Accademia Gallery of Venice and Sestiere Dorsoduro private tour
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Accademia Gallery of Venice and Sestiere Dorsoduro private tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Tuesday to Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Marvel at the extraordinary collection of more than 800 paintings from 1200 to the 18th century
  • Explore the picturesque Sestiere Dorsoduro with its beautiful monuments and museums
  • If you're lucky enough, you might be able see the Vitruvian Man (displayed to the public only occasionally)
What to expect

Enjoy a private tour to visit the most important and famous museums in Venice, the Accademia Galleries. Inside, your guide will take you to see the extraordinary collection of Venetian paintings created between the fourteenth and eighteenth centuries by great masters who made the history of European painting. You can admire works belonging to the Byzantine art, to the Gothic period, until you'll meet the Renaissance artists such as Bellini, Giorgione, Tintoretto and Carpaccio and the 1600 "landscape artists" such as Longhi, Canaletto and Guardi.

The Galleries of the Accademia di Venezia also host the "Vitruvian Man", the famous pencil drawing made by Leonardo da Vinci at the end of the 15th century. Because of its inestimable value, the work is exhibited only on rare occasions.

At the end of the tour, you'll have the chance to walk, with your private guide, around the "artistic" Dorsoduro district "Sestiere Dorsoduro". There, you'll see the most representative spots such as Campo Santa Margherita, Fondamenta Zattere and Campo San Barnaba.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • private tour guide
    • entrance tickets for the Accademia Gallery
    • tour of the Sestiere Dorsoduro
    What's not included
    • any food/drinks
    Where

    Gallerie dell'Accademia: Campo della Carita, 1050, 30123 Venezia, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide in front of the main entrance of Gallerie dell'Accademia.

    What to remember
    • Small dogs are allowed as long as they are kept in the special kennels.
    • Inside the museum it is allowed to take photos but strictly without using the flash.
    • It is forbidden to introduce and eat food inside the Museum.
    • There are lifts, platforms and elevators that facilitate the exhibition route for people with different abilities.
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    When
    • Starting every day, except for Monday, at 10.00 am and 3.00 pm.
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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