In Dorsoduro District you will find important museums of the city such as: Accademia Galleries, a linchpin museum to admire the evolution of Venetian painting from XIV to XVIIIth century. The Ca' Rezzonico, an impressive museum of the XVIIIth century. The Scuola Grande dei Carmini, an important Art Gallery at Seminario Patriarcale as well as the Cini Gallery.
A remarkable visit to The Modern and Contemporary Art Collection of Peggy Guggenheim, at Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, once the private residence of the famous American patron. The Museum of Contemporary Art at Punta della Dogana - Fondazione François Pinault, connected to Palazzo Grassi by the Grand Canal. Much more to see during the Biennale time ☺.
Established in 2015 is the so called Dorsoduro Museum Mile, a cultural path that puts in communication the Accademia Gallery, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, the Cini Gallery at Palazzo Loredan Cini and Punta della Dogana – Pinault Foundation.
During your “Dorsoduro wandering” activity your eye will meander among Gothic and Renaissance palaces, singular/rare details and picturesque glimpses, always sweeping the tangled maze of calli and fondamenta.
The most important churches are the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute, Gesuati Church, San Trovaso, San Sebastiano and San Nicolò dei Mendicoli.
TOURS KEY POINTS:
1 - Posh neighborhood
2 - Museum Mile
3 - Venetian Ice-cream Look-out
These tours are discovery occasions to know both an area of the city and a particular monument, visited through the eyes of an attentive observer.
Combo Tours Offer
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With any of VenicewithChiara tours, you can combine more tours in the same district and in different districts as well.
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