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VIP Florence Duomo: Exclusive Access to Cathedral, Terraces & Dome Climb

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1.5 hours

Max 12

Why take this tour?

There is an iconic view over Florence that brings millions of visitors each year to her city streets. This view, so ingrained on the minds of those who peer over this epochal city, always includes the terracotta-colored beauty of iconic proportions - “il Duomo” - the Dome of the Florence Cathedral, the largest brick dome in the world. On this introductory exploration into the legendary history of Florence’s great beauty, receive the VIP treatment as you benefit from special access into the Cathedral and its terraces, as well as skip-the-line entrance for your climb to the top of the Duomo where breathtaking views across Florence will greet you.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Spend time with a local expert revealing the fascinating story behind Florence’s Duomo
  • Created with Sketch.Get exclusive access to otherwise closed off areas to the general public
  • Created with Sketch.Take in vistas reserved for those with special access over the interior and exterior of the Cathedral
  • Created with Sketch.Benefit from skip the line access straight into the Duomo to climb to its top

Health & Safety Standards

At Walks we take your health and the health of our community seriously. To accomplish this, we have set a series of standards that will be implemented across every tour;

  • Walks has been certified by SanseeShield.com
  • We use and offer hand sanitizer before, during, and after all tours
  • Walks Guides have received health & safety training, are self-monitoring temperatures daily, and trained in group social distancing practices
  • Masks will be worn and are available if you do not have one
  • If headsets are needed, they are disinfected at the beginning and end of your experience
  • All Walks tours are always small groups to give you the maximum comfort and safety

You are our VIP at the Cathedral in Florence and while touring its Duomo

“Duomo” is uttered across Italy in various ways - “Incontrami al duomo” - “Meet me at the dome”, and Cche bel duomo!” - “What a beautiful dome!” On this special access tour of Florence’s Duomo, spend time in the company of a local guide as they reveal the splendor and secrets to this beloved Italian icon.

Spend time in the Piazza del Duomo standing before the gilded bronze doors of the baptistry, coined the “Gates of Paradise”, learning of its patronage, thematic context, artist Lorenzo Ghirberti’s artful execution, and why millions come to peer at the religious iconography on display. After some time in the square, enter the Cathedral via the VIP doors and walk into the calming oasis of ...

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“Duomo” is uttered across Italy in various ways - “Incontrami al duomo” - “Meet me at the dome”, and Cche bel duomo!” - “What a beautiful dome!” On this special access tour of Florence’s Duomo, spend time in the company of a local guide as they reveal the splendor and secrets to this beloved Italian icon.

Spend time in the Piazza del Duomo standing before the gilded bronze doors of the baptistry, coined the “Gates of Paradise”, learning of its patronage, thematic context, artist Lorenzo Ghirberti’s artful execution, and why millions come to peer at the religious iconography on display. After some time in the square, enter the Cathedral via the VIP doors and walk into the calming oasis of centuries past. Wander the Cathedral as your guide shares the intricate building methods and artist contributions while leading you to the various terraces for alternative vistas over the immense space. From here, you will have direct access, exclusively reserved for you straight into the dome and pass any lines. As your guide leaves you for the day, climb to the top for a reward unlike any other - a clear view over the Tuscan gem, Florence and its surrounding landscape.

  • Sites Visited
  • Lorenzo Ghirberti’s Baptistry Doors (Gates of Paradise)
  • VIP entrance into Florence Cathedral
  • Special access to the terraces
  • Skip the line access to top of the Duomo
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Pre-reserved VIP ticket to Cathedral
  • Special access to terraces of the Duomo
  • Guaranteed Skip the Line Access to top of Duomo
The view from the top of the Florence dome climb
The most exclusive view in Florence is atop the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore

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