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

Announcement: from Monday 19 October 2020 the new visiting hours will start

The Foundation is reopening in compliance with the anti-Covid norms, proposing a new, wholly open-air itinerary. Every day (except Wednesday), at fixed times from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (last tour 6 p.m.), you can discover the treasures on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore with the guided tour service prepared by the D’Uva company in Florence. It is compulsory to book online in order to comply with the social distancing and safety regulations laid down in the DPCM (government decree) of 17/05/2020

ITINERARIES

From 26 June to 2 November 2020 / all days (except Wednesday)

The tour of the monumental complex of the Giorgio Cini Foundation with the Borges Labyrinth includes a visit to the Palladio Cloister, the Buora Cloister, the Longhena stairway, the Palladio refectory with the facsimile of the Wedding at Cana, the photograph room and the view from the top of the Borges Labyrinth.

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TIME SLOTS: 11.30 a.m.; 2 p.m.; 5 p.m.

DURATION: approx. 1 hour

PRICES:

€14 full price; €12 reductions (over 65, under 26, residents of the Borough of Venice, students, community service participants, other partnerships)

MEETING POINTSan Giorgio Café, the café-restaurant of the Island of San Giorgio

NOTES:

  • We ask visitors to come to the island equipped with surgical face-masks CE Certificate, which are necessary for accessing some closed areas of the visit; also with their own earbuds.

  • We remind you that the libraries of the Foundation will remain closed for safety reasons.

  • In case of delay, no refunds will be possible but you can join the next tour or another tour, subject to availability

The tour gives you the opportunity of visiting the Wood of the Foundation and the Vatican Chapels which were presented to the public during the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. If you choose this tour you can stroll through the wood accompanied by an operator and discover the fascination of the Vatican Chapels, the ten chapels designed by ten international architects, as you listen to the audio guide commentary with the original soundtrack produced specially for this tour.

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Time slots: 10.30 a.m; 12.30 p.m.; 3.30 p.m.; 

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Prices: €14 full price; €12 reductions (over 65, under 26, residents of the Borough of Venice, students, community service participants, other partnerships)

Meeting point: San Giorgio Café, the café/restaurant of the Island of San Giorgio

Notes:

  • We ask visitors to come to the island equipped with surgical face-masks CE Certificate, which are necessary for accessing some closed areas of the visit; also with their own earbuds.
  • the Labyrinth is not accessible but visible from above, when visiting the rooms of the complex
  • In case of delay, no refunds will be possible but you can join the next tour or another tour, subject to availability

This itinerary allows you to visit together both the Giorgio Cini Foundation and the Borges Labyrinth and the Wood with the Vatican Chapels. The tour of the monumental complex of the Giorgio Cini Foundation includes the visit to the two cloisters, the Longhena stairway, the Palladian refectory with the facsimile of the Wedding at Cana, the photograph room and the view from the top of the Borges labyrinth. The tour of the Wood of the Foundation with the Vatican Chapels gives you the opportunity of visiting the ten chapels designed by international architects for the Holy See’s first participation in the Architecture Biennale.

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Time slots:

10.30 p.m.: Wood with Vatican Chapels
11.30 a.m.: Giorgio Cini Foundation and Borges Labyrinth
12.30 p.m.: Wood with Vatican Chapels
2 p.m.: Giorgio Cini Foundation and Borges Labyrinth
3.30 p.m.: Wood with Vatican Chapels

Duration:  2-hours.

Prices: €18 full price; €16 reductions (over 65, under 26, residents of the Borough of Venice, students, community service participants, other partnerships)

Meeting point: San Giorgio Café, the café/restaurant of the Island of San Giorgio

Notes:

  • We ask visitors to come to the island equipped with surgical face-masks CE Certificate, which are necessary for accessing some closed areas of the visit; also with their own earbuds.
  • We remind you that the libraries of the Foundation will remain closed for safety reasons.
  • In case of delay, no refunds will be possible but you can join the next tour or another tour, subject to availability
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Online booking is compulsory for the tour

TOUR 1

14,00€ full price

12,00€ reductions
over 65, under 26, residents of the Borough of Venice, students, participants in community service, other partnerships

TOUR 2

14,00€ full price

12,00€ reductions
over 65, under 26, residents of the Borough of Venice, students, participants in community service, other partnerships

TOUR 1+2

18,00€ full price

16,00€ reductions
over 65, under 26, residents of the Borough of Venice, students, participants in community service, other partnerships

Per info: info@visitcini.com tel :+39 366.42 02 181

TIMES

Spring / Summer Times

Until October 18, 2020, tours depart every day, except Wednesdays, at the following times:

  • 11:00 Cini Foundation with Borges Labyrinth 
  • 12:30 Bosco with Vatican Chaples 
  • 14:00 Cini Foundation with Borges Labyrinth 
  • 15:30 Bosco with Vatican Chaples 
  • 17:00 Cini Foundation with Borges Labyrinth 
  • 18:00 Bosco with Vatican Chaples
Autumn / Winter times

From November 19, 2020, tours depart every day, except Wednesdays, at the following times:

  • 10:30 Bosco with Vatican Chaples 
  • 11:30 Cini Foundation with Borges Labyrinth 
  • 12:30 Bosco with Vatican Chaples 
  • 14:00 Cini Foundation with Borges Labyrinth 
  • 15:30 Bosco with Vatican Chaples 
  • 17:00 Cini Foundation with Borges Labyrinth 

From November 3 the tour times will undergo changes, which will be communicated on this site.


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

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 minutes); from Piazzale Roma (40 minutes); from Tronchetto (35 minutes); from Zattere (13 minutes); from San Zaccaria (3 minutes)

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