Guided tour

Florence Cathedral: Tour with Cathedral Terraces and Brunelleschi's Dome

Florence Cathedral: Tour with Cathedral Terraces and Brunelleschi's Dome

From US$ 78.77 per person

Take a guided tour of the Florence Cathedral. Climb up to the Duomo terraces and Brunelleschi's magnificent Dome to admire the sweeping views over Florence.

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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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  • Gain quick entrance to the Duomo and climb to the top
  • Discover the magnificence of the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral
  • Admire the beautiful view over Florence from the Duomo's terrace
  • Hear about Brunelleschi's techniques
  • Learn all the secrets of the complex from your guide
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Explore the marvels of the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral in Florence with an expert guide. Learn about the cathedral's construction and artworks, and admire breathtaking views over the city from Brunelleschi's Dome.

Begin with a guided visit of the interiors of the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral. Avoid wasting time waiting in the ticket line and enter the Duomo accompanied by a licensed guide. After your quick entry, discover the superb works of art preserved inside the cathedral. 

Then, enjoy the chance to go to one of the cathedral's exclusive terraces, where you can take in the magnificent scenery surrounding you, dominated by the amazing Brunelleschi's Dome. Find out about the techniques Brunelleschi used to create this architectural wonder.

Without any additional waiting in line, climb even higher up to the magnificent Dome to enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of Florence.

  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza del Duomo, Florence guided tour
  • Access to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Access to Brunelleschi's Dome
  • Access to The Opera del Duomo Museum
  • Access to Giotto's Bell Tower
  • Access to Crypt of Santa Reparata
  • Access to Florence Baptistery
  • Access to Piazza del Duomo, Florence
  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with heart problems
    • Pregnant women
    • Wheelchair users
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia

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      Meeting point

      Meet at Caf Tour & Travel Agency, the local partner’s office. Please be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time.

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      What to bring

      • Comfortable shoes

      Not allowed

      • Luggage or large bags
      • Short skirts
      • Shorts
      • 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
      Customer reviews

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      4.5 /5

      based on 188 reviews

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      January 16, 2022

      Extraordinary tour both in terms of history and landscapes. We were guided by the talented Elena who, in perfect English, guided us through the beauties of the Church of S. Maria del Fiore and illustrated the wonderful panorama that we could admire at the end of the 463 steps to get to the dome. Experience to do !!!

      January 3, 2022

      Victoria was an amazing tour guide. Nonetheless, from looking at the magnificent Cathedral outside decor, the inside fell short of expectations. The same is true for the baptistery.

      January 1, 2022

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