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  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Florence Cathedral

Florence Duomo Skip-the-Line Entry and Express Guided Tour

Product ID: 156942
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Skip the long lines to the Florence Duomo and take a 30-minute guided tour of the miraculous interior. Learn how Brunelleschi built the impressive dome, see a beautiful fresco of The Last Judgement and more.
About this activity
Duration 30 minutes
Skip the ticket line
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
  • Skip the long lines to the Florence Duomo
  • Learn more about the cathedral on an express guided tour
  • Get the option to stay and explore at your own pace
Full description
Skip the long lines to one of the most popular attractions in Florence and save precious time on an express guided tour of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

Once inside the amazing monument - also known as the Florence Duomo - marvel at the vaulted ceilings, intricate stained-glass windows and beautiful frescos. Hear the fascinating story of the building's creation from a dedicated guide, from its origins as a 7th-century church to the impressive 89,000 square foot cathedral that stands in its place today.

Learn about the new engineering technique created by Filippo Brunelleschi to build the dome. See a stunning fresco of The Last Judgement by Vasari in the cupola. Then, get the option to stay and explore at leisure or continue out to Piazza del Duomo to admire the marbled exterior.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entry to the Florence Duomo
  • 30-minute guided tour with a local, English-speaking guide
  • Headsets, if needed
  • Small groups of no more than 25 people
  • Entry tickets to the Museo della Misericordia
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee for the cupola
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and beverages

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of Museo della Misericordia, located in Piazza del Duomo 19/20. Your representative will be waiting for you at the top of the steps next to the Museum entrance, in front of Giotto’s bell tower, holding a ‘Florence Duomo Guided Tour – City Wonders & AFTOURS' sign.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The local tour operator is unable to accommodate guests in wheelchairs or with strollers or baby carriages
• Entry to the Florence Duomo may be restricted in the event of religious festivities
• Large bags, backpacks and suitcases are not permitted in the cathedral. Only very small bags are allowed
• Due to heightened security measures, you may experience delays in clearing security checks when entering the cathedral
• You must wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.1 / 5
based on 806 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
3.9/5
Safety
4.6/5

Organized by

City Wonders Ltd.

Product ID: 156942