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
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.