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Santa Croce Private Tour with a 5-star guide

Florence, Italy

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1 hourMobile & paper tickets accepted

Enjoy an insightful private tour of Santa Croce with a 5-star guide. Visiting the biggest Franciscan church in the world is an incredible experience but without a tour guide, you will deny yourself a unique opportunity to learn the secrets hidden within its walls.

Built in the 13th century Santa Croce became a "Temple of Italian Glory” as Michelangelo Buonarroti, Galileo Galilei and many other famous Italians are buried there.

- Step on Medieval graves and learn why they have sculls and crossbones engraved;
- Learn the mystery about Dante’s empty grave;
- Hear the story how Michelangelo’s body was stolen from Rome;
- Learn all the details of the intricate story of Galileo Galilei and discover the place where he was secretly buried for 100 years;
- Discover the story behind Stendhal’s syndrome.

Enjoy this unique experience with your tour guide, install a dialogue, ask questions, and be ready to hear all the fascinating stories and secrets hidden within the walls of Santa Croce.

What's Included

  • Tickets to Santa Croce church
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • 1-hour tour with a 5 star guide

What To Expect

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Stop At: Santa Croce, Santa Croce, Florence, Tuscany

Inside Santa Croce you will:

- Hear the stories about the biggest Franciscan church in the world and enjoy looking at its marvellous masterpieces;

- Step on Medieval graves of Florentine aristocrats and learn why some of them have sculls and crossbones engraved;

- Learn the mystery about Dante’s empty grave;

- Discover where the Statue of Liberty originates from;

- Hear the story how

The Location

Where To Go

Largo Piero Bargellini, 1, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy


Florence, Italy

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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I have been to Santa...

tullosai | Nov 2021

I have been to Santa Croce a few times before but never with a tour guide and I must say this experience was unforgettable. Irina shared many fantastic stories about this iconic place and the most amazing were the stories about Michelangelo and

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Santa Croce Private Tour with a 5-star guide

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