Discover the beauty of Florence on a bike and then meet David, Michelangelo's greatest masterpiece.
Hours, you ask? Well, let me tell you. It took us about 4.5 of them to complete the task at hand. It wasn't a particularly challenging task, but it did require some time and effort to get it done correctly. We took a few breaks along the way, but ultimately we were able to finish within the allotted time frame. Overall, it was a satisfying accomplishment and we felt proud of ourselves for completing it.
This bike tour in Florence has something special: Michelangelo's David tickets. You'll get to go to the Accademia Gallery museum with a fast-track ticket. On top of that, a professional guide will show you the original Michelangelo's masterpiece, which has come to represent the height of Renaissance grandeur.
In the center of the museum, David commands attention from all angles. Take a 360 degree look at the masterpiece and marvel.
Carved by Michelangelo when he was just in his twenties, The David monument stands tall at 17 ft and was made from a single piece of Carrara marble from the local area. Depicting the renowned figure of David from the biblical tale slaying Goliath, the statue became an iconic symbol of the Florentine Republic's fight for civil liberties upon its unveiling in 1504.
San Matteo and Prigioni, both incredibly well-known for being unfinished, are sculptures crafted by Michelangelo that you should definitely take the time to appreciate.
By means of the assistance of an expert guide who is fluent in English, you will encounter a plethora of masterpieces in the Accademia Gallery's collection. These include an assortment of sculptures and paintings hailing from the Medieval era through the Renaissance, crafted by renowned visionaries such as Botticelli, Andrea del Sarto, Paolo Uccello, and others.
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Riding on our bike tours in Florence is an adventure through the snaking roads of the city center and beyond. Catch glimpses of Florence's hidden wonders, from the iconic Santa Maria Novella to the bustling artisans district, as well as lesser-known places to view the city's beauty. Discover the grand Palazzo Pitti, the serene tranquility of San Frediano, the legendary Ponte Vecchio, the lively Uffizi square, the historic Santa Croce, the stunning Piazza della Signoria, the medieval district, the famous Duomo, and the charming Piazza della Repubblica.