The Educational Services of the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano offer a rich programme of guided tours allowing visitors to discover the Cathedral, the heart and the symbol of the city, and the Milanese to find out more about their Cathedral. An interesting opportunity to discover, having fun, the most famous stories the but also some unpublished details.
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 approx.
Information and reservations: tickets’ cost is € 26,00 for adults and € 18,00 for children aged 6-12 and includes guided tour, radio headset and Duomo Pass A*.
Mandatory reservations: from Monday to Friday e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ;Saturday and Sunday e-mail email@example.com or call 02 72023375.
Meeting point: 15 minutes before the visit starts at Sala delle Colonne in Piazza Duomo 14/A
Please note that in the unlikely event of weather-related closures of the Terraces, the guided tour will include Duomo Museum, Cathedral and Archeological Area
♦ AUGUST 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 13, 15, 18, 19, 20, 22, 25, 26, 27, 29 at 3.00 PM
♦ SEPTEMBER 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, 26, 29, 30 at 3.00 PM
♦ OCTOBER 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 at 3.00 PM
♦ NOVEMBER 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 at 3.00 PM
Please note that in the unlikely event of closures of the Cathedral for liturgical, extraordinary and organizational reasons, the guided tour will include Duomo Museum, Archeological Area and the Terraces.
To help you make the most of your visit, while respecting the Duomo di Milano monumental complex and other visitors, we invite you to discover what the Duomo is all about and how you can help us preserve it.
Enjoy your visit!