An amazing view - walking on the Duomo Rooftops

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€ 38.00 - 1 hrs



Tour Details

Get the chance to see a fantastic panoramic view over the city, and beyond, to the distant “ring” of Alps surrounding Milan. Enjoy an amazing and unique (there are no other churches in the world offering this opportunity) experience walking on the ROOFTOPS of the majestic DUOMO CATHEDRAL: it’s definitely worth the Tour!

3500 statues (more than any other Cathedral in the world)
135 spires
The possibility to “touch and enter inside” the Gothic style of the Duomo
An exciting breath taking skyline of Milan
A unique experience: walk on the roof of the church
A stunning atmosphere.


What you can expect

The Tour will start in front of the main central door of the Cathedral, where you will meet our licensed English speaking Tour Guide who will give you an entertaining introduction to the monument. Then, you will use the elevator to head up the steepest part of the Cathedral’s stairs to reach the first terrace, saving you 200 steps! The roof consists of a system of sloping and accessible terraces, with connecting walkways and stairs. This lets you reach and almost touch all the flying buttresses, crockets, spires and statues. Walking through them you will see the breath taking skyline of Milan, and your Guide will explain you all the building that you could admire from the top (the dome of the Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery, the San Siro Stadium, the Martini’s Terrace, the new modern district of Milan,…), witnessing the life of the city in constant movement and evolution.


Legally licensed English speaking Tour Guide
Smaller groups: interact with your own Guide
No queues: skip-the-line and access guaranteed to the terraces
Confortable and fast elevator for the most steep stretch to the top
Audio headsets provided (if you are more than 10 people)
What to do in Milan: tips and suggestions for your stay in the city
No bad surprises: the price is “all inclusive”.

Dress code: During the hot days wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun; the staircase to reach the highest terrace is particularly narrow and with smooth marble: use confortable shoes, preferably with rubber sole.
Walking tour.
The rooftops are not accessible to people with disabilities.
Prams & strollers are not allowed on the rooftops.
On the terraces there are neither toilet facilities, nor coffee bars: bring water with you.
Food & Drink are not included.
NB. In the rare case of excessive bad weather, the terrace may be closed for safety reasons: in this case the ticket will be refunded.

 Will you enjoy?
  • "The guide was extremely informative and the view spectacular! The experience would not have been the same without her background knowledge."

    Thomas M - 2017-06-14

  • "Chiara was wonderful as a guide. She has the right amount of humour and information. She was great. And the Duomo Rooftop was amazing. Gave a bird's eye view of Milan and the Piazza. Chiara narrated some interesting stories of the rooftop. Would very trongly recommend this tour with Chiara as the guide."

    Sanjiv Jhaveri - 2017-04-14

  • "Brilliant!!! The best choice! Seeing up close the intricate details of the workmanship as well as the stunning vistas from the rooftop was so worth the climb. There is a lift part of the way but still a lot of stairs. Our guide broke the climb into manageable bites with lots of photo opportunities along the way. Should not be missed."

    Marye - 2017-04-07

  • "Very good! Very friendly and excellent female guide! "

    Gisela – Austria - 2017-03-29

  • "“Absolut empfehlenswert!” Larissa ist total nett und hat mit großem Engagement alles sehr gut erklärt. Die Tour ist überaus beeindruckend. "

    Gabriele – Germany - 2017-03-23

  • "“Einmaliges Erlebnis” Den Besuch bei Sonnenuntergang zu erleben ist ein ganz besonderes Erlebnis... "

    GetYourGuide Customer - Switzerland - 2017-03-10

  • "This was a very informative tour. The weather was perfect so the sunset was lovely. Don't turn up with a bottle of wine or similar as you have to go through a security check and you will loose it. We really enjoyed this tour."

    Russell W - 2017-03-10

  • "“Different surprising tour with an excellen guide” Our guide Tonnatella was marvelious. She knows a lot and can tell you the histoury and details of the roof. "

    Carina – Netherlands - 2017-02-22

  • "We got there 15 minutes late. They were very accommodating and we quickly joined the group. The experience was more than the breathtaking views, it was interesting history, great stories, and interesting details you would have missed out on if not for the passionate guide, Ludwig. I don't think anyone should miss this tour if you come to Milan. It is a mix of the new and old, a taste of the culture, with some fabulous picture taking opportunities."

    Chris R - 2017-02-09

  • "the city and duomo look spectacular at this vantage point. the guide was knowledgeable and shared heaps of information with us. highly recommend. wear flats!"

    E peco - 2017-01-12

  • "A beautiful experience with some incredible views of the Milan nighttime sky. We were given lots of information about various architectural points throughout the roof of the cathedral."

    Rebecca M - 2016-12-27

  • "“Interessant. Unkomplizierte Buchung. Nette und kompetente Führung.” Empfehlenswert."

    GetYourGuide Customer - Switzerland - 2016-12-26

  • "My guide was very knowledgeable and did a wonderful job."

    Anna U - 2016-12-06

  • "This was a very interesting and amazing tour . Very special view of the city and the secrets of the Duomo roof."

    Renata G - 2016-11-17

  • "“Worth giong” Nice girl advised very interesting new for me facts "

    Arina – Moscow, Russia - 2016-10-28

  • "“Must do ! in Milano” English guided toproof-tour. Well organized tour around the Dome and Up to the top with many detailed and interesting explanation. Our Guide "Charles" was excellenct prepared and no question was unanswered. "

    Lars – Porta Westfalica, Germany - 2016-10-16

  • "Fantastic scenery and such a stunning rooftop and experience"

    Symon.thompson - 2016-10-14

  • "“Enjoy so much” Beatrice explained all in details. Excellent. It is worthed to join this tour. "

    Julie – Sydney, Australia - 2016-10-08

  • "V knowledgeable and friendly guide. V exciting experience. Luckily a v clear sunny evening and views fantastic."

    Mr V S J - 2016-10-03

  • "Everything went well on the day of our rooftop experience. Directions to where to meet and time left turned out perfectly. Very informative tour guide and views were terrific and breathtaking. It was difficult to walk the last very steep and narrow 59 steps but very well worth it once you got there. I was very skeptical I could do this at first but so very glad I did."

    Michael B - 2016-09-17

  • "“Top ob the Top” Interessant, gut präsentiert und einfach Klasse "

    Klaus – Germany - 2016-08-27

  • "“Tolle Tour!” Wir haben die Tour mit zwei Kindern (8, 6) gebucht. Während den kids das Abenteuer auf einem Kirchendach rumzulaufen besonders gefiel, erfreuten wir uns an den detaillierten historischen Erläuterungen unserer Tour-Guidin. Sehr informativ und interessant, großartige Ausblicke. Dauer etwa 90min. Kein Anstehen am Lift. Sehr empfehlenswert auch für Familien. "

    Straßlach-Dingharting Germany - 2016-08-22

  • "Great tour to boldly go where most people do not go, the rooftop ! And what an amazing experience!!!! Our guide was so fun and knowledgeable about her tour. Thank you for this great experience!!!"

    Michael F - 2016-08-22

  • "Beautiful view and very informative guide."

    Diannecresswell - 2016-07-11

  • "“Awesome” I would highly recommend to anyone who wants an in depth view of the church. Love it. "

    Randall – United States - 2016-07-02

  • "Magnificent view of Milan and very educational about the construction of the Duomo. Gives you a great perspective if the Duomo and of the entire City."

    Thomas S - 2016-03-15

  • "Great view of Milan!"

    Aurelia G - 2016-01-31