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  3. Florence
  4. Florence Cathedral

Florence: Official Dome Guided Tour with Priority Access

Product ID: 277972
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Experience the skyline of Florence from 330 feet then walk along ancient secret passages inside the Cathedral to admire the biggest painted surface in the world. Save time with the skip the line tickets for the entire complex included in the tour.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Skip the line through express security check
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the skyline of Florence and the Tuscan countryside up to Chianti
  • Skip the line to the Cathedral from a private entrance
  • Climb up 463 steps and walk along historic secret passages
  • Marvel at the technical genius of the construction of the Cupola
  • Gaze at the largest frescoed surface in the world and the marvellous marble floor
Full description
With this official Duomo guided tour, receive a personalized 'Welcome Service' at the entrance to the cathedral. Skip the long line and be accompanied inside the Santa Maria del Fiore Complex with a professional guide.

Admire the Cathedral's interiors which are a masterpiece of the Renaissance. Discover how the building is the made of 2 different shells with passages in between then. Follow your certified guide along these historic passages as you admire amazing views on the inside of the Cathedral and on the outside. Ascend 60 meters high across a marble pavement where you can enjoy the chance to touch the figure of the frescoes of the inner shell.

Once you've arrived at the top feel as if you are taking a skywalk above the city. Marvel at the stunning views of the Tuscan countryside and Florence city center including Fiesole, the Chianti area, the central market, Santa Croce Church, the Synagogue, San Lorenzo Church, Palazzo Pitti, Ponte Vecchio, and more. Feel as if you have Florence at your feet.

Your ticket includes access to the Santa Maria del Fiore Complex for 72 hours, so you can return to explore the Opera del Duomo Museum, Bell Tower, Crypt of Santa Reparata, and Baptistery at your own pace within this timeframe.
Includes
  • Exclusive priority entrance with no ticket line
  • Access to the Santa Maria del Fiore Complex for 72 hours which includes the Opera del Duomo Museum, Bell Tower, Crypt of Santa Reparata, and Baptistery
  • Tour in English
  • Certified tour guide
  • Earphones to hear the guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
  • People afraid of heights
  • People with vertigo

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Find your guide at the ticket office, look for a sign which says 'Duomo Tour'. Piazza di San Giovanni, 7, 50123 Florence

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• You will need to climb 463 steps to reach the top of the Duomo; there is no elevator
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 16 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
3.8/5
Value for money
3.7/5
Safety
4.5/5

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Slow Tour Tuscany

Product ID: 277972