Santa Croce Basilica Tour: Mausoleum of Florentine Geniuses

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Explore the Basilica of Santa Croce. Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the largest Franciscan Church in the world and discover how it has become the Mausoleum of Florentine Geniuses.

Highlights

  • 1,5 hour guided tour with an expert guide
  • Discovery of the history and architecture of largest Franciscan Basilica
  • Visit to the tombs and monuments of Florentine geniuses, including Michelangelo

Description

Immerse yourself in a 1,5 hour tour of the Santa Croce Basilica, an engaging and history-rich experience in Florence. After a walking tour to explore the surrounding area, you will enter the majestic basilica, which is the largest Franciscan church in the world. Once inside, you will immediately be captivated by the magnificence of the architecture and the sacred atmosphere that pervades the place. Santa Croce is not only a place of worship but also an important cultural and artistic center. It is famous for becoming the Mausoleum of many Florentine geniuses, including Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei, Niccolò Machiavelli, and many others. Through a guided tour, you will have the opportunity to discover the tombs and monuments dedicated to these great figures of Italian and world history. During the tour, our expert guide will provide insights into the artworks and the historical significance of the basilica, allowing you to fully understand its meaning and cultural heritage. Whether you are a history, art, or religion enthusiast, this tour offers a memorable experience that will leave you enchanted by the beauty and grandeur of Santa Croce.

Includes

1,5 hour guided tour with an expert guide. Headsets. Entrance Tickets.

Important Information

  • Shoulders, knees and chest must be covered.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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