Florence: Accademia, Brunelleschi's Dome, and Cathedral Tour

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Join a guided tour with pre-reserved tickets to see the iconic Statue of David, climb Brunelleschi's Cupola, and enter the Duomo. Enjoy exclusive access led by an expert guide on a small group tour.

Highlights

  • Visit the Academia Gallery to see the famous statue of David from a priority lin
  • Climb the famous dome of Brunelleschi to see the stunning frescoes
  • Enter the cathedral to see the most important artworks with an expert guide
  • Head in quickly through a separate entrance with pre-reserved tickets
  • Enjoy a small group tour and benefit from the exclusive Brunelleschi Pass

Description

Experience the best of Florence on an exclusive group tour of the Accademia Gallery, the famous Duomo Cathedral, and climb Brunelleschi's dome. Choose between a small group tour or a private tour tailored to your needs. Head in faster to the Accademia Gallery with pre-reserved tickets from a separate lane. Discover the story of Michelangelo's David and its creator. See the impressive masterpiece, depicting the biblical hero David, poised and ready to take on the giant Goliath. Enter the stunning Cathedral from a separate entrance for small groups and marvel at the breathtaking art and architecture. Learn about the history and significance of this iconic landmark, and uncover its secrets and hidden gems alongside an expert guide. Climb Brunelleschi’s Dome with pre-reserved timed tickets. Have priority access to climb the 463 steps of this famous Cupola. Admire the grandiose arched structure above you, which was constructed without scaffolding. Once inside, take in the wonderful frescoes of The Last Judgment by Giorgio Vasari and Federico Zuccari, still among the largest fresco paintings in the world. At the top of the Dome, enjoy breathtaking views of Tuscany and Florence as you soak up the best experience in the city. With the Brunelleschi Pass, you can also visit the Museum and the Baptistery of the Duomo after your tour has ended.

Includes

Pre-reserved tickets for the Academia to see the Statue of David Pre-reserved tickets for Brunelleschi's Dome climb Brunelleschi's Pass to see the Museum and the Baptistery of the Cathedral Complex Expert local guides for insider knowledge Small-group tour for a more personalized experience Walking tour at a relaxed pace Microphones and headsets

Important Information

  • Expect crowds in high season and on holidays.
  • The cupola climb is a steep and narrow staircase and can be challenging.
  • The Baptistery is undergoing restoration of the mosaics of the vault.
  • The Cathedral of Florence is an operating church and it can be closed to visitors for any liturgical reason, even without prior notice. If not possible, all customers have access to the Cathedral and its monuments for 72 hours with their ticket.
  • Sleeveless shirts and shorts above the knees are not allowed inside the cathedral.
  • Backpacks of any size or dimension, and any bag designed to be worn on the back, are not allowed.
  • Florence can be very warm in the summer. Please bring a hat, a small umbrella, and sunscreen.
  • Clients must arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of the tour. This is due to the timed entry of the tickets.
  • Tickets are timed and expire within 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Please note that it is not possible to join the tour after it has commenced.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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