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English Guided Tours organized by Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano

August 2016

Walking through the Spires
A walk among the spires, especially in summer, is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Enjoy the sunlight and blue clear skies. The Terraces of the Cathedral offer one of the most evocative view of the city: beautiful monuments, the new skyscrapers in Porta Nuova and the outline of the Alps on bright days. An emotional experience and an open dialogue with history.  

Tour duration: 1 hour.

     Saturday, August 6, 2016  4.00 pm (in English)
     Saturday, August 13, 2016                    4.00 pm (in English)
     Saturday, August 20, 2016  4.00 pm (in English)
     Saturday, August 27, 2016  4.00 pm (in English)


Information and reservations:
  tickets cost € 25,00 for adults and € 18,00 for children aged 6-12 and include the guided tour and Duomo Pass A *. 

Mandatory reservations: from Monday to Friday e-mail visite@duomomilano.it  or call 02 89015321; Saturday and Sunday e-mail visite@duomomilano.it  or call 02 72023375.

Meeting point: At 3.45 pm (15 minutes before the start of the tour) at the Duomo Info point, Piazza del Duomo, 18 (behind the Cathedral).

Duomo tour with Rooftops
The tour starts from the Archaeological Area underneath the Cathedral to discover the Baptistery of St. John and the Church of Santa Tecla. You will see a magnificent example of octagonal early Christian Baptistery and learn about the life in Milan during the Roman Age.

Just a few steps and you will reach the inside of the Cathedral. With its 3400 statues, 55 stained glass windows, beautiful altars and paintings, the Duomo is the most important example of Gothic style in Northern Italy.

The elevator takes you up to the roof, where you will see spires and sculptures from a close-up. Climb the 50 steps to reach highest Terraces and walk near the main spire, which hosts the golden statue of the Virgin. She opens her arms to the whole world.

Tour duration: 1 hour and a half.

     Tuesday, August 2, 2016  3.00 pm (in English)
     Tuesday, August 9, 2016  3.00 pm (in English)
     Thursday, August 11, 2016                        11.00 am (in English)
     Thursday, August 25, 2016  11.00 am (in English)
     Thursday, August 30, 2016  3.00 pm (in English)



Information and reservations:
  tickets cost € 25,00 for adults and € 18,00 for children aged 6-12 and include the guided tour and a Duomo Pass A*. 

Mandatory reservations: from Monday to Friday e-mail visite@duomomilano.it   or call 02 89015321; Saturday and Sunday e-mail  visite@duomomilano.it or call 02 72023375.

Meeting point: 15 minutes before the start of the tour at the Duomo Info point in Piazza del Duomo, 18 (behind the Cathedral).

Walking tour of Milan City Centre with tickets for Duomo and Terraces/Rooftops
Discover Milan and the Duomo with the Veneranda Fabbrica, the organization that for more than six-hundred years has been responsible for the preservation of this beautiful Cathedral. Enjoy this knowledgeable tour with a skilled professional guide and uncover secrets about the history of the city. The tour starts from the Archaeological Area, the Cathedral and the Terraces and then it continues with a walk in the City Centre. Admire the beautiful glass-roofed arcade of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II - one of the first shopping malls in Europe -, the neoclassical facade of La Scala Theatre and visit Piazza dei Mercanti, heart of the medieval city. Head towards Castello Sforzesco, explore its gardens and courtyards and discover the fascinating history of Visconti and Sforza’s families.

Tour duration: 3 hour and a half.

     Sunday, August 7, 2016  2.30 pm (In English)
     Sunday, August 28, 2016                          2.30 pm (In English)


Information and reservations:
 tickets cost € 45,00 for adults and € 38,00 for children aged 6-12 and include the guided tour, the rental of a radio guide and a Duomo Pass A*.

Mandatory reservations: from Monday to Friday e-mail visite@duomomilano.it or call 02 89015321; Saturday and Sunday e-mail visite@duomomilano.it or call 02 72023375.

Meeting point: 15 minutes before the start of the tour at the Duomo Info point in Piazza del Duomo, 18 (behind the Cathedral).

*Duomo Pass A includes access to all areas of the Historical Complex: Duomo, Duomo Museum, San Gottardo Church, Archaeological Area and Terraces by lift.

Guided tour to Duomo, Archaeological Area and Terraces are taken by licensed and skilled tour guides from the Education Department of the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo.

For further information:
Educational Department of the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo – Guided Tours
Phone: +39 02 89015321
visite@duomomilano.it   

Please remind that: once purchased, tickets and cost of the guided tour cannot be refund.

Tickets are valid until 31/12/2016 and you can collect them at Duomo Info Point ticket office. Guided tours cannot be rescheduled.