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The Accademia Gallery, Food & Artisan Walk

Discover /Florentine/ Icons

Enjoy a guided walk with VIP skip-the-line tickets to the Accademia Gallery. Meet local artisans at their workshops to learn about the 'real made in Italy'. Taste regional fair with classic Tuscan Charcuterie paired perfectly with local wine.

Discover What's Included

The Details

Meet your Guide at your Hotel

Local Artisans

Discover the authentic craftsmanship of Tuscan tanned leather, a tradition that has made the region renowned for its contribution to the world of high fashion. Florence, celebrated as the birthplace of prestigious brands such as Gucci, Prada, Pucci, and Ferragamo, showcases the exquisite artistry and quality that define luxury fashion. Explore how this rich heritage continues to shape global fashion trends.

Meet Local Artisans

Off the Beaten Path

Nestled away from the bustling main streets, you will encounter local artisans who craft handmade products with exceptional skill. Each experience is custom-tailored to suit your group's interests, offering a diverse range of artisanal creations. From bespoke glassware and fine leather accessories to unique paper marbling and intricate glass beaded jewelry, discover the dedication and artistry that infuse each piece with distinctive character.

True Tuscan Flavors

Taste Regional Fair

As you meander through the charming streets, you will visit select specialty food shops where you can indulge in the rich flavors of Tuscany. Experience a curated tasting that includes finely crafted Tuscan charcuterie, artisanal gelato, and exquisite pralines from the renowned Chocolate Valley. Complement these delectable treats with a sampling of regional wines, each offering a unique taste of the local terroir. This culinary journey provides a deep dive into the traditional tastes and artisanal craftsmanship that define this storied region.

VIP SKIP the line tickets

Michelangiolo's David

Guided by our expert certified guides, your journey will be enriched with captivating storytelling that brings each site to life. As you continue your walk, you will be treated to a profound exploration of Michelangelo's David. Our guides will provide fascinating insights into the masterpiece's historical context, artistic significance, and the genius of its creator, offering a deeper understanding and appreciation of this iconic sculpture.

"This experience was the /highlight/ of our Entire Trip!"

Loved it!

Laura Hopper


Tuesday to Sunday
except public holidays

2024. 01. 01. - Capodanno - New Year's Day 2024. 01. 06. - Epifania - Epiphany 2024. 03. 31. - Pasqua - Easter Sunday 2024. 04. 01. - Lunedì dell'Angelo - Easter Monday 2024. 04. 25. - Festa della Liberazione - Liberation Day 2024. 05. 01. - Festa del Lavoro - International Workers Day 2024. 06. 02. - Festa della Repubblica - Republic Day 2024. 08. 15. - Ferragosto o Assunzione - Assumption Day 2024. 11. 01. - Tutti i santi - All Saints Day 2024. 12. 08. - Immacolata Concezione - Immaculate Conception 2024. 12. 25. - Natale - Christmas Day 2024. 12. 26. - Santo Stefano - St. Stephen's Day

Starting Time


Expert guide, VIP skip-the-line tickets to the Academia Gallery, visit to local artisan workshops, aperitivo with snacks, Italian soda and juice available for kids.

Duration Of Tour

4 hours





This exclusive activity is uniquely available as part of our tailor-made multi-day holidays crafted by Italy Customized. They can be seamlessly integrated into your personalized itinerary, providing an exceptional touch to your meticulously organized journey.

What is the group size?

All of our tours are tailor made to your needs and this tour can accommodate up to 15 guests, ensuring a personalized and intimate experience for all participants.

What's included?

The tour includes an expert guide, direct-entry tickets to the galleries, visits to private showrooms and workshops, and opportunities to meet artisans who craft authentic "Made in Italy" goods.

Is customization available?

Absolutely, we can tailor this experience to your specific needs. For instance, we can arrange visits to artisan workshops that align with your group's interests, whether it's engaging activities for kids or art collectors, you can discover leather accessories and clothing, bespoke glasses, jewelry, tailors, seamstresses, and more.

Can I book a vacation exclusive experience if my vacation isn’t planned by Italy Customized?

Exclusive experiences are reserved for tailor-made vacations crafted by Italy Customized. These special activities are integrated into our personalized itineraries to enhance the unique and meticulously organized trips we offer, and are not available for booking outside of our comprehensive vacation plans. However, you can check out our Standalone experiences, which can be booked even if your vacation isn't planned by us.


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Following your inquiry, we'll schedule a personalized call or video meeting. This is where we delve deeper into your requirements, refining every detail to mold your dream itinerary. Our expert team uses these conversations to craft a personalized journey that aligns perfectly with your aspirations.

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After our discussion, a meticulously crafted proposal designed exclusively for you will be sent. This detailed plan captures your bespoke itinerary, accommodations, and experiences. Upon confirmation, you'll gain access to our intuitive app to review and confirm your tailored itinerary, securing your journey with a deposit.

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It's time to embark on your personally curated Italian escape. With everything meticulously arranged, you're set to savor every moment of your bespoke vacation, plus, we are also available during your holiday, serving as your dedicated 24-hour concierge throughout your Italian experience. From iconic sights to hidden gems, immerse yourself in a tailor-made journey created to surpass your expectations.

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