Self-guided tour of Milan's Duomo with an audio guide

7 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Walking tours Art Things to do for adults Sightseeing Tours Theme Tours Art & Museums Cruises & boat tours Architecture tours Religious & spiritual activities History & heritage Audio Guides Brooklyn Walking Tours

Visit the Duomo independently and uncover its greatest secrets. Explore six centuries of construction history and learn to differentiate between the ancient and the modern.

Highlights

  • Explore the interior of the Duomo in just one hour.
  • Discover the major works of art housed within.
  • Navigate from one exhibit to another using a convenient map, without the need fo
  • Feel free to deviate from the route or return to an interesting masterpiece when
  • Continue exploring the cathedral after the tour concludes.

Description

Explore the interior and crypts of the Duomo with a self-guided tour, accompanied by an audio guide. The TouringBee audio guide app includes a convenient GPS map of the route and audio recordings detailing the cathedral's most fascinating sites and rooms. Simply download the Duomo tour to your smartphone and explore the landmark at your own pace, without the need for an internet connection. During your tour, you will discover: - The duration and reasons behind the construction of Milan's cathedral - The connection between the cathedral and the synchronization of Milanese clocks - Techniques to differentiate between 14th-century stained glass windows and the more recent ones - The statue used by Milanese to frighten children - The inspiration behind the Archbishop of Milan's decision to preserve the crucifixion nail - The criteria for being interred within the Duomo's walls without being a clergy member - The contributions of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo to the cathedral's construction This tour, curated by a professional historian, combines reliable historical facts with intriguing legends. However, it steers clear of being an academic lecture, avoiding tedious lists of dates and specialized terminology. The guide also includes tips for preparing for your visit to the cathedral. Starting with an exploration of the exterior before moving inside, the tour allows you to immerse yourself in the Duomo's splendor at your leisure afterward.

Includes

Audio Guide App for iPhone and Android Offline map with route for easy GPS navigation 21 audio recordings narrated by a professional historian Illustrations to identify the masterpieces Lifetime access to the tour in your preferred language

Important Information

  • You must buy your ticket to the Milan Cathedral in advance

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Gallery

My Guide Book Now! Self-guided tour of Milan's Duomo with an audio guide

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Milan.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Create & Share your own Guide to Milan with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Milan is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Milan

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Milan