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  • Address: Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence 50122, Italy
  • Hours: Mon - Sat: 9:30am - 5pm, Sun and holidays of obligation: 1pm - 5pm
  • Admission: Adults: € 5

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Santa Croce Basilica Tours

Work on this beautiful basilica began in 1294, though the facade and bell tower are 19th-century additions. The world's largest Franciscan church, it houses 16 chapels and famous frescoes by Giotto.

On the inside, the church is a classic example of Tuscan Gothic. Take a walk around the immense and lofty interior to spot Michelangelo’s tomb by Vasari, the Giotto frescoes in the Peruzzi Chapel, the Gaddi frescoes, porcelain details by della Robbia, and work by Donatello.

Along with Michelangelo, other famous names buried or commemorated in Santa Croce include the Renaissance architect Alberti, Galileo, Ghiberti, Machiavelli, Marconi, and Dante.

Practical Info

Santa Croce is in the south-eastern section of central Florence, an easy stroll east from Piazza della Signoria.

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Santa Croce Basilica entrance ticket, Florence, null
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Santa Croce Basilica entrance ticket

When in Florence make sure you see one of the historic beauties of Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. This single ticket gives you access to the ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 1 to 2 hrs

From USD $13.36
Entrance and Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica, Florence, Attraction Tickets
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Entrance and Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica

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Enjoy a small group tour (maximum of 15 people) of the Basilica of Santa Croce, known as the Temple of the Glories of Italy. As a mausoleum for important ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 78 minutes (approx.)

From USD $59.34
Galileo Galilei Private Science Tour of Florence, Florence, Cultural Tours
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Galileo Galilei Private Science Tour of Florence

A tour with a sight to Florence and a view up, to the stars! Tour dedicated to honour the father of science from Florence, Galileo Galilei, following the ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $105.62
Uffizi, Accademia and Santa Croce Basilica Guided Tour, Florence, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Uffizi, Accademia and Santa Croce Basilica Guided Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 28 Reviews

Your friendly, informative guide will take you on a tour of the most famous Florentine points (Historical centre) of interest.

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 6 to 7 hrs

From USD $140.03
Livorno Shore Excursion: Pisa Leaning Tower and Florence Day Trip, Livorno, Skip-the-Line Tours
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Livorno Shore Excursion: Pisa Leaning Tower and Florence Day Trip

Private shore excursion from the port of Livorno to Pisa and Florence to visit The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Florence’s Duomo and the Basilica of Santa ...  Read more

Location: Livorno, Italy
Duration: Flexible

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Livorno Shore Excursion: Pisa and Florence Private Day Trip, Livorno, Ports of Call Tours
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Livorno Shore Excursion: Pisa and Florence Private Day Trip

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When your cruise ship docks in Livorno and you have only a single day to see the surrounding Italian towns of Pisa and Florence, you’ll need a privately guided ...  Read more

Location: Livorno, Italy
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

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Livorno Shore Excursion: Pisa and Florence Shared Small-Group Tour, Livorno, Ports of Call Tours
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Livorno Shore Excursion: Pisa and Florence Shared Small-Group Tour

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Join this small-group shore excursion from Livorno to Pisa and Florence. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, drive along the countryside to discover ...  Read more

Location: Livorno, Italy
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

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Florence Sightseeing Tour for Kids and Families with Local Guide, Florence, Ports of Call Tours
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Florence Sightseeing Tour for Kids and Families with Local Guide

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Enjoy a 2.5 hour engaging walking tour for families and kids through the streets and squares of Florence with an expert guide who will show you the wonders of ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $34.41
Florence Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Local Guide, Florence, Kid Friendly Tours & Activities
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Florence Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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This 2 hour walking city tour will take you to the highlights of the city of Florence led by a local expert guide.  This tour is a great introduction to the ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $29.67
Florence Street Food and Sightseeing Tour with a Local Guide, Florence, Walking Tours
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Florence Street Food and Sightseeing Tour with a Local Guide

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Fun, informative and tasty 3 hour food and sightseeing tour through the center of Florence led by a professional local guide. You will sample delicious street ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.84

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