Discover the beautiful Tuscan church, originally dating back to 1212, that hosts a great amount of artistic wealth with this Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica.
Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica
At the agreed time we'll meet in the Piazza Santa Croce. Here, we'll marvel at the imposing facade of the temple and go inside the basilica to begin our guided tour.
As we enter from the left side of the building, our guide will help us understand the enormous wealth it holds. We'll begin to see some of the first works of art, such as the sculpture that pays homage to the writer Giovanni Battista Niccolini.
We'll take a guided tour around the most beautiful chapels of the temple and see works by artists such as Giotto, with his frescoes, and Donatello, who made the huge crucifix of the high altar. The Santa Croce Basilica is famous, not only for its immense artistic wealth and its enormous size but also for the many illustrious figures who rest eternally within its walls, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo Galilei, Rossini.
After visiting the main areas and the sixteen chapels of the church, the guided tour of the Basilica of Santa Croce will end by entering the crypt and admiring the bell tower.
To enter the Santa Croce Basilica you must cover your shoulders and knees.
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Tour in English
Children between 6 and 12 years oldUS$ 23.40
Children under 6 years oldFree
A minimum of 2 people is required to book the activity.
Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
Professional English speaking guide.
Entry to Santa Croce Basilica.
When to book?
You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
You don’t need to print any tickets or receipts for this activity. The organizer will have a list with the people who have signed up, so all you have to do is give your name.
Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
Next to the Dante statue, Piazza Santa Croce