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Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica
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Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica

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  • English English
  • 1 hour

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

Dress Code

To enter the Santa Croce Basilica you must cover your shoulders and knees.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Adults Children between 6 and 12 years old Children under 6 years old
Tour in English
US$ 49
US$ 24.50

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 49
  • Children between 6 and 12 years old

    US$ 24.50
  • Children under 6 years old


More Information


1 hour.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Professional English speaking guide.

Entry to Santa Croce Basilica.


When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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 still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.



US$ 49
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

Next to the Dante statue, Piazza Santa Croce


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.