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Tickets to Siena Cathedral

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  • Head into the stunning Siena Cathedral, a grand Duomo located in the heart of Tuscany.
  • As you walk through one of the finest cathedrals in all of Christendom, begin your hunt for artistic treasures by world-renowned artists like Michelangelo, Donatello, and Bernini.
  • At the Piccolomini Library, you'll witness a rare example of a unified decoration from the 16th century, adorned with Pinturicchio frescoes.
  • At the Baptistry of San Giovanni next, gasp at the Baptismal Font, known to be one of the greatest monuments of Renaissance sculpture.
  • Spiral down into the Crypt and make an appearance at the Museo dell'Opera, where frescoes and Italian art will continue to marvel you.
  • Wind up your experience by climbing up to the terrace of the unfinished façade from where you will catch unmatched panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside.
  • Head into the stunning Siena Cathedral, a grand Duomo located in the heart of Tuscany.
  • As you walk through one of the finest cathedrals in all of Christendom, begin your hunt for artistic treasures by world-renowned artists like Michelangelo, Donatello, and Bernini.
  • At the Piccolomini Library, you'll witness a rare example of a unified decoration from the 16th century, adorned with Pinturicchio frescoes.
  • At the Baptistry of San Giovanni next, gasp at the Baptismal Font, known to be one of the greatest monuments of Renaissance sculpture.
  • Spiral down into the Crypt and make an appearance at the Museo dell'Opera, where frescoes and Italian art will continue to marvel you.
  • Wind up your experience by climbing up to the terrace of the unfinished façade from where you will catch unmatched panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside.

Inclusions

  • Entry into the Siena Cathedral
  • Access to the Piccolomini Library
  • Access to the Baptistry of San Giovanni (optional)
  • Access to the Crypt (optional)
  • Access to the Museo dell'Opera (optional)
  • Access to the terrace atop the unfinished façade (optional)

Exclusions

  • Access to the Gate of Heaven (roof of the Cathedral)
  • Guided tour
  • Please dress appropriately when embarking on this tour, since the Cathedral is a place of worship. Sleeveless shirts are not allowed, and your shoulders and knees must be covered when you enter.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 3 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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OPA SI Pass to Siena Duomo Complex with Audio Guide

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  • Uncover the secrets of Siena's Duomo Complex with the OPA SI Pass, which gives you 3 days to explore its incredible history and art with an audio guide.
  • Step into the Piccolomini Library, where ancient manuscripts will amaze you, and admire the Gothic facade and intricately designed floor inside the cathedral.
  • Access the Crypt, a hidden gem where the Chapel of Saint John the Baptist, 13th-century frescoes, and archaeological remains whisper the tales of faith.
  • Admire Donatello's artwork at Museo dell'Opera and the walls adorned with frescoes with biblical narratives at Baptistry of San Giovanni.
  • The cathedral's facade, adorned with black and white stripes creates a stunning visual effect, and learn more about it with your immersive audio guide.
  • Uncover the secrets of Siena's Duomo Complex with the OPA SI Pass, which gives you 3 days to explore its incredible history and art with an audio guide.
  • Step into the Piccolomini Library, where ancient manuscripts will amaze you, and admire the Gothic facade and intricately designed floor inside the cathedral.
  • Access the Crypt, a hidden gem where the Chapel of Saint John the Baptist, 13th-century frescoes, and archaeological remains whisper the tales of faith.
  • Admire Donatello's artwork at Museo dell'Opera and the walls adorned with frescoes with biblical narratives at Baptistry of San Giovanni.
  • The cathedral's facade, adorned with black and white stripes creates a stunning visual effect, and learn more about it with your immersive audio guide.

