Venice art tours

in conjunction with G·E·T Educational Tours (licence number 30137) – Venice art tours since 2011

Next tour: Tuesday 10 October to Monday 16 October 2017 (6 nights)

walk-to-art Venice takes you to the most important and prestigious event on the international arts calendar, the oldest and the largest established biennale in the world – La Biennale di Venezia.

The tour is hosted by Bernadette Alibrando, an experienced visual arts professional whose cultural heritage is Italian/Sicilian. She loves sharing her "hidden" local finds and favorite cicchetti bars with her groups.

Tours to Venice take place biannually. You will join a small group (no more than 8 participants; adults only) and be led through the mystical labyrinth of Venice.

In this special tour, we will take you to the Giardini, Arsenale, off site pavilions and satellite exhibitions in Venice and surrounding islands.

Participants receive a box of postcards revealing the meeting place and instructions for each day of the tour. The group meets in the afternoons to discover contemporary art in opulent Venetian buildings, before stopping for a glass of Prosecco (or two). There is ample time in the mornings to rest, shop and take in the many charms of this enchanting city.

Price (Australian dollars): $3,686 (per person, twin share or double room); $5,205 (per person, single room). Costs are subject to currency fluctuations and seasonality changes (the final payment is due August 2017).

Included:

  • accommodation: Hotel Saturnia & International Venice, San Marco (6 nights, daily breakfast)
  • tours: 5 afternoons of art (with entry to the Biennale and other relevant venues), wine and cicchetti.
  • transport: one-week water travel pass.

Not included: Meals other than those specified, items of personal nature, airfares, airport levies and taxes, travel insurance.

Reservations: To secure a position, a non-refundable deposit of $500 per participant is required. For more information, please contact walk-to-art using the form below or by telephone or email (view contact details).


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Testimonials (Venice art tours)

  • "I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for providing an 'insider's' view of Venice. It really is such an enchanting city, as well as being the perfect backdrop for the Biennale. I took home a lot of memories and as always you provided a wonderful environment for us all."

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  • "Thank you so much for your walking tour of the Biennale and exploring Venice. We so loved it and our group was fabulous. Doing an analysis I figured the artwork/installations ranged from dismal to creative and intelligent. Stopping at the wine bars in the late afternoon to have prosecco and chichetti was also such fun. Thank you!"

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