Tour Description

Florence is known for its unique Renaissance style artwork, tourists from around the world come to see the Santa Maria del Fiore Opera Complex (Duomo).

It is almost impossible to miss for those arriving in the city. In 1296, The Fabbriceria della Cattedrale di Firenze was founded by the Florentine Republic to oversee the construction of the Duomo and is responsible for its conservation.

Divided into different sightseeing wonders are the Baptistery of San Giovanni with the Porta del Paradiso, in the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Crypt of Santa Reparata, the Dome of Brunelleschi, and Giotto's Bell Tower.

Our guide will explore these beautiful sites with you beginning at the Baptistery and its famous golden vault. Next you will head to the NEW MUSEUM OF THE OPERA DEL DUOMO, with the original Door of Paradise, the Magdalene by Donatello, the Pietà by Michelangelo and many other Renaissance works.

You can’t miss the ascent up to the Dome. Once you learn about how incredible the construction was you will appreciate it even more. Once you arrive at the top you will feel the fresh Tuscan air. In this unforgettable place you will be able to see all of Florence and the countryside.

From the inside of the Dome you can admire the frescoes by Vasari and the whole Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore from the top!

-The guide service could be provided in two languages.

-Meeting point 15 minutes before the starting time.

Things to Note

  • -The ascent to the Dome provides 464 steps. No elevator. The visit to the dome is accompanied by the guide.
  • -To access the Opera del Duomo Complex it is necessary to cover shoulders and legs.

Payment Policy

  • Rest of payment before arrival.
  • Cancellation / no show policy: If cancelled or modified up to 1 days before the date of tour no fee will be charged.
  • If cancelled or modified later or in case of no show 100 % of reservation will be charged.

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