Venice: San Michele Cemetery Island Vaporetto & Walking Tour

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Enjoy a quiet break away from the crowds on a guided walking tour to San Michele Island from Combo. Visit the Renaissance church and discover the place where Venetians are said to find eternal peace.


  • Take in the fresh island air as you travel via canal boat to San Michele
  • Unwind during a scenic day trip and walking tour with friends or loved ones
  • Learn local history and see why Dan Michele is the so-called Cemetery Island
  • Admire the architecture of the Renaissance Church of San Michele in Isola
  • Pay respects to some big names like Ezra Pound, Brodsky, and Stravinsky


Whether you're a goth, hopeless romantic, music lover, poet, philosopher, or simply looking for a peaceful break, you can find the inspiration and peace you're looking for during this trip to San Michele Island. Take a boat ride to reach the island before venturing on a walking tour. Start your tour by hopping on a vaporetto (canal boat) to San Michele Island. Arrive and pay respects to Ezra Pound, Brodsky, and Stravinsky in this silent place in the middle of the lagoon, truly hidden gem. Visit the Renaissance Church of San Michele in Isola and take a walk through the Anglican and Orthodox sections. See the fields reserved for nuns, monks, and people who served the army. Continue to the modern cemetery extension designed by the architect David Chipperfield. San Michele’s cemetery is the place where locals find eternal peace and where silence is interrupted only by the sound of boats, lagoon waves, and seagulls.


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