Guided tour

Florence Cathedral and The Opera del Duomo Museum: Tour with Brunelleschi's Dome

Florence Cathedral and The Opera del Duomo Museum: Tour with Brunelleschi's Dome

Activity provider: FLORENCEPASS

From US$ 66.36 per person

Visit the Baptistery, Cathedral and Bell Tower at Florence's Duomo complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in panoramic views of the city from the Dome.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • There are 463 steps to the top of the Dome and the climb is very steep and narrow in some places
  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security
Highlights
  • Explore the Duomo complex with a guide
  • Climb up to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome
  • Discover the incredible history of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral
  • Admire masterworks by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Ghiberti
  • Marvel at the largest brick dome ever constructed
Full description
Begin your tour in front of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, in the religious heart of Florence. Learn about the Baptistery of Saint John, as you see it from the outside, with its famous "Gates of Paradise". Head inside the cathedral to admire the mosaic decorations and see the Crypt of Santa Reparata. Visit the Opera del Duomo Museum, home to spectacular works of art including the original Gates of Paradise, Donatello's Maria Maddalena, and Michelangelo's Pieta. After the guided portion of the tour, climb 463 steps to Brunelleschi's Dome, to enjoy the best views over the city of Florence.
Includes
  • Access to Florence Duomo Complex
  • Access to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Access to Crypt of Santa Reparata
  • Access to Brunelleschi's Dome
  • Access to The Opera del Duomo Museum
  • Access to Giotto's Bell Tower
  • Access to Florence Baptistery
  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide outside Caffè Scudieri in Piazza di San Giovanni. The cafe is located on the western side of the Baptistery on Piazza San Giovanni.

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 668 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.2/5
    • Service
      4.6/5
    • Organization
      4.4/5

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    May 13, 2022

    Interesting tour

    May 14, 2022

    our guide was the most informed and pleasant guide I have taken a tour with. he explained the history, political environment and description of the artistic methods brilliantly

    February 10, 2020

    Product ID: 395852

    VA ID: 395852