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

The Giorgio Cini Foundation has opened its doors to visitors! Discover the Giorgio Cini Foundation, the Borges Labyrinth and the Vatican Chapels on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, with the guided tour service organized by the company D'Uva of Florence. It is also possible to visit the exhibition 'Venice is all in gold. Tomaso Buzzi: Fantastic Drawings 1948-1976 ', scheduled from May 20 to August 1 at the Longhena Library, within the Giorgio Cini Foundation. We remind you that online booking is compulsory , to comply with the social distancing and safety requirements provided for by the DPCM.

ITINERARIES

Aall days (except Wednesday)

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 the view from the outside of the Borges Labyrinth.

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HOURS:  10pm; 1.00pm; 4pm

DURATION:  about 45 min.

MEETING POINT: at the San Giorgio Café, the café restaurant on the island of San Giorgio.

NOTE:

  • We send visitors to reach the island equipped with a surgical mask, necessary to access some indoor visiting areas, and with their own earphones.
  • We remind you that some areas of the Foundation will still remain closed for security reasons.
  • It should be noted that the Labyrinth is not accessible but only visible from the outside

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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HOURS: 11am; 2pm; 5pm; 6.15pm; Fri, Sat and Sun also at 10.15am, 12.15am, 4.15pm and 7pm.

DURATION:  about 45 min.

MEETING POINT: at the San Giorgio Café, the café restaurant on the island of San Giorgio.

NOTE:

  • We send visitors to reach the island equipped with a surgical mask, necessary to access some indoor visiting areas, and with their own earphones.
  • 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 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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HOURS: 12am; 3pm; 6pm 

DURATION:  about 45 min.

MEETING POINT: at the San Giorgio Café, the café restaurant on the island of San Giorgio.

NOTE:

  • We send visitors to reach the island equipped with a surgical mask, necessary to access some indoor visiting areas, and with their own earphones.
  • 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 > Giorgio Cini Foundation +  Borges Labyrint

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 is accessible for the first time.

Hours
10am / 1pm / 4pm

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Tour I+ III > Giorgio Cini Foundation + Wood 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.

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Hours: 12am / 3pm

Tour II+III > Borges Labyrinth+ Vatican Chapels

This itinerary allows you to visit the Borges Labyrinth, which can be covered for the first time, and the Wood with the Vatican Chapels.

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Hours
11am / 2pm / 5pm

Meeting point:

at the San Giorgio Café, the café restaurant on the island of San Giorgio.

NOTE:

  • We send visitors to reach the island equipped with a surgical mask, necessary to access some indoor visiting areas, and with their own earphones Android (no bluoetooth)
  • In the event of adverse and prohibitive conditions for safety reasons, it will not be possible to take the tour. In this case it will be possible to change the time and date for free.

Tour I+II+III > Giorgio Cini Foundation +  Borges Labyrint + Wood with Vatican Chapels

The tour allows you to visit, accompanied by an audio guide, the monumental complex of the Giorgio Cini Foundation, the Borges Labyrinth, which can be visited for the first time and which also includes a visit to the “New Manica Lunga”, and the Wood with the 10 Vatican Chapels.

Hours:
10am / 11am / 12am / 1pm / 2pm / 3pm / 4pm

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Meeting point: at the San Giorgio Café, the café restaurant on the island of San Giorgio.

NOTE:

  • We send visitors to reach the island equipped with a surgical mask, necessary to access some indoor visiting areas, and with their own earphones Android (no bluoetooth)
  • In the event of adverse and prohibitive conditions for safety reasons, it will not be possible to take the tour. In this case it will be possible to change the time and date for free.

RESERVATION REQUIRED ONLINE
[Access to places of culture is allowed from 6.8.2021 only with the Green Pass]

TOUR 1

14,00€  full

12,00€  reduced
15-26 years, Over 65, Residents of the Municipality of Venice, Tourist guides of the European Union, Journalists, FAI members

4,00€  reduced junior
Children 6-14 years

TOUR 2

14,00€  full

12,00€  reduced
15-26 years, Over 65, Residents of the Municipality of Venice, Tourist guides of the European Union, Journalists, FAI members

4,00€  reduced junior
Children 6-14 years

TOUR 3

14,00€  full

12,00€  reduced
15-26 years, Over 65, Residents of the Municipality of Venice, Tourist guides of the European Union, Journalists, FAI members

4,00€  reduced junior
Children 6-14 years

Package 2 tours

20,00€  full

17,00€  reduced
15-26 years, Over 65, Residents of the Municipality of Venice, Tourist guides of the European Union, Journalists, FAI members

6,00€  reduced junior
Children 6-14 years

Package 3 tours

25,00€  full

21,00€  reduced
15-26 years, Over 65, Residents of the Municipality of Venice, Tourist guides of the European Union, Journalists, FAI members

8,00€  reduced junior
Children 6-14 years

EXHIBITIONS

from 20 May to 1 August 2021

From 20 May 2021, the evocative spaces of the Bibloteca del Longhena in the monumental Fondazione Giorgio Cini complex will host the Venezia è tutto d’oro. Tomaso Buzzi: disegni “fantastici”1948-1976 exhibition curated by Valerio Terraroli.

PRENOTA 

HOURS:
every day except Wednesday, from 10am to 7pm (last admission at 6pm)

DURATION:  45 min.

PRICES: free admission

MEETING POINT:

Entrance of the Giorgio Cini Foundation (as soon as you get off the vaporetto, on the right of the Piazzale, approach the entrance gate of the Foundation and wait for the arrival of the operator responsible for welcoming the exhibition)

WE INVITE YOU TO BRING:

  • surgical mask or FFP2 (mandatory to access the exhibition visit areas)
  • booking voucher printed or in mobile version
For info: info@visitcini.com tel :+39 366.42 02 181 (whatsapp) I Every day from 10am to 7pm except Wednesday

TIMES

Spring / Summer Times

Every day, except Wednesdays, at the following times:

  • 10:00 am Giorgio Cini Foundation
  • 10.15 am Borges Labyrinth (only Fri, Sat and Sun)
  • 11:00 am Borges Labyrinth
  • 12:00 am Wood with Vatican Chapels
  • 12.15 Borges Labyrinth (only Fri, Sat and Sun)
  • 13:00 Fondazione Giorgio Cini
  • 2pm Borges Labyrinth
  • 15:00 Wood with Vatican Chapels
  • 16:00 Giorgio Cini Foundation
  • 16.15 Borges Labyrinth (only Fri, Sat and Sun)
  • 17:00 Borges Labyrinth
  • 18:00 Wood with Vatican Chapels
  • 18.15  Labirinto Borges 
  • 19.00 Borges Labyrinth (only Fri, Sat and Sun)
Autumn / Winter times

Starting from autumn, the tour times will undergo changes, which will be communicated on this site.

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

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 € 14 (FULL) / € 12 (REDUCED*) / € 14 (REDUCED JUNIOR**)

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

  • 2 tour € 20 (FULL) / € 17 (REDUCED*) / € 6 (REDUCED JUNIOR**)

    1 + 2 GIORGIO CINI FOUNDATION + LABIRINTO BORGES
    1 + 3 GIORGIO CINI FOUNDATION + VATICAN CHAPELS
    2 + 3.VATICAN CHAPELS + LABYRINTH BORGES

  • 3 tour € 25 (FULL) / € 21 (REDUCED*) / € 8 (REDUCED JUNIOR**)

    1 + 2 + 3. GIORGIO CINI FOUNDATION + LABIRINTO BORGES + VATICAN CHAPELS

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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