Inclusions

  • Entry to the Siena Duomo Complex
  • Access to:
  • Siena Cathedral with uncovered floor
  • Piccolomini Library
  • Museo dell'Opera
  • Crypt
  • Baptistry of San Giovanni
  • Audio guide
  • Valid for 3 days
  • Tip: Catch scenic views of Siena surrounded by the Tuscan rolling hills from theFacciatone viewpoint.
  • Please dress appropriately on this tour since the Cathedral is a place of worship. Sleeveless shirts are not allowed, and your shoulders and knees must be covered when you enter.
  • The Cathedral is accessible via a dedicated ramp on the building's left-hand side.
  • Please note there is free entry for children up to 6 years of age, residents of the Municipality of Siena, accredited journalists, disabled people with companion, students of University of Siena and University for Foreigners, Parish groups of the Archdiocese of Siena with a letter from the Parish Priest.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 3 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Combo: Siena Duomo Tickets + San Gimignano Museum Pass

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  • Discover the best artistic, historical, and religious treasures of Siena with this value-for-money combo ticket.
  • Walk through the vaunted halls of Siena Cathedral, one of the finest cathedrals in all of Christendom.
  • Keep an eye out for spectacular works from the likes of Michelangelo, Donatello, and Bernini.
  • Upgrade your ticket to enjoy access to the full Duomo complex, including the Piccolomini Library, Museo dell'Opera, the Crypt, and the Baptistry of San Giovanni.
  • Explore the entire complex of the Civic Museums at your own pace with the 2-day San Gimignano Museum Pass.
  • Uncover priceless relics from the Etruscan and Roman periods at the Museo Archeologico.
  • Go up to the top of the tallest tower in San Gimignano, the 14th-century Torre Grossa.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking frescoes in the San Gimignano Duomo, and be amazed by Raffaele De Grada's landscape paintings at the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art.
  • Discover the best artistic, historical, and religious treasures of Siena with this value-for-money combo ticket.
  • Walk through the vaunted halls of Siena Cathedral, one of the finest cathedrals in all of Christendom.
  • Keep an eye out for spectacular works from the likes of Michelangelo, Donatello, and Bernini.
  • Upgrade your ticket to enjoy access to the full Duomo complex, including the Piccolomini Library, Museo dell'Opera, the Crypt, and the Baptistry of San Giovanni.
  • Explore the entire complex of the Civic Museums at your own pace with the 2-day San Gimignano Museum Pass.
  • Uncover priceless relics from the Etruscan and Roman periods at the Museo Archeologico.
  • Go up to the top of the tallest tower in San Gimignano, the 14th-century Torre Grossa.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking frescoes in the San Gimignano Duomo, and be amazed by Raffaele De Grada's landscape paintings at the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art.

Inclusions

Duomo of Siena

  • Entrance to the Cathedral of Siena
  • Access to the Baptistery of San Giovanni (optional)
  • Access to the Piccolomini Library (optional)
  • Access to the Crypt (optional)
  • Access to the Museo dell'Opera (optional)
  • Access to the terrace on the unfinished facade (optional)

San Gimignano Museum Pass

  • Entrance to all Civic Museums (Palazzo Comunale - Pinacoteca - Torre Grossa; Archaeological Museum - Spezieria di Santa Fina - Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art; Church of San Lorenzo in Ponte)
  • Admission to the Duomo and the Museum of Religious Art

Exclusions

  • Access to the Gates of Heaven (roof of the Cathedral) of Siena Cathedral
  • Guided tour
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Combo: Siena Cathedral, Museum of Brunello di Montalcino & Pienza Pass

