The Church of Santa Croce and the church of Santa Maria Novella - suggested : 3 hours tour

Santa croce church tour

PRICES

Up to 7 pax: Euro 50,00/h
From 8 to 15 pax: Euro 60,00/h
Full-day rate: on request
Minimum: 2 hours
Prices are per tour and not per person.

For groups including more than 15 pax: quotation on request.

Entrance Tickets are not included in the rates.
For some museums (such as Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery) during the high season, I suggest booking in advance ( reservation cost is 4,00 euro per person) to avoid long lines.

Rates are for the guide service.
For any other request, there will be a specific quotation.

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DESCRIPTION

Santa Maria Novella was the Dominican friers basilica.

Santa Croce the Franciscan friers one.

And even between friars, there was competition and both wanted to be represented by an important church.

Indeed the 2 churches are full of important masterpieces.

In Santa Croce, we will see a beautiful crucifix made by Giotto, the Trinity of Masaccio, the garden where the friars used to meet.

Santa Croce Church is considered the Pantheon of Florence: many important artists, politicians, and writers who lived in Florence are buried here.

And any tumb is made by an important artist.

We will see the tumb of Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei, Vittorio Alfieri.

In both churches, we will see also frescos made during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance painted at the request of the important families of Florence.