Guided tour

Florence Cathedral and The Opera del Duomo Museum: Tour with Brunelleschi's Dome

Florence Cathedral and The Opera del Duomo Museum: Tour with Brunelleschi's Dome

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Visit the Baptistery, Cathedral and Bell Tower at Florence's Duomo complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in panoramic views of the city from the Dome.

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Duration options: 2 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
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Limited to 8 participants
Highlights
  • Explore the Duomo complex with a guide
  • Climb up to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome
  • Discover the incredible history of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral
  • Admire masterworks by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Ghiberti
  • Marvel at the largest brick dome ever constructed
Full description
Begin your tour in front of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, in the religious heart of Florence. Learn about the Baptistery of Saint John, as you see it from the outside, with its famous "Gates of Paradise". Head inside the cathedral to admire the mosaic decorations and see the Crypt of Santa Reparata. Visit the Opera del Duomo Museum, home to spectacular works of art including the original Gates of Paradise, Donatello's Maria Maddalena, and Michelangelo's Pieta. After the guided portion of the tour, climb 463 steps to Brunelleschi's Dome, to enjoy the best views over the city of Florence.
Includes
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza del Duomo, Florence guided tour
  • Access to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Access to Brunelleschi's Dome
  • Access to The Opera del Duomo Museum
  • Access to Giotto's Bell Tower
  • Access to Crypt of Santa Reparata
  • Access to Florence Baptistery
  • Access to Piazza del Duomo, Florence
  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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      At the main entrance to the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, in front of the facade, 15 minutes before the starting time of the tour

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      What to bring

      • Passport or ID card
      • Passport or ID card for children

      Not allowed

      • Pets
      • Shorts
      • Luggage or large bags
      • Short skirts
      • Sleeveless shirts

      Know before you go

      • There are 463 steps to the top of the Dome and the climb is very steep and narrow in some places
      • All visitors must pass through airport-style security
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      4.2 /5

      based on 143 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.7/5
      • Value for money
        3.8/5
      • Service
        4.2/5
      • Organization
        3.8/5

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      The tour was very interesting and the guide good and his explanations clear and comprehensive. But because of the few Italian tourists, just me, they joined me with a Spanish-speaking couple for which the guide had to do a double explanation. This happened to me abroad but never in Italy. The visit to the dome was at a fixed time communicated at the time of the start of the tour so I could not make it due to a commitment made previously. Sin...

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      October 2, 2018

      Guide with good historical knowledge Listening to our many questions Very friendly and smiling

      November 2, 2019

      Very nice visit with a lot of very enriching historical explanation

      September 17, 2019

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