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  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Florence Cathedral

Florence Dome Climb: Priority Entrance Tour

Product ID: 175158
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About this tour
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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The Original experience

  • Get through a priority entrance and explore the famous Cathedral's cupola
  • Take your trip to new heights with a tour guide
  • Reward yourself with panoramic views from the top
  • Explore other parts of the Duomo complex on your own after the tour ends
Full description
A visit to the cupola of the Florence Duomo is a must-do, but with it comes big crowds and long lines. Gain priority access to the Dome with your guide, climb to the top, and soak up the spectacular views of the city. It’s the perfect way to see Florence.

Meet your guide and climb to the top, courtesy of your priority entrance. Hear how the construction of the Duomo began at the end of the 13th century and took 2 centuries to complete. Marvel at the marble floors but don't forget to look up - the frescoes above are just as immense.

After your tour of the Dome, feel free to explore the rest of the five sites as your ticket for the complex will be valid for 3 days. After exiting the Cathedral, you can line up to re-enter the Cathedral and explore in your own time.
  • Priority entry to the Dome
  • 1-hour guided tour in English
  • Headsets to hear the guide
  • Entrance to the Santa Maria del Fiore Complex, including the Bell Tower, Opera del Duomo Museum, Crypt of Santa Reparata and Baptistery. Valid for 72 hours.
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to the Cathedral

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Meet at Piazza del Duomo 4, 50122 Florence • Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag

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Important information
Know before you go
• Wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees as the Cathedral has a strict dress code. You may be refused entry if not properly dressed
• There are 463 steps to climb up, and there is no elevator. Please wear comfortable shoes.
• Note that the climb up the Dome is very steep and narrow in some places
• Please note that headset worn to hear the guide does not work when climbing up the tower, due to the thick walls
• After the tour of the Dome, you will have to exit the Cathedral. If you would like to revisit the Cathedral after the tour, you will need to join the normal line. Entrance is free of charge.
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Product ID: 175158