Highlights of Florence with Santa Croce (3 Hours)
The Best Spots in Florence
DURATION: UP TO 3-HOURS
Take in a tour of Florence with an exclusive stop at one of the city's most celebrated churches. Begin your tour in the beautiful Piazza del Duomo with your own private tour guide. Here, you will admire the iconic Battistero (Baptistery of Saint John), the famous Giotto's Bell Tower, and Brunelleschi's Dome.
Your knowledgeable guide will show you the very old city center Piazza della Repubblica and the Orsanmichele Church. Continue along to Piazza della Signoria, the political center of Florence, and the impressive Palazzo Vecchio. You will walk past the Uffizi Gallery and along the Arno River for a spectacular view of Ponte Vecchio.
Your final stop will be to the Basilica of Santa Croce, the largest Franciscan church in Italy dating back to 1294. Inside the church are the tombs of Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei, Macchiavelli, and Ghiberti. Santa Croce also houses several masterpieces by Cimabue, Giotto, Donatello, Brunelleschi, and Vasari.
This 3-hour tour includes stops at:
- Piazza del Duomo
- Piazza della Repubblica
- Piazza della Signoria
- Palazzo Vecchio
- Basilica of Santa Croce
Pick-Up/Drop-Off: Our guide will pick you up from your Florence City-Centre Hotel, or other central location in Florence (Santa Maria Novella Rail Station, etc). Your tour will conclude at a point within the city-centre, where your guide may assist with instructions to return to your hotel or recommend further sightseeing opportunities or dining options.
Includes: Private English-speaking guide for 3-hours, pre-reserved entrance ticket to the Basilica of Santa Croce.
Excludes: Guide Gratuity, Extra Hours, Taxis/Local Transportation (if needed)
This tour is not available on Sunday mornings.
- Modest attire is required – knees and shoulders must be covered.