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Skip the line guided tour of Milan Dome with entrance to the terraces

Enter the Milan Cathedral with skip the line tickets and climb its terraces to admire the city from an amazing point of view

Highlights

  • Start your tour with early entrance tickets and save your time
  • Climb to the Duomo’s terraces and admire the astonishing landscape
  • Discover the biggest Cathedral in Italy
  • Visit the Museum of the Cathedral 
  • Stroll among the renowned Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Departure

from MAR 25th to OCT 2024 EVERY DAY from NOV 2024 to FEB 2025 on Mon, Wed, Sat, Sun at 9:00 AM

DURATION

2,5 Hours

period

from MAR 25TH 2024 to FEB 28TH 2025

language

English

Description

Embark on your Milan adventure in the heart of the city, entering the impressive Duomo. With exclusive skip-the-line tickets provided as part of the tour, you'll effortlessly bypass the queues, allowing you to maximize your time exploring this remarkable architectural gem.

 

Once inside, a thrilling elevator ride oncawaits to transport you to the Duomo's terraces once you enter with your skip the line tickets. Prepare for an immersive journey into history as you ascend the Terraces of the Duomo. The vistas from these elevated platforms reveal a breathtaking panorama of Milan's skyline. Adorned with spires and sculptures that seem to touch the heavens, this breathtaking view is like painting in front of your eyes. 

The intricately sculpted masterpieces seem to extend toward the sky, casting intricate shadows that you won't want to overlook during your guided exploration of Milan Dome. Beyond the view, the terraces themselves embody a remarkable fusion of engineering and artistry, offering not just a sight but an encounter that captures the essence of Milan's historical and architectural grandeur.

Your next step is into Italy's largest cathedral, a monumental masterpiece that stands as a prime symbol of architectural opulence on a global level. Stained glass windows suffuse the space with luminance, altars exude solemnity, and ornate funerary monuments. Our enthusiastic guide will illuminate every facet of the cathedral's significance, explaining the tribute to Santa Maria Nascente and encompassing the parish of Santa Tecla—a sanctuary brimming with spiritual and artistic resonance.

On special occasions or when the cathedral is closed for services, our journey takes us to the Museo del Duomo, housed within the Royal Palace. This museum intricately narrates the cathedral's story, featuring a rich collection of artworks, models, drawings, and documents. Don't miss the Sala delle Colonne, where echoes of the ancient Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo linger. Prepare to be awestruck by the grandeur of these historic structures, revealing the secrets of one of Italy's most important cities. After the celebration, you'll have the opportunity to explore the cathedral as well (included in your ticket).

Continuing our voyage, we'll delve into the renowned Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. This commercial edifice is situated in the core of Milan's historical nucleus, linking the expanse surrounding the Duomo to the illustrious La Scala theater and the homonymous Teatro Museum. Celebrated for its opulent shops and refined boutiques, the Galleria is the symbol of the neo-Renaissance style, earning it the moniker "Milan's parlor." Moreover, it stands as a lauded exemplar of European iron architecture, representing one of the world's pioneering shopping arcades.

Inclusions

  • Skip the line entrance with Lift to the terraces of the Duomo
  • Guided tour Terraces and Cathedral and Gallery Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Licensed city guide

Meeting Point

PIAZZA DUOMO
meet our tour leader in front of Tiffany & co, under the loggias.

 

 

Notes

We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.
A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. No backpack and big bags are allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
Comfortable shoes suggested.
The itinerary inside the Terraces and Duomo may slightly vary depending on restrictions decided by the museum board. The inclusions and the tour quality will always be preserved.
Due to the presence of narrow stairs and lift, this tour is not suitable for those with heart problems and/or claustrophobic.

Rain Policy

This tour runs rain or shine.

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