Tickets for Florence Cathedral: Fast Track + Climb the Dome
Amazing frescoes and staggering city views await from the Duomo's highest point
- Climb the 463 steps to the top of the Duomo and be rewarded with staggering city views from the top
- See Giorgio Vasari's frescoes of the Last Judgment (1572-1579) other enchanting details by Andrea del Verrocchio installed in 1466
- Your ticket gets you 72 hours of access to other parts of the Duomo Complex
Mesmerizing all who observe it from afar, il Duomo is one of Florence's greatest architectural treasures. Take a deep breath, climb the 463 steps to the top and see this 13th and 14th-century triumph up close - from the inside! Amazing frescoes and staggering city views await you.
In Florence, good things come to those who don't wait for elevators that aren't there.
The only way to see the glorious insides of the Duomo's dome up close is to take the 463 steps, but it's well worth the effort. The city views are to die for!
See the conical roof, designed by Brunelleschi and built after his death in 1446. Witness Giorgio Vasari's frescoes of the Last Judgment (1572-1579), and the gilt copper sphere and cross that was installed way back in 1466.
Once you've activated your ticket, you're free to visit other parts of the Duomo Complex within 72 hours.
Time, earthquakes, even bolts of lightning can't bring this masterpiece down, but get there early to beat the crowds.
- Dome Climb
- Entrance to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistry, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and Museo dell’Opera (within 72 hours of the Dome Climb)
- Church entrance ticket (entrance to the church is free)
- Meet in front of Arnold Coffee at the entrance to the Florence Duomo on Piazza del Duomo
- Show your smartphone voucher to the staff wearing a white shirt with a red tie. They'll give you the ticket and direct you to the proper line to queue
- This ticket entrance is always based on the Climb Dome reservation. You can visit other parts of the Duomo Complex within 72 hours after activation of your ticket
- If you're late for your booked timeslot to climb the Dome, you'll lose your reservation for the climb. You can still use it for the rest of the complex
Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.
Take Bus C1 or 22 from Florence Central Station.
The Duomo's octagonal dome was erected between 1418 and 1434 - without the use of scaffolding!