Guided tour

Florence: Accademia, Brunelleschi's Dome, and Cathedral Tour

4.7 / 5

34 reviews

Activity provider: Walks In Europe

Florence: Accademia, Brunelleschi's Dome, and Cathedral Tour

Activity provider: Walks In Europe

From US$ 102 per person

Enjoy a guided tour to the major sites in Florence like the statue of David in the Accademia and the Cathedral. Benefit from exclusive entry and pre-reserved tickets for Brunelleschi's dome (cupola).

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Duration 2 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Italian, English, French, Spanish
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Academia Gallery to see the famous statue of David
  • Choose to climb the famous dome of Brunelleschi to see the stunning frescoes
  • See the most important artworks contained in the monuments
  • Head in quickly through a separate entrance with pre-reserved tickets
  • Make your visit memorable and interesting with commentary from a guide
Full description

Enjoy your day in Florence discovering the Accademia Gallery and the Duomo, and choose to climb Brunelleschi's dome. Join a group tour or select the private tour option to tailor the tour to your needs.

Take advantage of the Brunelleschi Pass, valid for 72 hours, and visit the Museum and the baptistery of the Duomo after your tour has ended.

Enjoy speedy entry to the Accademia Gallery with pre-reserved tickets. Hear the story of Michaelangelo's David and its creator. Learn about the legacy of the ruling Medici family and how this collection was gifted to the people of Florence. Next, head to the famous Duomo. Discover priceless works of Gothic and Renaissance art and admire the building for its size and intricate marble decorations. See the Baptistry, famous for its Gates of Paradise.

Enjoy pre-reserved and exclusive entry to Brunelleschi's Dome at the end of the tour (if that option is chosen). Climb the dome or Giotto's Tower on your own time and admire scenic views of Florence and surrounding Tuscany.

Includes
  • Pre-reserved tickets for the Academia to see the Statue of David
  • Pre-reserved tickets for Brunelleschi's Dome climb (if option is chosen)
  • Brunelleschi's Pass valid for 72 hours to see the Museum and the Baptistery of the Cathedral Complex
  • Expert local guides for insider knowledge
  • Small-group tour for a more personalized experience
  • Walking tour at a relaxed pace
  • Microphones and headsets
  • Transportation to the meeting point
Not suitable for
  • People with claustrophobia
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Accademia gates. Your guide will have a signboard with the 'Walks In Europe' on it.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Backpacks
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Expect crowds in high season and on holidays
  • The cupola climb is a steep and narrow staricase, and can be challenging
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 34 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Tour guide was great; however part of our group was late so we lost 20 min at the start of the tour. Then we waited 20-30 min in line for the church even with skip the line tickets, and finished 30 min before the time for the cathedral climb. So the actual tour of the academia was only 30 min, and more time would have been nice. The duomo climb was great , views incredible!

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October 5, 2022

Tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Taking this tour allowed us to get much more out of the experience then I would have gotten otherwise and Freddy was able to point out many details and nuances I would have missed. We ended the tour climbing up the duomo and the bell tower and had some great views of Florence. Highly recommend this tour.

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September 9, 2022

We were a group of 3 travelling in January 2020 and lucky enough to be the only ones on this tour. The bonus of travelling in winter and booking small group tours. Chiara was our guide for our tour. She was amazing. Full of stories and interesting facts. She even climbs the Dome with you and tells you about the stories depicted in the paintings.

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January 29, 2020

Product ID: 108418