Santa Croce Private Tour


  • Explore Santa Croce on a private tour with an expert guide
  • See famous works of art by Giotto, Donatello, Brunelleschi, and other masters
  • Step inside one the city’s medieval churches and learn about architecture, sculpture, and painting

Full description

Learn how Santa Croce played an important role in the history of the city. See art by Giotto, Donatello, and Brunelleschi and tombs of Michelangelo and Galileo on a private tour with an expert guide.

Step inside a place where history was made. See beautiful art and architecture. Learn about the city’s famous residents at Santa Croce and the contributions they have made to Western civilization on a fascinating private tour.

Discover how the Franciscan monks’ transformed this part of town, which was one of the worst slums of the city, into a cultural hub. Admiring treasures of world art, see how Santa Croce played a role in revolutionizing the art world, paving the way for the Renaissance.

See frescoes by the medieval master Giotto, who was to become an inspiration for generations of artists to follow. See monumental tomb sculptures dating from the Renaissance to the 19th century. 

Explore the grounds of the monastery with the Pazzi Chapel built by Brunelleschi and the monks’ dining hall decorated with one of the earliest Last Supper frescoes in Italian art.

Price Includes

  • Private 1.5 guided tour with a local, expert guide
  • Entrance tickets to Santa Croce Church and Museum
  • Radios with headsets

Price Excludes

  • Hotel pickup and transportation
  • Any personal expenses

From € 45.00


Need Help or have a question?

+ 39 389 931 8401

Meeting point

Meet the guide in Piazza Santa Croce in front of the statue of Dante (on the left side of the church facade). Your guide will be there with a yellow-colored Florence Specialist flag.

What to bring

For children, please bring their passports or ID cards with them

Important information

  • We cannot hold the tour for late arrivals because it would be disrespectful to other guests. If you need more info contact us in advance, not at the last minute.
  • If you show up late or cannot find the meeting point for any reason, refunds will not be issued.
  • Arriving at the right check-in time is the best way to enjoy the experience right from the beginning.
  • Modest clothing is required to enter places of worship; visitors wearing shorts or bare shoulders will be denied access; hats and sunglasses will need to be removed

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