Giorgio Cini, Borges Labyrinth and Vatican chapels tour with audio guide

San Giorgio Maggiore Bell Tower, Fondamenta S. Giovanni, 30133 Venezia, VE, Italy, Venice, Italy
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Overview
Duration
2h 30min
Languages
English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

Take part in a special tour of about 2 hours and 30 minutes, including visits to the Giorgio Cini Foundation, Borges´ Labyrinth, and the gardens of the Cini Foundation with the Vatican chapels. The visit to the Giorgio Cini Foundation, will last about 45 minutes, and includes a visit to two cloisters, the photo room and the Longhena staircase. On weekends the tour will also stop at Longhena library.The tour of Borges´ Labyrinth last about 45 minutes, accompanied by an audio guide including an original soundtrack. Inspired by Jorge Luis Borges' ´The Garden of Forking Paths´, the one-kilometer stretch, designed by Ranoll Coate, is constructed from 3200 boxwood plants. Here you´ll also visit the ´New Manica Lunga´, the ancient Benedictine dormitory which has been transformed into a library center.Finally, into the gardens where you'll visit the ten chapels which were designed on the first participation of the Holy See in the Architecture Biennale. Finish with this evocative walk, accompanied by an audio guide and Antonio Fresa's original music score.

What to remember

Important info

  • You will receive an audio guide available in Italian and English. Alternatively, it is possible to download a free app, available in Italian and English, directly onto your smartphone
  • Visitors will be accompanied along the itinerary by a tour operator
  • Please bring wired earphones with jack for Android devices (bluetooth or wireless cannot be used) for the audio guide
  • Please note that residents of the Municipality of Venice, students, tourist guides of the European Union, journalists registered with the order, and FAI members may enter with a reduced price ticket
  • Please note that support workers for guests with disabilities, tourist guides of the Municipality of Venice, and accredited journalists may enter with a free ticket
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What's included
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Visit of 45 - 60 minutes to the Giorgio Cini Foundation, with app or audio guide included, accompanied by a tour operator. Visit of 45 - 60 minutes to Borges´ Labyrinth, with app or audio guide included, accompanied by a tour operator. Visit of 50 - 60 minutes to the gardens and the Vatican chapels, with app or audio guide included, accompanied by a tour operator
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Highlights

Discover the Giorgio Cini Foundation with an audio guide, accompanied by a tour operator. Explore Borges´ Labyrinth and Vatican chapels. Enjoy the audio guide commentary with original soundtracks

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
Provider
Fondazione Giorgio Cini
Meeting Point

The Giorgio Cini Foundation is in Venice on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore. Please be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the departure of the tour. To get there you can take the water bus (Actv 2 Line), getting off at the San Giorgio stop. The line leaves from San Zaccaria (approximately 3-minute trip), Ferrovia (approximately 45-minute trip), Piazzale Roma (approximately 40-minute trip), andTronchetto (approximately 35-minute trip).