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Florence Cathedral priority entrance guided tour

Free cancellation
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Benefit from a privileged, dedicated skip-the-line entrance to the Cathedral

Listen to the fascinating stories about one of the largest churches in Italy from your guide

Be enchanted by stories, curiosities, and anecdotes about this majestic monument

What to expect

Take advantage of a privileged entrance to the imposing Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral and enjoy the close-up view of the breathtaking frescos of the dome! Discover the most iconic building of Florence during this guided tour with your professional, English-speaking guide. Let them enchant you with stories, curiosities, and anecdotes about this majestic monument.

Meet your licensed tour guide and enjoy a detailed explanation of the glorious cathedral and of its past and the present before making your way towards the privileged, side entrance that will allow you to skip all the lines and access the Duomo Cathedral directly. Once inside, listen to your guide giving 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.

After the tour, you will have the added chance to access on your own the Museum of Misericordia, located on the fourth floor of the historic headquarters in Piazza Duomo. This museum exhibits close to eighty pieces including manuscripts, paintings, coats of arms, furnishings, and artifacts of Florentine craftsmanship.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

What’s included

Florence Cathedral entrance fees

Professional English-speaking guide

Headsets (if more than 7 people)

What’s not included

Ticket to climb the Dome


Piazza del Duomo 19/20, 50122 Florence, Italy

Meeting point:

Outside the Sagrato della Misericordia. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour.


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Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • A dress code is required to enter the Cathedral. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes. During hot days it is recommended to wear a sun hat
  • Strict rules apply to enter the church (no knives, no scissors, no glass bottles, etc.)
  • Large bags, backpacks, and suitcases are not allowed inside the cathedral