Florence Duomo Complex Small Group Tour

Enjoy the most famous architectural masterpieces of Florence’s religious center in one tour

Join our small group walking tour for a more personalized and interactive experience

Climb Brunelleschi’s dome to soak up the spectacular views of the city

Focus on the highlights of the Museum of the Opera del Duomo in the company of an expert guide

Visit the Baptistery of St. John to complete the exclusive tour.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Firenze, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Enjoy the most famous architectural masterpieces of Florence’s religious center in one tour

Join our small group walking tour for a more personalized and interactive experience

Climb Brunelleschi’s dome to soak up the spectacular views of the city

Focus on the highlights of the Museum of the Opera del Duomo in the company of an expert guide

Visit the Baptistery of St. John to complete the exclusive tour.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

Meet your guide at Piazza Square and follow them to discover the most famous monument in the heart of Florence.
Benefit from pre-reserved entry to the Museum, Baptistery, and Brunelleschi’s Dome with an expert guide.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Baptistery of St. John, Piazza San Giovanni, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

In the company of an expert, get priority admission to the octagonal Baptistery of St. John, best known for its ceiling decorated by golden mosaics and its gleaming bronze doors known as the Gates of Paradise.
Gaze at the relief work on the detailed panels and no doubt be surprised to learn that these are not the original bronze doors – the authentic East Doors are currently on display in the Museum.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, Piazza del Duomo, 9, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Continue in the Duomo Museum, where incredible authentic masterpieces like the gates of the Baptistery, Donatello’s sculptures, and the original dome’s wooden scaffoldings are exhibited.
You could spend hours wandering through the displays, but your guide will cut to the highlights such as the Michelangelo’s Pietà.
You will hear why Michelangelo tried to destroy it and see tell-tale signs of the repaired damage to this world-famous sculpture.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Duomo – Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Via della Canonica, 1 Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

In the company of your expert guide you will learn about the Cathedral and its construction through the centuries and how it came to be centre of the religious life in Florence. We won’t go inside the Cathedral but understand its relationship with the rest of the magnificent buildings in the square.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cupola del Brunelleschi, Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Enjoy the privileges of a pre-reserved ticket to climb the famous dome by Renaissance architect Filippo Brunelleschi.
See the wonderful paintings of the Last Judgment by Vasari and Zuccari. They are still among the largest fresco paintings in the world!

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Giotto’s Bell Tower, Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

We end our tour just outside Giotto’s bell tower: one of the four principal monuments on the Piazza del Duomo.
Clad in white, red and green marble like the cathedral adjacent to it, the majestic square bell tower, considered to be the most beautiful campanile in Italy and probably designed more for decorative than for functional purposes.