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Voyages to Antiquity: Splendors of Italy and Croatia

Program Number: 19519RJ
Start and End Dates:
10/2/2015 - 10/17/2015; 6/24/2015 - 7/9/2015; 10/2/2015 - 10/17/2015; 10/3/2016 - 10/18/2016;
Duration: 15 nights
Location: Italy/Greece/Albania/Croatia
Price starting at: $6,395.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Adventure Afloat Study Cruise; Ocean Cruises
Meals: 39; 14 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 13 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian; Low Fat; Gluten Free; Low Salt    

Immerse yourself in the architectural and artistic legacies of great Mediterranean civilizations on this voyage carefully planned to explore as much as possible of this region’s fascinating history. Experience the splendors of Rome and Venice, the stunning ruins of Pompeii, the Renaissance hill town of Urbino, the magnificent seaside Palace of Diocletian and much more.

Activity Particulars

Walking up and downhill, up to two miles per day. Standing up to four hours per day, with breaks; uneven terrain and steep stairs without railings at historic sites.

Itinerary At-a-Glance

Venice (Italy), 2 nights, aboard Aegean Odyssey, 11 nights; Rome, 1 night.

Day 1: Overnight flight from the U.S.A.

Days 2-4: Arrival Venice (Italy) / embark Aegean Odyssey:

On an expert-led city excursion, stroll the sprawling Piazza San Marco then walk the narrow streets and over the bridges of the Castello and Cannaregio districts. Enjoy free time for independent exploration. Lodging: Five-star hotel overlooking Giudecca Canal.

Day 5: Urbino

Journey through the rolling hills and lush plains of Marche to the Renaissance town of Urbino. Its historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 6: Split:

Step inside the magnificent Palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, today not a deserted ruin but a bustling warren of houses, shops and cafés.

Day 7: Dubrovnik (Croatia):

Experience this beautiful seaside city that Lord Byron called “the Pearl of the Adriatic.” Visit its cathedral to view artworks by Titian.

Day 8: Lecce (Italy):

Enjoy a walking excursion in Lecce, “the Florence of the South,” a city of impressive Baroque churches and sprawling piazzas.

Day 9: Sarande (Albania) & Corfu (Greece):

Examine the Venetian heritage of Corfu as you visit the red-domed Agios Spyrídon church and the famous Esplanade. Continue to Albania and the archaeological site of Butrint, inhabited since prehistoric times.

Days 10-11: At Sea / Sicily:

Venture to the idyllic town of Taormina with its lemon blossom-scented air, medieval alleyways, Greco-Roman theater and spectacular views of Mount Etna.

Day 12: Salerno:

Sail along the ruggedly beautiful Amalfi Coast. Go ashore for an excursion to Paestum, an Ancient Greek city that boasts extremely well-preserved Doric temples.

Days 13-14: Sorrento, Pompeii & Herculaneum:

Get a unique glimpse of Roman life as you explore Pompeii and Herculaneum, towns preserved as they were destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Enjoy a free day in charming Sorrento.

Days 15-16: Rome / disembark / departure

In Rome, visit the most ancient public museum in the world: the Musei Capitolini. Lodging: Modern, centrally located hotel.

Aegean Odyssey

The Aegean Odyssey is a premium-class ship especially rebuilt for sailing along shallow coastlines, among remote islands and into small, uncrowded harbors that larger ocean liners can’t reach. Public areas include several gourmet restaurants, library, Internet center, sweeping sun decks, outdoor pool, gym and spa.

Meals and Lodgings
   Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
  Venice, Italy 2 nights
   Aegean Odyssey
  Aegean Odyssey - At Sea, At Sea 11 nights
   Hotel Genova
  Rome, Italy 1 night
 Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
Type: Five-Star Hotel
  Description: The five-star Hilton Molino Stucky Venice is a modern Venetian Masterpiece. Its building, once a flourishing flour mill, beautifully restored, now houses a hotel unlike any other, offering a different view of Venice. A short, five-minute boat ride from the heart of Venice, it offers breathtaking views over the city and complimentary shuttle service.
  Contact info: Giudecca 810
30133, Venice,   Italy
phone: +39 041 2723 311
  Room amenities: Each room has a mini bar, hair dryer, bathrobes (available upon request), telephone, 32" Plasma TV, laptop-sized safe box, free wireless Internet (for a fee), 24-hour room service and air conditioning.
  Facility amenities: The hotel offers six bars and restaurants, roof-top pool, fitness center, wellness center (for a fee), business center with computers and printers, laundry services, gift shop, currency exchange, free WIFI in the hotel's public areas (available for a fee in rooms), air conditioning, and a free shuttle service to St. Mark's Square.
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: N/A Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 1-800-241-1404
  Check in time: 2:00 PM

