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Enjoy a skip-the-line tour of Brunelleschi’s Dome in Florence with a local guide.

Florence: Dome Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

  • Skip the lines at the Dome and guided tour
  • Entry to Misericordia Museum
  • Tour of the Baptistery, Cathedral and Museum
  • € 59
    Reviews: 716
    4.5/5

    Florence Dome Climb Guided Tour

  • Guided tour to the the dome
  • Priority Entry to The Dome
  • Bell Tower, Opera Museum, Crypt and Baptistery
  • € 61
    Reviews: 2520
    4.6/5

    Florence: Duomo Small Group Tour with Dome Climb

  • Audio Tour Guide - Headphones
  • Dome climb up tour, Museum & Complex
  • Enjoy a typical Florentine gelato
  • € 62
    Reviews: 102
    4.7/5

    Florence In A Day: David, Duomo, and Dome Climb

  • Entry ticket to climb up to the cupola
  • Academia, Duomo & City Walking
  • Duration 3 hours
  • € 125
    Reviews: 9
    5/5

    Private Tour Florence Cathedral Dome & Monuments

  • 3 private guided tour
  • Entrance tickets with reservation
  • Duration 3 hours
  • € 180
    Reviews: 22
    5/5

    Florence: Accademia Gallery Fast-Track Ticket

  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the Accademia Gallery
  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • € 23
    Reviews: 55
    4.3/5

    TYPES OF DUOMO FLORENCE TOUR

    • Dome Florence Tour with Skip the Line

    Highlights:

    • Skip the lines at the Dome and enjoy a guided tour
    • Climb the 463 steps to reach the top of the Dome
    • Admire impressive views of Florence from high above

    Climb the 463 steps up to the top of the Cupola for panoramic views of Florence.

    Climb to the top of Florence’s Dome with your expert local guide. Skip the lines waiting to enter and enjoy an exclusive 1.2-hour guided tour.

    Brunelleschi’s Dome, with its egg-shaped architecture, was the largest such structure in the world in its time. On your visit to the Dome’s interior you’ll have the opportunity to see the many frescoes and stained-glass windows. Admire Zuccari and Giorgio Vasari’s frescoes of the Last Judgment.

    Climb the 463 steps to the top and enjoy impressive views of Florence.

    The cost of this tour is 60 Euro. 

    Includes:

    • Guided tour of the Dome
    • Skip-the-line ticket
    • Instant confirmation
    • Headsets
    • Free cancellation (Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund)
    • COVID-19 precautions
    • Mobile ticketing (Use your phone or print your voucher)
    • The live tour guide who can speak in languages – English, Spanish, Italian

    Not Includes:

    • Wheelchair access
    • Transport


    • Dome Climb up Tour

    Highlights:

    • Enjoy priority entrance to climb up the Florence Duomo (Cupola)
    • Learn the story of the iconic monument from a multilingual guide
    • Climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s dome for panoramic views

    Save precious time with a fast-track entry ticket to Florence Duomo and get more time to see the sights of the cathedral complex with an expert guide.

    Marvel at the marble monuments of the historic site, including the freestanding campanile of Giotto’s Bell Tower. Climb up the dome for panoramic city views. Ask as many questions as you like and avail of a complimentary Wi-Fi headset to make sure you don’t miss any of your guide’s commentary.

    Learn more about the monument, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the Historic Centre of Florence, and hear how construction began at the end of the 13th century and took 2 centuries to complete.

    Includes:

    • Guided tour to the dome with the reserved time-slot
    • Reserved entrance ticket to the Dome (Cupola)
    • Small group limited to 10 participants
    • Instant confirmation
    • Free cancellation (Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund)
    • Wi-Fi headset so that you can always hear your guide
    • 20% discount on purchases at Arnold Coffee
    • A live tour guide available in languages – English, Spanish, Italian, French, German

    Not Includes:

    • Wheelchair access
    • Transport


    • Private Florence Cathedral Dome Tour

    Highlights:

    • Skip the line and admire the Cathedral of Florence from inside
    • Enjoy the Gold Byzantine mosaics of the Baptistry
    • See the original Gates of Paradise
    • Be amazed by the Pieta by Michelangelo and the Maddalena by Donatello
    • Get a reservation to climb up the Dome, which is always fully booked

    Among the world-famous artworks attracting the curiosity of international visitors to Florence, the Cathedral and its monuments are not to be missed by anyone who wants to understand Florence.

    Visit the Baptistery of San Giovanni, in the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Crypt of Santa Reparata, the Dome of Brunelleschi and Giotto’s Bell Tower. Your guide will begin with a tour of the outside wonders before moving inside to the Baptistery with the famous Gates of Paradise. Then continue with the entrance in the Cathedral, discovering the artistic beauty of the Cathedral, including a visit to the Crypt of Santa Reparata.

