Guided tour

Milan Duomo and Rooftop 2-Hour Guided Tour

Activity provider: Wander Italy

Milan Duomo and Rooftop 2-Hour Guided Tour

Activity provider: Wander Italy
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From US$ 64.79 per person

Likely to sell out

Enjoy a skip-the-line entrance to the Duomo rooftop and marvel at the impressive view of the city skyline.

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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  • Skip the long lines to go inside the Milan Duomo
  • Get panoramic views from the rooftop
  • Listen to fascinating stories of the religious art and iconography
  • Enjoy a guided tour with a licensed English-speaking guide
Full description

Meet your licensed tour guide in Piazza del Duomo and make your way to the elevator entrance, where you will take the lift to enjoy the unforgettable experience of walking on the rooftop of the magnificent Duomo Cathedral. 

The overall size of this Gothic architecture is impressive and its flying buttresses and the white marble make it one-of-a-kind.

Climb nearly 50 steps to reach the highest level on the roof and be ready to admire stunning views of the Milanese skyline, including the brand new upcoming skyscrapers. On the roof of Italy’s largest cathedral, and one of the biggest in the world, enjoy exciting views of Milan. 

On a clear day, see as far as the Italian Alps, the mountains separating Italy from Switzerland. Over 3.400 statues and 135 spires await to be unveiled and it is definitely best seen from above!

End your visit admiring the golden statue of the Virgin Mary, shining bright on top of the Major spire.

Then, have the incredible privilege of skipping the lines outside the Cathedral and to enter without any further wait, directly from a special entrance from the rooftop (the descent might be done by the stairs). 

Listen as your guide explains the countless statues, decorations and colorful stained-glass windows that tireless craftsmen designed along the centuries. Be amazed while hearing about the stories of the “Holy Nail” from Jesus’ True Cross or the Sundial Trail and its zodiac signs.

  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Milan Duomo
  • Tickets and reservation fees for the rooftop at the Milan Duomo
  • English-speaking guide
  • Use of headphones for groups of more than 5 people
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide under the arches of the Mondadori Megastore, located on the right-hand side of Piazza del Duomo when facing the front entrance of the cathedral. Piazza del Duomo can get extremely crowded for reasons that go beyond tour operator control. If you need anything, please contact the number on the voucher.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Food and drinks
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • The Duomo is not wheelchair accessible
  • Visitors must be moderately dressed. Inside the Cathedral, off-the-shoulder and/or low-cut dresses, shorts, miniskirts, and hats are prohibited.
  • It is possible to purchase appropriate disposable Kimonos at ticket office 1 on Sala delle Colonne
  • Due to increased security measures at the Duomo, some queues may form. Additionally, strict rules apply to entering the church (no knives, no scissors, no glass bottles, etc.)
  • The elevator has a maximum capacity of 7 people, so you may encounter a queue to get to the roof
  • The elevator may not be used to descend for security reasons; in this event, the descent will be done by stairs
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 122 reviews

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The tour was amazing! Going to the top of the duomo was so incredible! The back door view of the architecture was so special. Padda’s explanation and stories were the best. She is very informed about her city. She shared many insights into the incredible history we were fortunate to see.

September 18, 2022

The rest of the group didn't show up so it was pretty much a private tour for me and my mom. our guide Jada? (I forgot how to spell her name) was really good. very informative and pointed out many interesting facts about the construction of the duomo as well as the surroundings in the city. highly recommend.

August 6, 2022

Our guide was super nice! We had our 2 year old daughter and 7 month old daughter with us and although the guide wasn’t specifically child-engaging, she interacted nicely with our daughters! It was also a wonderful thing to have the elevator ride because that would’ve been difficult walking the stairs with kids strapped to us! The guide was knowledgeable and super kind! Definitely would recommend!

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June 27, 2022

Product ID: 78178