Climb up the Florence Dome is breathtaking experience, a must if you are in Florence! Admire the city from another point of view, learn the history of Duomo Complex led by an expert local guide with this private guided tour.
This incredible tour starts form the Cathedral square where you will meet your knowledgeable and charismatic guide that will tell you through all about all about the sites of the Duomo Complex, one of Italy’s most important religious landmarks.
You will also learn how the Cupola was designed and built by Filippo Brunelleschi who won the competition for its commission in 1418.
Then you will enter inside the Baptistery’s of St. John (Battistero di San Giovanni) one of the oldest structures in Florence where you will admire its beautiful mosaics.
With your guide you will climb up to the top of the Cupola to enjoy spectacular view of Florence As you climb up you will see the Vasari beautiful frescos up close along the way you will stop at different stage to hear about its remarkable construction and hidden artworks.
After that accompanied by your guide, you will head to the Opera del Duomo Museum that houses original elements from the Duomo, The Baptistery and the Campanile. Here you will see the original bronze doors from the Baptistery such as artworks by Michelangelo and others.
It is not recommended the visit to people suffering from heart conditions or other pathologies or suffering from claustrophobia and vertigo
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Please note that the tour includes a large number of stairs to get to the top of the Brunelleschi Dome (463 steps) No elevator available
Wear appropriate clothing, don’t wear too short trousers and low-cut shirts – legs and shoulders must be covered
We regret to inform you that the tour is not accessible for people using wheelchairs or with mobility problems
It is strongly discouraged to bring backpacks
It is recommended the use of comfortable shoes and it is strongly discouraged the use of heels and flip flops
You will have the opportunity to visit by yourself the other buildings of the Duomo Complex in the next 48 hours, like Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Cathedral
For a full refund, cancel at least 5 days in advance of the start date of the experience
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