Womans'S Venice. 1 Day Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

331125


Categories

Shopping, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
the tour can be adapted for people having reduced mobility

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

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

Orphans, Art Collectors, Courtesans, Writers, Artists, a Queen + Dogaresse.


(½ Day option)

Venetian society offered a variety of roles to women depending on the Class or the community they belonged to.

We reflect on some of the important steps in the Long Path to Emancipation.

In this picture we will look at:

· Female life over the centuries: continuing + changing roles

· The continuing traditions: a visit to a woman working on glass beads, dressmaker, artist's studio. . .

(Must be booked in advance)

· Abandoned children who were trained to become opera singers/ musicians (Vivaldi & co. )

· Querini Stampalia Museum: Gabriel Bella

· The Place of Women in Italian literature

- the life within a palace as a girl/ wife.

- life within a convent. (who was sent there + why?)

A look at a representative selection in painting + literature. The places where women were + are living and working, Past + Present

Itinerary

Meeting Point : your Hotel in Venice/ the Bus or Railway station Santa Lucia or the cruise ship terminal. (whichever suits you best)

visit of:

· visit to a workshop to see glass beads produced, a dressmaker, or artist's studio. . . depending on your requests and availability (Must be booked in advance)

· Pieta' church and museum : abandoned children who were trained to become opera singers & musicians (Vivaldi & co. )

· Querini Stampalia Museum: Gabriel Bella

· Visit of the RIALTO quarter once an ancient financal center ( we will recall the life of Bianca Cappello married to the Grand Duke of Tuscany and the courtisans in Venice)

(½ Day option) the tour can be adapted for people having reduced mobility.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: your hotel, railway station or at the Querini Stampalia.

End location: near the Rialto bridge.

Duration: 6 hours

3 days of minimum notice is needed to check the aivalibility of the workshop and the pieta' church and museum.

Transportation

walking tour

What’s Included

Other: + my service as a licensed guide in venice for 6 hours
+ 1 hour breack for lunch

+ entrance fee : Pieta' church and museum

+ entrance fee : Querini Stampalia Museum

+ Traghetto Gondola

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 euro - snacks, souvenirs , drinks, and personal expenses.

What’s Extra

Other: snacks, souvenirs , drinks, and personal expenses.

Restrictions

Licensed Guides in Venice have no restrictions at all.

Private tour guide Minu

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