Guided Climb of the Florence Dome

Tour Description

Are you looking for a great vantage point to admire Florence? Want to climb one of the best preserved domes in the world? This tour will satisfy you perfectly!

Enjoy hiking one of the most impressive domes in the world. Scale 463 steps to take in a 360° view of the Florentine landscape that is sure to impress. Treat yourself to a sunset at Florence’s highest point while your local guide explains the hidden wonders of the Florentine landscape. This one-hour guided excursion offers you a special chance to stand above the main attractions of the city of Medici. In addition, the tour will take you between the two domes: revealing how the majestic domes have existed for centuries.

Starting from the entrance via “Almond Gate,” located on the north side of the cathedral, let your guide seduce you with all the stories of this ancient cathedral. Also, enjoy Vasari’s painting “Last Judgment” and discover all the special details that make this painting one of the most important of the 1500s, right after the one done by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel in Rome. The radio system will be provided to listen for guidance when you reach the top of the dome.


  • Monolingual tours
  • Semi-private tour
  • Small group (Max 15)
  • Tickets included


Meeting point:

4:40 p.m. at San Zanobi Column Monday through Friday

Saturday: 2:40 p.m. at the San Zanobi Column


All sales are final and you may incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Tour subject to a minimum number of participants. In case the minimum number of participants is not reached, there is a possibility of cancellation and an alternative or full refund will be offered.

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