Guided tour

Florence Cathedral: Priority Entrance Tour

Florence Cathedral: Priority Entrance Tour

From $22.28 per person

Join a tour of Florence’s Duomo with skip-the-ticket-line access and an expert guide. Learn all about the history of the cathedral and the surrounding complex.

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Free cancellation
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration options: 45 minutes - 1 hour
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian
  • Skip the ticket line to visit the marvelous Florence Duomo
  • Learn from an expert guide telling you all about the interior of the Duomo
  • Marvel at the most beautifully-decorated buildings in Florence
  • Fall in love with the stunning Cathedral of Florence
  • Admire the immense interior of the Dome, frescoed entirely by Vasari
Full description
Skip the long ticket lines and enter the Cathedral quickly and painlessly. Cross the threshold and be greeted by the 3 naves of the church, as well as its stunning interior. Marvel at the light pouring through the stained glass windows, colorfully illuminating the cathedral's interior. Take a journey back in time as your local guide details the history of the Duomo. Learn about its progression from a small 7th-century church to the third-largest cathedral in the world. Hear how Brunelleschi developed innovative techniques in order to build the iconic Duomo, and be amazed at Zuccari and Vasari's massive fresco depicting the Last Judgement. Once your guided tour is over, you can stay inside the Cathedral for as long as you like.
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      Meeting point

      San Giovanni Square (Cathedral Square), N.19/20, Florence. Your guide will wait for you in front of "Misericordia" Museum.

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      What to bring

      • Comfortable shoes

      Not allowed

      • Sandals or flip flops
      • Pets
      • Shorts
      • Hats
      • Smoking
      • Luggage or large bags
      • Short skirts
      • Sleeveless shirts

      Know before you go

      • All visitors must pass through airport-style security.
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      Overall rating

      4.3 /5

      based on 222 reviews

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      Very good in general

      I had no problem finding the tour guide, and the tour started promptly. It was certainly worth paying to skip the horrendous queues. The tour guide was lovely and knew her stuff! However, the tour had been advertised as being in English, and while the commentary (in English) was very interesting, the operators had allowed a Spanish-speaking person on the tour and therefore a lot of time was wasted by everyone else having to wait while the commentary was repeated in Spanish for that one person. This lessened my overall enjoyment of the occasion.

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      October 5, 2019

      This tour was amazing. The guide was very informative and it was well worth to skip all the queue

      September 18, 2021

      Nice Experience

      September 12, 2021

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      Product ID: 282057

      VA ID: 395853