A private guided tour of the Museum Correr, the royal palace in the 19th century, and the Theatre la Fenice
This tour will take you in the 19th century, the Romantic time!
We'll visit the Correr Museum, the royal Palace during the Napoleonic and Hapsburg period, a coffer of neoclassical treasures.
Later we'll go to a temple of the music, the Theatre la Fenice, where we'll discovery its incredible story.
During this tour we'll discover the elegance of Venice in the 19th century.
We'll start with the Correr Museum, the ancient royal Palace, where Napoleon and the Hapsburg lived. the ball room, the throne room, the empress boudoir and much more, everything decorated in a charming neoclassical style.
Later we'll visit the Correr collections, about the history and the uses of the millenary Venetian Republic, through objects, paintings, coins. . . .
We'll complete the Correr Museum with the incredible Antonio Canova's rooms, the most famous 19th sculptor.
After a short walk we'll go to the Fenice teathre, a fantastic opera house built in 1792, burnt twice, an twice rebuilt- like the phoenix (in Italian Fenice), dying in the flames and rising from the ashes.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: In Saint Mark Square under the Correr Museum Loggia (on the other side of Saint Mark church) or in yuor hotel if it's close to Saint Mark area
End location: Fenice Theatre
Duration: 3 hours
this is a walking tour; better to wear comfortable shoes
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 euros - For the tickets of the Fenice theatre
Licensed Guides in Venice have no restrictions in: churches, historical buildings, all public museums and galleries and in most private collections.