Florence Santa Croce Church tour
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Florence Santa Croce Church tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the Basilica of Santa Croce, the Temple of the Italian Glories
  • Discover the burial place of some of the most illustrious Italians
  • Find frescos by Giotto and a chapel designed by Brunelleschi
  • Admire the works by Donatello and the monument to Dante Alighieri
What to expect

Visit the Basilica di Santa Croce, also known as the Temple of the Italian Glories because it houses the tombs of some of the most illustrious Italians, such as Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, the poet Foscolo, the philosopher Gentile and the composer Rossini.

Santa Croce is situated on the Piazza di Santa Croce, where the famous soccer game in medieval costumes, the Calcio Storico Fiorentino, takes place here every year in June.

It is the main Franciscan church in Florence and a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church and it's considered to be one of the most important, interesting and beautiful churches in Italy.

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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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Entrance tickets
    • Official guide
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    What's not included
    • Transport to and from the attractions
    Reduced price
    • Child (6-12 years): reduced
    • Infant (0-5 years): free
    Where

    Piazza di Santa Croce, 50122 Florence FI, Italy

    Meeting point:

    In front of the Dante Alighieri statue.

    What to remember
    • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative tour or full refund
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    When
    • Every day at 11.15am, 1.15pm, 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 experience begins.

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