Giotto and his pupils

He converted the art of painting from Greek to Latin and brought in the modern era
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In the Basilica of Santa Croce it is possible to admire the novelties introduced by Giotto and to follow their evolutions in the works of his pupils

  • Giotto
    • Peruzzi Chapel: Scenes from the life of Saint John the Evangelist and from the life of Saint John the Baptist
    • Bardi Chapel: Scenes from the life of Saint Francis
  • Taddeo Gaddi
    • Baroncelli Chapel: Scenes from the life of the Virgin
    • The Refectory: the Last Supper and Tree of the Cross
    • The Sacristy: Crucifixion
  • Agnolo Gaddi
    • Castellani Chapel: histories of Saint Nicholas of Bari and Saint John the Baptist, Saint Anthony Abbot and Saint John the Evangelist
  • Giovanni da Milano
    • Rinuccini Chapel in the Sacristy: Scenes from the life of the Virgin and from the life of Mary Magdalen

Opening Hours and tickets price


Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm. Last entrance at 5:00pm
Sunday and religious holiday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Closed on 1st January, Easter, June 13th, October 4th, December 25th and 26th
Full price ticket Euro: 6,00
Reduced price ticket: Euro 4,00 11-17 years old, school groups and groups over 15 people. Whisper system rental included. Reservation recommended for groups
Family ticket: Euro 6,00 each parent, free for children under 18
Free entrance: for Florence citizens, kids under 11, people with disabilities and their companion, teachers with school groups
Combined ticket Basilica Santa Croce and Casa Buonarroti: 8,50 Euro

Note: whisper system request for groups tour, you can directly rent them at the Basilica

Opening hours and tickets price: last updated on 1st September 2011