 Aegean Odyssey
Type: Cruise Ship
  Description: The Aegean Odyssey offers boutique-style cruising at its best. In contrast to the massive vessels cruising to and from major ports, it is a midsized ship adapted for island and coastal cruising. The Aegean Odyssey can visit smaller, less crowded harbors and sail closer to the coast enabling you to really appreciate the magical views.
  Ship Information: Ship’s Tonnage: 11,563 Length: 461 feet Beam: 67 feet Draft: 20.5 feet Cruising Speed: 18 knots Passenger Decks: 7 Stabilizers: 2 Passenger Staterooms/Cabins: 198 Passengers – lower beds: 378 Classification: Lloyd’s Register Society London Ship’s Registration: Malta
  Contact info: Voyages to Antiquity
1800 SE 10th Avenue, Suite 230
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 USA
phone: 877-398-1460
  Room amenities: All cabins are equipped with a flat screen TV, air-conditioning, and personal safe. Particular importance is placed on the standard of bedding in cabins. Luxury bedding, including fine duvets, covers and sheets, ample soft pillows and quality towels can be expected. Also, shampoo, bath and shower gel, soap, and shower cap are provided. Your cabin steward is always available. Cabins and suites feature outlets with 220 voltage, using the “European” two round pin plug. Hair dryers are provided in your cabin and electric rollers, curling irons, electric shavers and other small appliances can be used in your cabin. For safety reasons, travel irons are not allowed.
  Facility amenities: Dining: Aegean Odyssey offers many dining facilities: The Marco Polo Restaurant is the ship's more formal restaurant, providing casual country-club elegance for lunch or dinner; The Terrace Cafe offers a combination of indoor and outdoor seating where you can indulge in breakfast, lunch and dinner from the grill or the sumptuous daily buffet. In the evenings, enjoy breathtaking views over dinner at Tapas on the Terrace. *There is a complimentary choice of wine, beer, or soft drinks with your evening meal. There will be a string trio, pianist and casual dancing before and after dinner. You may also wish to partake in afternoon tea, served in the Observation Lounge or enjoy an evening snack and cocktail, available in the Lido and Rendezvous bars. A limited room service menu is available. Special Diets: Please advise us at the time of booking of any special dietary requirements. The ship can usually meet most general requests such as those made with an air carrier; however, this cannot always be guaranteed. Services: Library; outdoor pool; spa; health center, saunas, massage and beauty treatment rooms and early morning yoga on the Lido Deck; elevators; beauty salon; medical center; laundry and pressing services (order form and laundry bag is provided in cabin); lecture theater and cinema and on board shop. Internet: The ship has an Internet center (open 24 hours) and WiFi is available in the reception area. Fees begin at 10mb for $20. As a rough guide you could send around 200 standard emails with no attachments for $20. However, if you start adding medium size web standard photographs (not hi res), each one would be about 1.5mb. There are no refunds for unused capacity. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of satellite connectivity on board a ship, the internet connection is slow, erratic and may be unavailable at times.
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Elevators available: Yes

 Hotel Genova
Type: Four-Star Hotel
  Description: The Hotel Genova is an elegant and modern structure that was completely renovated in 2008. It is centrally located just a short drive from the Colosseum and Roman Forum, and within walking distance from the Termini Railway Station.
  Contact info: Via Cavour 25
Rome,  00187 Italy
phone: +39 06476951
  Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, safe box, air conditioning, mini bar, telephone, room service, hair dryer, high speed cable Internet connection (for a fee), and a vanity set (shampoo, soap, shower cap, bath foam).
  Facility amenities: The hotel offers a bar, lobby, 24-hour reception, breakfast room, meeting rooms, terrace, air conditioning, laundry services, wireless Internet access in the lobby (for a fee), fax machine and pay phones.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights after: N/A Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404
  Check out time: 12:00 PM

Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Venice, Italy. Program begins at 5:00 PM in the hotel lobby. You will be staying at Hilton Molino Stucky Venice that night.
  End of Program:
Rome, Italy. The program will end after breakfast on the last day. You will be staying at Hotel Genova the night before.
  Required documents:
The Participant Information Form is required.
  Parking availability:
Transportation (For Independent Travelers)
To Start of Program
  Location:  Venice
  Nearest city or town:  Venice/Mestre
  Nearest highway: Highway A4 to Trieste and Milano
  Nearest airport:  Marco Polo Airport
  Transportation to site: Option 1: From Marco Polo Airport, take the ALILAGUNA private water bus shuttle service RED LINE (Airport - Giudecca Hilton) € 16,00 OW /€ 27,00 RT. The trip takes approx. 1 hour 40 minutes. Option 2: Hotel Molino Stucky Venice is at a 25 - 30 minute water taxi ride from Venice’s Marco Polo Airport and costs 110 - 120 Euro. Note: For both options water taxi /Alilaguna pier is located 10 minutes walking distance from the arrival lounge at the airport.
  From End of Program
  Location:  Rome
  Transportation from site: The Hotel Genova is a very short walk to Rome's Termini Station where the Leonardo Express train departs regularly for the airport.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Daily Schedule

Day 1: Departures
(Friday, October 2)
 In Transit: Depart US/Canada on international overnight flight.

Day 2: Welcome
(Saturday, October 3)
 Morning: Arrival at Marco Polo Airport (VCE). Transfer to Venice.
 Afternoon: Welcome orientation to the program at 5:00 PM in the hotel lounge.
 Dinner: Dinner in the hotel dining room.
Accommodations: Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 3: Venice, Italy
(Sunday, October 4)
 Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room.
 Morning: This morning experience Venice as a Venetian. Breathe in a bit of every day life of this fragile city at a relaxed pace. From St. Mark’s square enter the Castello district and meander the narrow calli. Learn about the Venice of yesterday and today. Stop at Campo San Giovanni e Paolo, a most impressive open space dominated by the stunning Gothic basilica which is home to many monuments of Doges and sea captains. Continue to the densely populated district Cannaregio; explore Chiesa dei Miracoli, a little “jewel box” of a 15th century church to gain insight into Venetian beliefs and traditions.
 Lunch: Enjoy a traditional Venetian lunch at a local restaurant.
 Afternoon: This afternoon, you are free to explore on your own. You may choose to walk to Rialto or simply sip a Bellini at Harry's Bar.
 Dinner: Explore local fare on your own.
Accommodations: Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Venice, Italy / Embark the Aegean Odyssey
(Monday, October 5)

Note: Upon check-out your luggage will be transferred to your cabin on the ship.

 Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room.
 Morning: Free time to explore Venice on your own - perhaps enjoy a gondola ride on the Grand Canal or visit the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
 Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.
 Afternoon: Meet the group at the hotel to transfer for embarkation. Late afternoon Road Scholar orientation to the ship in the "Observation Lounge."
 Dinner: Dinner on board.
 Evening: Early evening departure for Ancona.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Ancona, Italy (Urbino)
(Tuesday, October 6)
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: A gem of a day! From the port of Ancona, enjoy the rolling hills and lush plains of the Marche countryside en route to Urbino. Located at the foothills of the Apennines, Urbino’s clay earth still supports industrial brickworks, but its greatest incarnation is the Ducal Palace. Built during the 15th century, at the height of Urbino’s cultural importance, its presence helps to preserve the Renaissance spirit of this small hill town.
 Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.
 Afternoon: Continuation of the day's excursion to Urbino before returning to the ship in the late afternoon.
 Dinner: Dinner on board.
 Evening: Early evening departure for Split. Attend a shipboard guest lecture.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Split, Croatia
(Wednesday, October 7)
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: The morning will be spent at the Palace of Diocletian, including the Temple of Jupiter and Diocletian's mausoleum. Born in Salona, a town a few miles to the north of Split, Diocletian became Emperor of Rome in 284AD. To ensure a comfortable retirement, Diocletian commissioned the construction of a massive limestone and marble palace in the town of Split. When it was completed in 305AD, Diocletian abdicated, the first Roman Emperor to do so. His palace complex included three temples as well as Diocletian’s massive mausoleum (now the Cathedral of St. Dominus), and could house around 9,000 people. Today the palace is not a deserted ruin but a shell containing a bustling warren of houses, shops and cafés.
 Lunch: Lunch on board or explore local fare on your own.
 Afternoon: Free time for independent exploration of the Roman walls, squares and temples in Split’s historic center or stroll along the Riva waterfront promenade.
 Dinner: Dinner on board.
 Evening: Early evening departure for Dubrovnik. Attend a shipboard guest lecture.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Dubrovnik, Croatia
(Thursday, October 8)
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: Dubrovnik was formerly known as Ragusa and gave us our English word "argosy." Lord Byron called it "the Pearl of the Adriatic." As we walk around the city this morning we will visit both the Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries, the former housing a fine collection of Renaissance paintings, as well as the Cathedral of our Lady which boasts Titian's Assumption over the main altar.
 Lunch: Lunch on board or explore local fare on your own.
 Afternoon: In the afternoon and evening you are free to relax or continue exploring this charming city.
 Dinner: Dinner on board or explore local fare on your own.
 Evening: Attend a shipboard guest lecture. Late evening departure for Brindisi.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Brindisi, Italy (Lecce)
(Friday, October 9)
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: From the port of Brindisi, it is a short coach ride to Lecce, an historic city of the Salentine Peninsula of Puglia. Enjoy a walking excursion that will take in some of the many baroque treasures that has earned the city its nickname “the Florence of the South”.
 Lunch: Lunch on board or explore local fare on your own.
 Afternoon: Free time for independent exploration.
 Dinner: Dinner on board.
 Evening: Early evening departure for Sarande. Attend a shipboard guest lecture.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Sarande, Albania (Butrint) / Corfu, Greece
(Saturday, October 10)
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: The Albanian archaeological site of Butrint has been occupied since at least the 8th century BC. The Roman Emperor Augustus founded a colony here, and Butrint remained a Roman port until the 6th century. Its later medieval history was turbulent as the town was involved in the power struggles between Byzantium and successive Norman, Angevin, and Venetian states. It is consequently a fascinating archaeological and historical site.
 Lunch: Lunch on board.
 Afternoon: At the height of their Empire, Corfu held a special place in the heart of the Venetians. The historian Jan Morris wrote: "The Greek Island of Corfu is made for pleasure and escape... Corfu was the most desirable station of the Venetian colonial service." Today, this Venetian heritage is still visible in Corfu Town as you will discover on this morning's excursion that takes in the Old Fortress, the red-domed Agios Spyridon church and the famous Esplanade.
 Dinner: Dinner on board or explore local fare on your own.
 Evening: Attend a shipboard guest lecture or enjoy the live entertainment in the Charleston Lounge.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: At sea
(Sunday, October 11)
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: At sea. Stretch your body and mind during early morning yoga.
 Lunch: Lunch on board.
 Afternoon: At sea. Find your way to one of the ship's lounges for a conversation with fellow travelers.
 Dinner: Dinner on board.
 Evening: Attend a shipboard guest lecture.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Taormina, Sicily
(Monday, October 12)

Note: The streets of Taormina are mostly cobbled and there are some steps to navigate at the Greco-Roman Theater.

 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: Nowhere is the beauty of Sicily more apparent than in the hilltop town of Taormina. This morning, we will tender ashore for a short, scenic drive to this idyllic spot with its mountainous backdrop, lemonblossom-scented air and narrow, medieval alleys. This walking excursion proceeds past the Cathedral and the 15th-century Palazzo Corvaja with its black and white lava decoration. The highlight is a guided excursion of the Greco-Roman Theater.
 Lunch: Lunch on board.
 Afternoon: At sea. Take advantage of the ship's well stocked library that has a wide selection of volumes covering classical history, literature, art, architecture, and philosophy. The frequently updated collection also includes an extensive reference section as well as modern and classic novels.
 Dinner: Dinner on board.
 Evening: Attend a shipboard guest lecture.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Amalfi, Italy / Cruise Amalfi Coast
(Tuesday, October 13)

Note: The call in Amalfi is weather dependent, at which time an alternative nearby port will be used.

