Ca' Foscari Tour
May 25th 2013 FREE GUIDED TOURS
During the Alumni Festival www.cafoscarialumni.it there will be the chance to visit our historical seat for free. Guided tours at: 11.30, 14.30, 16.30. Make your reservation online : www.festivalumni.eventbrite.it
Ca' Foscari Tour
Ca' Foscari Tour is the guided tour service of Ca' Foscari palace, the main seat of Ca' Foscari University of Venice, a Venetian Gothic building placed in the largest bend of the Grand Canal. Through a fascinating itinerary of art and history, visitors may admire the external courtyards and the interiors of the palace, such as the great 'Aula Baratto' designed by the Venetian architect Carlo Scarpa and decorated with two frescos by Mario Sironi and Mario Deluigi, and the results of the last restoration works between 2004 and 2006.
Opening hours (by reservation only)
Monday 2.15 pm
Tuesday 11.30 am
Wednesday 2.15 pm
Thursday 11.30 am
Friday 11.30 am
Closing days: April 1st, April 25th, May 1st, from August 12th until August 16th, November 1st, from Dicember 24th until January 6th 2014.
On March 28th the guided tour will be offered at 9.
Italian / English / Italian Sign Language (LIS)
Tickets and reservations
- Full price: EUR 4.5
- Reduced price: EUR 3.5
- visitors with disabilities
- Venetian citizens
- students up to 26 years old (with student card or university record book)
- groups (min. 10 persons)
- shorter tour (if Aula Baratto is occupied)
- Alumni Base and Alumni's guests
- Free admission:
- Ca’ Foscari students and employees
- Incoming Mobility Students
- group leaders (max. 2 for group)
- children up to 6 years old
- guests of congresses and meetings organized by the Ca' Foscari University
- Alumni Premium
Single visitors may book one day before writing an email to email@example.com.Tickets are sold at the Public Relations Service (Ca' Foscari palace, ground floor) 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour. Only cash payment are accepted.
Groups have to book the guided tour at least 15 days in advance and pay with transfer bank (all the information will be sent by our office).
In case of lectures or institutional events, the itinerary could undergo changes.
The palace has no architectural barriers. Visitors with disabilities are suggested to visit the palace with an accompanying helper and are kindly requested to book the tour with adequate advance
Guided tours in Italian Sign Language
You can visit Ca' Foscari with an interpreting service in Italian Sign Language thanks to the students of Languages, Linguistics and Cultural Studies/Language Sciences (by reservation only).
How to get to Ca' Foscari palace
For information on how to get to Ca' Foscari palace from Piazzale Roma (bus station and car parking terminal of Venice), from "Venice Santa Lucia" train station, from "Marco Polo" airport of Venice, from "Canova" airport of Treviso or through a disabled accessible route, please visit the relevant website page.
Contacts for reservations and further information
SIst - Public Relations Service (URP)
Ca' Foscari palace, Dorsoduro 3246, 30123 Venice (Italy)
Tel. +39 041 234 8036 / 8034 /8323