The small group Duomo Complex Guided Tour is a visit with a licensed guide to the most important buildings at the heart of Florence’s historic center: the Duomo (Cathedral), Baptistery and the Opera del Duomo Museum.

The Cattedrale of Santa Maria del Fiore is the most famous landmark in the city, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio during the XIII century and finished later on with the stunning Dome by Filippo Brunelleschi. 

Your guide will explain the history behind this fascinating building, including the steps taken to built the Dome and to design the Tower. Many important artists have contributed, including di Cambio, Pisano, Ghiberti, Donatello, Robbia, Pollaiuolo, Verrocchio, and Buonarroti, and Michelangelo.

Please Note: This tour requires a minimum of 2 persons to operate. If the minimum number of persons is not met for the date and time of your reservation, you will be contacted to discuss alternatives. 

 

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 12+):
$63.86
Child Rate
(Ages 6-11):
$31.43
Child - Free
(Ages 5 and Under):
$0.00

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Tour / Activity Details

1 hour
10:15 am - Monday through Saturday (April through October)
10:15 am on Monday, Friday & Saturday (November through March)
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72 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Participants will be required to climb 463 steps.  Minimum 2 persons required to operate.  This tour is not wheelchair-accessible.  Tour does not include hotel pick-up.  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocols Updates

The "Your Safety First” program includes:

  • Meeting points respecting minimum safety distances, equipped with sanitizing gel.
  • Group vehicles (coaches, minivans, cars, etc) undergo certified disinfection before each trip.  Tour operators can provide a video proving this each time a customer requires it.
  • Before accessing the vehicles, participants are invited to disinfect their hands with alcohol-based gel.  Each customer is given a protective ffp1 mask.
  • Some activities (consumption of food or beverages seated indoors, at museums of other places of culture or exhibitions) may only be available with certification of vaccination, proof of recovery from COVID-19 or proof of a negative swab test no more than 48 hours before the activity.

 

Special Schedule Details

  • This tour is not available on religious and bank holidays.
  • The Duomo Museum is closed on the first Tuesday of every month. On those days, you will visit Santa Reparata Crypt instead.

 

Included

  • Reserved entrance tickets 
  • Licensed guide
  • Guided tour of the Cathedral, Duomo Museum, and Baptistery
  • Earphones (provided only for groups with over 15 participants)

 

Not Included

  • Optional gratuities
  • Optional shopping expenses

 

Dress Code

The Duomo has a strict but simple dress code policy:

  • Shoulders, abdomen and knees must be covered at all times.
  • All guests must wear footwear at all times.
  • The staff of the Duomo have the right to refuse admittance due to dress code violations.  No refunds will be issued if this occurs.

 

Important Information

  • Participants will be required to climb 463 steps.
  • No lifts or elevators are available.
  • The climb is not recommended for people suffering from heart problems, vertigo or claustrophobia.
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 persons to operate. If the minimum number of persons is not met for the date and time of your reservation, you will be contacted to discuss alternatives.

 

72 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Tour does not include hotel pick-up.  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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