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Florence: Priority Entrance to Cathedral and the Frescos

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Enjoy a guided tour of the Duomo Cathedral, with close-up views of the Dome frescos of Santa Maria del Fiore. Get priority entrance with a skip-the-line ticket and avoid the crowds.

Highlights

  • Benefit from a privileged, dedicated skip-the-line entrance to the Cathedral
  • Exclusively admire the Dome Frescos up close
  • Listen to fascinating stories about one of the largest churches in Italy
  • Get access to the Museum of Misericordia on your own time, without the guide

Description

Meet your licensed tour guide in Piazza Duomo at n. 19/20 (just outside the “Sagrato della Misericordia”) and enjoy a detailed explanation of the glorious cathedral, past and present. Make your way towards the privileged, side entrance that will allow you to skip all the lines and access the Duomo Cathedral directly without any wait. Listen to your guide give you a thorough explanation about one of the largest churches in the world, dedicated to the Virgin of the Flower as a reference to the lily, the symbol of the city. Find out how the numerous different styles encountered in the building bear witness to the changes of society over the long period of time elapsed between its foundation and its completion. Then, walk towards the end of the left aisle and get to marvel at the exclusive close-up view of the magnificent, world-famous Brunelleschi’s cupola from a point of view that not a lot of people normally get the chance to admire these frescoes that represent the Last Judgement. This experience is bound to leave you speechless, admire this 3600-mq pictorial cycle painted by Giorgio Vasari and Federico Zuccari, two of the most renowned artists of the 16th Century After having taken part in this highly informative and interesting tour of this marvelous monument, you will have the added chance to access the Museum of Misericordia, located on the fourth floor of the historic headquarters in Piazza Duomo (on your own time, without the guide). This museum exhibits close to eighty pieces including manuscripts, paintings, coats of arms, furnishings, and artifacts of Florentine craftsmanship.

Includes

Skip-the-line ticket to the Cathedral Live tour guide Headsets (for groups of more than 7 people)

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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