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Michelangelo' House and Santa Croce Basilica Private Tour

Firenze, Italy

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Delve into the art and life story of Michelangelo during a private tour of Basilica di Santa Croce and Casa Buonarroti. Learn about the life of the Florentine master, see his early works and sketches at his family home, and visit the place of his burial over the course of a few hours. All entrance fees and a private tour guide are included.
  • Private tour of Basilica di Santa Croce and Casa Buonarroti in Florence
  • Understand how Michelangelo fit into the Renaissance era and his influence on the development of Western art
  • View early work by Michelangelo at the Casa Buonarroti
  • See the basilica where Michelangelo and other notable Italians are buried
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Professional guide
Private tour
Entrance Ticket Santa Croce Basilica
Entrance Ticket Casa Buonarroti Museum
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Piazza di Santa Croce, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Make your own way to the Piazza Santa Croce to meet your guide.

Walk across the plaza to the Basilica di Santa Croce, which was designed by Arnolfo di Cambio. Inside, see frescoes by Giotto that decorate the Bardi and Peruzzi Chapels, along with the Pazzi Chapels and more. Hear detailed commentary about Michelangelo, who is one of the Italian masters buried at Santa Croce. 

After touring the chapel, continue to the Casa Buonarroti, a museum dedicated to Michelangelo's life. See famous pieces by the artist when he was young, such as 'Madonna of the Steps' and 'Battle of the Centaurs.' Your guide shares stories about the artworks, architecture, and history of the sites throughout your tour.
Stop At:  
Casa Buonarroti
This is the House where Michelangelo lived in Florence, when he was akready famous. Inside are the great sculpures La Madonna della Scala and La Battaglia dei Centauri, carved when he was 16 years old and also his sketches
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Florence Tours by Made of Tuscany
Tour operator
Stop At:  
Basilica of Santa Croce
Basilica Santa Croce, burial place of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Galileo Galilei, Machiavelli, Gioacchino Rossini, and many other Renaissance artists After the Covid-19 the Church will be open just in saturdays and sundays, from 11:00 al to 4:00 pm The Church of Santa Croce will be replaced by the Accademia Gallery or the Medici Chapels, depending on availability
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Church entrance, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Florence Tours by Made of Tuscany

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

Product code: 35344P14

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