Florence Duomo, Crypt and panoramic Terrace Tour with Brunelleschi Dome

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  • 2 hr

Guided visit with direct access to the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, a treasure chest of inestimable artistic works, led by your professional guide. Learn the history of the early Christian Crypt of Santa Reparata on which the present Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore was erected in the 13th century. Admire the elegance of the spaces of the three naves, the beauty of the splendid marble choir and the complex of the precious stained-glass windows, together with the mysterious clock by Paolo Uccello. Enjoy the marvelous carpet of polychrome marbles and looking up, the immense precious interior of the Dome, the biggest fresco in the world. Brunelleschi's Dome is the largest ever built in masonry and icon of Renaissance architecture.Then, get the exclusive access to its Terrace, and experience the sensation of almost “touch” part of the city. Your visit continues with the Dome climb to get up to the top and admire 360°Florence breathtaking view from its highest location.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

This exclusive tour begins with a guided visit of the interiors of the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral. Avoiding the line and accompanied by a licensed guide you will get inside Florence Cathedral, a treasure chest of inestimable artistic treasures, you will be immediately struck by the elegance of the spaces of the three naves.  Lead by your expert Guide you will enjoy the beauty of the splendid marble choir of Bandinelli, the complex of the precious stained-glass windows worked by Donatello, Ghiberti and Andrea del Castagno and the singular and mysterious clock by Paolo Uccello. You will be also surprised to be able to walk on a marvelous carpet of polychrome marbles.Then, looking up, the immense precious interior of the Dome entirely frescoed by Vasari will appear, the biggest fresco in the world. The Brunelleschi's famous Dome is the largest ever built in masonry and the incomparable icon of Renaissance architecture.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Then, you will have the chance to get to one of the exclusive terraces of the Cathedral, where to enjoy your first-row position on the magnificent scenery surrounding you, dominated by the amazing Brunelleschi’s Dome.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cupola del Brunelleschi

From this breath-taking location, you will experience the incredible sensation of being able to “touch” part of the city center and admire the wonderful hills surrounding it. At the end of the guided tour, you can continue your visit on your own, directly from the north terrace, without any additional queue, using your ticket to climb even higher, up to the magnificent Dome, where you can enjoy a spectacular 360° view of Florence, from its highest location.

Duration: 30 minutes
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