Guided Tour: Cathedral and Cathedral Museum of Siena

You'll discover one of the most beautiful churches of Christianity â?? as well as the treasures of Italian art at the Museo dell'Opera.

Overview

Private guided visit of 90 minutes of the magnificent Cathedral of Siena, a memorable itinerary to discover yourself and the truth through culture and art, the result of over a thousand years of occidental history.

Cost includes the entrance ticket and the guide service, available in English and Italian.

Maximum 20 people per group.

Opening hours:

Cathedral:

March 1st – June 14th 10:30 – 19:30 - Sundays and Holidays 13:30 - 18:00
June 15th – September 15th 10.30 – 20:00 - Sundays and Holidays 13:30 - 18:00
September 16th – November 1st 10:30 – 19:30 - Sundays and Holidays 13:30 - 18:00
November 2nd – February 28th 10:30 – 18:30 - Sundays and Holidays 13:30 - 17:30

Museum:

March 1st – June 14th 9:30 – 19:30
June 15th – September 15th 9.30 – 20:00
September 16th – November 2nd 9:30 – 19:30
November 3rd – February 28th 10:00 – 17:00

Times can vary due to possible extraordinary liturgic activities.

Cashier closes 30 minutes hour before the closure time.

Reservation must be made at least 10 days before.

Save time in ordering! Add into your basket all the museum tickets you want, then fill the form and send the request.

Before making your eservation, please, read the Ordering Informations

IMPORTANT NOTICE: After succesfully completing a reservation, you will receive two e- mails: the copy of your order (immediately after submitting your order) and the confirmation mail (one working day after). In order to receive them, please make sure you insert your e-mail address correctly and check that your anti-spam filter or antivirus are not blocking mails from our address [email protected] Special attention for AOL, Comcast and Sbcglobal.net mailbox users. Vouchers will also be available, aftre one business day from the request, at the page http://www.weekendinitaly.com/get_vouchers2.php

PLEASE NOTICE: Confirmed time is not always the same time you requested; museum automatically confirms the closest available time (any time) on the same date if requested time is sold out.

Cancellations and changes:
Once a visit is confirmed, it can be canceled up to 7 days before and refunded cost of tickets and guide (not the reservation fee); later cancellations and no shows are no refundable.

HOW TO REACH SIENA:

BUS LINE FLORENCE - SIENA (SITA): Click here for information regarding this line


From North: A1 Highway - exit Firenze Certosa; then, Superstrada Firenze Siena - exit Siena Porta San Marco. Follow indications to Il Fagiolone Parking, Strada di Pescaia, to make the checkpoint and continue until Porta San Marco, where passengers will be able to make the visit of Siena.

From South: A1 Highway - exit Bettolle, then, Raccordo Autostradale Bettolle Siena - entrance Siena West Ring Road - exit Siena Porta San Marco

Before You Book

PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive two emails. The first email contains your order summary (this one you receive immediately after placing your order), the second email confirms your successful payment (one business day after placing the order). In order to receive these two emails, please make sure that you enter your email address correctly and check that antispam or antivirus filters do not block emails from our [email protected] address. Users of AOL, Comcast and Sbcglobal.net need to pay special attention to this, please. Vouchers will also be available, one business day after the request, at your dashboard.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The museum or attraction will automatically confirm the closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, if your preferred time is no longer available.

Guided visit to the Cathedral and the Museo dell\'Opera of Siena

Our expert tour guides will introduce you to the Cathedral of Siena, one of the most beautiful of Christianity. A veritable treasure chest of art, it holds sculptures by Nicola and Giovanni Pisano, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Bernini, plust splendid frescoes by Pinturicchio in the Piccolomini Library. As part of your guided tour you will experience the etched and inlaid marble floor that is one of the most ornate of its kind in Italy. Giorgio Vasari called it “the most beautiful, largest, and most magnificent floor ever made.”

The guided tour continues inside the Museo dell’Opera where your guide will introduce you to some of the most captivating treasures of Italian art, including the famous Majesty by Duccio di Buoninsegna - the largest altarpiece ever made - the delicate Golden Rose by Bernini, the Madonna with the Child by Donatello, and the moving crucifix by Pisano.

Finally, the tour culminates on the panoramic terrace of the Facciatone of the Duomo Nuovo where you will be able to enjoy beautiful and fascinating views of Siena and the Tuscan countryside. The panoramic terrace of the Duomo Nuovo is definitely the place for your Siena photo shoot!

Cancellation Policy

Once a confirmation code has been assigned to your reservation, we can refund the cost of unused tickets, also for no-shows, minus a service fee (reservation fee and online booking fee).

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