The Duomo—an enormous Renaissance cathedral with a distinctive dome-shaped top—towers over Florence like a sentinel. On this tour, climb the 463 steps to the top of the cupola, admiring Vasari's frescoes of the Last Judgment along the way. Once at the top, enjoy panoramic views and listen as your guide shares history of the building. Later, present your tour voucher for a free ice cream cone at a nearby gelateria.
This half-day tour takes you to four notable landmarks in Florence. Visit the Opera del Duomo museum, Florence Cathedral, Brunelleschi's Dome, and the Baptistery of St. John. Spend about an hour in each location—enough time to explore and take photos. Immerse yourself in priceless art and sculptures, ornate architecture, and centuries of religious history.
Palazzo Vecchio is one of the most recognized monuments in Florence, political seat of the Florentine Republic and residence of the Medici family during the Renaissance. Take a deep dive into the history and architecture with this tour of the palace’s interiors, taking in the ornate Salone del Cinquecento and private apartments with a guide. End by climbing to the top of the Arnolfo Tower for views across the city.
Plan a relaxing afternoon visit to the Duomo Cathedral with a tour of the cupola that includes a bonus happy hour voucher. In addition to offering facts and anecdotes about the landmark’s history, your guide points out easy-to-miss architectural features and details. After the tour, rest your legs and enjoy a drink and snacks at one of the oldest cafés in Florence.
• Take a break from the crowds in Florence and head for the hills
• Look back over Florence from the ancient city of Fiesole
• Marvel at the famous gardens at the Medici Villas in Castello
• Enjoy happy-hour at Bella Blu
Fiesole is a town on a scenic height above Florence. Since the 14th century, the city has always been considered a getaway for the upper class of Florence and up to this day, Fiesole remains noted for its very expensive residential properties.
This tour offers breathtaking views as well as trails full of history dating back to Leonardo da Vinci and his inventions, and you can enjoy one of the most beautiful views of Florence, from Mount Ceceri, in addition to the unforgettable view of the city, you can look on the overlooking valley, where Cave of Maiano is still located, as the caves and the woods will enrich your experience in Florence.
Round out your morning in Florence with this tour of the Duomo that includes coffee and a fresh pastry in one of the city’s oldest cafés. Visiting the Duomo with a guide means you get to hear stories often missed by visitors about the Cathedral’s history and hidden features, as well as climb to the Cupola for panoramic views of the city.