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Teatro La Fenice Tour in Venice

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Overview
Explore Venice’s Teatro La Fenice on a 1-hour walking tour and discover its history, architecture and decadent décor! Translating as ‘the phoenix’ in Italian, La Fenice has mirrored the mythical bird by rising from the ashes of two fires over the course of its history. Now restored to its 18th-century glory, the famous opera house boasts a jaw-dropping interior that has to be seen to be believed. Walk around the plush auditorium and royal box, and hear the history of this iconic Italian opera venue from a local guide.
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You'll start at
Bucintoro Viaggi
Campo S. Luca, 4267/C, 30124 Venezia VE, ItalyBucintoro Viaggi Travel Agency - Campo San Luca 4267/C
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  • Pass by Campo San Luca
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    Teatro La Fenice
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
    La Fenice thatre is one of the most important theatres of Italy, staging more than one hundred opera performances per year, a major symphonic season conducted by prominent conductors from across the globe, the full cycles of symphonies by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms and Mahler, a contemporary repertoire focused especially on Venetian artists such as Nono and Maderna, ballets, and chamber music concerts.
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You'll end at
Teatro la Fenice
Campo San Fantin, 1965, 30124 Venezia VE, ItalyThe tour ends in front of La Fenice Theatre.
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Highlights
  • Rather than just passing by, spend an hour at La Fenice Theater
  • Learn about the theater’s resilient history, famous performances, and lavish architecture
  • Come away with authentic knowledge of the theater
  • Small-group tour ensures your guide's personal attention
What to Expect
Start at Campo San Luca in central Venice, where you meet your guide and group. Walk to the theater, passing through Venice’s characteristic narrow streets. Arrive and enter, admiring the theater’s baroque décor, gilded boxes, and velvet seats. Walk through the theater while your guide tells you about noteworthy performances and famous singers and musicians. Learn about the separate fires that burned the theater to the ground and the subsequent restoration that gave the theater its name, which means “phoenix” in Italian. Spend ample time with your guide, asking any question you might have about the theater and its history. Finish the tour just outside the theater entrance.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Bucintoro Viaggi, Campo S. Luca, 4267/C, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Departure Time
1:00 PM
Duration
1h
Return Details
Teatro la Fenice, Campo San Fantin, 1965, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Teatro La Fenice
Exclusions
  • Gratitude (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tour guide is hard to understand. Tour is short. Didn’t gain in depth information. I saw few groups of people listened in to the audio tour instead and seemed to enjoy themselves. Maybe that is a better choice. The worst part is that you have to meet up at the tour company
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Had arranged, through Trip Advisor, to take a tour of the historic Opera House in Venice, Teatro La Fenice. Arrived at the site 15 minutes before. When no guide or group arrived by 1 pm, my wife and I entered the theater and asked the Box Office agent "what happened to our
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Response from RacheleSacco, Direttore at Teatro La Fenice Tour in Venice
Responded 24 Oct 2019
Dear npkras, We apologise for any inconvenience you had to face. However, the meeting point is at the Bucintoro Viaggi travel agency strictly 15 minutes before the departure of the tour where you need to collect the actual ticket of the tour (info written before and after the purchase of the voucher) and NOT at the entrance of the theatre, as you describe. The tour started on time and was run regularly. We are sorry you missed it. Best regards,
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We had a very personal tour ,just our family of three, our guide made history both informative and absorbing. Every section explained and a live performance at a later date a must. Bravo !!!!
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There is no arguing the Theater is beautiful. I found the tour quite short and possibly could have been replaced with a cheaper audio guide. However, being in personalized tour group did allow us access to less congested areas of the theater, this was worth paying for. As with
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I would love to go back for a live performance ! Good audio tour, beautiful place. We just sat there and enjoyed the view.
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By: Bucintoro Viaggi S.r.l.
Melissa
30
Nice Tour of Murano, Burano and Torcello islands!
This was a great tour, but on the day we went it was quite foggy so while on the boat we couldn't see much of the
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Karen C
Puerto Rico
75
Venice was really cold
The walking tour was good other then we were freezing the entire time. BUT we definitely did get to see a lot of
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velarava71
Dubrovnik, Croatia
142
Murano, Burano and Torcello islands
Great to visit these unique islands in the Venetian lagoon. Murano has its glass blowing shops, Burano has the
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Matthew G
United States
50
Really Great Tour Guide.. Cheap way to ride Gondola
First, you need to get your ticket at the ticket office located in Campo San Luca next to the H&M store. The tour
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Kuismin A
20
Tour of Islands
Lovely tour. The glass blowing was great to see. Burano is a beautiful island and has a really relax atmosphere, I
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TashMelvin
London, United Kingdom
101
Great value for money!!
We visited here last week and absolutely loved the trip, tour guide was great and gave lots of information, only
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Stephanie C
31
Loved our Murano and Burano tour.
Francesca B. Was our tour guide for this Murano and Burano to her today. She is an excellent guide. We had our own
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Vicki B
61
30 minute gondola ride
The actual gondola ride was ok. However, the receptionist was very rude when asked if there were any private
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Arthur Lukhan
Durban, South Africa
206
Grand Gondola
The gondola is one of the attractions in Venice and you cannot leave Venice without such a ride. Peaceful,
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Rachal B
Abilene, Texas
203
Pretty lame
First, it's not only a shared gondola ride, but ours was a whole fleet of gondolas riding together. Real weird. We
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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Italian
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