Art itineraries in Venice

Accademia Art Gallery

The Accademia Galleries host the largest collection of Venetian paintings and neoclassical sculpture in the city and it is located inside buildings of great interest. The visit takes you through the history of the city, churches and suppressed convents from which many of the paintings come. You will learn the history of painting in Venice from the fourteenth century, passing through the Renaissance to the eighteenth century. This visit takes place through very suggestive architectures.

The itinerary throught the Accademia Gallery allows you to admire the masterpieces of the artists who worked in Venice. You will admire paintings of Giovanni Bellini, Titian, Jacopo Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese, Vittore Carpaccio, Giorgione, Antonio Canova, Giambattista Tiepolo. Duration from 2 to 3 hours. It is possible to personalize this art itineray with a walk in Dorsoduro.

Ca’ D’Oro and Cannaregio

The museum Cà D’OroGalleria Giorgio Franchetti is one of the most sumptuous Venetian Gothic palaces, with a breathtaking view on the Grand Canal, and a beautiful ground floor with an extraordinary mosaic floor. It currently houses the collection of Baron Franchetti with many works from suppressed Venetian churches and monasteries. It is a museum of great interest that exhibits Venetian, Tuscan, Central Italian and European art. The museum Cà d’Oro allows a 360 degrees view of art: paintings, sculptures, frescoes, including some masterpieces such as St. Sebastian by Andrea Mantegna. The visit continues with a walk in the sestiere of Cannaregio or Castello.    Duration 3 hours.

Visit of the Cini Gallery and Dorsoduro district

The Cini Gallery was the home of Baron Cini and houses, on the second floor of Palazzo Cini, his collection of paintings, furniture and ceramics, mainly from Tuscany and central Italy. The third floor is dedicated to temporary installations and contemporary art. It is a precious museum that leads you to discover the Italian Renaissance in a charming and pleasantly small building. After the visit we will have a pleasant walk in Dorsoduro to discover one of the most elegant districts of the city, rich in art galleries and artisans that make it one of the artistic center of the city. The Gallery Cini is open from spring to autumn.

Duration from 2 to 3 hours.

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