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Skip-the-Line Tour of Accademia Gallery and Dorsoduro District

Skip-the-Line Tour of Accademia Gallery and Dorsoduro District  - Venice, Italy

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Venice, Italy

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$62.69

This small group, 2 hour guided visit to the Accademia Gallery will allow you to discover some unique locations within Venice that are relatively unknown, combined with a narration of their long history and lasting charm. Visit the Accademia Gallery, then head to the Accademia Bridge Campo San Barnaba, Ponte dei Pugni, onward to the San Sebastiano area, leading to this tour's conclusion at San Trovaso, 

The tour will start with the Accademia Gallery, one of the most famous museums in Venice, located in the charming Dorsoduro district, next to the Accademia Bridge.

The Accademia Gallery in Venice is composed of three different buildings: The Scuola Grande of St ... More info ›

This small group, 2 hour guided visit to the Accademia Gallery will allow you to discover some unique locations within Venice that are relatively unknown, combined with a narration of their long history and lasting charm. Visit the Accademia Gallery, then head to the Accademia Bridge Campo San Barnaba, Ponte dei Pugni, onward to the San Sebastiano area, leading to this tour's conclusion at San Trovaso, 

The tour will start with the Accademia Gallery, one of the most famous museums in Venice, located in the charming Dorsoduro district, next to the Accademia Bridge.

The Accademia Gallery in Venice is composed of three different buildings: The Scuola Grande of St. Mary of Charity, the Gothic church bearing the same name, and the Palladian corridor of the convent of the Lateran Canons. The guided tour allows you to get a comprehensive overview of the museum and the main art works kept inside. Each offers an interesting overview of Venetian paintings ranging from the 14th to 18th centuries: Giovanni Bellini, Vittore Carpaccio, Giorgione, Jacopo Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese, and Titian onward to Giambattista Tiepolo and the great landscape painters of the 18th century. In addition to several sacred works, you can also have the chance to view the testimonies about the life and customs of the Venetian past, including genre scenes by Pietro Longhi and the veduta of Guardi and Bellotto.

After the visit to the Accademia Gallery, the tour continues with a guided walk through the Santa Croce and Dorsoduro districts, beautiful areas generally not included in the typical tourist itinerary of Venice.

You will walk through Campo San Barnaba, Ponte dei Pugni and the San Sebastiano area, leading up to San Trovaso, where you will admire one of the last squeri that still operate in Venice. The squero is a small shipyard where gondolas - the symbol of Venice - are built. Here, you can see from the outside one of the most hallmark locales of Venice listening to the explanations of our local guide!

The tour ends at San Trovaso. Before returning to your hotel, we recommend you continue your visit of the Dorsoduro district independently, to the nearby Fondamenta delle Zattere, which offers a splendid view of the canal and the island of Giudecca. Or simply stroll along the quiet alleyways of the district to admire the fascinating everyday life of a city where time seems to have stopped centuries ago.

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St Mark's Basilica Skip the Line Ticket

St Mark's Basilica Skip the Line Ticket - Venice, Italy

Duration: 10 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$3.76

Access St Mark’s Basilica avoiding the long line usually present at the entrance at a very cheap price per person (free for children up to 5 years old), admire the priceless treasures enshrined in the city's most famous church and marvel at its Byzantine architecture.

The Skip the line entrance ticket will let you enter St. Mark’s Cathedral, located at the eastern end of St ... More info ›

Access St Mark’s Basilica avoiding the long line usually present at the entrance at a very cheap price per person (free for children up to 5 years old), admire the priceless treasures enshrined in the city's most famous church and marvel at its Byzantine architecture.

The Skip the line entrance ticket will let you enter St. Mark’s Cathedral, located at the eastern end of St. Mark’s Square, which is the most famous church in Venice and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. 

It is a mystical and fascinating place, built with the purpose of housing St. Mark's mortal remains after they were purloined from Alexandria of Egypt.

Until 1807 it was the private chapel of the doge and later became Venice Cathedral in place of the ancient church of San Pietro a Castello.

You will admire a vast amount of decorations, mosaics, architectonic structures and precious objects, both inside and outside the church. One of the most outstanding is the mosaic that narrates the life of St Mark and episodes from the Old and New Testament.

Visiting St Mark’s Basilica means entering an intricate world imbued with religion, art and sacred images that describes the history of Venice and the beauty of this place is astonishing.



