Best of Florence - Walking Tour and Duomo Sky Walk

Location: Florence, Italy
Tour code: FLRTWN- 29

Duration

4:30

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Walking tour Florence will help you discover the amazing historical center of the city, its unique secular heritage, and all the important Florence attractions. The tour explores historic and architectural evolution factors from the Roman foundation through medieval centuries and its Renaissance glorious period up to city's modern times. Duomo Florence stands as the tour highlight, but you will also see other sights like Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, the Baptistery with its ‘Gates of Paradise’, Giotto’s independent bell tower, Brunelleschi’s Dome, Santa Trinita and Orsanmichele Church, Pontevecchio Bridge, the secret Vasari Corridor, as well as famous shopping streets and the Oltrarno District. 

Tour Highlights:

  • Florence Walking Tour
  • Experience Florence attractions
  • Visit Duomo Florence 
  • Brunelleschi’s Dome
  • Santa Trinita and Orsanmichele Church
  • Pontevecchio Bridge
  • Vasari Corridor
You will meet your guide at the center of Florence and start your walking tour around the city. During this walk, you will see the most important Florence attractions like Piazza della Signoria with the town hall Palazzo Vecchio, the Baptistery with its ‘Gates of Paradise’, Giotto’s independent bell tower, Brunelleschi’s Dome, Santa Trinita and Orsanmichele Church, Pontevecchio Bridge and the secret Vasari Corridor, as well as famous shopping streets and the Oltrarno – the fourth and last district, the manual crafts neighbourhood. 

This walking tour includes a visit to Duomo Florence with a skip the line ticket entrance and sees the city's breathtaking beauty from an exclusive the Duomo terraces (that are normally not reachable) and Brunelleschi's magnificent Dome. The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, which is also often considered the symbol of the city was designed by Arnolfo di Cambio. It is the third largest church in the world (after St. Peter's in Rome and St. Paul's in London). Once you see Duomo interior and exterior, it would be excellent to complete this experience climbing Dome. This staircase climb (463 stairs) through narrow and open corridors will be rewarding because you will be able to see a breathtaking view of the city from Duomo Terraces. You can take the most incredible photos from this 32-meters (105 ft) panoramic point of view. 

This is definitely the most comprehensive visit of the Duomo Florence complex. Within next 48 h you also have the opportunity to visit other Florence attractions like the Great Museum of the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the and Giotto's Bell Tower. It is all included in the price of this Florence walking tour. 

Inclusions
  • Walking tour (2 and 1/2 half hours)
  • Gelato (Italian ice cream) (or espresso/cappuccino in Winter)
  • Florence City GuideBook
  • English speaking fully licensed Art&History guide
  • Guided tour of the Cathedral and the Crypt (skip the line)
  • Exclusive opening of the Duomo terraces
  • Climb on top of Brunelleschi's Dome (skip the line)
  • Duomo complex ticket (valid for 48 hours - the Great Museum of the Duomo, Baptistery, Giotto's Bell Tower)
Additional info
  • Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accommodate them.
  • Please note we do not visit the inside of monuments and museums."
  • We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
  • Included in the price of this tour, clients will have the opportunity to visit by themselves other locations of the Great Museum of Duomo Opera complex in the next 48 hours, like the Baptistery, Giotto's Bell Tower, Opera del Duomo Museum.
  • Comfortable shoes suggested.
  • Please note the number of steps to reach the top of each monument: Terraces: 153, Terraces + Brunelleschi's Dome: 153 + 310
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Departure description

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Departure point
Florence, Via de Lamberti 1
Return details
Return to the original departure point.
Tour language
  • English
  • Italian
Time From To
Saturday, April 1, 2017 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

No cancellation fee will be applied if you cancel at least 7 days in advance. Cancelling 3 to 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancelling 2 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

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