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Small group tour: the Duomo complex restoration workshop

Availability: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • More than a tour - your guide will share their love of art history with you
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
  • Smaller group size gives you a personalized experience in good company
What to expect

Step back in time and experience life as it was in this ancient Cathedral workshop. This is where Michelangelo created the statue of David, and the laboratory is still in use. Using tools and techniques that date back centuries, local craftsmen continue to restore and maintain the heritage of the Duomo for future generations to enjoy. The fascinating methods and procedures, used centuries ago to create the mosaics, will be conveyed to you during an introductory lesson. Then it’s on to visit the Baptistery and the Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore to put your new-found knowledge to work, appreciating the ancient works of art displayed here.

Don’t forget that you still have 72 hours, included in your ticket price, in which to explore the rest of the Duomo Complex, the Opera del Duomo Museum and Giotto’s Bell Tower.

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What's included
  • Entrance fees
  • Entrance ticket
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Reduced price
  • Children 0 - 5: free
  • Reduced for children and youths from 6 to 11 years old
Where

Piazza di San Giovanni, 7, Firenze, FI, Italia

Meeting point:

Duomo Complex Ticket office

What to remember
  • Remember to dress appropriately to enter the Cathedral
  • This tour does not operate in the low season
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When
  • The tour starts at 11.40 am
  • This tour is not available on August 15th
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Provider
Ciao Florence Tours & Travels Srl
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Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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