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Skip-the-Line Milan's Duomo Underground & Terrace Tour

by Fat Tire Tours
per adult Price is C$94
Duration: 2h 30m Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Eye-opening excursion around sights of the Duomo di Milano

  • Underground crypts offer insight into cathedral's past

  • Chance to see red light marking the Holy Nail & the sundial

  • Breathtaking views from atop the church's rooftop terrace

  • Skip-the-line access and local knowledgeable guide

Highlights

  • Eye-opening excursion around sights of the Duomo di Milano

  • Underground crypts offer insight into cathedral's past

  • Chance to see red light marking the Holy Nail & the sundial

  • Breathtaking views from atop the church's rooftop terrace

  • Skip-the-line access and local knowledgeable guide

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2:30 PM, Skip-the-Line Milan's Duomo Underground & Terrace Tour in English

Duration 2h 30m

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is C$93.92, taxes included

No booking or credit card fees

Skip-the-Line Milan's Duomo Underground & Terrace Tour

Activity Location

Duomo Cathedral

Milan


Description

Uncover the secrets of underground crypts, listen to intriguing commentary about centuries-old relics and enjoy breathtaking views from the top of the Duomo di Milano. With a local guide to lead you, skip the lines and explore the sights and stories of this legendary cathedral at the centre of Milan.

Begin your behind-the-scenes tour by skipping the long lines and heading straight inside the Duomo's airy interior. Once inside, go downstairs to start your bottom-to-top excursion with a look at the cathedral's crypt. Hear about the church’s early construction efforts in the 14th century and explore evidence of its early days, including an octagonal baptistery and relics from Saint Charles Borromeo.

Back on the main level, admire the massive columns topped with ornate statues, the colourful stained glass windows and the exquisitely formed marble floor. Don’t forget to find the red light that marks the placement of a Holy Nail said to be from the Crucifixion, then check your watch against the church’s sundial before boarding a lift and travelling to the rooftop terraces.

At the top, walk to the edge for unencumbered views across Milan’s bustling and crisscrossing streets. Check out the Gothic architecture and snap photos of the hundreds of gargoyles that share your breathtaking vista.

Wrap up your afternoon with a walk beneath the glass domes that cover the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the city's oldest shopping arcades and the perfect place to welcome the evening.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Duomo and its rooftop terrace

  • Skip-the-line entrance to Duomo

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Guided tour inside the Cathedral's underground archaeological site


Exclusions

  • Guide service charge (optional)


Know Before You Book

  • This tour is not wheelchair friendly

  • DRESS CODE: The Duomo has a very strict dress code: shoulders, abdomen, and knees must be covered. Hats are not permitted. Please note that the Staff of the Duomo will have the right to decline admittance due the dress code without any obligation to refund you for your tickets.

  • In case of heavy rain or snow, the Duomo institution may decide to close the terrace. In case of closure do to inclement weather, there will be no refund or discount given due to inability to see the terrace. In case of heavy rain, you may choose an alternative date subject to availability.

  • Our tours do operate rain or shine and we have ponchos available to purchase for a dollar in our office. We do not offer refunds due to weather unless we cancel the tour.


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