Guided Cathedral Tour with Duomo Restoration Workshop
670 Ratings

Your Experience

Your tour will take you on a guided visit to the Baptistery and the Cathedral. Admire the mosaic-covered interior of the octagonal dome of the Baptistery as well as the precious interiors of the Cathedral itself. Learn all about Florence’s rich history and culture as you are surrounded by artwork, sculptures, and cultural expression. This tour will also lay special focus on the Duomo Restoration Workshop.

The Duomo Restoration Workshop is a new addition, yet you will be transported back in time. It is here that Michelangelo carved the David and is still used even today by artisans and professionals to preserve and restore the heritage of the complex. Learn all about the laborious efforts it takes to bring back artwork from the grave. You will also study techniques used by professionals to restore mosaics, frescos and much more!

Know Before You Go


The tour starts from the meeting point at 11:20 AM.

Meeting Point:

Piazza San Giovanni, 19 red, in front of Scudieri Cafè. An assistant will be waiting wearing a yellow jacket for easy recognition.

Dress Code:

Access to places of worship is allowed only if equipped with suitable clothing: is forbidden entry with shorts, bare shoulders, sandals, hats and sunglasses.

  • Duomo Complex Ticket which is valid for 72 hours
  • Explore the Duomo Complex with a professional guide providing commentary through the duration of the tour
  • Skip The Line Tour of the Baptistery
  • Skip The Line Tour of the Cathedral
  • Explore the Restoration Workshop and learn all about the intricate processes of artwork restoration
  • Skip The Line Tour of the Baptistery
  • Skip The Line Tour of the Cathedral
  • Introduction movie to the history of Florence and to the Duomo Complex
  • Professional Guide authorized by Opera Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Taste of Chianti wine, cheese and balsamic vinegar
  • 72 hour entrance ticket to access to Giotto’s Bell Tower and Opera del Duomo museum

Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.

Additional Information
  • This tour is not suitable for individuals with difficulty in mobility.
My Tickets

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Ratings & Reviews
out of 5
Jun, 2018

The tour was fantastic. I saved a lot of time booking the ticket online.

Jun, 2018

This was a great tour, I enjoyed myself thoroughly. The guide was very knowledgeable and thorough. I recommend this.

Jun, 2018

I enjoyed this tour. It was well conducted and the online ticket helped me skip the line.

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