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VIP Private Tour Florence Cathedral Dome & Monuments

1. VIP Private Tour Florence Cathedral Dome & Monuments

Among the world famous artworks attracting the curiosity of international visitors to Florence, the Cathedral and its monuments are not to be missed for anyone who wants to understand Florence. Visit the Baptistery of San Giovanni, in the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Crypt of Santa Reparata, the Dome of Brunelleschi, or the Giotto's Bell Tower, depending on the availability of the day. Your guide will begin with a tour of the outside wonders before moving inside to the Baptistery with the famous Gates of Paradise. Then continue with the entrance in the Cathedral, discovering the artistic beauty of the Cathedral, including a visit to the Crypt of Santa Reparata. At the end you will conclude the tour with the climbing to the Campanile di Giotto and Brunelleschi's Dome where you can enjoy the incomparable view of the city of Florence.

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Florence: Private 3-Hour Tour with Uffizi Gallery Visit

2. Florence: Private 3-Hour Tour with Uffizi Gallery Visit

On this private 3-hour tour you will explore the highlights of Florence before entering the Uffizi Gallery with your pre-booked fast-track ticket. To start off the tour you can admire the marvelous Duomo complex with monuments completely covered in polychrome marbles. Explore the Baptistery, Giotto’s Campanile, and Florence Cathedral with the great dome by Brunelleschi. You will proceed on to the imposing and singular stone building of the Church of Orsanmichele in which the wonderful tabernacle of Orcagna, a masterpiece of the Florentine Gothic Art, is located. Then you will reach the lively Mercato della Paglia with the famous "piglet", and discover the spectacular beauty of Piazza della Signoria with the sculptural masterpieces of Loggia dei Lanzi and the imposing Palazzo Vecchio with the crenellated tower of Arnolfo, one of the most famous symbols of the city. The wonderful prospective of the open gallery of Palazzo degli Uffizi opens onto the square, and in this famous museum you can admire countless works of art among which the most loved painting in the world: the beautiful “Birth of Venus” by Botticelli. At the end of the guided tour you can remain in the museum to explore further at your leisure.

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Florence: Inferno Private Walking Tour

3. Florence: Inferno Private Walking Tour

Discover Florence in a mysterious and unusual atmosphere as you retrace the places of Dan Brown's novel Inferno. Learn all about Dante's Inferno, as the movie was inspired by the events narrated in the Divine Comedy, the historic poem by Dante Alighieri. Start the journey with a visit to the wonderful Boboli Gardens. Follow the steps of Robert Langdon and Sienna Brooks and picture the different movie scenes. Also, visit Torre di Badia and the Dante Society. Just like in the thriller, explore the Palazzo della Signoria and the Baptistery of Florence to discover the mysteries that lie behind Florentine art.

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Florence: Bell Tower, Baptistery & Duomo Museum Tour

4. Florence: Bell Tower, Baptistery & Duomo Museum Tour

This tour begins at Giotto’s amazing Bell Tower, which is almost as tall as the Dome itself. At the top of the Campanile, your tour guide will tell you about the Opera del Duomo complex. Admire the unbelievable view from the top. Next, descend the tower and explore the Cathedral's beautiful exterior. Make a stop at the Baptistery to see its famous golden vault doors and hear the story behind them. This is where Dante Alighieri, one of the most famous Renaissance poets, and many more Renaissance men were baptized. Then head to the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo to see the original masterpieces that once stood in the cathedral. Inside the museum are Michelangelo's Pietà Bandini, the Cantories of Donatello, Luca della Robbia, and the so-called "Facciatone", which is Arnolfo’s 14th-century life-size facade. See the original Ghiberti's Paradise Gate, Donatello's Magdalene, and the original decorations of Giotto's. 

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Florence: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

5. Florence: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

If you had only 2-hours at your disposal in beautiful Florence, you will want to see the chief monuments and walk around the heart of the city center. That's what you'll do on this tour. The guided walk starts with Piazza del Duomo, facing the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, begun by Arnolfo di Cambio in 1296 but only in 1436 crowned with the masterpiece of Filippo Brunelleschi. Beside the façade stands another giant, Giotto’s Campanile (bell tower) and opposite the façade of the Duomo is the more ancient Baptistery of St John, with its famous bronze doors by Ghiberti and Andrea Pisano. Following the animated Via dei Calzaiuoli, you'll reach Piazza della Signoria, the political heart of Florence. Here rises the late 13th century Palazzo della Signoria or Palazzo Vecchio and, flanking the piazza, is the 14th century Loggia dei Lanzi, in which there are such world-renowned statues as Benvenuto Cellini’s Perseus and the Rape of the Sabines by Giambologna. After that, you'll pass by the impressive Galleria degli Uffizi on your way to the Arno River and Ponte Vecchio, where your tour ends. Prepare to take amazing pictures of the statues, the squares, the typical streets of the old town and the picturesque Ponte Vecchio, the most famous and ancient bridge of Florence.

