The Duomo Grand Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

320716


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

French (advanced), German (conversational), English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Swedish (advanced), Russian (fluent)

Cathedral, Baptistery, Bell Tower private tour with skip-the-line access to the Dome of Florence


This is a in-depth insight into the Duomo complex in Florence. The religious heart of Florence, the Cathedral is also the center of its civic pride, the testimony of Florentine genius and the wealth of Florence in the Middle ages and the Renaissance. We learn how Brunelleschi built his famous dome, discover the interior of the Cathedral and the Baptistery, talk about the Bell Tower and other surrounding buildings and visit the Museum of the Cathedral. This tour also covers such masterpieces as Michelangelo's Pietà and David, the Gates of Paradise, the Byzantine mosaics of the Baptistery, the Altar of St. John the Baptist and several statues by Donatello. After the tour, you will be able to climb the Dome of Florence with skip-the-line access.
On request, the guide will also organize a special private opening to walk the terraces of the Cathedral.

Itinerary

Cathedral of Florence, interior and exterior, terraces on request
Baptistery, interior and exterior
Bell Tower exterior, interior on request
other monuments in the Cathedral square
Museum of the Cathedral

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: your hotel or address in central Florence

End location: inside Museum of the Cathedral or another location in central Florence on request

Duration: 4 hours

Tour duration does not include climbing the dome. Skip-the-line access to the dome will be booked on request, either before or after the tour.

Transportation

Our feet!
Please note that climbing the Dome of Florence involves 463 steps on a narrow and windowless two-way staircase; it is an optional after-tour activity that requires physical ability, patience and general fitness.

What’s Included

Other: Adjustment of tour to your schedule and interests; tour time with licensed guide, PhD; booking of skip-the-line access to climb the Dome of Florence.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 Euro - entrance tickets per person

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance tickets, anything not listed under the "included" section of this tour.

Private tour guide Anna

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