We almost missed this tour and thankfully the tour operator called us and reconnected us with the group. We really appreciated this. The guide was knowledgeable and provided a lot of interesting information. The 450 steps to the top are challenging and when one of group could not make it, they were able to reconnect with group at the bottom and continue. The Baptistery was beautiful and the guides coverage of not only the doors but the mosaic ceiling was great.
The Duomo is so beautiful, I highly recommend this tour! Climbing the Dome is well worth it. It is tiring, but the view from the top is spectacular. The Baptistry was also very interesting. We also stopped for gelato, which was apparently included in the tour. :).
Lots of information from the guide and since the lines were super long, skipping them was perfect.
What a treat! Perfect tour! This climb is well worth it... Unique as you wind your way to the top but well worth it!
Loved this! Christina was a wonderful guide and this was one of the best things we did. The views from the top of the dome are amazing and so worth the climb!
Well worth it. It and #39;s crowded coming down which is a bummer. If you and #39;re claustrophobic this isn and #39;t for you. But for amazing views of Florence I and #39;d strongly recommend. We loved it. 463 steps up!
Really great tour, guide Kristina was very informative and although there are a lot of stairs to climb, there was no hurry and you could do it at your own pace. The views from the top are worth the climb alone. Excellent tour!
I enjoyed this tour. The tour guide was friendly, helpful and very well informed. She managed some chaotic fellow tourists with tact and good humour.
The views from the dome were amazing and helped me understand the lay out of the city
Wonderful to escape the lines and see things, especially the frescoes inside the dome, close up with an informative guide.
Don't do the trip if you can't climb
The ice cream at the end was good!
Marco brought the city to life. Very funny guy too. Highly recommended!
Amazing views at the top and the climb wasn and #39;t that bad. It and #39;s 463 steps and my wife was dreading it. However, she made it up just fine. You don and #39;t have to be in good shape to do it, but there and #39;s many very tight spaces. Very memorable tour. Don and #39;t miss the basilica and museum afterwards.
This was a terrific experience! The guide, Valentina, was superb. She was knowledgeable and interesting, with a fun personality. She escorted us through the cathedral and the baptistry and climbed with us through layer upon layer of the dome, explaining the history, the architecture, and the art as we went. She helped us take the perfect photos and pointed out landmarks from the top. An excellent tour and tour guide!
Amazing! We got to see things that were off limits to general public, we saw the best of the best, our guide was fabulous! Highly knowledgeable guide.
Excellent tour! We loved our tour guide and seeing the beautiful Duomo. The gelato was great, too! Would highly recommend.
amazing experience walking up the 400 steps was quite hard but views brill
Is one of those things you have to do if you are in Florence, definitely Yes!
Loved this tour! Seeing Florence from the top of the Duomo was breathtaking! The stair climb was fun, although there were some very tight spots! Especially with other tours coming down while we were going up. But to see the dome fresco so close up was well worth the climb.
Very worthwhile! Skip the massive line, backstage access, very knowledgeable and friendly guide. Overall, a very good value.
Bennedetta was the best guide ever! Super nice and extremely knowledgeable! I would highly recommend this to anyone who is in good physical condition and is NOT claustrophobic in any way. You are climbing 463 steps of carved stones in very narrow stairwells that get smaller the higher you go. If that's not a problem, it's well worth the physical effort when you reach the top and the journey down is nothing.
Very nice small group of 6 people. Guide very warm and interactive, as well as knowledgeable. Excellent English skills. On the climb up to the top of the dome he made sure we could keep up and kept us together through the crowded places. The gelato at the end was a great touch.
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Great tour! We got to go behind the scenes where no one else was allowed! Excellent tour guide!
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