The art lovers tour
Art has always been a special ingredient to Venice’s success. A constant source of inspiration for artists throughout history, the city has been home to hundreds of artists and their works over the years. Discover all with our art lovers tour.
This guided tour focuses specifically on the Venetian painting school, encompassing both architectural beauties and immersive historical stories.
The Venice Painting School has always been celebrated in Europe as one of the leading institutions of its kind and since the Middle Ages it has been recognised as one of the world’s painting innovators. This tour lasts between two and three hours.
You can choose to follow the file rouge of Venice’s history of painting, admiring its masterpiece at the Accademia Galleries and ending at the church of the Gesuati to admire Giambattista Tiepolo’s canvas and frescoes.
Or head to two temples of Venetian Renaissance painting, such as the church of Frari with Tiziano’s and Giovanni Bellini’s masterpieces, and the Saint Rocco brotherhood, often called the Sistine chapel of Venice, which houses an impressive cycle of paintings by Jacopo Tintoretto
ART LOVERS TOUR ONE
A 3 hour tour: the Accademia Galleries focusing on the Venice Painting School through the centuries, revealing the greatest masterpieces of Tiziano, Paolo Veronese, Jacopo Tintoretto and Giorgione, just to mention the most famous ones. We will end with the splendid Baroque Church of Gesuati, home to superb frescoes by the 18 th century master Giambattista Tiepolo.
ART LOVERS TOUR TWO
A 3 hour tour exploring the ancient brotherhood of San Rocco with the monumental pictorial cycle by Jacopo Tintoretto in its original setting, followed by the majestic medieval Frari Church – abode of Tiziano’s and Bellini’s painting masterpieces.
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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.
IN DEPTH TOURS
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.
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.