Brunelleschi’s Dome and Florence Cathedral contain some of the most celebrated examples of Italian art and architecture. And when you skip-the-line to Florence Cathedral, you will have more time to discover the treasures that can be found inside.
The must-see Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, also known as Florence Cathedral, has one of the most beautiful and unique exteriors. But there’s also a variety of beautiful mosaics, frescoes, and sculptures that adorn its interiors.
This guided tour of the Duomo of Florence includes a climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome. Your expert guide will tell you all about the engineer Brunelleschi and his incredible architectural accomplishment – something remarkable even to this day.
Discover the hidden works of art as you travel up the Florence Duomo staircase towards the highest point. And once you’ve reached the top of the cupola – another masterpiece will be revealed – the frescoes of Vasari and Zuccari.
Expert private tour guide
What's Not Included
Crypt of Santa Reparata, and Baptistery
Entry to the Santa Maria del Fiore Complex, including the Bell Tower, Opera del Duomo Museum
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
CHILD: Age: 6 - 17
ADULT: Age: 18 - 120
Individuals with disabilities and special need must note it on their booking.
Please bring Passport or any Identification Card for Children
The meeting time is subject to change; In this instance, you will receive a call or message from the activity provider
Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
Due to worship, on Sundays and religious celebrations the Cathedral is closed to visitors
Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
Public transportation options are available nearby
The monuments are closed on 25th December, 1st January, 9 April (Easter).
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
What To Expect
Cupola del Brunelleschi
Visit and tour the famous Brunelleschi’s Dome of Florence Cathedral with a private guide
Our priority access and skip-the-line entry allows you more time to explore the wonders inside the Duomo in Florence.
And after your special guided tour of the Florence Cathedral and Brunelleschi’s Dome, you’ll enjoy the most breath-taking views overlooking the city of Florence and Tuscany from the Duomo terrace.
•See the magnificent structures that make up the cathedral complex which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Piazza del Duomo, along with the Florence Baptistery (or Baptistery of St. John) and Giotto’s Campanile.
•Your guided tour with a local expert begins in Florence Cathedral – one of the largest churches of Italy and perhaps one of the most beautiful.
•The famous Duomo of Italy completed in 1436 is one of the most important landmarks in Florence.
•Climbing to the top of the cupola, you will discover the most famous fresco in Florence and the best views overlooking Florence.
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