Florence Duomo Baptistery, Cathedral, Museum Small-Group Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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from$56.39
4.5 out of 5

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Small group tour for an exhaustive visit to the most important religious center of Tuscany, Florence's Duomo Complex with Baptistery, Cathedral and Cathedral's Museum including reservation for climbing Brunelleschi's dome approx 30 mins after tour ends (access time to Brunelleschi's dome cannot be changed).
A great 2.5 hour tour of the spectacular religious center of Florence, with its exceptional attractions, with the ticket included in the price.You will start from the San John's Square in the company of your experienced and fluent English speaking guide. You'll then visit the recently refurbished Baptistery, with its glittering mosaics and geometric marble incrustations. Afterward, be amazed by the colossal Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, still one the largest Christian churches, with its sensational Brunelleschi's Dome. After a description of Giotto's bell-tower, with its profusion of marble decorative statues, reliefs and colorful incrustations, you will be visiting the just re-opened Opera del Duomo Museum, with its presentation of memorable, original art works once decorating the Cathedral, Baptistery and Giotto's bell-tower. You will be fascinated by the beauty of Ghiberti's bronze doors (Gate of Paradise), Michelangelo's Pietà (Bandini Pietà) and scores of statue and reliefs, as well as models of Brunelleschi's dome, Brunelleschi's death mask, Donatello's singing gallery and Magdalene statue. A splendid experience in a wonderfully renovated space.One hour after the end of your tour you can climb Brunelleschi's dome on your own with the reservation made for you (please note that the access time to the climb Brunelleschi's dome cannot be changed). Moreover, you can choose your preferred access time for climbing also Giotto's bell-tower on your own within 48 hours from beginning of your tour, it's also included in the ticket.

What’s included

  • Admission ticket
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour
  • Reservation for climbing Brunelleschi's dome

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small group ensures personal service
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