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Itinerary

Your experience begins at a central Florence location, where you’ll greet your guide and sail past the long lines that often form outside of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiori. Head straight inside, as your guide informs you about the dome’s history.

Begin your 463-step ascent to the top of the dome, admiring frescoes from Renaissance artists as you go. At the top, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic city views that stretch as far as the Tuscan hills.

Following your descent, take a trip to the ornate Baptistery and enjoy a gelato tasting. You’ll then have the choice to remain and continue exploring the cathedral independently.

Locations visited
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
Cupola del Brunelleschi
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Overview
Florence’s world-renowned landmarks attract lines that reflect their global popularity. Save yourself hours of waiting with a skip-the-line admission ticket to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiori (Florence Duomo), which includes access to the top of the dome—an experience that’s not usually open to the public. A guided tour of the Baptistery reveals details you may otherwise have missed and a gelato-tasting session makes this tour even sweeter.
Highlights
  • Access the top of the Florence Duomo, usually restricted to the public
  • Avoid long wait times with a skip-the-line admission ticket
  • Discover details you may otherwise have missed on a guided tour
  • A gelato tasting is included for an extra sweet treat
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Duomo climb

We booked the tour online a few days before for £45 each as most of the cheaper ones were already sold out. We would not normally go for a guided tour but it was actually very interesting, our guide Manuel Messina was very informative and...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018
Great Tour!

Informative, interesting tour where you get to experience the beautiful Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral and climb the Duomo for exquisite views of Florence. Our tour guide Cristina was excellent, very pleasant and very knowledgeable. Would highly recommend!

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 20 June 2018
Brilliant Tour and Brilliant Guide!

A brilliant and well-paced tour of (and up) the Duomo, led by an excellent guide (Bernadetta) who provided a knowledgeable and very interesting commentary throughout. Fantastic event....and Gelato at the end! Thank You!!!

Thank malcolmb267
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour!

This tour was fabulous! So glad I booked it. The guide Veronica was great, very lovely and extremely informative. Her enthusiasm made for an extremely enjoyable experience. And there was no waiting in lines! We literally skipped all the long lines of people. Completely worth...More

Thank Emmah M
Claudio C, Tour Guide at Italy Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Hi Emmah! I am glad to know that you appreciated our skip-the-line service. With our Duomo tour you skip the often two-hour-long line and access directly to the Cathedral and immediately after you are on the top of Brunelleschi's Dome! The view from the top...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile
An experience we won’t forget!

Our guide was fantastic, I really enjoyed hearing her tell us all about the history. We saw amazing views and the access you get is really special. This tour was one of my favorite memories out of our entire trip in Italy. Definitely worth it...More

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Claudio C, Guest Relations Manager at Italy Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Ciao Kristen, thanks for the great review and for joining our Duomo tour! During our tour our local and knowledgeable guide will accompany you up to Brunelleschi's dome and tell you some curiosities about the Duomo complex, but before the climb of the 463 steps,...More

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I'm sure that the minimum age is 12 years....you can always contact the tour company to check but it isn't a trip for a toddler.
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