Private guided tour to discover Tintoretto in Venice

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  • Online booking! Plan your private visit to discover the works of the famous painter.
  • Visit Madonna dell’Orto, the resting place of the artist and Scuola Grande di San Rocco.
  • A 2 hours fascinating itinerary to visit Venice in your own way.
 
ITINERARY 1 - CHURCH OF THE MADONNA DELL'ORTO AND SCUOLA GRANDE DI SAN ROCCO

Being one of the most beautiful churches in Venice, Madonna dell’Orto hosts an incredible amount of works of art, including ten paintings by Tintoretto. Located just a few steps from the painter’s house, it is also his and his children resting place.

During the visit you will be enchanted by the two huge canvases (more than 14 meters tall!) depicting the Last Judgment and the Adoration of the golden calf, in addition to the very famous Presentation of the Virgin, The vision of St Peter and Miracle of St. Agnes.
The Church also contains works by artists such as Cima da Conegliano, Palma il Giovane, Giovanni Bellini and Tiziano.

Proceed on a walk of about 20 minutes to reach the Scuola Grande di San Rocco. During the walk your guide will tell you about the painter’s life and anecdotes of the city on water.

Tintoretto worked for over twenty years at the Scuola di San Rocco, creating what has been called his 'Sistine chapel': over 60 paintings of extraordinary beauty that compose one of the greatest pictorial cycles of Venetian art.
With your guide you will cross the unique rooms decorated by Tintoretto: Sala dell’Albergo, Sala Capitolare and Sala Terrena – and you will admire masterpieces such as San Rocco in Gloriathe Crucifixion, The Last Supper of San Rocco, The Assumption of the Virgin the Adoration of the shepherds, The Adoration of the MagiThe Flight into EgyptThe Presentation at the Temple and and many more…
 
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Cost: €335.00 per service, up to 10 people
    The cost includes only the guided tour: to enter the Church of the Madonna dell'Orto a small contribution will be asked, while to enter the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, you will need to purchase the entry ticket directly on the spot.
  • Meeting point: in front of the church of Madonna dell'Orto.
  • Availability: from Monday to Saturday at 2.00 pm


ITINERARY 2 – SACRISTY OF BASILICA DELLA SALUTE AND GALLERIE DELL’ACCADEMIA

You will be shown The Wedding at Cana, kept in the sacristy of Basilica della Salute together with many other works by Tiziano, Palma il Giovane e Padovanino. This is another masterpiece Tintoretto left to the city of Venice and It is believed to contain a self-portrait of the artist.

You will then head to the Gallerie dell’Accademia where you can admire Cain slaying AbelThe Miracle of St Mark Freeing the Slave, The Dream of St Mark, The Stealing of the Dead Body of St Mark, and the Deposition of Christ.
This itinerary will end inside the Gallerie dell'Accademia: at the end of the guided tour, you can stay inside the museum and continue your visit independently in order to appreciate all the famous masterpieces it contains. 
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours
  • Cost: €225.00 per service, up to 10 people.
    The cost only includes the guided tour: to enter Sacrestia della Salute and the Gallerie dell'Accademia you will need to buy a ticket directly on the spot.
  • Meeting point: in front of the Basilica della Salute.
  • Availability: Tuesday to Sunday at 3.00 pm (except January 1, May 1, December 25)
AVAILABLE ALL YEAR. THE TOUR DO NOT RUN ON 25TH DECEMBER, 1 ST JANUARY AND 1ST MAY.

Departure point:
  • ITINERARY 1 – in front of the Church of Madonna dell’Orto.
  • ITINERARY 2 - in front of the Basilica della Salute.
Departure time:
  • ITINERARY 1
    from Monday to Saturday at 2.30 pm
  • ITINERARY 2
    from Tuesday to Sunday at 3.00 pm

Available in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Chinese and Greek.
  • ITINERARY 1 - Duration: 3 hours - The total price per service is €335.00, up to a maximum of 10 participants.
  • ITINERARY 2 - Duration: 2 hours  - The total price per service is €225.00, up to a maximum of 10 participants.
  • The price for both itineraries includes only the guided tour, entry tickets will be purchased on site.
Additional information:
Before booking, please remember that it is compulsory to print a paper copy of the voucher issued at the end of the online reservation and bring it with you the day of the tour.
No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW.

Price tickets
Church of the Madonna dell’Orto:
  • € 3,00 per person.
Scuola Grande di San Rocco:
  • Adult: €10.00
  • Concessions*: €8.00 (young people up to 26 years old, over 65s, groups of at least 20 people (with 1 free)
  • Family special: free for children up to 18 years, belonging to the same family and accompanied by at least one parent
  • School groups: €3.00 for primary, middle and high schools (up to 18 years) upon presenting the list of participants on school letterheaded paper. Teachers: 1 free for every 20 students; each additional teacher or accompanying person: €3.00
  • Free* (Church officials and disabled)
Sacristy of the Basilica della Salute:
  • Adult: €4.00
  • Concessions*: €2.00 p.p. (students; Venice citizens; over 65s; journalists; members of FAI, ICOM, UNESCO, KEYVENICE; groups of 5 to 35 people)
  • Free* (children up to 9 years; disabled; church officials; one teacher every 10 students of school trips)
Galleria dell’Accademia:
  • Adult: €15.00
  • Concessions*: €7.50 (EU citizens aged 18 to 25; teachers who are not accompanying groups of students)
  • Free*: under 18; teachers and students of degree courses, specialist degrees or post-graduate specialization and research doctorates of the following faculties: Architecture, Cultural heritage conservation, Education sciences or Literature and philosophy with archaeology or history/art modules; teachers and students enrolled in the Academies of Fine Arts; school teaching staff, both on a permanent and temporary contract; volunteers of charity organizations involved in Cultural Heritage promotional activities; employees of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism; I.C.O.M. members; disabled people and caretakers; journalists; EU tour interpreters accompanying a guide.
*When purchasing the ticket, you will be asked for the document, or card, that confirms your right to the reduction/gratuity.
The price of the ticket may vary.


In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (i.e. strikes, exceptional closures, serious unexpected events), the tour might be cancelled. The customer will be notified as soon as possible and the tour may be postponed or a full refund will be issued.

 
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ITINERARY 1 - CHURCH OF THE MADONNA DELL'ORTO AND SCUOLA GRANDE DI SAN ROCCO

ITINERARY 2 – SACRISTY OF BASILICA DELLA SALUTE AND GALLERIE DELL’ACCADEMIA
 

Höhepunkte

  • Online booking! Plan your private visit to discover the works of the famous painter.
  • Visit Madonna dell’Orto, the resting place of the artist and Scuola Grande di San Rocco.
  • A 2 hours fascinating itinerary to visit Venice in your own way.

Route

  1. Basilica di Santa Maria della Saluta
  2. Gallerie dell'Accademia