Florence: Duomo Small Group Tour with Dome Climb

Florence: Duomo Small Group Tour with Dome Climb

From $83.10 per person

Want to see Florence with a guide but are not keen on being herded around in a large, impersonal group? Look no further this tour is designed for the selective traveler to explore the city with a more personalized experience.

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Duration 2 hours
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Small group available


  • Explore the Duomo complex with a guide in a small group setting
  • Admire masterworks by Michelangelo, Donatello, and get an explanation of the Museum's art works
  • Discover the incredible history of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral
  • Climb up to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome
  • Enjoy a typical Florentine gelato
Full description
Join in on this exciting adventure discovering the Duomo, the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral complex. Your expert local guide will share with you the stories, legends, and the secrets behind this incredible architectural monument with a small intimate group (12 people max). Admire the most important artworks preserved inside the Cathedral Museum, such as Lorenzo Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise and Michelangelo’s Pietà, on a guided tour of the collection. Then enjoy a taste of typical Florentine gelato as you stroll around the square and its monuments, like the stunning façade of Duomo. The tour then culminates with an extraordinary view from atop one of the largest Domes in the world. As you climb up the famous 463 steps enjoy stunning views of the Cathedral interior and 16th-century frescoes. The small group setting of 10 people or less allows for the guides to provide you with a more personalized tour that will allow you to better understand Florence. In a small group, you will learn more and get the most out of your experience. 
  • 2-hour guided tour with an expert guide. This includes Duomo Square with a full explanation of the Baptistery's Paradise gate, history of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral and climb of Brunelleschi's dome
  • Entrance tickets only for Dome
  • Reservation to climb the Dome
  • Radios and headsets to properly hear the tour guide
  • Typical Florentine icecream tasting with 2 flavors before climbing the dome
  • Souvenir of the Dome
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • People with epilepsy
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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

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    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    •  You will have to climb 463 steps to reach the top of the Duomo, there is no elevator
    • Please note that you must come with your knees and shoulders covered
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    4.7 /5

    based on 155 reviews

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    The tour of an hour to the areas adjacent to the Duomo is recommended. The guide Silvia, in addition to being very prepared on purely historical notions, told interesting curiosities about the city and its buildings. The gesture of giving a free ice cream to the Strega Nocciola ice cream parlor was much appreciated.

    July 8, 2021

    It was a very good tour. Concise and a good summary of Florence history. Silvia was the tour guide. She is very knowledgeable and a very nice lady. She has good English and we could understand everything she said. Very happy with her and the tour. The only voice of caution is that the stairs to go to the top of the Dome is very demanding and a person in poor shape should make sure they can do it.

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    July 6, 2021

    4 friends and conscripts on a trip to Florence for 60 years ....... a beautiful tour, very interesting and made even more beautiful and exciting by the guide, Silvia, who transmitted all her passion in the story and in the explanations, both during the tour of the center and during the ascent to the dome, the descent but also everything that you see from above and that made us want to come back to see things not explored We had a really good time, Monica, Valentina, Alessandra and Cinzia

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    June 15, 2021

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