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As part of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini project to integrate visitor services on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, it’s possible to visit the monumental complex and the Foundation’s “Wood” with the Vatican Chapels, presented to the public last year during the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.   Visitors can choose from three different itineraries: The first itinerary takes you on a tour of the monumental buildings of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, including the two cloisters, the Palladian Refectory with the Wedding of Cana, the Photography Room, Longhena’s Grand Staircase and Library, the Nuova Manica Lunga Library and the Borges Labyrinth. (duration about 1 hour). The second itinerary explores the “Wood” in the Foundation grounds with the ten Vatican Chapels, designed by internationally renowned architects for the first ever Holy See Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale.(duration about 1 hour).The third itinerary includes a tour of the Giorgio Cini Foundation and the "wood" with the Vatican Chapels.(duration about 2 hour).   Useful informations   The guided tours of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini and the Vatican Chapels take place at fixed times, every day during the summer, and every day except Wednesday in winter (see “Opening times”). Having booking admission for a chosen time, on arrival visitors will receive a video guide, included in the cost of the tour and available in six languages (Italian, English, Spanish, French, German and Russian). Please arrive at the ticket office 15 minutes before your time slot (the ticket office is located in the building immediately to the left of the Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore). For safety reasons the Fondazione can be visited in groups of up to 25 people, accompanied by an authorized guide.***Some areas of the monumental complex may be closed during activities, concerts or other events; please see to check if access is restricted on the day you would like to visit. For further information see:   *** In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons, it will not be possible to visit the Vatican Chapels.   Opening times  Winter Time: From 6 November 2019 to 20 March 2020: every day except Wednesday, from 10 am to 3 pm (last departure 3 pm) Summer Time: From 21 March to 5 November 2020: every day from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm on the hour (last departure 6.00 pm)The monumental complex and the Vatican Chapels can currently be visited at the following times:10 am: tour of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini11 am: tour of the “Wood” with the Vatican Chapels12 pm: tour of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini1 pm: tour of the “Wood” with the Vatican Chapels2 pm: tour of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini3 pm: tour of the “Wood” with the Vatican Chapels Private guided tours – booking required: tel. +39 041 2710237 email visitcini@duva.euSchool groups – booking required: tel. +39 041 2710237 email visitcini@duva.euFor information or communications, please contact the Fondazione Giorgio Cini Ticket Office: tel. +39 041 2710237 email   How to reach usVaporetto line 2, Stop “San Giorgio”From San Zaccaria (3 minutes)From Ferrovia (Train Station) (45 minutes)From Piazzale Roma (Bus Station) (40 minutes)From Tronchetto (35 minutes)Info and schedule: