Giorgio Cini, Borges Labyrinth and Vatican chapels tour with audio guide
Attractions & guided tours

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

4.4/5
Excellent
Based on 7 reviews
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$31.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: from 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • 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
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.

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What's included
  • check Visit of 45 - 60 minutes to the Giorgio Cini Foundation, with app or audio guide included, accompanied by a tour operator
  • check Visit of 45 - 60 minutes to Borges´ Labyrinth, with app or audio guide included, accompanied by a tour operator
  • check Visit of 50 - 60 minutes to the gardens and the Vatican chapels, with app or audio guide included, accompanied by a tour operator
Where

San Giorgio Maggiore Bell Tower, Fondamenta S. Giovanni, 30133 Venezia, VE, Italy

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).
What to remember
  • 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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Provider
Fondazione Giorgio Cini
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.4/5

Based on 7 reviews from verified customers

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  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - October 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

  • Anonymous

    From Italy - June 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Interessante. Poco funzionale la divisione delle visite con interruzioni e cambio delle guide.

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - June 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From Italy - June 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Tutto ben organizzato e guida ben preparata

  • Anonymous

    From Germany - March 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Wenn man alle drei Touren macht ist das Gesamtpaket wirklich ausgesprochen abwechselungsreich und interessant. Ein interessanter und ruhiger Ort direk ...

  • Anonymous

    From Italy - October 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

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