Modern and contemporary architecture in Venice

Venice is the heir of many ancient architectural traditions. Apart from its Roman and Byzantine Empires, heritage, the city has has also always been a great innovator. 

This amazing city is a hub of contemporary architecture designed by a plethora of renowned international architects. You can choose to discover these unique features with Carlo Scarpa’s splendid interventions or the new housing complexes and functional public architecture that make up Venice’s outstanding design landscape.

Contemporary architecture: Carlo Scarpa

Contemporary architecture in Venice. A Tour of 2 Hours

A 2 hour tour to explore two of the most ancient buildings that Carlo Scarpa, an iconic architect, restyled: the Olivetti Shop on St.Mark’s square and the ground floor and garden of the Palazzo Querini Stampalia.

Contemporary architecture: Giudecca and Cannaregio

Contemporary architecture in Venice. A Tour of 3 Hours

A 3 hour off the beaten paths to choose between the Giudecca island or the Cannaregio district and discover the 20th  and 21st century complexes built by Italian and international architects.

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    Which Venice will you discover?


    These tours are intended for first time visitors who wish to become acquainted with Venice’s main sights and landmarks, gaining an overall picture of its history and modern-day life.

    Discover Venice In depth

    Art, in all forms has been a unique ingredient of Venice’s success. Discover the magnificence of the grand Venetian architects and painters. For the ones that live in the now the contemporary art, contemporary architecture and the truly authentic glass studios where masters are at work.

    Unusual tours of Venice

    These tours are intended for visitors who wish to experience areas and sites rarely seen by tourists, in both urban locations and beyond. Take this opportunity to discover truly authentic art studios, furnaces and lagoon islands with us.