Florence Duomo Easy Access Bell Tower and Baptistery

Baptistery Secret Passages & Opera del Duomo Tour

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Key Details
Duration
150 minutes
Skip the Line
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Instant Confirmation
Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Skip the long lines to the most iconic monument in Florence
  • Enjoy 24-hour access to the Duomo complex
  • Get panoramic views of the "Cradle of the Renaissance" from the top of the Bell Tower
  • See sculptures by some of the leading Italian artists in the Opera del Duomo Museum
  • Marvel at mosaics and inlaid floors
  • Admire the marble façade of Florence Cathedral
  • Visit the Matroneo terrace that was once reserved for women only
Overview
Enjoy skip-the-line access to the most iconic monument in Florence on a 2.5-hour tour of the Duomo. Climb Giotto’s Bell Tower for panoramic views of the city, visit the Opera del Duomo Museum, and enjoy exclusive entrance to the Matroneo terrace.
What to Expect
Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Florence’s most iconic monument on a 2.5-hour tour of the Duomo, led by an expert guide and including access to areas such as the elevated Matroneo gallery, once reserved exclusively for women.

See the “Cradle of the Renaissance” from a breathtaking perspective as you climb the Campanile by Giotto. Ascend the tallest tower in Florence (414 steps) for a spectacular panorama over the monuments and buildings of the city. Next, go to the Opera del Duomo Museum to discover a hidden gem of Florence. See masterpieces by Italian sculptors, such as the wooden Mary Magdalene by Donatello, the silver altar by Verrocchio, and a marble Pietà by Michelangelo.

Admire scale models and some original tools used by Brunelleschi when he was projecting the huge dome of the cathedral. End with a visit to the Baptistery and its dome entirely covered with Byzantine mosaics. Your guide you will take you to the Matroneo, an elevated gallery that was once reserved for women. Look at the stunning mosaics and inlaid marble floor.

Then, get a ticket with 24 hours validity to explore the other monuments at the Duomo complex on your own, such as the dome by Brunelleschi, cathedral and Crypt of St. Reparata.
What's Included
  • Guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Exclusive tour of the Baptistery and Matroneo
  • Guided tour of Giotto's Bell Tower and the Opera del Duomo Museum
Meeting Point

Via dei Cimatori 9 Red, Florence (about 100 meters from Piazza della Signoria)

Know Before You Go
• No refunds will be given for late arrivals
• This tour is not recommended for pregnant women
• This tour is not wheelchair-friendly
• Please do not carry large bags on this tour
• Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes
• Cancellation Policy: If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 4 and 7 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, you will be charged a 30% cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee. The payment will not be refunded for any other reason (i.e. weather, change of travel plans, illness, missed train…..) within 3 days of the scheduled tour

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