Brunelleschi's Dome and Duomo complex guided tour
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Brunelleschi's Dome and Duomo complex guided tour

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Spend two hours visiting the monuments of the Cathedral complex with an experienced guide
  • See the original Gates of Paradise and other superb works of art in the Opera del Duomo Museum
  • Climb up the world-famous Brunelleschi's Dome and enjoy the view from the top
What to expect

The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Crypt of Santa Reparata, Brunelleschi's Dome, St. John's Baptistery and Giotto's Bell Tower are must-see sites in Florence. Admire the beautiful golden vault of the Baptistery and the original Gates of Paradise, see superb Renaissance works of art in the Opera del Duomo Museum, climb up the world-famous Dome and marvel at the sight of the entire Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore from above!

Spend two hours visiting the beautiful monuments of the Florence Cathedral complex with an experienced guide, who will begin from the Baptistery and its famous golden vault decorated with Byzantine mosaics. Continue on to the Opera del Duomo Museum and see the original Gates of Paradise, the Magdalene by Donatello, the Pietà by Michelangelo, and many other Renaissance masterpieces.

Finally, get to the top of Brunelleschi's Dome to discover the mystery of this revolutionary 16th-century construction frescoed with wonderful paintings such as the famous Universal Judgment by Vasari. From the top of the Dome, you'll be introduced to the artistic beauties of the Cathedral, which you'll be able to admire from a privileged place away from the crowds below. Enjoy an incomparable aerial view of Florence right from the city center!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Experienced tour guide
    • Reserved time slot to Brunelleschi's Dome
    • Entrance to the Baptistery of San Giovanni
    • Entrance to the Opera del Duomo Museum
    Reduced price
    • Infants (age 0-3): free of charge, without reservation
    Where

    Porta della Mandorla, Piazza del Duomo 5, 50122 Florence FI, Italy

    Meeting point:

    In front of the main door of the Cathedral. Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes in advance.

    What to remember
    • Given the many reservation requests for the Dome, last-minute bookings may not be confirmed by the agency and you'll get a full refund
    • Visitors are required to climb 464 steps to reach the Dome (no elevator). The climb is not recommended for people suffering from heart problems, vertigo or claustrophobia
    • Please note: the guided tour might be provided in two languages
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    When
    • On Monday and Saturday at 9.00am
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Made of Tuscany Tour Company
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
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