Duomo Express Guided Tour with Special Skip-the-Line Access

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  • Live Guide
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  • E-Ticket
  • 30 min

Skip long lines with priority access tickets to see the Florence Duomo, one of the city’s most striking architectural masterpieces. Maximize time with this express tour, learning about the building’s history and art from a local guide. See stained-glass windows, elaborate frescoes, and Vasari’s The Last Judgment that lines the 375-foot high dome.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: City Wonders Ltd

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Your tour will begin just in front of the entrance to the Duomo ticket office at Piazza di San Giovanni, where your guide will lead you passed the public lines and directly into the cathedral, thanks to our special no wait access. Upon entering the church, your guide will begin the story of this incredible feat of engineering that required a whole new process for its construction. Including how, after nearly 200 years of construction, architect Filippo Brunelleschi's innovative approach finally enabled its completion. In addition to learning the history of this magnificent structure, you will also view the beautiful details of its interior including elaborate marble floors, stained-glass windows, and beautiful frescos. Your tour will be capped off by the viewing of Vasari’s famous Last Judgement, which lines the incredible 375 ft high dome. After your thirty-minute guided tour you will have the option to remain and explore the Duomo at your leisure or continue out to the beautiful Piazza del Duomo.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Museo della Misericordia di Firenze

This tour also includes tickets to the nearby Museo della Misericordia. You can visit this jewel of a museum on your own to see its selection of Renaissance paintings and learn about the history of the ambulance corps that was founded to deal with the Black Death.

Duration: 30 minutes
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