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Guided tours

DUOMO COMPLEX GUIDED TOUR

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€ 12.00
VAT included
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Commentary :
English
Visit details

The tour of "Great Cathedral Museum" is a single large route that will take you through more than 1500 years of history, embracing all the monuments in the famous Piazza del Duomo: from Duomo di Santa Maria del Fiore, the Duomo, Giotto's Campanile , the baptistery of San Giovanni and the Museum of works of the Duomo.
A unique opportunity to experience a truly exceptional cultural experience in the heart of medieval and Renaissance Florence, a "tour of wonders" among the monuments in a square that is a concentration of art unlike any other in the world.
Your guide will take you to one of the oldest buildings in Florence (11th century): the baptistery dedicated to Saint John, the patron saint of Florence, home to glittering mosaics that decorate the dome and the women's Gallery. Leaving the baptistery, the tour continues with an elegant Bell Tower, covered with polychrome marble and embellished with a base decorated with a fabulous figurative cycle.
The guide will reveal the secrets of the famous majestic dome by Brunelleschi, the largest masonry construction ever built, one of the icons of the city (the visit of the Cupola isn't included!!!). Within the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, a masterpiece of gothic architecture and the third largest church in the world, you can admire the beautiful frescoes by Vasari and Zuccari adorning the Interior of the Cathedral.
The tour continues with a visit to the spectacular museo Opera del Duomo ", the greatest treasures of the monuments of the great complex of the Cathedral are all carefully stored in this amazing Museum, in a scenic setting. We will see a life-size reconstruction of the Cathedral as it was at the time of Dante Alighieri, the original doors of the baptistery and the Golden doors of Paradise by Lorenzo Ghiberti.

If you wish, you can climb up to the rooftop terrace of the Museum to admire the magnificent Cathedral at close range.
A few steps from piazza del Duomo, you'll be offered a delicious taste of Chianti wine and cheese nuggets with balsamic vinegar.

 

Note:

-For children under 17 years old may require proof of identity.
-Show up at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of the tour
-MEETING POINT: Piazza San Giovanni 19

Features
Days Tour start time Duration of the Tour Closing days Language  
from Monday to Saturday 12:00 1:30 h 1 January, March 6-March 28, April 30 April 29 - 24 June-15 August-November 1-8, 25 and 26 December and first Tuesday of the month English  

 

highlights
  • Discover with our guide a museum both modern and ancient
  • The secrets of the grandiose Brunelleschi's dome
  • Priority access to the monuments during the guided tour
  • Admission to the Cathedral, crypt, the baptistery and the Bell Tower by Giotto included!
  • Wine tasting Chianti and chunks of cheese with balsamic included!
  • The visit of the Cupola isn't included in this package!
Included

 

  • Professional tour guide inside the baptistery, the Cathedral and the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
  • Professional tour guide area of the complex of the Cathedral of Florence
  • Admission valid 48 hours for the Cathedral, the crypt, the baptistery and the Bell Tower by Giotto included!
  • Wine tasting Chianti and chunks of cheese with balsamic included!
Not included
  • Pick up service
Cancellation policy
Free cancellation until 7 days before the tour; 100% charged for cancellations effectuated during the 7 days prior to the tour
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