How to book tickets for the Siena Cathedral, crypt, baptistery and museum?
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The cathedral complex dominates the skyline of Siena and with this single pass you may explore the whole of it, below ground, the interiors and their history, and a final visit to on high to enjoy some simply jaw-dropping views across Siena and the surrounding Tuscan countryside.
The pass covers: The Duomo di Siena (cathedral), Baptistery of San Giovanni, the cathedral crypt, the cathedral museum, the panoramic terrace of the Duomo Nuovo and the Oratory of San Bernardino. This is NOT a guided tour and does not include the rooftops of the Cathedral.
For the month of July 2015 and then between 18th August and 27th October 2015, the pass also includes access to the famous marble-graffito Pavimento del Duomo, described by Vasari as 'the most beautiful... largest and most magnificent... that was ever made'.
We also offer an extended pass which also includes entrance to The Gate of Heaven - a chance to see the spectacular 'sky' of the the cathedral - a series of splendidly decorated rooms never before open to the public.
You may visit pretty much all year round with opening hours varying according to season - your pass will be valid for three days. You'll need to begin your visit at the cathedral - duomo - (no need to queue, there is a special pickup point for those that have pre-booked), and you'll need to specify a time for that, but for the other places covered by the pass you're free to visit whenever you feel like. Children aged 1 to 10 pay nothing, everyone else needs to pay full price.
We also have a page with visitor information for the Siena Cathedral complex should you fancy some background colour.
Simply select the ideal date for your visit by clicking on the calendar to the left.
Once you've selected a date on the calendar we'll show you the ticket options that are available, one or more of which may be of interest to you.
Siena Cathedral complex, 3 day pass.
The selected date will need to be the date you visit the cathedral; the pass is valid for 3 days and you may visit the other places covered by the pass as you wish.
The opening hours are as shown below. Please note that the ticket office will close 30 minutes before the cathedral closes and therefore this is the last time shown as available for booking.
March 1st - April 30th, 10:30 – 17:30.
May 1st - May 31st, 10:30 – 17:00.
June 1st - October 31st, 10:30 - 18:30.
November 1st - February 28th, 10.30 - 17.
Please note that on Sundays the cathedral is closed until 13.30.
Siena Duomo and The Gate of Heaven
This ticket allows you to freely explore the splendidly decorated rooms of the Gates of Heaven (Porta del Cielo), previously closed to the general public. You can spending up to half-an-hour in the rooftops, and then as much time as you want in the Cathedral (opening hours allowing.)
Your visit to the Gates of Heaven will be on the date specified and you will have to pick up your tickets 15 minutes before the specified start time. The pass is valid for 3 days and you may visit the other places covered by the pass as you wish.
The opening hours are as shown below.
- March 1st - April 30th, 10:30 - 17:30.
- May 1st - May 31st, 10:30 - 17:00.
- June 1st - October 31st, 10:30 - 18:30.
- November 1st - February 28th, 10.30 - 17.
- Please note that on Sundays the cathedral is closed until 13.30.
HOW YOU'LL GET YOUR TICKETS:
To reserve your tickets for the Siena Cathedral complex, just fill out the booking form, supply us with credit card details, and we'll do the rest. Once we confirm your reservation we'll then point you to our secure page, where you can print out your voucher. Print it out, take it with you and present it at the dedicated ticket desk. As simple as that!
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