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Dorsoduro Artistic Hub Tour with Optional Guggenheim Tickets

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Enjoy a unique guided walking tour in Dorsoduro for its rich artistic heritage, and charming ambiance. Benefit from the expertise of a local guide and choose to include Guggenheim Museum tickets.

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Highlights

  • Explore Venice authentically, away from crowds hosted by local guides
  • Join the travelers drawn to Dorsoduro for its rich artistic heritage.
  • See historic churches, palaces, bridges, and the only Banksy graffiti in Venice.
  • Learn about the old Gondola Shipyard and the last floating vegetable market boat
  • Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour and choose optional Peggy Guggenheim Museum tickets.

Description

Explore Dorsoduro, an enchanting and authentic district in Venice, known for its unparalleled charm and tranquility, away from the bustling crowds of tourists found elsewhere. As we meander along, you'll be treated to the sight of a beautiful church, offering a breathtaking panorama of Giudecca Island and the Giudecca Canal, while strolling along the picturesque Zattere promenade. For those seeking a delectable treat, make sure to indulge in the renowned Nico Gelato Shop's exquisite Gianduiotto, a divine blend of hazelnut and cream. Marvel at the splendid view of the historic Gondola Shipyard of San Trovaso, where gondolas continue to be crafted and restored. Moving forward, delve into the heart of Dorsoduro, the captivating Campo Santa Margherita, boasting delightful cafes and unassuming eateries. Here, you'll discover the fascinating tale of one of the last floating vegetable market boats remaining in Venice. Our journey continues at the Pantalon Church, a magnificent 17th-century edifice adorned with Giovanni Antonio Fumiani's awe-inspiring canvas painting on its ceiling, a true masterpiece. Notably, you'll also witness a rare sighting of the only Bansky graffiti in Venice, as well as uncover traces of a hidden ancient Casino, The Casin dei Nobili. Further along, we encounter Campo San Vio and the Anglican Church, followed by the iconic Peggy Guggenheim Museum, where the esteemed art collector resided until her passing. Throughout the tour, feel free to engage your guide with any queries you may have about these remarkable landmarks. Our excursion concludes at the Custom House, presenting a magnificent vista of Saint Mark's Basin. Rest assured, your tour guide will gladly assist in planning the remainder of your day, suggesting an itinerary tailored to your preferences. Peggy Guggenheim Collection Option Enhance your experience at the Dorsoduro Artistic and Cultural Hub with our optional Peggy Guggenheim Museum tickets. Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of 20th-century European and American art. After leaving your guide, have leisure time at the Guggenheim Museum to discover the masterpieces such as the captivating artistry of the Hannelore B. and Rudolph B. Schulhof Collection, and the stunning sculptures adorning the Nasher Sculpture Garden. Conclude your tour by exploring the works of prominent Italian futurists and American modernists working in such genres as Cubism, Surrealism, and abstract expressionism. (Please note that a guided tour of the Museum is not included.)

Includes

Professional local guide with insider knowledge Small groups or private tours for a more interactive and personal experience 2 hours walking tour at a relaxed pace to discover Dorsoduro Optional admission tickets for the Guggenheim Museum

Important Information

  • Your guide will leave you in time for your timed entrance to the Guggenheim Museum after providing you with the pre-reserved tickets, however a guided tour inside the Guggenheim is not included.
  • Large items—such as bags, backpacks, suitcases, or any other large objects that might compromise the safety of the works of art on view are not allowed inside the museum.
  • Any item may be inspected and refused entry at the discretion of the Security Staff. The use of tripods and selfie sticks is prohibited. Pens, paints, and easels are not permitted.

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