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Giorgio Cini Foundation and Borges labyrinth tour with audioguide

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 1 hour 45 minutes
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Explore Giorgio Cini Foundation

Visit Borges labyrinth for the first time ever

Discover 'New Manica Lunga' library

What to expect

Join this special combo tour, that allows you to visit the Giorgio Cini Foundation and the Borges Labyrinth together, for the first time ever!

The tour of the monumental complex of the Giorgio Cini Foundation will let you explore the two cloisters, the Palladian refectory with the facsimile of the Wedding at Cana, and the photo room and the Longhena staircase.

After that, you to visit 'New Manica Lunga', the ancient Benedictine dormitory, transformed into a library center and, for the first time, a visit to the inside of the Labyrinth Borges. A one-kilometer-long path, made with 3200 boxwood plants arranged, and inspired by the story by Jorge Luis Borges, The garden of forking paths. The visit of the Borges Labyrinth, lasting approximately 45 minutes, allows you to walk through the labyrinth, accompanied by an audio guide with the original soundtrack.

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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

What's included

45/60 minute visit of the Giorgio Cini Foundation, with app or audioguide included, accompanied by our operator (we recommend a visit with your own earphones)

Visit of about 50/60 minutes of the 'New Manica Lunga' and the Borges Labyrinth, with app or audioguide included, accompanied by our operator

Location

San Giorgio Café, Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, 30100 Venezia VE, Italia

Meeting point:

San Giorgio Cafè, the museum bistro on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore (enter and ask the Staff) at least 10 minutes before the departure of the tour. The Giorgio Cini Foundation is located in Venice on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, facing the Piazza and Palazzo Ducale. To get there, you can take the Actv 2 Vaporetto with the San Giorgio stop departing from:

  • San Zaccaria (journey time about 3 minutes)
  • Railway (journey time approximately 45 minutes)
  • Piazzale Roma (journey time of about 40 minutes)
  • Tronchetto (journey time about 35 minutes)

Provider

Fondazione Giorgio Cini

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • You will receive an audio guide, available in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian. You will be accompanied on the path by a guide
  • To make your experience contact-less, we recommend that you download the VisitCini app for free with the audio tour for the visit
  • In case of delay, no refunds will be possible but you will be able to join the next tour or another tour, subject to availability
  • We remind you that some areas of the monumental complex may be closed for security reasons or during activities and events. In case of bad weather (heavy rain, snow, strong winds, exceptionally high or low tides), the tour will be suspended; in this case, it will be possible to change the time and date for free
  • Please bring with you a surgical mask or FFP2 and wired earphones with jack for Android devices (no bluetooth No Apple)
  • Reduced (over 65, 26 and under, residents of the Municipality of Venice, students, tourist guides of the European Union, journalists registered with the order, FAI members) - Child (6-14 years) - Free (children 0-5 years old, handicapped persons + companion, tourist guides of the Municipality of Venice, accredited journalists