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Ca'Foscari Tour

Calle Foscari Dorsoduro 3246, 30123 Venice, Italy
+39 041 234 8036
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Interesting tour

A very interesting tour of what was the home of the Foscari family, and is now part of the... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
JRC1963
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Callington, United Kingdom
Excellent guide and views.

This is a great opportunity to see inside Ca' Foscari and (on some days) Ca' Dolfin, two important... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Anne O
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With Ca' Foscari Tour, a service of guided tours of Foscari building, visitors have the unique chance to see the largest bend of the grand canal from the second noble floor of the historical seat of the University Ca' Foscari of Venice. Through an interesting itinerary of the palace, visitors can discover the ancient history of the palace that since centuries enchant artists and guest from all over the world.
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“carlo scarpa” (2 reviews)
“grand canal” (2 reviews)
“scapa” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Calle Foscari Dorsoduro 3246, 30123 Venice, Italy
Dorsoduro / Accademia
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+39 041 234 8036

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

A very interesting tour of what was the home of the Foscari family, and is now part of the university. The tour was conducted/guided by one of the students and included a good deal of the history of the building, the surrounding area, and Venice...More

1  Thank JRC1963
Ufficiotour, Public Relation officer at Ca'Foscari Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Dear visitor, Thank you so much for your review about our guided tour. Follow our social accounts in order to keep in touch with us! facebook.com/cafoscaritour instagram.com/cafoscaritour twitter.com/cafoscaritour Gloria S. - URP

Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a great opportunity to see inside Ca' Foscari and (on some days) Ca' Dolfin, two important Venetian palaces which are now university buildings. Our guide was an economics student who spoke excellent English and knew her stuff. Really enjoyable and informative. The view...More

1  Thank Anne O
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Take the time to book a tour for yourselves if at all possible. Your guide will be a very knowledgeable university student. You will get to see the work of Scarpa, Sironi, and de Luigi, as well as anonymous Medieval and Renaissance masters. If needed,...More

1  Thank ClioChicago_Illinois
Ufficiotour, Public Relation officer at Ca'Foscari Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind words! Ca' Foscari Tour staff

Reviewed 8 May 2016

If you are a fan of Carlo Scarpa then this tour will not disappoint. The girl who led our tour was great. very knowledgable, very helpful and super sweet. Great value.

Thank Jenni R
Ufficiotour, Public Relation officer at Ca'Foscari Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Dear guest, Thank you so much! Hope to see you another time in Venice! Kind regards, Ca' Foscari Tour staff

Reviewed 11 December 2015

Our guide Mathias was excellent and skilled in English. The view from the Aula is fantastic. Also we have enjoyed the Dolphin House with the beautiful paintings.

Thank AncaTT
Ufficiotour, Collaboratrice Ca' Foscari Tour at Ca'Foscari Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2015

Dear AncaTT, thank you very much for your kind words! We are very glad you enjoyed our buildings. Kinds regards, Eleonora M.

Reviewed 3 March 2015

Fantastic journey through time, exciting information about the history of the building, and the biggest courtyard in Venice. A lot of symbolism to be discovered. Great guide and introduction to the works of the famous architect Carlo Scarpa, painters Schiavoni and Sironi, and sculptor Deluigi.

Thank micikitis
Reviewed 19 November 2014

the ca'foscari staff was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable! a great tour for those who want to see scarpa

1  Thank Yasmine M
Ufficiotour, Public Relations Officer at Ca'Foscari Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Thank you so much Micikitis! Hope to see you again! Kind regards, Gloria S.

Reviewed 22 May 2013

If you are looking to spend a few hours discovering something in Venice which is less 'touristy', try this tour. The buildings and architecture are amazing and learning more about the history of Venice was fascinating. You also get to see one of the best...More

Thank c b
Ufficiotour, Referente progetto Ca' Foscari Tour at Ca'Foscari Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2014

Dear Yasmine, thank you for your review! We are glad you appreciate Ca' Foscari Tour. Hope to see you again! Kind regards, Gloria S.

Reviewed 21 June 2011

It's something most people don't do, but worth it! You get to know a lot about the history of the grand palaces in Venice, about the history of education in Venice but also about WWII- architecture, also: you get to see the best view on...More

8  Thank seolram
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