Florence Santa Croce Church Tour
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Florence Santa Croce Church Tour

Availability: From Monday to Sunday
Duration: up to 1 hour
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit the Basilica di Santa Lucia, the Temple of the Italian Glories
  • Burial place of several Florentine and Italian masters such as Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo Galilee, Rossini and more
  • Find frescos by Giotto and a chapel designed by Brunelleschi
  • Admire the works by Donatello and the monument dedicated to Dante Alighieri, author of the Divine Comedy
What to expect

The tour starts in the main square, where the famous soccer game in medieval costumes, the Calcio Storico Fiorentino, takes place here every year in June.

You will then go on to visit the Basilica di Santa Croce, the main Franciscan church in Florence, Italy, and a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church. It is situated on the Piazza di Santa Croce. It is the burial place of some of the most illustrious Italians, such as Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, the poet Foscolo, the philosopher Gentile and the composer Rossini, thus it is known also as the Temple of the Italian Glories.

Santa Croce is considered to be one of the most important, interesting and beautiful churches in the whole of Italy. This unique structure houses the tombs of several Florentine and Italian masters such as Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo Galilee, Rossini and other important historical personalities. Here you will find frescos by Giotto, a chapel designed by Brunelleschi, works by Donatello and a monument dedicated to Dante Alighieri, author of the Divine Comedy.

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What's included
  • Entrance tickets
  • Official guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Transport to and from the attractions
Reduced price
  • Child (6 -12): reduced
  • Child (0-5): free of charge
Where

Piazza di Santa Croce, 50122 Firenze FI

Meeting point:

In front of the Dante Alighieri statue.

What to remember
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
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When
  • From Monday to Sunday at 3.00pm
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Provider
StarFlorence
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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