Florence: Duomo Cathedral Guided Tour

Take a guided tour of the Duomo Cathedral in Florence and experience the beauty of one of the most iconic monuments of the city. The Duomo Cathedral, also known as the Florence Cathedral, is the main church of Florence and is one of the largest and most impressive churches in Italy. The exterior of the building is a stunning example of Italian Gothic architecture, and the interior is equally impressive with its vast array of frescoes, sculptures, and stained glass windows. During the guided tour, you will learn about the history of the Duomo and its importance in the city of Florence. You will also have the opportunity to explore the various chapels and tombs, as well as the breathtaking dome, which is the highest in the world. Your guide will provide interesting facts and anecdotes about the cathedral and its many works of art, and you will have the chance to take some amazing photos of the interior. This tour is a great way to learn more about the history and culture of Florence and to appreciate the beauty of the Duomo.

Frequently asked questions

What are the hours of operation?

The Cathedral is open daily from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm, excluding holidays.

How long is the tour?

The guided tour typically lasts around two hours.

Is the tour available in different languages?

Yes, the tour is available in numerous languages.

Is the Cathedral wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the Cathedral is fully wheelchair accessible.

Are children allowed on the tour?

Yes, children are welcome to join the tour.

Are pets allowed?

No, pets are not allowed.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes, photography is permitted.

How do I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased online or at the Cathedral.

Are there restrooms available?

Yes, there are restrooms located inside the Cathedral.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, proper attire is required, including covered shoulders and knees.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

No, food and drink is not permitted inside the Cathedral.

Is parking available?

Yes, there is parking available nearby.

Are tours cancelled in bad weather?

Tours operate in all weather conditions.

Do I need to book in advance?

Booking in advance is recommended, especially during peak times.

Can I use my ticket at any time?

Your ticket is valid for the date and time stated when booking.

What happens if I arrive late?

The tour cannot wait for late arrivals. It's recommended to arrive 15 minutes early.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds are only provided for cancellations made 48 hours in advance.

Are there any restrictions for visitors?

Visitors are expected to respect the sacred nature of the place.

What is the best time to visit?

The best times to visit are early morning or late afternoon to avoid the crowds.

Do I need to bring any identification?

Yes, you may need to present identification when picking up your tickets.