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1-Hour Private Tour of Duomo Complex and Brunelleschi's Dome

6. 1-Hour Private Tour of Duomo Complex and Brunelleschi's Dome

Skip the lines and climb 463 steps to the top of Santa Maria Del Fiore's Cathedral to experience the architectural work of Filippo Brunelleschi up close. On this private guided tour, you will learn the history of this iconic monument, admire the many frescoes leading up to the top of the Dome, and marvel at the views of the Renaissance city below.  After touring the Dome, spend time enjoying the Duomo complex at your own pace with a full entry ticket valid during the 72 hours following the first visit. See why the Cathedral, Giotto's bell tower, and the Baptistery of San Giovanni have earned UNESCO World Heritage Site status and explore other historical landmarks such as the Opera del Duomo Museum and the Crypts of Santa Reparata.

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Florence: Private Customized City Hightlights Walking Tour

7. Florence: Private Customized City Hightlights Walking Tour

Explore the wonders of the magnificent Florence on this customized private tour. Visit sites such as the Piazza del Duomo, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and the Medici Palace; if you like, the choice is yours. Start off with a pickup from your guide by foot and enjoy a day you won't forget. Immerse yourself in this fascinating city, learn about the culture, history, and life as a local from your guide. Visit iconic sites such as the famous Duomo Square, Cathedral of Santa Maria del, and the Opera del Duomo Museum. Walk around Florence and discover hidden gems in every corner you turn. Marvel at the stunning architecture, be sure to stop at the impressive Medici Palace and see the 14th-century Palazzo Vecchio in Signoria Square. Visit the Accademia Gallery, where you can see the famous statue of David by Michelangelo if you desire. See the sites you want to at your own pace. This is a walking tour suitable for all the family. Make memories that will last a lifetime on a day out you won't forget.

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Florence: Private Chauffered & Guided Tour with Accademia

8. Florence: Private Chauffered & Guided Tour with Accademia

Begin your private tour of Florence with a drive along the picturesque Viale dei Colli towards the Piazzale Michelangelo. This beautiful square features reproductions of some of Michelangelo's most famous sculptures, as well as fantastic panoramic view over the entire city. Take a moment to admire the wonderful views of Florence before continuing by car into the city and through the historic center. You will then enjoy a guided walking tour, beginning with the Duomo complex. Admire the stunning marble exterior of the Florence Cathedral, as well as the nearby Baptistery and Giotto’s bell tower. A short walk through the winding historic streets of the heart of Florence will bring you to the famous Accademia Gallery, one of Europe's oldest art academies and home to the beloved "David" by Michelangelo, as well as many other works by the great artist. The tour will end inside the museum.

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Florence: Opera del Duomo Museum & Florence Baptistery Tour

9. Florence: Opera del Duomo Museum & Florence Baptistery Tour

Explore both the Opera del Duomo Museum and the Florence Baptistry on this walking tour with your own private guide. Discover what no words, videos, or photos will give you as you see these two iconic Florence sights in person. Meet your guide at your accommodation, then begin your tour by walking through Florence. See the real beauty of this enchanting city as you pass characteristic sights. Make your way to the Museum of Opera del Duomo that sits next to Florence Cathedral, another can’t-miss during your time in Florence. Head inside (entry fees not included) to be welcomed by 6,000 square meters of surface structured featuring 28 rooms and divided over three floors, offering a setting capable of enhancing unique masterpieces. Spot the original Door of Paradise, the Magdalene by Donatello, the Pietà by Michelangelo, and many other Renaissance works. A museum within a museum, witness a concentration of faith, art, and history that has no equal in the world. After the museum visit, you’ll also get to enter inside the Florence Baptistery, also known as the Baptistery of San Giovanni, located opposite the cathedral. End your tour by getting to know one of the oldest churches in Florence.

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Florence: The Brunelleschi Dome Skip-the-Line Private Tour

10. Florence: The Brunelleschi Dome Skip-the-Line Private Tour

Discover the world-famous Florence Cathedral on a private tour with skip-the-line tickets and learn the fascinating stories of Florence and the cathedral from a private guide. Be led inside and explore the indoor decoration, learn how the Cupola was created, and admire the incredible fresco of Giorgio Vasari - the Last Judgment. Hear how the Dome was built, how Filippo Brunelleschi created the absolutely unique Cupola, which has no other analogs. Journey back in time when Florence was ruled by the Medici Family, one of the most powerful and wealthiest in entire Italy. At the end of the journey, an amazing 360-degree panorama of Florence awaits you, which will take your breath away.

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What people are saying about Giotto's Bell Tower

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What a pleasure to have such a passionate and cultured guide! Thank you Giovanna for this learning-rich visit!

Mario was a perfect guide who speaks very good French. We have learned a lot.

The guide was excellent. Of the best quality. Clarified all the information.

Very informative tour, had a so interesting time listening to Alexandra.

A big thank you to Ivano who made this visit unforgettable !! Goreti