Santa Croce Audio Tour: Art, Faith & Spirituality of a Real Italian Pantheon

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1 km
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Duration 2h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

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Hosted by Rolf
$9.62
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore a real Italian Pantheon at your own pace being guided by an in-app audio tour
  • Walk through a unique Franciscan church and discover the best of it: art, faith and spirituality
  • Learn about beautiful chapels, monumental tombs, a sacristy and refectory
  • Hear captivating stories from a local guide who created this digital tour
Explore one of the most special churches in Florence at your own pace and guided by an in-app audio tour created by a local guide! Note! This tour DOES NOT include an entrance ticket but may be used anytime during the church's opening hours: Mo-Sa 09.30 am - 5.30 pm., Sun: 12.30 - 5.45 pm. Buy the ticket (€9) at the office counter next to the entrance on the left side of the church. The tour starts on the square in front of the church and ends in an amazing monks' dining room. As you walk through the church, you will uncover the stories of amazing Renaissance art, Franciscan faith, and spirituality. You'll see wonderful things like the Church with a typical floorplan, a devout Sacristy, richly decorated family chapels, and a Refter. Most of them contain fresco cycles, amazing paintings, and Renaissance sculptures. Discover a perfect-sized Pazzi chapel, the Cimabue Cross, and the Franciscan monks' dining room which is truly one of a kind. Last but not least: At the big nave are all kinds of monumental tombs of Italy's greatest characters like Dante, Machiavelli, Galileo Galilei, and Michelangelo! Note! Opening hours: Mo-Sa 09.30 am - 5.30 pm, no admission after 5 pm. Sunday and religious holidays: Epiphany (6-jan), Assumption (15 aug), All Saints (1-nov), Immaculate Conception (8-dec): from 12.30 - 5.45 pm.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route with step-by-step navigation through the church
  • Offline functionality, audio narration, photos, and written text explanations
  • Entrance ticket to the church is NOT included! Buy it on-site (€9)
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

Piazza di Santa Croce, 16
Piazza di Santa Croce, 16

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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Meet the host, Rolf
On WeGoTrip since 2019
My passion is the art and the stories behind it. I love telling stories. Previously as an editor for the national Dutch television but now as a professional art historian.

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