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Skip-the-Line Florence Duomo with Brunelleschi's Dome Climb

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Skip the entrance lines and climb to the top of Brunelleschi's Dome with an expert guide! Majestically dominating the city skyline, the terracotta dome of Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (or Florence Duomo, as it’s more commonly known) is easily Florence's most iconic attraction. After experiencing this masterpiece of architectural genius.
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
  • Small group ensures a personalized experience
What to Expect
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. You’ll then have the choice to remain and continue exploring the cathedral independently.
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Departure Point
Via dei Cimatori, 9R, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
  • Entry/Admission - Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Entry/Admission - Cupola del Brunelleschi
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Good physical condition required
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Good walking shoes required
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Veronica was a delight from the start and had a lot of love and praise for her hometown and its landmarks. We were taken on a detail tour for the specified time frame and she had a very amusing personality while she took us through...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank readmynick
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was amazing and if you are in decent health you should do it. First off you can take your time, it wasn’t hard at all. In fact I wasn’t sure what all the fuss was about in some of the reviews. Second, it saves...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jo4422
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour, operated by Fat Tire Tours, was great. We had a personal guide, skipped all the lines, and got to go on the roof of part of the Duomo that none of the other tourists got to see. Our guide (Andrea, I think) was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank timjhaaf
Reviewed 9 August 2019

This was a fantastic tour of the Duomo. We got to skip the line and get a ton of information from our guide. There were a lot of stairs but our guide Veronica made sure to give us breaks. The view from the top was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

The view from the top of the Duomo was truly amazing. Maya was our guide and she made the excursion fun and informative. We stopped after about 150 steps up to catch our breath while she shared us some behind-the-scenes information. So, you don't have...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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liamrog, Tour Guide at Italy Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes! During our tour we don't climb all the dome at once but we stop for a very special spot that we open only for you: the terrace! From there you have a really amazing view of the cupola! The view from the top is...More

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