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  • Book this combo ticket now to unlock a trio of unforgettable experiences: Siena Cathedral, Museum of Brunello di Montalcino, and Pienza Pass.
  • Explore Siena Cathedral's artistic treasures, from Michelangelo to Bernini including Montalcino's wine history with an audio guide.
  • See the Museum of Brunello di Montalcino, Temple of Brunello, Sant'Agostino Church complex, and Civic and Diocesan Museum Collections.
  • Immerse yourself in history with Pienza Pass exploring the Palazzo Piccolomini and Garden.
  • Delve deep appreciation for history with visits to the Cathedral, Crypt, Labyrinth, Palazzo Borgia – Diocesan Museum with a free audio guide.
  • Book this combo ticket now to unlock a trio of unforgettable experiences: Siena Cathedral, Museum of Brunello di Montalcino, and Pienza Pass.
  • Explore Siena Cathedral's artistic treasures, from Michelangelo to Bernini including Montalcino's wine history with an audio guide.
  • See the Museum of Brunello di Montalcino, Temple of Brunello, Sant'Agostino Church complex, and Civic and Diocesan Museum Collections.
  • Immerse yourself in history with Pienza Pass exploring the Palazzo Piccolomini and Garden.
  • Delve deep appreciation for history with visits to the Cathedral, Crypt, Labyrinth, Palazzo Borgia – Diocesan Museum with a free audio guide.

Inclusions

Museum of Brunello di Montalcino

  • Access to Temple of Brunello
  • Audio guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Entry to Sant'Agostino Church complex
  • Entry to the underground Archaeological Museum
  • Access to Civic and Diocesan Museum Collections

Pienza Pass

  • Access to Palazzo Piccolomini and Garden
  • Entry to the Cathedral
  • Access into the Crypt and Labyrinth
  • Access to Palazzo Borgia: Diocesan Museum
  • Audio guide

Siena Cathedral

  • Entry into the Siena Cathedral
  • Entry to the Piccolomini Library (if available)
  • Entry to the Baptistry of San Giovanni
  • Ticket to the Crypt (if available)
  • Visit to the Museo dell'Opera
  • Entry to the terrace atop the unfinished façade

Museum of Brunello di Montalcino

  • Tip: Avail more knowledge on the Oro Di Montalcino app about the attractions you'll visit.

Pienza Pass

  • Tip: Don’t miss out on spending time admiring the preserved artworks at the Diocesan Museum located inside the Bishop's Palace.
  • Included with this pass is a free audio guide available in English, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, and more.

Siena Cathedral

  • Tip: Don't forget to admire the stunning ceiling and intricate details above you. The interior of Siena Cathedral is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture.
  • Please note that this ticket does not include access to the Gate of Heaven on the Cathedral's roof or guided tours.
  • Dress appropriately when visiting the Siena Cathedral, as it is a place of worship and sleeveless shirts are not permitted. Shoulders and knees must be covered during entry.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Day Trip to San Gimignano, Siena, Monteriggioni & Chianti with Lunch & Wine Tasting from Florence

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  • Depart from Florence in an air-conditioned coach to explore the four beautiful Tuscan gems of San Gimignano, Siena, Monteriggioni, and Chianti.
  • Take in the wonderful view of the famed Tuscany hills as you make your way towards San Gimignano.
  • Follow your expert tour leader through this walled town which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for tall towers, lovely frescoes, and valuable works of art.
  • Next, visit Monteriggioni, a charming medieval village encompassed by famous walls that have remained intact to this day.
  • Enjoy a short scenic ride on your way to a cozy Chianti winery. Explore its cellars and vineyards, before you relish the taste of 3 fine Chianti wines with balsamic vinegar.
  • Follow your wine-tasting experience with a 3-course typical Tuscan lunch, including “zero food miles”. End your meal with the delicious "cantucci e vin santo".
  • Later, make your way to Siena and meet the professional local guide who will help you discover the best sights of the city.
  • Walk through the narrow medieval streets as you see historic shops and important landmarks including Basilica of San Domenico, Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, and Siena Cathedral.
  • Upgrade your ticket to enjoy a guided tour of Siena Cathedral and Libreria Piccolomini with skip-the-line access.
  • Depart from Florence in an air-conditioned coach to explore the four beautiful Tuscan gems of San Gimignano, Siena, Monteriggioni, and Chianti.
  • Take in the wonderful view of the famed Tuscany hills as you make your way towards San Gimignano.
  • Follow your expert tour leader through this walled town which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for tall towers, lovely frescoes, and valuable works of art.
  • Next, visit Monteriggioni, a charming medieval village encompassed by famous walls that have remained intact to this day.
  • Enjoy a short scenic ride on your way to a cozy Chianti winery. Explore its cellars and vineyards, before you relish the taste of 3 fine Chianti wines with balsamic vinegar.
  • Follow your wine-tasting experience with a 3-course typical Tuscan lunch, including “zero food miles”. End your meal with the delicious "cantucci e vin santo".
  • Later, make your way to Siena and meet the professional local guide who will help you discover the best sights of the city.
  • Walk through the narrow medieval streets as you see historic shops and important landmarks including Basilica of San Domenico, Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, and Siena Cathedral.
  • Upgrade your ticket to enjoy a guided tour of Siena Cathedral and Libreria Piccolomini with skip-the-line access.

