Neoclassical Venice: Correr Museum and the Theatre la Fenice

Tour Number

Activity Level

242499


Categories

City, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

French (basic), English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Greek (advanced)

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.

Itinerary

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

Transportation

this is a walking tour; better to wear comfortable shoes

What’s Included

A three hours walking tour with a licensed tour guide

Tickets for the Correr Museum

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 euros - For the tickets of the Fenice theatre

What’s Extra

Fenice Theatre tickets:
Full price € 10,00
Reduced price € 7,00 (reduced for students up to 26 years and visitors over 65 years old)
Free admission for children up to 6 years.

Any personal expenses, from food to souvenirs.

Restrictions

Licensed Guides in Venice have no restrictions in: churches, historical buildings, all public museums and galleries and in most private collections.

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Message Francesca R.

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