Private tour

Siena: Duomo di Siena Private Guided Tour

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Siena: Duomo di Siena Private Guided Tour

Activity provider: Siena Info and Tours

From US$ 200.46 per group up to 10

Discover, on a 2-hour private tour, one of the Siena’s most iconic historic buildings, and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Duomo Cathedral.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of one of Europe's most beautiful cathedrals, Duomo Cathedral
  • See the works of Donatello, Michelangelo, Nicola Pisano, Beccafumi and other renowned artists
  • Learn about the cathedral and the works within it from your professional art historian guide
Full description
Discover, in a 2-hour private tour, one of the Siena’s most iconic historic buildings, and World Heritage Site, the Duomo Cathedral. An expert local guide will illuminate the most important historical and artistic events that led to the creation and decoration of this architectural gem. You’ll be able to skip the ticket office queue, so you can get straight into discovering the Duomo’s interior.  After an introduction about the extraordinary facade decorated with statues depicting philosophers, prophets and sibyls that seem to talk to each other, you will go inside to discover the interio: Cappella del Voto, designed and decorated by Bernini during the 17th century, the high altar, the beautiful inlaid marble mosaic floor, of which many parts can be seen, the pulpit created by Nicola Pisano, the Chapel of St John the Baptist (Cappella di San Giovanni) which has a beautiful statue of the Saint himself, created by Donatello in the 15th century, the marvellous Piccolomini's Library, and some of Michelangelo's statues.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Guarantee to skip the long lines
  • Duomo di Siena entry ticket (starting from €5)
  • Headphones (available for a surcharge)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts

Know before you go

  • Dress appropriately which includes covering your shoulders and knees
  • Headphones for big groups are strongly recommended. To visit the cathedral, it is mandatory to use headphones for big groups (14 people and up)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    2.5/5
  • Service
    3/5
  • Organization
    3/5

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Very prepared and kind guide, he explained and told us many anecdotes related to the cathedral and to the history of Siena, making connections also with the historical context and with what was happening in the world and in Italy at that time. It also made the visit interesting for our children.

October 2, 2021

Interesting, however, I had higher expectations

August 29, 2019

a visit to the cathedral like this is worth a visit !!

October 8, 2019

Product ID: 181808