Guided tour

Florence: Dome Climb, Museum and Baptistry Small-Group Tour

Florence: Dome Climb, Museum and Baptistry Small-Group Tour

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From US$ 80.98 per person

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See Florence without being herded in a large group. Join a guided tour designed for the selective traveler to explore the city with a personalized touch.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
French, German, Italian, Spanish, English
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the most important artworks preserved inside the Cathedral Museum
  • Learn about the incredible history of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral
  • Climb up to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome
  • Explore the outside of the Duomo complex with a guide in a small group setting
  • See 16th century frescoes inside the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral
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 secrets behind this incredible architectural monument. 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 12 people or less allows for the guides to provide you with a more personalized tour that will allow you to better understand Florence. Learn more and get the most out of your experience in a small group. 
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance tickets to dome
  • Entrance ticket to baptistery
  • Entrance tickets to museum
  • 72-hour valid bell tower and Cathedral crypt entrance tickets without tour guide
  • Radios and headsets to properly hear the tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance to Cathedral
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • People with epilepsy

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

• Meet in front of the Baptistery's golden gate • Look for the guide holding a blue flag with the words Florence and Global

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Important information

What to bring

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

Not allowed

  • 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
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 686 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    4.5/5
  • Organization
    4.2/5

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The activity was great: the masterful Dome, the splendid baptistery and the informative museum. Our French guide was very nice and taught us a lot of things and anecdotes that we would not have known by doing the visit as a free visitor: do not save a guided visit, it allows you to better appreciate the grandeur and history of this emblematic place ⚠️ the ticket includes access to the Giotto bell tower and the Cathedral (Duomo) while the getyourguide website told us otherwise.

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August 18, 2022

Totul a fost minunat. Un sfat gratuit: cei care au probleme cu inima, de respirație, sa nu încerce urcarea celor 463 de trepte ale Domului din Florența! Ultima parte e ff solicitanta, scara super ingusta și înclinată, chiar e o încercare. La Vatican e un pic mai bine, prima parte a urcușuri se poate face cu liftul, contra cost, normal ! Florența e un oraș minunat, iar activitatea aceasta face toți banii !

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June 28, 2022

Our guide Marie was great and very kind. She shared her passion for Florence and history and was able to give us advice for the climb to the dome. Allow 2 hours for a guided tour plus an hour for the climb to the dome, see the magnificent paintings and admire the 360 degree view of Florence.

May 21, 2022

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