Guided Visit to the Cathedral and Cathedral Museum of Siena

Guided Visit to the Cathedral and Cathedral Museum of Siena

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

Lead by your expert guide, the treasures of Siena open for you

Lead by our expert guide, discover Siena Cathedral - one of the most beautiful churches of Christianity – as well as the captivating treasures of Italian art at the the Museo dell'Opera. Your guided tour culminates on the panoramic terrace of the Facciatone of the Duomo Nuovo with its stunning views of Siena and the Tuscan countryside.

Lead by our expert guide, discover Siena Cathedral - one of the most beautiful churches of Christianity – as well as the captivating treasures of Italian art at the the Museo dell'Opera, the Museum of the Cathedral of Siena. Your guided tour culminates on the panoramic terrace of the Facciatone of the Duomo Nuovo with its stunning views of Siena and the Tuscan countryside.

  • Private guided tour of 90 minutes of the magnificent Cathedral of Siena and the Museo dell'Opera, a memorable itinerary through over a thousand years of occidental history.

  • Cost includes the admission tickets and the guide service, available in English and Italian.



  • Maximum 20 people per group.

Opening Hours:

Cathedral Opening Hours:

March 1 – June 14

10:30am – 7:30pm
Sundays and Holidays: 1:30pm – 6:00pm

June 15 – September 15
10.30am – 8:00pm
Sundays and Holidays: 1:30pm – 6:00pm

September 16 – November 1
10:30am – 7:30pm
Sundays and Holidays: 1:30pm – 6:00pm

November 2 – February 28
10:30am – 6:30pm
Sundays and Holidays: 1:30pm – 5:30pm

Museum Opening Hours:

March 1 – June 14
9:30am – 7:30pm
June 15 – September 15

9.30am – 8:00pm

September 16 – November 2

9:30am – 7:30pm

November 3 – February 28
10:00am – 5:00pm

Please Note: Times can vary due to possible extraordinary liturgic activities

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Ticket office closes 30 minutes before the closure of the monument.

Reservations must be made with a minimum of 10 days notice.



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PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive an email with your order summary plus a second email confirming your successful payment. A confirmation email with links to the vouchers will be sent one business day after you place your order (Monday afternoon for orders submitted on Friday and during the weekend). Please make sure that your anti-spam filter does not block automatic emails from [email protected]

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 any time during opening hours on the selected date, if your preferred time is no longer available.

CANCELLATIONS & CHANGES:

For cancellations up to 7 days before the date of the visit: once a confirmation code has been assigned to the reservation, we can refund the cost of unused tickets and guide minus a service fee (reservation fee and online booking fee). Later cancellations and no shows are not refundable. Please note that the reservation fee is non-refundable.


HOW TO REACH SIENA:

BUS LINE FLORENCE - SIENA (SITA):

Click here for information regarding this line

BY CAR:

From the North: A1 Highway - exit Firenze Certosa. Take the Superstrada Firenze Siena - exit Siena Porta San Marco. Follow indications to Il Fagiolone Parking, Strada di Pescaia (checkpoint) and continue until Porta San Marco, where your visit of Siena begins.



From the South: A1 Highway - exit Bettolle. Then take the Raccordo Autostradale Bettolle Siena - entrance Siena West Ring Road - exit Siena Porta San Marco. Follow indications to Il Fagiolone Parking, Strada di Pescaia (checkpoint) and continue until Porta San Marco, where your visit of Siena begins.


 

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!

Price per group:

Regular Season:

Tickets & Guide from 1 to 20 people: € 280.00

Reservation Fee (non-refundable): € 28.00

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