    In the end, you will conclude the tour by climbing to the Campanile di Giotto and Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can enjoy the incomparable view of the city of Florence.

    Includes:

    • Three hours private guided tour
    • Entrance tickets with reservation
    • Skip the line for the monuments

    Not Includes:

    • Backpack entry


    • Combo: David, Dome Climb and Duomo Tour

    Highlights:

    • Stroll around the Cathedral and the other monuments of the Duomo Square
    • Make your visit memorable and interesting, combining local history, facts and snippets
    • Climb the famous dome of Brunelleschi to see the size and internal decoration
    • See the most important artworks contained in the Cathedral, visible from the Dome’s internal terraces
    • Enjoy the efficiency of a local guide in a small group of maximum of 8 people
    • Visit the Accademia Gallery to see the famous statue of David with pre-reserved tickets

    Join Florence In A Day Tour to see two of the major sites: David and the Duomo efficiently. Enjoy pre-reserved tickets to see the Accademia and climb Brunelleschi’s famous dome by joining this small-group tour with a professional local guide.

    Includes:

    • Entrance fees
    • Expert local guides in languages available – English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Turkish
    • Small-group walking tour
    • Instant confirmation
    • Pre-reserved tickets for Academia to see the Statue of David
    • Pre-reserved tickets for Brunelleschi’s Dome climb
    • All-inclusive ticket for the monuments of the Religious Center valid for 72 hours
    • Free cancellation (Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund)

    Not Includes:

    • Food and drinks
    • Lunch
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Skip-the-line admission to Florence Cathedral itself in high season

     

    • Duomo Complex Guided Tour

    Highlights:

    • Admire the one and only Cathedral of Florence
    • Learn the history of Florentine’s most famous complex with a local guide
    • See the stunning Golden gate of the Baptistery
    • Visit the Duomo Museum

    Discover the heart of Florence and learn all the secrets and the history that lies behind the Duomo Complex.

    Santa Maria del Fiore, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, is the third-largest church in the world and was the largest church in Europe when it was completed in the 15th Century. Your local guide will show you the main sights while telling you interesting anecdotes on how this masterpiece was created.

    You’ll also visit the Duomo Museum in which you’ll discover masterpieces of Arnolfo, Ghiberti, Donatello, Luca della Robbia, Antonio Pollaiolo, Verrocchio, and Michelangelo. This is the largest concentration of Florentine monumental sculpture in the world. Last but not least, admire the stunning Baptistry of San Giovanni, one of the most ancient churches in Florence, which sits opposite the city’s cathedral, the church of Santa Maria del Fiore and its incredible East Door – that Michelangelo called the Gates of Paradise.

    Includes:

    • Reserved entrance tickets with skip-the-line access
    • Licensed guide
    • Earphones for groups of more than 15 participants
    • Guided tour of the Cathedral, Duomo Museum, and Baptistery

    Not Includes:

    • Wheelchair access
    • Transport

    FLORENCE DUOMO TOUR FAQs

    • How much does a tour ticket to the Florence Dome Climb cost?

    Climbing to the top of the dome of Florence’s cathedral is a physical challenge. Florence Dome Climb Priority Entrance Tour: €40.

    • Are there any particular ways to climb the Duomo in Florence?
    • You must reserve a ticket in advance to go to the top of the Duomo. 
    • Consider your tolerance for tight spaces and heights. 
    • Do not wait in the ticket line when you arrive at the Duomo if you have already purchased passes online. 

     

    • Is there any specific dress code for climbing the Duomo?

    As mentioned earlier, this is still an active consecrated Cathedral and there is a strictly enforced dress code: chest and shoulders must be covered and pants or dresses must reach below the knees.

    • What is the total duration of finishing the Duomo climb?

    In peak time, the entrance lines to the Florence Duomo can take over two hours, but you enjoy priority access with your skip-the-line ticket and head straight inside. 

    • Can you state about the Florence Duomo Terrace tour?

    The Duomo & Hidden Terraces Tour includes entrance and a guided tour of the Church and the Crypt underneath the Cathedral floor, access to several off-limit areas to the average tourist (like the central nave and the area by the main altar) and entrance to the Baptistery, Bell Tower, and Museum of the Duomo. 

    • Can you state about the Florence Duomo Virtual tour?

    The virtual tour of Florence’s spectacular cathedral and baptistery is actually a VR experience of the Italian Renaissance art and structure that you can sit and enjoy from anywhere around the world without actually visiting the Duomo.