Inclusions

  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi
  • Licensed English or Spanish-speaking tour escort
  • Access to the cellars and vineyards 
  • 3-course typical Tuscan lunch in a Chianti Winery
  • Tasting of 3 different Chianti Wines, balsamic vinegar, and 'vin santo'
  • Skip-the-line entry to Siena Cathedral and Libreria Piccolomini led by a professional local guide (optional)
  • Guided visit in Siena with a local professional guide (optional)
  • Florence
  • San Gimignano
  • Monteriggioni
  • Lunch in Chianti
  • Siena
  • Tip: It's possible to walk along the 2176-metre perimeter of the second circle of the city walls that mark the historical centre of San Gimignano.
  • Please note that the order of the visits may change.
  • Photography is allowed.
  • Note: From November to March, the itinerary does not include the stop at Monteriggioni and the return to Florence is approx 30 minutes earlier
  • From Nov to Mar, the guided walking tour is available in both English and Spanish.
  • From Apr to Ooc, the guided walking tour will be monolingual and will be available in English and Spanish, depending on the option selected.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Siena Cathedral | Gothic grandness left unfinished

The Siena Cathedral, also known as the Duomo of Siena, is a significant religious landmark in the city. Renowned for its spectacular interiors and unique marble flooring, the Siena Cathedral is famously incomplete, boasting a breathtaking facade that abruptly stops midway. Read on to learn about its grandiose, unrealized plans, which tickets to book and how to visit.

Things to know before booking Siena Cathedral tickets

  • Note that the Duomo complex comprises the Baptistery, the Crypt, the Piccolomini Library and the Museum besides the cathedral. Only few tickets grant access to these adjoining areas of the cathedral, so opt in for them at the time of booking to make the most of your trip.
  • The Siena Cathedral’s floor is a vision unto itself. However, it is open for visitors to view only during select times of the year. Consider booking tickets during those times (usually during June to October) to view this masterpiece.
  • If you’re looking for a short excursion from Florence, opt for the day trip that takes you to Chianti, Monteriggioni and San Gimignano besides the Siena Cathedral.
  • If you’ve got time to spare or are keen to immerse yourself in the rich history of this iconic cathedral, do consider the OPI SA Pass that’s valid for 3 days. The best part – it comes with an audioguide. 
  • If you didn’t get enough of the Gothic grandeur of the Siena Cathedral, get combo tickets and visit San Gimignano, known as the city of ‘Fine Towers’ and feast on the skyline it offers. 

Why Visit Siena Cathedral?

Siena Cathedral Tickets
  • Siena Cathedral is the most important church in the city, built in honor of the Virgin Mary by Pope Alexander IV back in 1255 A.D. The cathedral was built in an area that used to house a small chapel, called the "Old Cathedral of Siena.” Siena's Old Cathedral also served as the seat of the Bishop of Siena until 1549.
  • It has seven sets of double doors with bronze panels depicting the stories of the New Testament. The cathedral also has 77 large stained glass windows created by many different artists, attracting tourists to see them up close.
  • Built in the early Gothic style, it has a structure that is based on two churches. The exterior of Siena Cathedral includes architectural details such as pilasters, rustications, and archivolts.

