Express Milan Duomo Tour with Terrace Access | Private
Enjoy a privately guided tour of Milan’s iconic Duomo with your expert English speaking guide, then take the elevator up to the terrace for spectacular panoramic views. With LivTours priority access skip-the-line tickets, you’ll enter the Duomo and learn all about this vast cathedral begun in 1386 and finally completed in 1800. After the tour, your guide will take you to the elevator so that you can enjoy the stunning terrace up among the cathedral’s spires, truly one of the best experiences in Milan. Admire the views over the city and across to the Alps, at your own leisure.
- Enjoy the personal attention of your expert private guide.
- Explore Milan’s Duomo, one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in Europe.
- Enjoy priority skip the line access to the Duomo and the Terrace elevator.
- Admire the spectacular panoramic views of Milan and the Alps on the terrace.
- Walk among the gothic spires and see the (4-meter high) Madonnina statue.
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The Duomo, situated in the very heart of the city, is perhaps the most famous symbol of Milan in the world. It is the fifth largest Gothic cathedral in the world, famous for its many spires and pinnacles, and amazing panoramic terrace views. It is also where Napoleon’s coronation took place in 1805, and it houses a sacred holy relic marked by a red light: a nail from the Cross. The first foundation stone was laid in 1386 and work continues on it to this very day over 700 years later!
You will meet your expert, English-speaking private guide outside the cathedral to begin your in-depth two-hour tour. Admire the intricate gothic exterior, filled with medieval symbolism. The cathedral has 3,400 statues more than any other building in the world: including 135 gargoyles and 700 human figures! With LivTours priority access, you’ll be able to skip the line and step inside to explore the vast interior.
As you enter, and your eyes adjust from the sunshine, you’ll be awed by the vast central nave, flanked by two sets of aisles to either side, it is held up by 52 pillars: one for every week of the year. The Duomo has had hundreds of architects, artists and sculptors work on it over the years, and your guide will show you the most important, including an easy to miss treasure: an extraordinarily accurate ancient sundial!
After your private tour, your guide will escort you to the elevator (with skip the line access) so you can explore the terrace at your leisure. Look up and you’ll see the famous gold statue of the Madonnina (the little Madonna – although she is 4 meters tall!) You’ll walk amongst the spires and admire breathtaking sweeping views over the city and towards the snow capped Alps.
- Expert English-speaking private guide
- Skip the line tickets to the Duomo
- Fully guided tour of the cathedral
- Skip the line tickets for the terrace elevator
- Free time to explore the terrace
When you book a LivTours Private Tour or Experience, you are guaranteed a dedicated, expert guide that allows you the flexibility to start your tour at a time which is convenient for you, making planning easy. Our private tours ensure that you will get a tailored experience to meet all your needs so we go at your pace, perfect for families with younger children, elderly, or individuals with accessibility needs. Please be advised that all private tours begin at a base price starting at two people*. Prices are inclusive of entry tickets where applicable.*Our Tuscan motorcycle tour and some Ferrari private experiences are inclusive of one person only.
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