Duomo Complex Small Group Tour with Dome Climb


  • Explore the Duomo Complex with a local guide in a small group
  • Admire masterworks by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Ghiberti in the Cathedral Museum
  • Enjoy an incredible view over the city from the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome

Full description

Explore the Florence Cathedral Complex in a small group tour led by a local, expert guide. Learn about the history of the monuments and the story behind the construction of the magnificent dome and see amazing works of art. Then after the tour climb to the top of the Dome.

Enter the Cathedral and admire the beauty of its monumental gothic architecture, then go down to the crypt and walk through the archeological discoveries dating back to ancient Roman times.

Then follow the guide to the Baptistery, one of the oldest structures in the center of town. See the resplendent medieval mosaics that line the baptistery dome.

The tour then ends with a guided tour inside the Cathedral Museum where artistic treasures spanning the Cathedral’s history are housed. See the original doors of the Baptistery, including Lorenzo Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise, and sculpture by Donatello and Michelangelo with an expert guide. 

After the tour, the guide will lead you to the dome entrance where you will begin your climb to the top with your timed entrance reservation. Once you make it to the top, climbing up over 450 steps inside the structure, enjoy the breathtaking view of the city.

Price Includes

  • 2-hour Guided tour in a small group led by an expert guide
  • Cathedral Complex Pass with entry to all the monuments
  • Reservation for Dome climb (45 minutes)
  • Radios with headsets

Price Excludes

  • Hotel pickup and transportation
  • Any personal expenses

From € 112.00


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Meeting point

The meeting point is inside the Florence Specialist office at Via Ricasoli 119 (RED Numbers) next to the Carrefour Supermarket.

What to bring

For children, please bring their passports or ID cards with them

Important information

  • We cannot hold the tour for late arrivals because it would be disrespectful to other guests. If you need more info contact us in advance, not at the last minute.
  • If you show up late or cannot find the meeting point for any reason, refunds will not be issued.
  • Arriving at the right check-in time is the best way to enjoy the experience right from the beginning.
  • The tour includes entrance to a place of worship; appropriate clothing is required. Visitors with bare legs and shoulders, wearing sandals or hats will not be permitted to enter.
  • The Dome climb is strongly NOT recommended for people with cardiovascular, respiratory diseases, vertigos, claustrophobia, and pregnant women.
  • Duration: 2 hours guided tour, plus approximately 45 minutes Dome climb.

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