Which Siena Cathedral ticket is best for you?

Siena Cathedral Tickets

If you're on a budget or short on time

Go for: Entry tickets
Duration: Flexible

  • Explore this Gothic and Romanesque architectural gem at your own pace. Linger at frescoes, gaze up at stained glass windows and look down at the marvelous mosaics as you make your way through Siena Cathedral.
  • Gain optional entry to Baptistry, Crypt, Museum and terrace of the unfinished facade.

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If you want an in-depth experience

Go for: Siena OPA SI Pass tickets
Duration: 3 days

  • Explore the bejeweled richness of Siena Cathedral’s ornate exteriors and interiors at length with this 3-day pass.
  • Dedicate each day to a different segment of the church, its Baptistery, Crypt and more.

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Siena Duomo Complex OPA SI Pass

If you want to explore Tuscany further

Go for: Combo tickets; day trips
Duration: Up to 11 hours

  • Visit San Gimignano, a neighbouring town known for its towers, or head to Pienza with the Pienza Pass and explore Palazzo Piccolomini and Garden. Visit the Museum of Brunello di Montalcino, the temple of Brunello and more to enjoy a full Tuscan experience.
  • Enjoy lunch and wine tasting beautiful vineyards in Chianti.

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Discounted Tickets

The following can enter the cathedral free of charge:

  • Children up to 6 years of age
  • Siena municipality residents and born
  • Journalists
  • Disabled visitors (+ one carer per visitor)
  • Clerics of both genders
  • Students of University of Siena and University for Foreigners of Siena
  • Parish groups of the Archdiocese of Siena with a letter from the parish priest

Cancelation Policy

Most tickets will be fully refunded if they are canceled 3-24 hours before the experience begins. 

Explore Siena Cathedral

Baptistery
Cathedral Museum
Cathedral Crypt
Piccolomini Library

Access: Optional, included in some tickets

Built between the 1310s and the 1320s, the construction of the interior was largely performed under Camaino di Crescentino and was completed about 1325. Immerse yourself in the spiritual aura of the Baptistery, featuring a hexagonal baptismal font adorned with sculptures by Donatello and Jacopo della Quercia.

Access: Optional, included in some tickets if available

Founded in 1869, housed in the north aisle of the 'New Cathedral', Museo dell'Opera is the oldest private museum of Italy. Museo dell'Opera also displays Sienese paintings, sculptures, textiles, goldsmith's work, processional banners, tabernacles, artworks, and historical items related to Siena Cathedral and its history.

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The area beneath the Cathedral chancel, called the Siena Cathedral Crypt, is a must-see for tourists visiting Siena Cathedral. The crypt was rediscovered in the late 20th century, throwing new light on the artforms of the 13th century. The crypt contains beautiful wall paintings and frescos that are well-preserved to this day.  

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Built adjacent to the Siena Cathedral, the library contains over 200 manuscripts housed in Siena Cathedral, some of which date back to the 12th century. Along with other rare books, Siena's illuminated choir books are also held and conserved at the Piccolomini Library, including some of the famous books and manuscripts.

Highlights of the Siena Cathedral

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Architecture

The Architecture of Siena Cathedral flaunts Italian Gothic architecture with Romanesque and Classical influence. The front façade has three portals, while the interior includes five naves and a dome. The cathedral also features ribbed vaults, while the inside walls are decorated with architectural details such as pilasters, rustications, and archivolts.

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Facade

The facade of the Siena Cathedral is one of its most fascinating features. Each of the cardinal points has its own distinctive work of art and architecture. Of the four facades, the west facade stands as a true example of Sienese workmanship, as it combines French Gothic elements with Tuscan Romanesque and Classical architecture.

