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Florence: Santa Maria Novella Entry Ticket & Audioguide

Florence: Santa Maria Novella Entry Ticket & Audioguide

From £13.06 per person

Santa Maria Novella, a unique combination of Gothic and Renaissance architecture, was referred to by Michelangelo as his bride. Skip the lines waiting to enter this iconic site, learn about its history with a multimedia guide, and admire its art.

About this ticket

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Valid 1 day
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Audio guide included
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Santa Maria Novella , the first great basilica in Florence
  • Avoid the wait with your skip-the-line admission ticket
  • Admire the works of artists such as Botticelli, Brunelleschi, and Vasari
Full description
The complex of Santa Maria Novella dates from the early decades of the 13th century, following the settlement in Florence of the first Dominican friars. It gradually expanded in size and importance during the following centuries. Your 1-hour visit to the Basilica and Cloisters of Santa Maria Novella will be enhanced with a multimedia guide in the form of a 7-inch tablet that provides fascinating audio-video narration with images in high definition and spectacular 3D re-creations. Learn about an important chapter in the history of Florence and discover the works of the greatest artists of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, including Giotto, Masaccio, Filippo Brunelleschi, Paolo Uccello, Domenico Ghirlandaio, and Filippino Lippi.
Includes
  • Santa Maria Novella admission ticket
  • Multimedia guide
  • Tour guide
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Participants

Date

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Go straight to the ticket office at Piazza della Stazione 4 to exchange your GetYourGuide voucher for the official ticket. Once inside the basilica you will pick up the multimedia guide. The indicated starting time is mandatory.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please note that you will be asked to leave a valid ID at the ticket office in order to pick up the multimedia guide
  • Please also be aware that the date and time slot you choose is binding once booked. You will be refused entry if you do not respect the allotted entry time
  • Multimedia guides are the same for both children and adults
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 117 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Service
    4.2/5
  • Organization
    4.1/5

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Surely it is to be visited with an audio guide .. rather well done and pleasant to listen to. In covid time I preferred to book but by purchasing admission and audio guide on the spot I would have saved € 4/5. A bit complex to understand the tour of the various cloisters but overall it deserves.

11 September 2021

We were lucky not to meet many people inside. The church is impressive, but it didn't hurt to take the audio guide, which by the way, was very complete. Although the visit says that it is 1 hour, I think you have to take a little more time to not see everything running, stopping and dedicating each section a while.

18 August 2019

Audio guide was very informative!

The tour with the audio guide through the impressive church was very detailed and informative! Merely exchanging the voucher for the tickets turned out to be difficult, since the staff in the tourist information center was not very helpful or was already unfriendly. A lady (the 4th try) was very friendly and helped us. It was nowhere to be seen where we could exchange the GetYourGuide tickets, it definitely needs to be improved. Nobody could be reached by phone.

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3 September 2017

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