Private tour of the Peggy Guggenheim collection and Dorsoduro

  • E-Ticket
  • Private Tour
  • Live Guide
  • 2 hr

This private tour will take you through Dorsoduro district, the lively district of the University with its small art galleries and artisan shops to visit the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in the fascinating palace Venier dei Leoni on the Grand Canal with a local Venetian art historian and local Venetian guide. The collection of twentieth-century paintings and sculptures was formed by Peggy Guggenheim and embraces all the major artistic European and American movement: Picasso, Calder, Kandinsky, Giacometti, Jackson Pollock, Joan MIrò, Max Ernst, Salvador Dali, Piet Mondrian and it’s exposed in her private house-palace in Venice.You will learn about Peggy's life, some anedocte and her role in teh Venetian life. Due to the rules of the museum the most of the explication for the tour will be given in the garden of the sculpture of the museum. The tickets for the entrance must be booked on line directly on the website of the Guggenheim.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Dorsoduro

A small walking tour through Dorsoduro district, admiring the small Art Galleries and the residential area.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Peggy Guggenheim Collection

You will visit of the Peggy Guggenheim's permanent collection, the Nasher Sculpture Garden, the Annelore and Rudolf Shulhof collection, the visit of the terrace with Marino Marini sculpture and magnificent view on the grand Canal with a professional local guide and art historian. The tour ca be customized including the visit of the temporary exhibition in the Garden pavilion and a different pick up point according to customer preference.

Duration: 2 hour