Pilgrims Venice Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

367246


Categories

Religious Heritage, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
i can adapt the itinerary for people having a limited mobility , please let me know to plane a more appropriate itineray.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

A Spiritual Journey: Art, Architecture, Faith & the Old Masters.


A tour for anyone with an interest in understanding the religious + devotional life of Venice. A look at masterworks of art in their original locations, seen through the context of their religious + liturgical meaning focusing on the artist's intention and that of the aristocrats, merchants and religious orders who commissioned them.
Morning.
The tour starts at the Byzantine chapel at the Doge's Palace (Saint Marks). We then see the Renaissance church of San Zaccaria (a Benedictine nunnery for daughters of the Venetian aristocracy). We visit the Scuola San Giorgio degli Schiavoni (a society representing those from the Dalmatian community). We finish the morning at the Basilica of Santi Giovanni & Paolo (a Dominican convent).
Afternoon.
The Franciscan Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari followed by the Scuola San Rocco (a secular Brotherhood).
The Itinerary can be adapted to your availability + needs - in terms of sites visited and duration.

ONLY FROM MONDAYS TO SATURDAYS.

Itinerary

The tour includes the visit of
Morning
-the Byzantine Saint Mark's basilica.
-the Renaissance church of San Zaccaria
-the Scuola San Giorgio degli Schiavoni
- the Basilica of Santi Giovanni & Paolo.
Afternoon.
-the Franciscan Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
-the Scuola San Rocco (a secular Brotherhood).

The Itinerary can be adapted to your availability + needs - in terms of sites visited and duration.

NOTICE: ONLY FROM MONDAYS TO SATURDAYS.
ON SUNDAYS with mass celebration and services visits are not permitted.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: PORTA DELLA CARTA in Saint Mark square.

We can agree to change the meeting point to whichever suits you best.

End location: We can end the tour at San Rocco or decide for a different place that suits you best.

Duration: 6 hours

Dress code in St. Mark's basilica: no shorts, no miniskirts, no sleeveless, no bare shoulders. Bermuda pants, knee long skirts, T or Polo shirts are OK. Backpacks not allowed in both the basilica and the palace but can be dropped in deposit.
In a very few days St. Mark's Basilica may be closed without notice in case of unscheduled religious services.
In case of floods and from Nov. 1 to April 30 there is only one access to enter the basilica. Therefore there won't be any 'skip the line' access.

Transportation

walking tour

What’s Included

Other: - my service as a authorised and licensed guide for 6 hours

- Entrance fee to the churches and brotherhoods for 4 people.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 euro - lunch, snacks and souvenirs are not included.

What’s Extra

Other: Any personal purchase like: drinks, Snacks and souvenirs.

Restrictions

Licensed Guides in Venice have no restrictions at all.

A Recent Review of this tour

Minu was knowledgable and well organized. In addition to the day long tour, she provided some excellent suggestions of sites to visit on our own the next day as well as some excellent restaurant recommendations.
Mike Kestner

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