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Entrance and Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica

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Firenze, Italy

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Discover the long and important history of Florence’s Santa Croce Basilica, and learn how it earned the nickname ‘Temple of the Glories of Italy.’ Best known as a mausoleum housing the remains of Italian luminaries including Michelangelo, Dante and Galileo, the basilica is also home to many gems of Renaissance art. Get the most out of your visit and hear the legends that surround this house of worship from an expert English-speaking guide.
  • Guided tour of the 15th-century Santa Croce Basilica in Florence
  • Discover the long and fascinating history of the world's largest Franciscan church
  • Visit the final resting place of Michelangelo, Dante, Galileo and other famous Italian figures
  • Admire masterpiece of devotional art by Giotto, Brunelleschi and Donatello
  • See ornate chapels and the restored church cemetery
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Guided tour with an official local guide
Earphones for larger groups
Monolingual guided tour
Entrance ticket
Transportation to/from attractions
Tips (tips in Italy are optional but welcomed if you liked the service)

Departure Point

Piazza di Santa Croce, 16, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that visitors are asked to behave and dress appropriately and observe silence in the Church
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Keys Of Italy / Florence

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  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Santa Croce Tour
, Jan 2019
Santa Croce is a dream, but my guide never arrived that day so which reason I don´t intend to book such tours ever again !!
Exemplary tour! Knowledgeable and...
Mark F M
, Oct 2016
Exemplary tour! Knowledgeable and pleasant guide, wonderful architecture and historic notes.
We were the only couple on our...
, Sep 2016
We were the only couple on our private tour with Anthony as our guide. We had Anthony as our guide the day before at the Uffizi Gallery. The tour was fascinating. The Basilica was beautiful inside and out. So much history.
Had a great guide and were lucky...
, May 2016
Had a great guide and were lucky enough to be the only 2 that had signed up for the tour that day. The Basilica was full of monuments to the famous Italians buried in the basement. Well worth the time.
Adoramos o tour, a guia Alessandra...
, Aug 2017
Adoramos o tour, a guia Alessandra foi incrível! O lugar vale a pena ser conhecido se você tem mais alguns dias em Florença.

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