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Learn the spectacular history of Milan’s iconic Duomo and how the faith and power of a long line of clerics, architects and engineers including none other than Leonardo da Vinci weave the timeline of its construction spanning over six centuries.

Highlights

  • Learn the fascinating details behind the centuries-long construction of Milan’s Duomo
  • Ascend to the rooftop for panoramic views of Milan’s skyline, offering a unique perspective on the city
  • Skip past the queues with priority access

Tour duration

1.5 hours

Description

The Milan Duomo guided tour is an unforgettable experience that takes you on a journey through the history, art and architecture of one of the most iconic landmarks in all of Italy. Led by an expert local guide, this tour provides you with an in-depth overview of the magnificent Gothic-style cathedral, which took over six centuries to build.

During the tour, you’ll admire the details of the cathedral’s exterior, including its spires, statues, and stained-glass windows. You’ll also enter the Cathedral’s interior where you’ll enjoy the grandeur of the nave and the intricacy of the decorations.

The tour also includes a visit to the rooftop of the cathedral, where you can enjoy panoramic views of Milan’s skyline and marvel at the intricate details of the spires up close. Your guide will provide fascinating insights into the history of the Cathedral, including its importance to the people of Milan and its role in shaping the city’s identity. Last but not least don’t forget to turn around and view the symbol of the city, La Madonnina, a thirteen-foot-tall Virgin Mary statue protecting and overlooking Milan.

Inclusion

  • Guided walking tour of Milan’s city center
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Priority entrance tickets for Duomo and Panoramic Terraces (lift)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Personal extras

Know before you book

  • Tour departs rain or shine
  • You will meet your guide on site
  • Due to the route covered and/or the means of transportation used, it is not possible to participate in this tour using a wheelchair, scooter, or other aid. Please contact us to inquire about customized tour options for guests with mobility challenges

Know before you go

  • Bring a hat and sunblock during summer months
  • Bring water to drink
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes

Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 48 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 48 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

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