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Venice Accademia Galleries Ticket

Venice Accademia Galleries Ticket - Venice, Italy
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Duration: Flexible
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$26.38

Admire the rich collection of Venetian paintings up to the 18th century, as well as some splendid examples from the Byzantine and Gothic 14th century to the artists of the Renaissance. Unparalleled works by Bellini, Carpaccio, Giorgione, Veronese, Tintoretto and Titian until Gianbattista Tiepolo are on view, as well as the Vedutisti of the eighteenth century, Canaletto, Guardi, Bellotto, and Longhi.

Founded in 1750 by the Venetian Senate as Venice’s school of painting, sculpture, and architecture, the school was one of the first to study and develop art restoration ... More info ›

Admire the rich collection of Venetian paintings up to the 18th century, as well as some splendid examples from the Byzantine and Gothic 14th century to the artists of the Renaissance. Unparalleled works by Bellini, Carpaccio, Giorgione, Veronese, Tintoretto and Titian until Gianbattista Tiepolo are on view, as well as the Vedutisti of the eighteenth century, Canaletto, Guardi, Bellotto, and Longhi.

Founded in 1750 by the Venetian Senate as Venice’s school of painting, sculpture, and architecture, the school was one of the first to study and develop art restoration. The Accademia was renamed the Accademia Reale di Belle Arti and moved to its present premises in 1807 by order of the Napoleonic occupying forces. After the suppression of religious congregations and public Venetian magistratures, a large quantity of art works was confiscated. A selection of masterpieces was sent to Paris, to be shown in the Louvre Museum.



The connection between the Accademia Galleries and Venice is deep, as many important works from churches, schools, and public magistratures are preserved here. In some cases, the shown works are the only testimony remaining from churches destroyed during the Napoleonic period. Some of the most famous paintings form part of the collections thanks to the generosity of private collectors.

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Ca D'oro - Franchetti Gallery

Ca D'oro - Franchetti Gallery - Venice, Italy

Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$19.24

Visit one of the most beautiful palazzi of the Canal Grande – the rightfully named “house of gold”, or Ca d'Oro. The ancient patrician 15th century residence is home to the art collection Baron Giorgio Franchetti, which he donated to the Italian state. The palazzo is decorated in the Venetian Gothic style and has been lovingly restored and preserved though the ages, guaranteeing a fascinating architectural experience ... More info ›

Visit one of the most beautiful palazzi of the Canal Grande – the rightfully named “house of gold”, or Ca d'Oro. The ancient patrician 15th century residence is home to the art collection Baron Giorgio Franchetti, which he donated to the Italian state. The palazzo is decorated in the Venetian Gothic style and has been lovingly restored and preserved though the ages, guaranteeing a fascinating architectural experience. Admire paintings of the Venetian school including the famous San Sebastiano by Andrea Mantegna, works of the Tuscan and the Flemish schools, plus wonderful bronze and Renaissance statues. There is also an interesting collection of ceramics recovered from the Venetian lagoon.

Ca' D'Oro represents the highest and most complete example of the new gothic arquitecture between the end of the 14th Century and the first half of the 15th Century. Palace was built between 1421 and 1440 by Marino Contarini, rich venetian merchant, on the area of a previous venetian-bizantine residence. To its creation took part celebrities like Marco d'Amadio, Matteo Raverti, Giovanni and Bartolomeo Buon, that was also the author of the well in the patio.

Reconstructed on the ancient storey for the previous residence, three archs were added in the innovative project. The whole facade is covered by marble of various shades, underlined by the Verona's red marble, used in the three small coluimns of the second arch. From the floor, a high wall separates the patio from the street, where one can enter through an impressive door crowned by an angel holding the coat of arms of the Contarini family.

Divided among the heirs after Conatrini's death, Ca' D'Oro passed from hand to hand, experiencing internal changes that caused a strong degrade; to the end of the 19th Centurym it was restored by Giovanni Meduna, who arbitrarily added some inexisten parts, by analogy to others. Purchased in 1894 by Baron Giorgio Franchetti, the parts added by Meduna were removed and the palace was taken as much as possible to its 15th Century look, with the addition of mosaics in the entrance floor following the marcian model, and adding red and white marble inthe walls.

