The Great Duomo of Florence

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Tour Number

Activity Level

310240


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

A private guided tour to the religious center of Florence.


This tour will take you to visit the religious center of Florence with its monuments: the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo), the Baptistery, the Crypt of Santa Reparata and the new Museum dell'Opera del Duomo. This unforgettable itinerary will start with the Baptistery of Florence, an amazing Romanesque architecture with the dome mosaic that will leave you speechless. We will continue visiting the massive Duomo and the hidden Crypt of Santa Reparata, which was the previous cathedral of Florence. From there we will visit the new Museo dell' Opera del Duomo which conserves: the original Gates of Paradise, Maria Maddalena by Donatello and Michelangelo's Pieta… just a few of many wonderful masterpieces. The reservation also includes the entrance fee (no guide service provided) to the Giotto Bell Tower and to the Brunelleschi's Dome within 24 hours after the tour.

Itinerary

The visit includes:
the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Crypt and the Museum of Opera del Duomo.

After the tour with the same ticket you will be able to climb up the Dome and the Bell Tower by your self.

The ticket allows the holder to visit all the monuments within 48 hours of visiting the first one. Each monument may be visited only once with the ticket.
Reservations mandatory for the climb on the Dome. Reservetion raccomended on the Bell Tower and the Museum. The service is free.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: In front of the Baptistery entrance.

End location: In front of the entrance of the Baptistery.

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

This tour is not available on Sunday.
The museum will be closed on the first Tuesday of each month.
The times of access to the monuments are subject to changes in time due to extraordinary events.

The climb to the Dome may be restricted in time due to the excessive tourist flow.

Transportation

Walking tour.

What’s Included

Other: A tailored tour with a licensed tour guide for 2.5 hours who will show you:
- the Cathedral,
- the Baptistery,
- the Crypt,
- the Museum of Opera del Duomo.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

65 euros - The entrance to the Accademia museum is not included, you need to pay on site.
The ticket costs 16.5 euros per person. For kids under 18 the entrance is free.

Also, you would need money for meals, drinks or a "souvenir".

What’s Extra

Other: Ticket museum is not included.
Adults: 15 euros for reserved tickets.

Groups larger than 4 people need to rent head phones for visiting the Cathedral. The cost is 2 euros per person.

Also you would need money for food or drinks.

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

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