Santa Croce Church

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible

Francis of Assisi

You can visit:

  • The leather district of Santa Croce
  • The Basilica with:
    • Bardi and Peruzzi Chapels frescoed by Giotto
    • Dante, Michelangelo, Machiavelli and Galileo funerary monuments
    • The leather school
    • The Pazzi Chapel by Brunelleschi: The new concept of space in Renaissance architecture
    • Opera di Santa Croce Museum

Opening Hours and tickets price

Monday-Saturday: 9.30am-5.30pm. Last entrance at 5pm
Sunday and religious holiday: 1pm-5pm
Closed: January 1, Easter, June 13, October 4, Christmas, December 26

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 10 February 2012