Ca' Foscari Tour

Visit Ca' Foscari historical palaces  
Guided tours, events and initiatives

Ca' Foscari Tour

Ca’ Foscari Tour is back in presence!

With a dedicated Tour, student collaborators will lead guests and visitors through Ca' Foscari, Ca' Giustinian dei Vescovi historical courts and in the Aula Baratto, for discovering the beautiful work of Carlo Scarpa. Ca' Foscari Tour is the official guided tour service of the Ca' Foscari University of Venice. Created in 2009, it has the aim of promoting the University immense historical and cultural heritage.Finally, the Ca' Foscari Tour is back in attendance in compliance with anti-Covid measures. The collaborator students can not wait to lead you to discover the spaces of the University with new and dedicated itineraries! Guided tours, lasting 40 minutes, are offered free of charge to citizens and to all visitors who wish to use the service. The visits, in Italian or English, will take place on the following dates: Saturday, 20th November, first shift at 10 AM (in Italian), second shift at 11 AM (in English) and Saturday, 27th November, first shift at 10 AM (in Italian), second shift at 11 AM (in Italian). To offer guests a guided tour in complete safety and in compliance with Covid-19 preventive and control measures, each shift will have a limited number of people and the reservation is required at the following link. The guide will wait the visitors in the main court of Ca’ Foscari 5 minutes before the start of the tour. We also remember that to access every space of the University, participants must wear personal protective equipments (face masks) and have with them the Covid-19 Green certification with a valid ID.

Ca’ Foscari Tour: our special guided tours

Ca’ Foscari Tour is an innovative project with a specific mission: tell the story of our University and show the most attractive spaces in Ca’ Foscari and Ca’ Dolfin. Our tour are for free and the guides are the students who will enetertain you with a personalized and immersive route.



What we will show you

Depending on the availability of the university areas, we will schedule differet tours where you can see Ca’ Foscari and the Aula Baratto, designed by Carlo Scarpa, with his beautiful view on the Canal Grande or Ca’ Dolfin and the Aula Magna Silvio Trentin, a beautiful room of the 18th century. What else? The court of the Niobe, a small fifteenth-century court in the heart of Ca’ Foscari which is the shrine of the Cafoscarini fallen in the conflicts of the twentieth century, and other little-known rooms.



Tour ad hoc

Are you a teacher or PTA of the University and you want to organize a tour ad hoc? Send an email to our address at least 15 days in advance and, subject to availability spaces, we will organize your tour.

Small Groups and families

If you want to make a reservation, write us! Send an email to and we can create a special tour for you! Don’t miss it!

How to participate 

Reservation is mandatory for each visit and initiative. In compliance with current regulation, the Green Pass is required for accessing University spaces together with a valid ID. The correct use of a face mask is mandatory during the entire duration of the visit. 

Virtual tour

If you want to know something more about Ca' Foscari Tour and our spaces, here below is a preview.