 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: From Amalfi, travel to Paestum, one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Italy. Originally called Poseidonia by the Ancient Greeks who settled here in around 600BC, later it became the Roman city of Paestum in 273BC. The site is dominated by three temples in Doric style, dating from the first half of the 6th century BC. Additionally, the ruins of civic buildings, a forum and amphiteatre, paved roadways and even residential buildings dating from both Greek and Roman times have been excavated.
 Lunch: Lunch on board.
 Afternoon: Savor the beauty of the Amalfi Coast with its rocky shores and iconic medieval cliffside fishing villages.
 Dinner: Dinner on board or explore local fare on your own upon arrival in Sorrento.
 Evening: The ship will overnight in Sorrento. Free time to stroll along Marina Piccolo -- Sorrento's seaside promenade.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Sorrento, Italy (Pompeii and Herculaneum)
(Wednesday, October 14)
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: An hour's drive along the Bay of Naples brings you to Pompeii, considered the world's finest example of an ancient Roman town. The city, buried for centuries by hot ashes in 79AD, is a virtual time capsule of that era. In the company of a professional guide, visit the patrician mansions, baths and temples at the site. Step inside to admire the brilliant Pompeian Red walls, elaborate frescoes and gardens adorned with sculptures. View the sobering ash replicas of the citizens caught in their final moments. These bring to life the words of Pliny the Younger, an eyewitness, who described the terror of the eruption with its "broad sheets of fire and leaping flames."
 Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.
 Afternoon: Continue to Herculaneum, the Greek settlement named after its patron, Hercules. The town also perished during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD and was engulfed in a sea of mud. A number of the buildings survived virtually intact including the famous Villa of the Papyri.
 Dinner: Dinner on board or find a trattoria to sample 'gnocci alla sorrentina', a local specialty.
 Evening: The ship will overnight in Sorrento.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Sorrento, Italy
(Thursday, October 15)
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: Explore this charming, cliff-straddling, port town on your own. Stroll along Marina Piccolo or find your way to the lift that will take you up to the city center, perched high above the sea. Enjoy the bustle along the Corso Italia and perhaps sample the famous local limoncello at the Piazza Tasso.
 Lunch: Lunch on board.
 Afternoon: At sea. Take the opportunity to relax on deck one more time before tomorrow's disembarkation.
 Dinner: Dinner on board.
 Evening: Free evening to prepare belongings for disembarkation.
Accommodations: Aegean Odyssey
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: Disembark / Rome, Italy
(Friday, October 16)
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board.
 Morning: Disembark in Civitavecchia and transfer to Rome. Morning panoramic sightseeing excursion through the fabulous city of Rome.
 Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.
 Afternoon: During this afternoon's walking excursion, survey the Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire as well as the Roman Forum, the center of Roman civic life. Explore the Case Romane del Celio, homes dating from the turn of the millennium.
 Dinner: Farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Accommodations: Hotel Genova
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16: Departures
(Saturday, October 17)
 Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel dining room.
 Morning: Transfer to Rome's Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino Airport (FCO) for departures.
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
  Venice Ca’ Rezzonico
A museum of eighteenth century art, the palace on the Grand Canal was designed by a Baroque architect of Venice, Baldassare Longhena, for the aristocratic Bon family. The museum shows works of art, furniture and interior furnishings by master artists such as Guardi, Canaletto, Tiepolo and Longhi, and important Venetian school paintings from the 15th-20th centuries which are a part of the Martini Collection. For additional information, visit
  Doge's Palace
Doge's Palace is a former governmental palace and a masterpiece of Venetian gothic. The Ducal Palace was the residence of the Doge up to the fall of the Venetian Republic in 1797 and was a public palace and seat of the administration of justice. The palace is the highest and richest symbol of Venetian civilization and of Venice's cultural, military, political and economic history. All historic periods are represented in an extraordinary stratification of structural and decorative elements: from the antique foundations of the original Gothic complex, to the great halls dedicated to political life and decorated by the canvases of Veronese, Tintoretto and the great masters of the Renaissance, from the precious rooms of the Doges apartment, to the dark prisons and places of torture and the luminous loggias on the Piazza and the Lagoon. For additional information, visit
  Gallerie dell'Accademia
Spanning five centuries, the Galleria Belle Arti's matchless collection of paintings provides a complete spectrum of the Venetian school, from the Byzantine period through the Renaissance to the Baroque and later. Masterpieces of Titian, Veronese, Bellini, Tintoretto, Tiepolo and more all await you here. For additional information, visit
  Glass Museum of Murano
A museum of Venetian glassmaking, the Murano Glass Museum was founded in 1861 when the darkest period in the history of Murano glassmaking had been overcome, following the fall of the Republic of San Marco (1797) and the subsequent years of foreign rule. The museum’s collection was expanded by the addition of the Correr, Cicogna and Molin Collections which include, among other things, the most beautiful Renaissance pieces in the museum. The museum also has samples of glass from Egyptian times through the present day, and the displays show the art and manufacturing of glass that has developed over the centuries. For additional information, visit
  Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Located on Venice’s Grand Canal, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection is one of Europe’s premier museums devoted to modern art. With masterpieces ranging in style from Cubism and Surrealism to Abstract Expressionism, the collection has become one of the most respected and visited cultural attractions in Venice. For additional information, visit
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