Venice: Basilica dei Frari & Scuola Grande di San Rocco Tour

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Join a guided tour of 2 iconic Venice landmarks with tickets included. Marvel at stunning artworks by Donatello, Bellini, and Tintoretto at the Basilica dei Frari and the Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

Highlights

  • Sense the richness of Venice's past as you step into its historic landmarks
  • Discover revolutionary paintings by Titian and Bellini in the Basilica dei Frari
  • Learn about the history of Catholicism and the Franciscan Order in the city
  • Explore the exquisitely decorated rooms of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco
  • Decipher the collection of paintings that Tintoretto worked on for 20 years

Description

Explore the history of Venice by discovering its connections with religion and art throughout the centuries. Embark on a guided tour of two major examples of its heritage: the Basilica dei Frari and the Scuola Grande di San Rocco. See mesmerizing paintings by renowned Italian artists of the past. Meet your guide outside of the Basilica dei Frari. Observe its ancient Gothic facade and step inside to admire masterpieces by Titian, Donatello, and Bellini. Learn about the Franciscan Order, its impact on Venice, and their reasons for building this historic church. Up next, enter the breathtaking Scuola Grande di San Rocco, funded as a confraternity back in the days of the plague. Marvel at more than 60 paintings, tirelessly created by Tintoretto over 20 years, hoping to tell the story of Christ. End your journey here, after touring the inside.

Includes

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Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine Keep in mind you will need to climb some steps to reach the 2nd floor of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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