Guided tour

Florence Cathedral: Terraces and Dome Skip-the-Line Tour

Florence Cathedral: Terraces and Dome Skip-the-Line Tour

From US$ 106.79 per person

Take a guided tour of Florence Cathedral and see the city from an exclusive point of view. Climb up to the Duomo terraces, usually out of bounds to the public, and Brunelleschi's magnificent Dome. Enjoy the most charming views of the city of Florence.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide


  • See Florence from an incredible point of view
  • Climb all the way up to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome
  • Discover the magnificence of Florence Cathedral
Full description
Discover Florence Cathedral on this comprehensive tour of the complex. Benefit from skip-the-line entry and privileged access to the Duomo Terraces. After your guided tour of the cathedral, use your ticket to explore the other buildings in the complex at your leisure, including the baptistery and the bell tower.   Enter Florence Cathedral with your expert guide, and admire the different architectural styles of the building. See masterpieces such as Paolo Uccello’s clock, Vasari’s frescoes, and Bandinelli’s marble choir. After this, ascend to the Duomo Terraces for incredible panoramic views over the city and the cathedral complex. Continue your climb up to Brunelleschi's Dome, the highest viewpoint in the cathedral.   After your guided tour, you'll have the opportunity to visit all areas of the cathedral complex in your own time. See the Baptistery, the Great Museum of the Duomo, and Giotto's Bell Tower with your ticket, valid for 72 hours.
  • Tour of Florence Cathedral
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • English-speaking guide
  • Access to the Duomo Terraces
  • Florence Duomo complex ticket (valid for 72 hours)
  • Earphones for large groups
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet the guide at the local partner's Headquarter, via de' Lamberti 1, Firenze.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums; no shorts or sleeveless tops allowed; knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women; you may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with the dress requirements
  • You will climb 200 steps to reach the top of the cathedral; there is no elevator
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • This tour runs rain or shine
Customer reviews

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Federica is very knowledgeable guide and sets a good cadence for the entire tour. The exclusive terrace view is a must to see the city architecture. Had a good time and highly recommend!

December 30, 2021

Amazing view, knowledgeable tour guide, the climb isn’t as bad as I expected. Breathtaking art on the duomo!

November 25, 2021

Enjoyed the guide and her information. And skipping the lines Lovely way to see a beautiful site!

August 27, 2021

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