Private tour of Palazzo Grimani and its surroundings in Venice
Activities

Private tour of Palazzo Grimani and its surroundings in Venice

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , German
Availability: Thrursday - Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover a truly beautiful sixteenth-century aristocratic residence in Venice
  • Visit the museum circuit and marvel at the frescoes, stucco work and marbles by famous sixteenth-century artists
  • Get to see the VII-century founded Church of Santa Maria Formosa
What to expect

If you're passionate about Venice and about art, this tour is definitely for you.

Accompanied by a private guide, you'll have the chance to visit Palazzo Grimani, a real gem of the Venetian history and architecture dating back to the sixteenth century. In fact, the palazzo housed Giovanni Grimani’s archaeological collection, one of the finest of the time, which was strikingly displayed on shelves, mantelpieces and plinths in settings such as the specially designed Tribuna and the courtyard.

The decoration of the rooms is of extraordinarily high quality, with outstanding stuccowork and frescoes reflecting the confidently unconventional taste of the Grimanis and executed by Mannerist artists such as Giovanni da Udine, Francesco Salviati, Camillo Mantovano, Francesco Menzocchi and Federico Zuccari. Marvel at the beauty of the frescoes and marbles all around you.

If you wish, you'll also have the chance to visit the VII-century Church of Santa Maria Formosa, just next to Palazzo Grimani, and the Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • private tour guide
    • tickets to Palazzo Grimani
    What's not included
    • gratuities
    Where

    Museo di Palazzo Grimani: Ramo Grimani, Castello, Venezia, VE, Italia

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide at the main entrance of Palazzo Grimani

    What to remember
    • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally high tide in Venice or heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
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    When
    • From Thursday to Sunday at 10.30 am and 3.00 pm
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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