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Where to stay near Santa Croce

Exploring Santa Croce

Just east of the Duomo, laid-back Piazza Santa Croce is dominated by its monochrome church. The neo-Gothic façade of the Basilica di Santa Croce guards the tombs of famous dead like Michelangelo and Machiavelli. Walk under the silent cloister archways to Museo dell'Opera di Santa Croce to see Florence Nightingale’s graceful monument. Take Via Antonio Magliabechi south to the National Central Library, which holds a copy of every book published in Italy.

Accommodations near Santa Croce

There is a range of options for all travelers. The most popular hotel in Lungarno del Tempio is the Canto degli Aranci, which has been booked 5 times from our verified guests. Our guests also highly recommended Flospirit - Apartments Largo Annigoni in Lungarno del Tempio as it has been reserved 5 times.

Sightseeing near Santa Croce

- Basilica of Santa Croce

The basilica of the Holy Cross is the main Franciscan church of Florence. It is located on the Piazza by the same name, and is best known for its Florentine artwork and its tombs of illustrious dead, including Michelangelo, Galileo and Machiavelli.

- Uffizi Gallery

Housed in one of the ancient ruling Medici family’s finest palaces, the Uffizi is one of the world‘s great galleries for its renowned collection of Renaissance artworks as well as artifacts from the Roman and other classical antiquity periods. Make sure to get your tickets in advance to avoid the long lines.

Transportation near Santa Croce

Florence’s international airport is the main air arrivals hub for millions of visitors every year. Links with the city and its hotels are by taxi or bus, with a journey time of around 20 minutes. The ancient centre of the city is totally pedestrianised except for residents with driving permits, but is easy to access via bus or taxi. If you’re planning on staying adjacent to the district, exploring its wonders on foot is perfectly feasible.