Discover Santa Croce's masterpieces

The treasures of Santa Croce

Qualified guides accompany you on your discovery of the masterpieces in the complex. You will be able to admire Giotto's frescoes and the large 16th century altarpieces, to collect your thoughts in front of the monumental tombs of the great and good – Michelangelo, Galileo and Machiavelli. It will also be an opportunity to rediscover the Sacristy with the Crucifix by Cimabue which we have just reopened to the public.

Please note: Tours are available in Italian and last 60 minutes. The itinerary is only partly accessible to visitors with impaired movement due to the presence of steps. 

The tours are currently in promotion at the special price of 6 euros.
You can buy the guided tour directly together with the ticket at our online ticket office.

Admission includes priority access to the complex, a guided tour and carefully sanitised audio systems.

Private tours
Private tours can be arranged in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Japanese. For further details, please write to us at