works by the young Michelangelo are of extreme artistic importance and include the "Madonna of the Stairs" and the "Battle of the Centaurs”, which testify to his love of Greek and Roman Art.
You will also see some unexpected treats such as the wooden model for the marble facade of the Church San Lorenzo and the model for the chariot transporting David from Piazza della Signoria to the Accademia Gallery in 1873.
After this, you'll move on to the Gallery itself, which needs no introduction. Here you can marvel at the quality of Michelangelo's David, as well as a number of other world-famous pieces.
- 5-hour guide service
- All entrance fees