Baron Franchetti, that had an important colection of art works, decided to create a museum with its collection and the arquitecture of the palace. At the beginning of the First World War, he found himself in economic difficulties, so he decided to donate the Ca D'Oro and his collection to the State, that from then supported him in the commitment, adding to the Franchetti other collections that were property of the State, and offering him officials to collaborate with to create the museum, that baron was not able to view because of his death.

In addition to the Franchetti collection, that contains paintings (mainly from Tuscany and central Italy, as well as important venetian and flemish pieces), sculptures, carpets, tapestriesand furniture, museum includes sculptures coming from churches destroyed furing the fall of the Venice Republic, from destroyed monuments, bronzes and medals from an ancient paduan collection passed to the Venice Republic, paintings, frescoes and a collection of flemish painting and terracotta models coming from the warehouse of the Accademia Galleries.

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Doge's Palace Guided Plus Tickets to Three St Mark's Square Museums

Doge's Palace Guided Plus Tickets to Three St Mark's Square Museums - Venice, Italy
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Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$45.13

A qualified tour guide will lead you on a visit (1 hour) of the residence of the Doge, discovering its breathtaking rooms.
Jump back into the political and artistic residence of the Doge! The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power ... More info ›

A qualified tour guide will lead you on a visit (1 hour) of the residence of the Doge, discovering its breathtaking rooms.
Jump back into the political and artistic residence of the Doge! The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In this tour you will be able to discover its history.
Grab the opportunity to join the visit of the three most important museums of Saint Mark's area on your own! Entrance ticket is valid to visit by yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).

An unforgettable tour not to be missed! The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of  Venetian political power. In its splendid rooms, surrounded  by hundreds of painting masterpieces, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year old republic. You’ll experience with a qualified and experienced guide   who will show you the halls of power, plunging you into a very special setting: the European Middle Ages and the centuries immediately following. You’ll be surprised at the rich details of the gold staircase, at the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to enter without waiting.  Entrance ticket also gives you access to the following palaces around St. Mark’s Square that you may visit by yourself: Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana. You will discover the way of life for the Venetians, with paintings, libraries, coinage, and sculpture. You will also have the opportunity to visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi, the Empress of Austria. After the visit of the Doge’s Palace (MORNING TOUR) you will have the opportunity to visit  a Glass Factory close to Saint Mark’s Square where you can see a Glass Craftsman at work. Please note this is a free of charge optional tour of  approximately 20 minutes and it is  not a part of the tour.

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Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Square Museums Skip-the-Line Tour in Venice

Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Square Museums Skip-the-Line Tour in Venice - Venice, Italy
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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$70.21

Super combo-saver! An incredible 2.5-hour walking tour of Venice and its main highlights, St. Mark’s Square which bring you back to the centuries and history of the glorious republic, and lets you be guided in a stroll around the streets of Venice, its buildings, and its stories! A qualified tour guide will lead you on a visit of the residence of the Doge, discovering its breathtaking rooms ... More info ›

Super combo-saver! An incredible 2.5-hour walking tour of Venice and its main highlights, St. Mark’s Square which bring you back to the centuries and history of the glorious republic, and lets you be guided in a stroll around the streets of Venice, its buildings, and its stories! A qualified tour guide will lead you on a visit of the residence of the Doge, discovering its breathtaking rooms. The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In this tour you will be able to discover its history. Entrance ticket is valid to visit by yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).

The essence of Venice, an unforgettable tour if you want to understand the city! Have a walk outdoors through the most characteristic and important places in the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennia of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the charm-packed history of this unique city.

Here is the route: Piazza San Marco - Origin, history, and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie, Santa Maria Formosa - History and anecdotes relating to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre - Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, a vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the city’s main shopping street.  After that, you will visit the Palazzo Ducale, which has been for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of paintings masterpieces, the duke and his council controlled the fate of a thousand-year old republic. You’ll live it together with a qualified and experienced guide who will show you the halls of power, plunging you into a very special historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediate-following centuries. You’ll be surprised at the rich details of the gold staircase, at the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building. You will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and enter the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. The ticket for the palace is included in the tour price, and it will allow you to enter without waiting. You may visit the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square with the same ticket by yourself (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). You will discover the way of life for the Venetians with paintings, libraries, coinage, and sculpture. You can also visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi, the Empress of Austria.

After the visit of the Doge's Palace you will have the opportunity to visit a Glass Factory close to Saint Mark’s Square where you can see a Glass Craftsman at work. Please note this is a free of charge optional tour of approximately 20 minutes and it is not a part of the tour.

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