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Paintings

The paintings at the Siena Cathedral offer an overview of the Sienese art and the culture of Italy from the 13th to 19th century. It houses several paintings, the most famous of which is the "Madonna del Voto" or "Madonna of the Vow.” The painting is a fresco cycle that was created by Sienese painters Duccio di Buoninsegna, Simone Martini, and Ambrogio Lorenzetti. The cycle depicts the Virgin Mary making a vow to protect Siena from future disasters.

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Floor

It is a highly decorated marble floor, unique of its kind in Italy as it consists of 56 panels in different sizes. The marble mosaic inlay and graffito floor cover the whole floor of the cathedral, making it Italy's most ornate interior building. The marble was sourced from nearby Carrara and Verona. About forty artists and craftsmen created the floor from the 14th to the 16th centuries.

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Sculptures

Siena Cathedral has many sculptures that Nicola Pisano created. The pulpit of Siena Cathedral is also attributed to Nicola Pisano, but it was later finished by his son. The 'Pulpit of the Saints' features 7 reliefs that depict scenes from the life of Christ and the stories of Siena's patron saints. 'St. John the Baptist' by Donatello and Michelangelo's 'Pietà' are some of the famous works housed at the Cathedral.

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Choir

The Siena Cathedral Choir is a highlight of the cathedral that tourists should not miss. The choir has thirty-eight inlays, and the woodwork by Fra Giovanni da Verona is a spectacular work of art. It was built in the early Gothic style and is a beautiful sight to see.

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Stained glass windows

Siena Cathedral has 77 large stained glass windows created by many different artists, attracting tourists to see them up close.  One of the famous artworks at the Siena Cathedral is the rose window that Duccio di Buoninsegna designed.

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Roof

The roof of Siena Cathedral is open to visitors, and it provides panoramic views that can be enjoyed from the top. The roof is made up of different materials such as terracotta, lead, marble, and copper. Named at the "gate of heaven,” visitors get to walk above the nave to enjoy a view of the Cathedral and the outside from a unique vantage point.

Plan your visit to Siena Cathedral

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Cathedral, Piccolomini Library, Museo dell’Opera, View from the New Cathedral Façade, Crypt, Baptistery 

November 1 – March 31:

  • Weekdays: 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Cathedral on Sundays and public holidays: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

December 1 (Patron Saint Day):

  • Cathedral: 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM (last admission at 2:30 PM)
  • Rest of the complex: Open until 5:00 PM (last admission 4:30 PM)

December 26 – January 6:

  • Weekdays: 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Cathedral on Sundays and public holidays: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Cathedral on Saturdays and eves of public holidays: 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Cathedral Floor Viewing:

  • June 27 to July 31 and August 18 to October 18, 2023
  • Weekdays: 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM (Opera Museum: 9:30 AM – 7:30 PM)
  • Cathedral on Sundays and public holidays: 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Mass timings

Weekdays at the Chapel of Our Lady of the Vow: 9:30 AM

Holidays and days preceding holidays:

  • 8:00 AM
  • 11:00 AM
  • 12:15 PM
  • 6:00 PM (Summer: 6:30 PM)

During the periods when the floor is uncovered, Holy Masses are conducted at the church of the Santissima Annunziata:

  • Weekdays: 9:30 AM
  • Holidays: 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
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Address: Piazza del Duomo, 8, 53100 Siena SI, Italy

Find on map

  • By train: Freccialink Service
    Nearest station: Siena Station 
  • By bus: 60N, 131, 506, S10, 584
    Nearest stop: San Domenico
  • By car: Exit at the Siena Ovest and head to Parcheggio Duomo car park, or leave the motorway at Siena Sudand to head for the Parcheggio Il Campo car park.
    Nearest car parks: Parcheggio Duomo (900m away), Parcheggio Il Campo (650 m away)
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  • Wheelchair-accessible ramp on the left-hand side of the cathedral
  • Guided Tours
  • Educational Tours
  • Bookshops

Please note that the Siena Cathedral Museum, Crypt, and the Baptistry are currently lacking provisions for disabled access.

