can't really miss it, we did not went up because the line to go up was very Long andit was really warm in the sun.
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The beauty of this building is outside, so don't bother joining long queues to make the ascent : that's best left to the ignorant "Theme Park" orientated mass tourists, there's nothing inside except a staircase! That said,with the Baptistery it's probably the most beautiful part...More
I arrived at the bell tower shortly before it opened and got in line behind a few other people. I'd recommend climbing the bell tower early, as it is better than climbing the tower later in the heat and with large crowds of people. There...More
Well worth the climb , you have to be reasonably fit and not be frightened of heights or small spaces. Wear good trainers and light clothes. 3 floors , of great views all over the city, all 4 sides , places to rest. But take...More
As mentioned in title. The climbing was easy as there are many platforms to rest on. The view was quite good but will be best during sunrise/sunset.
We got the Firenze pass which gave us entrance to the tower. We went in the morning to avoid the extreme heat. I rounded the corner to the climb, took one look at the winding stone staircase full of sweaty tourists and immediately felt claustrophobic....More
Climbing Campanile di Giotto was a bit demanding for us, as it involved numerous winding steps, but on the plus side, the Tower has several levels, so climbers can stop at each level, have a rest and admire the view, then continue to the next...More
OK, so I have a problem with winding staircases but I made it all the way to the top and back down, baby! It was worth it. Amazing to think about when this was built, without modern equipment. Great views at the top, and there...More
The best time to avoid a long queue is early morning, but you don't get the best view of the duomo as the sun is rising behind it. Wonderful views of Florence and its hills makes the 400 steps well worthwhile.