Discover the man and the artist

If you are passionate about Michelangelo, his life and his masterpieces, this is your tour. A walk through his city which will enable you to discover a more intimate side of the man, his life and work.
  • Basilica di Santa Croce

Duration: 3 hours

Period: All year round except Mondays, 1st Jan and 25th Dec

Languages: Italian or English

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N.B. Medici Chapels: Open only in the morning in Winter. Closed on 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. Santa Croce: Closed on Sunday morning and other religious holidays.

Description:
We will visit the Galleria dell’Accademia, which houses the largest number of sculptures by Michelangelo, including the world famous “David” and “I Prigioni” or “Slaves” his beautiful unfinished sculptures made for Julius II tomb in Rome.
From there, we go on to the Medici Chapels, part of the San Lorenzo church complex which houses the crypt, the mausoleum of the Medici grand-dukes, the Cappella dei Principi and the awe-inspiring New Sacristy where Michelangelo executed two of the most famous Medici tombs.
We will end in Santa Croce “Pantheon of Italian Glories”, where Michelangelo Buonarroti, Galileo Galilei and Machiavelli are buried. One of Brunelleschi’s most perfect architectural creations, the Pazzi Chapel, is located in a lovely cloister here.

What is included:
Private walking tour with Chiara or Adri
Accademia Gallery, Medici Chapels and Santa Croce priority tickets reserved by us
Santa Croce church with skip the line entrance

Not included:
Museum tickets to be paid directly to the museum
Anything not specified in the above itinerary

Meeting point:
Your hotel in central Florence or other location if you are transferring from out of Florence

Time:
9,00 am or 1,30 pm

Rates:
Please contact us. Our tours are personalized and rates vary according to number of participants

Discounted rates for families
10% discount for multiple bookings

Tips:
This is a walking tour, please wear comfortable shoes!

All of our tours are private and customized so we can be flexible regarding meeting point as long as centrally located, and timed according to season and type of tour.