  • Visit early to not just beat the crowd, but appreciate the stained glass windows in their soft beauty of the warm light.
  • Don't miss the Piccolomini Library. This stunning library is decorated with frescoes by Pinturicchio, and it's a must-see for any art lover. It also documents the life and times of Pope Pius II.
  • Explore the Opera del Duomo Museum. This museum houses a collection of sculptures and paintings from the cathedral, including Donatello's famous bronze statue of David.
  • Climb the Duomo. For an unforgettable view of Siena, climb the 463 steps to the top of the Duomo.

Since the Siena Cathedral is a place of religious interest, shoulders and knees must be covered while visiting. Sleeveless clothing, shorts, etc. are not permitted.

  • La Pietre Vive: To enjoy simple rustic pleasures of farm cooking with fresh produce, head to La Pietre Vive for a sumptuous meal. 
  • Osteria del Gusto: Featuring fine Sienese cuisine, Osteria del Gusto also uses fresh produce to make local delicacies.
  • Panificio Il Magnifico: For melt-in-your-mouth biscuits and rich pastries, Panificio Il Magnifico has earned its name as a renowned and reliable bakery in Siena.

Beyond

San Gimignano

With its skyline being a captivating sight to behold, San Gimignano is adorned with 14 medieval towers that stand as a testament to the town's rich history. Each tower tells a story of rivalry among noble families striving for prestige.
Distance: 44.1 km

Museum of Brunello di Montalcino

Tucked away in the charming town of Montalcino, the Museum of Brunello di Montalcino offers a captivating journey into the art and heritage of Tuscany's celebrated wine.
Distance: 15.5 km

Museum of San Pietro

 From intricate sculptures to vibrant frescoes, each work of art within San Pietro Church reflects the artistic prowess of Siena's renowned craftsmen. Visit the Diocesan and Civic Museums of the Museum of San Pietro. Take your time to admire the details that bring these creations to life.

Distance: 26.8 km away

Frequently asked questions about Siena Cathedral tickets

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Siena Cathedral tickets are available at varying price ranges starting from €9, with each ticket offering a special feature to help you enjoy an exceptional experience at the site.

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Yes, you can avail of discounts on Siena Cathedral tickets by purchasing them online. The following categories of people are also eligible for discounts: Children up to 6 years of age, Siena municipality and residents, journalists, guests with disabilities and their carer, clerics of both genders, Students of University of Siena and University for Foreigners of Siena, Parish groups of the Archdiocese of Siena with a letter from the parish priest.

What is the cancelation policy of Siena Cathedral tickets?

Siena Cathedral tickets can be canceled 3-24 hours before the experience begins in order to receive a full refund.

What is the Siena Cathedral dress code?

Make sure to dress appropriately to respect the decorum of Siena Cathedral. Shoulders and knees must be covered while inside the cathedral.

How long does it take to visit Siena Cathedral?

It usually takes around an hour to visit Siena Cathedral. However, if you want to explore the museum in detail, it is advisable to spend more time.

Is Siena Cathedral wheelchair accessible?

Yes, Siena Cathedral is wheelchair accessible. There are ramps available for visitors. However, it should be noted that Siena Cathedral is a very large church and some parts of it may not be accessible to people in wheelchairs, like the Crypt, Museum and Baptistery.

What are Siena Cathedral's attractions?

Siena Cathedral, besides being a religiously significant attraction, also draws visitors to witness its beautiful architecture, sculptures, paintings, and artworks. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Is Siena Cathedral worth visiting?

Yes, Siena Cathedral is worth visiting as it is an important church in the city, built in honor of the Virgin Mary by Pope Alexander IV back in 1255 A.D. Known for its architectural beauty, it houses several famous sculptors, paintings, and artworks attracting visitors worldwide.