Florence: Dome Skip-the-Line Guided Tour


Florence: Dome Skip-the-Line Guided Tour


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DURATION: 75 minutes

DEPARTURE TIME: 9.30am or 2pm

FREQUENCY: Every day

LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, Italian

MEETING POINT: Porta della Mandorla, the entrance of Brunelleschi’s Cupola in Piazza Duomo

Enjoy priority access when visiting the cupola of the Florence Duomo. Climb to the top with your guide and soak up the spectacular views of the city.

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Florence Dome Skip-the-Line Guided Tour Highlights

  • Skip the lines at the Dome and enjoy a guided tour
  • Climb the 463 steps to reach the top of the Dome
  • Reward yourself with panoramic views from the top


  • Guided tour of the Dome
  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • Headsets


Climb to the top of Florence’s Dome with your expert local guide. Skip the lines waiting to enter and enjoy an exclusive 1.2-hour guided tour.

Brunelleschi’s Dome, with its egg-shaped architecture, was the largest such structure in the world in its time. On your visit to the Dome’s interior you’ll have the opportunity to see the many frescoes and stained-glass windows. Admire Zuccari and Giorgio Vasari’s frescoes of the Last Judgment.

Climb the 463 steps to the top and enjoy impressive views of Florence.


  • Please bring passport or Id Card for children
  • Wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees as the Cathedral has a strict dress code. You may be refused entry if not properly dressed
  • There are 463 steps to climb up, and there is no elevator. Please wear comfortable shoes.
  • The climb is not recommended for people suffering from heart problems, vertigo, or claustrophobia and for pregnant women
  • Please note that headset worn to hear the guide does not work when climbing up the tower, due to the thick walls
  • After the tour of the Dome, you will have to exit the Cathedral. If you would like to revisit the Cathedral after the tour, you will need to join the normal line. Entrance is free of charge.

1 review for Florence: Dome Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

  1. 5 out of 5


    Worth it and it’s not as many steps or as small as they prep you for. This was the best thing I did in Florence besides going to the Archeological museum

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