Skip the Line: Basilica of Santa Croce Entry Ticket

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See Basilica of Santa Croce - one Florence's most beautiful churches! Thousands of people visit the church each year - a place that will enrich your faith and understanding of the Florence culture.

Description

Basilica of Santra Croce is the largest Franciscan church in the world and is also known as the Temple of the Italian Glories, as many of the world-renowned scientists, writers and artists such as Galileo Galilei, Ugo Foscolo, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Gioachino Rossini and Leon Battista Albert are entombed there.

The Tablet Video Guide for the Basilica of Santa Croce is available in English, Italian, Spanish, French and German. This video guide is a 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.0 tablet with disposable headphones available at the desk of the Basilica. It has 18 video clips and 200 high-resolution photographs for a 40-minute narrative by the characters of Galileo and Brunelleschi.

Audio guides are available in the same languages from mid-March to mid-November from 9:30 to 16:30, and from mid-November to mid-March from 11:00 to 14:00. Holidays and Sunday afternoon only.

Code of Conduct:

  • Please maintain silence and turn your mobile phones off.

  • Eating, drinking and bringing of pets is not allowed.

  • Art pieces must NOT be touched.

  • Smoking is prohibited.

  • Use of camera flashes and tripods are not permitted.

  • Groups 10 and above must use the whisper audio system (available at the reception).

  • Authorization for professional photographic shoots must be requested from the Archivio dell' Opera di Santa Croce.

Operating Hours

  • Monday to Saturday, from 9:30 to 17:00

  • Sunday and Holidays (January 6, August 15, November 1, December 8) from 14:00 to 17:00

Available Departures

Monday to Saturday, from 09:30 to 16:00: 09:30; 09:45; 10:00; 10:15; 10:30; 10:45; 11:00; 11:15; 11:30; 11:45; 12:00; 12:15; 12:30; 12:45; 13:00; 13:15; 13:30; 13:45; 14:00; 14:15; 14:30; 14:45; 15:00; 15:15; 15:30; 15:45; 16:00

_- *Due to very limited availability, your exact departure time will be assigned to you by the tour operator. This will be selected from the available departures within your selected time frame (E.g. From 09:30 to 12:00). Final schedule will be indicated on your voucher.

- Clients booking the "any departure assigned by tour operator" option will be booked on the timeslot appointed by our local supplier within your chosen date. This option does not give clients the ability to choose their time preference. Please avoid booking other tours that may overlap with the available departures on this day until you have received your confirmed time._

Dress Code

  • Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women.

This product requires booking at least 2 business days in advance.

  • You must bring at least 2 valid identity documents (driver's license, passport, photo id cards - only originals are accepted).

  • After indicating the audio guide option upon booking, a separate confirmation voucher will be issued. You must present these vouchers together at the ticket counter along with valid identity documents. Failure to return the audio guide will result to a 250 EUR fee.

  • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Please make your reservation at least 24 hours before tour date. Bookings cannot be modified, cancelled and is non-refundable.

  • The Complex is open on Easter Monday, May 1 and June 2. The Monumental Complex is closed on the following dates: January 1, Easter Sunday, June 13 (Saint Anthony), October 4 (Saint Francis), December 25 and 26.

  • Your ticket is valid for a single day and one entrance. The Ticket Office closes at 17:00.

  • Tickets must be picked up 15 minutes before confirmed time at the reservations cashier. Guides and escorts are asked to respect this time to avoid crowding and delays at the entrance.


  • Special discount tickets are available for groups of over 15 people. Please inquire.

Includes

  • Audiovisual guide (optional)

  • Admission
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Skip the Line: Basilica of Santa Croce Entry Ticket

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Schedule

Starting time: 09:30 - 14:14 (Show more)
  • 09:30

    Exchange Your Voucher for a Ticket at the Museum's Ticket Office

  • Basilica of Santa Croce

    Explore one of the most beautiful churches in Florence, the Basilica of Santa Croce. It's known as the Temple of the Italian Glories, as many significant artists, writers and scientists are buried here including Michelangelo Buonarroti, Galileo Galilei and Gioachino Rossini.

  • Monumental Complex

    Your ticket gives you access to the treasures of the Monumental Complex which includes the Basilica, the Cloisters, and the Museo dell'Opera. In here, you can admire the many original works of art created for the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore.

  • End

    Leave at the Time of Your Choosing

  • 12:15

    Exchange Your Voucher for a Ticket at the Museum's Ticket Office

  • Basilica of Santa Croce

    Explore one of the most beautiful churches in Florence, the Basilica of Santa Croce. It's known as the Temple of the Italian Glories, as many significant artists, writers and scientists are buried here including Michelangelo Buonarroti, Galileo Galilei and Gioachino Rossini.

  • Monumental Complex

    Your ticket gives you access to the treasures of the Monumental Complex which includes the Basilica, the Cloisters, and the Museo dell'Opera. In here, you can admire the many original works of art created for the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore.

  • End

    Leave at the Time of Your Choosing

  • 14:14

    Exchange Your Voucher for a Ticket at the Museum's Ticket Office

  • Basilica of Santa Croce

    Explore one of the most beautiful churches in Florence, the Basilica of Santa Croce. It's known as the Temple of the Italian Glories, as many significant artists, writers and scientists are buried here including Michelangelo Buonarroti, Galileo Galilei and Gioachino Rossini.

  • Monumental Complex

    Your ticket gives you access to the treasures of the Monumental Complex which includes the Basilica, the Cloisters, and the Museo dell'Opera. In here, you can admire the many original works of art created for the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore.

  • End

    Leave at the Time of Your Choosing

  • (For Check-In) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy) Time: 09:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy)

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy) Time: 09:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy)

  • (For Check-In) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy) Time: 12:15:00

  • (For Check-Out) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy)

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy) Time: 12:15:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy)

  • (For Check-In) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy) Time: 14:14:00

  • (For Check-Out) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy)

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy) Time: 14:14:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy)

Price & Options

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • Confirmed time is not always the same time you requested; the venue automatically confirms the closest available time on the same date if requested time is sold out.

  • Flash photography is not permitted inside the museum.

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • Please print the second official and approved voucher from the activity provider and bring it on the day of your tour.

  • Printed voucher by activity provider

  • A valid government-issued photo ID

  • No mini skirts

  • No clothing that exposes a large amount of skin

Requirement(s) - Others
  • Participants 12 years old and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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