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Opening times and info

OPENING TIMES AND INFO

Useful info for organising the tour of the Giorgio Cini Foundation on the island of San Giorgio

Discover the treasures of the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, with the guided tour service organized by the D’Uva company in Florence.

OPENING TIME

WINTER TIME
During the week (closed on Wednesdays)
  • 10:00 am Borges Labyrinth
  • 11:00 am Giorgio Cini Foundation
  • 12:00 pm Vatican Chapel
  • 1:00 pm Borges Labyrinth
  • 2:00 pm Giorgio Cini Foundation
  • 3:00 pm Vatican Chapel
  • 4:00 pm Borges Labyrinth
  • 5:00 pm Giorgio Cini Foundation
  • 6:00 pm Vatican Chapel ***
 

To contact the VisitCini Ticket Office, write to info@visitcini.com

*** By booking the last tour of the day for the Vatican Chapels, you will also have the opportunity to visit the Teatro Verde. 

For info: info@visitcini.com tel: +39 366.42 02 181 (whatsapp) I only during opening

ITINERARIES

every day

The tour to the monumental complex of the Giorgio Cini Foundation with a view of the Borges Labyrinth includes a visit to the cloister of Palladio, the cloister of the Buora, the Scalone del Longhena, the Palladian refectory with the facsimile of the Wedding at Cana and the photo room and < span class = “s1”> the view from the outside of the Borges Labyrinth.

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MEETING POINT : The meeting point is at the ticket office on the left side of the Basilica on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.

NOTES:

  • We remind you that the Foundation Libraries will still be closed for security reasons.

The tour includes for the first time a visit inside the Borges Labyrinth: a one kilometer long path, made with 3200 boxwood plants arranged according to the design of Randoll Coate and inspired by the story by Jorge Luis Borges, The garden of paths that fork. The visit, lasting 45 minutes, allows you to walk through the labyrinth, accompanied by an audio guide with the original soundtrack, composed by Antonio Fresa and performed with the Orchestra of the Teatro La Fenice. Buy the CD along with the tour at a reduced price! You can pick it up at the time of your visit.

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Meeting point : The meeting point is at the ticket office on the left side of the Basilica on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.

Notes:

  • In the event of adverse and prohibitive conditions for safety reasons it will not be possible to visit the Borges Labyrinth. In this case it will be possible to change the time and date for free.

The tour allows you to visit the Wood of the Foundation and the Vatican Chapels presented to the public, during the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. By choosing this tour, you will be able to walk in the woods, accompanied by an operator, and discover the charm of the Vatican Chapels, the ten chapels designed by ten international architects, listening to the commentary of the audio guide, with the original soundtrack produced for this itinerary. Buy the CD along with the tour at a reduced price! You can pick it up at the time of your visit.

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Meeting point : The meeting point is at the ticket office on the left side of the Basilica on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.

Notes:

  • In the event of adverse and prohibitive conditions for safety reasons, it will not be possible to visit the Vatican Chapels. In this case it will be possible to change the time and date for free.

Tour I + II : Cini Foundation + Labirinto Borges

The tour includes both a visit to the monumental complex of the Giorgio Cini Foundation and a tour that begins with a visit to the “New Manica Lunga” and continues with a visit to the Borges Labyrinth, which can be walked on for the first time.

Tour I + III : Cini + Bosco Foundation with the Vatican Chapels

This itinerary allows you to visit together the monumental complex of the Giorgio Cini Foundation and the Wood with the Vatican Chapels.

BOOK NOW THE 2 TOUR PACKAGES

Meeting point: The meeting point is at the ticket office on the left side of the Basilica on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.

Note:

  • In the event of adverse or prohibitive weather conditions for safety reasons, it will be possible to change the time and date for free.

BOOK

Meeting point: The meeting point is at the ticket office on the left side of the Basilica on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.

Note:

  • In the event of adverse or prohibitive weather conditions for safety reasons, it will be possible to change the time and date for free.

SINGLE TOURS

TOUR 1

GIORGIO CINI FOUNDATION

15,00€  Full

13,00€ reduced

5,00€ reduced

TOUR 2

BORGES LABYRINTH

15,00€  Full

13,00€ reduced

5,00€ reduced

TOUR 3

VATICAN CHAPELS + TEATRO VERDE

15,00€  Full

13,00€ reduced

5,00€ reduced

TOUR COMBINATI

2 tour package

22,00€  Full

18,00€ reduced
Children 15-26 years / Over 65 / Residents of the Municipality of Venice / Tourist guides of the European Union / Journalists registered with the order / FAI members / ICOM members

7,00€ reduced
Children 6-14 years

3 tour package

28,00€  Full

23,00€ reduced
Children 15-26 years / Over 65 / Residents of the Municipality of Venice / Tourist guides of the European Union / Journalists registered with the order / FAI members / ICOM members

9,00€ reduced
Children 6-14 years

Do you have any doubts or questions? See the FAQ (frequently asked questions) . If you have any other questions, please contact us!

PRICES

valid from 1 July 2021

  • 1 tour € 15 (FULL) / € 13 (REDUCED*) / € 5 (REDUCED JUNIOR**)

    1.FONDAZIONE GIORGIO CINI
    2.LABIRINTO BORGES
    3.BOSCO CON LE VATICAN CHAPELS

  • 2 tour € 22 (FULL) / € 18 (REDUCED*) / € 7 (REDUCED JUNIOR**))
  • 3 tour € 28 (FULL) / € 23 (REDUCED*) / € 9 (REDUCED JUNIOR**)

REDUCED *

Children 15-26 years / Over 65 / Residents of the Municipality of Venice / Tourist guides of the European Union / Journalists registered with the order / FAI members

RIDOTTO JUNIOR**

Children 6-14 years old

FREE ADMISSION

Children 0-5 years / Handicapped persons + companion / Tourist guides of the Municipality of Venice / Accredited journalists (to request press accreditation write to info@visitcini.com) / Teachers accompanying school groups

It is necessary to show a suitable certificate proving the right to the benefit

How to get there

Here are some indications to easily reach the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore. We suggest you download the Chebateo app or visit the website chebateo.it : just enter the stop departure and arrival times and you will have the times without going crazy in the search for the right 'vaporetto'.

BY VAPORETTO

Vaporetto number 2 (red number on the boat) stops at San Giorgio, both for those coming from the Railway (Santa Lucia Station), from Piazzale Roma, from Tronchetto, from Zattere, and for those arriving from San Marco (San Zaccaria stop, pier B)

TRAVEL TIMES

The vaporetto takes: from Ferrovia (45 min); fromPiazzale Roma (40 min); from Tronchetto (35 min); fromZattere (13 min); from San Zaccaria (3 minuti)

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