Giorgio Cini Foundation and Borges labyrinth tour with audioguide
Attractions & guided tours

Giorgio Cini Foundation and Borges labyrinth tour with audioguide

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 45 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore Giorgio Cini Foundation
  • Visit Borges labyrinth for the first time ever
  • Discover 'New Manica Lunga' library
What to expect

Join this special combo tour, that allows you to visit the Giorgio Cini Foundation and the Borges Labyrinth together, for the first time ever!

The tour of the monumental complex of the Giorgio Cini Foundation will let you explore the two cloisters, the Palladian refectory with the facsimile of the Wedding at Cana, and the photo room and the Longhena staircase.

After that, you to visit 'New Manica Lunga', the ancient Benedictine dormitory, transformed into a library center and, for the first time, a visit to the inside of the Labyrinth Borges. A one-kilometer-long path, made with 3200 boxwood plants arranged, and inspired by the story by Jorge Luis Borges, The garden of forking paths. The visit of the Borges Labyrinth, lasting approximately 45 minutes, allows you to walk through the labyrinth, accompanied by an audio guide with the original soundtrack.

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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 sanitized 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
    • 45/60 minute visit of the Giorgio Cini Foundation, with app or audioguide included, accompanied by our operator (we recommend a visit with your own earphones)
    • Visit of about 50/60 minutes of the 'New Manica Lunga' and the Borges Labyrinth, with app or audioguide included, accompanied by our operator
    Where

    San Giorgio Café, Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, 30100 Venezia VE, Italia

    Meeting point:

    San Giorgio Cafè, the museum bistro on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore (enter and ask the Staff) at least 10 minutes before the departure of the tour. The Giorgio Cini Foundation is located in Venice on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, facing the Piazza and Palazzo Ducale. To get there, you can take the Actv 2 Vaporetto with the San Giorgio stop departing from:

    • San Zaccaria (journey time about 3 minutes)
    • Railway (journey time approximately 45 minutes)
    • Piazzale Roma (journey time of about 40 minutes)
    • Tronchetto (journey time about 35 minutes)
    What to remember
    • You will receive an audio guide, available in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian. You will be accompanied on the path by a guide
    • To make your experience contact-less, we recommend that you download the VisitCini app for free with the audio tour for the visit
    • In case of delay, no refunds will be possible but you will be able to join the next tour or another tour, subject to availability
    • We remind you that some areas of the monumental complex may be closed for security reasons or during activities and events. In case of bad weather (heavy rain, snow, strong winds, exceptionally high or low tides), the tour will be suspended; in this case, it will be possible to change the time and date for free
    • Please bring with you a surgical mask or FFP2 and wired earphones with jack for Android devices (no bluetooth No Apple)
    • Reduced (over 65, under 26, residents of the Municipality of Venice, students, tourist guides of the European Union, journalists registered with the order, FAI members) - Child (6-14 years) - Free (children 0-5 years old, handicapped persons + companion, tourist guides of the Municipality of Venice, accredited journalists

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    Provider
    Fondazione Giorgio Cini
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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