Historical Tour of Florence's Cathedral Square

Historical Tour of Florence's Cathedral Square

Take an amazing guided tour of Florence's Cathedral Square. Immerse yourself in the history of the city with a local guide.

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Take an amazing guided tour of Florence's Cathedral Square. Immerse yourself in the history of the city with a local guide.

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  • Languages: English
  • Participants: 2 - 20
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Your experience

Highlights

  • Experience the Cathedral Square of Florence, the city's most famous landmark
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Duomo Opera Museum
  • Benefit from a tour in a small group through the cathedral complex

Description

Get to know Piazza del Duomo, located in the heart of the historic centre of Florence. Not for nothing is it one of the most visited places in the city. From the beginning of your meeting, your guide will give you an insight into the history of this wonderful work of art.

First you will discover the way to the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, dedicated to the preservation of the dome and other works of art of great masters such as Michelangelo, Donatello, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Luca Della Robbia, Arnolfo di Cambio.

Take a stroll through the piazza and take a look at the red dome, completed by Filippo Brunelleschi in 1436, once known as the largest building in medieval Europe. After getting to know this building, you will visit Giotto's next gem, the bell tower, which will impress you with its Florentine-Gothic architecture.

Then your guide will guide you through the exterior of the Loggia del Bigallo, a late Gothic building in Florence. Through the "Gates of Paradise" you enter the Baptistery of St. John, located opposite the Cathedral Church. The tour concludes with an introduction to the technical and artistic aspects of architecture.

Please note

Additional information

To avoid delays, please arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes before the start.

There is a minimum number of participants.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The tour will be conducted in English.

You do not need a ticket to visit the Cathedral. You can enter it at any time before or after this tour. After the initial validation, the ticket is valid for 72 hours, so you can use it to visit the listed places in your free time.

There is a dress code for access to sacred places and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed, knees and shoulders should be covered for men and women. Caps and hats should not be worn inside.

Please wear comfortable shoes.

The tour is wheelchair accessible.

Included in the price

  • Tickets to visit the listed attractions (bell tower, crypt inside the cathedral and the baptistery, Museo dell' Opera del Duomo)
  • Small group walking tour around the Duomo Square
  • Official local guide
  • Headsets to hear the guides clearly
  • Guided tour inside the Museo dell' Opera del Duomo and Baptistery of Saint John
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Meeting point

You will meet the guide in front of the Arnold Cafe (Porta Della Mandorla).

Cancellation Conditions

Customers who arrive after the tour start time cannot be accommodated and will not be refunded or rescheduled.

There is a minimum number of participants. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements, in the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date or receive a full refund.

This deal can be cancelled for free up to one day before the date of the activity.

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