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Step back in time to the golden age of Italian opera with this guided tour of Venice’s Teatro La Fenice. Learn the history and legends of this decadent Baroque opera house, which was once the heart of Venetian high society and hosted performances by masterful maestros like Verdi, Rossini and Bellini.

Highlights

  • 1-hour tour of Teatro La Fenice in Venice
  • Hear the history of the legendary Venice theater from a local guide
  • Learn of prestigious operas such as Verdi’s La Traviata that have taken place at the iconic venue
  • Explore the auditorium and royal box while learning about the theater’s architecture
  • Admire Teatro La Fenice’s opulent décor and interiors

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What You Can Expect

Teatro La Fenice Tour in Venice

Hear the history of this majestic theater from a local guide!

Originally built in the late 18th century, the opulent Teatro La Fenice opera house enjoyed many years as a gathering place for Venice’s cultural elite. Discover the venue’s fascinating history on this 1-hour guided tour.
Meet your guide at the centrally located Campo San Luca for a short walk to the theater. Inside, marvel at the lavish Baroque decor as you imagine the gilded private boxes and lush velvet seats filled with an admiring, well-dressed crowd. You’ll learn about famous performances and hear stories of the legendary musicians, singers and patrons that passed through the auditorium’s walls.
The ill-fated theater burned to the ground on two separate occasions and has been returned to its former splendor by painstaking restoration work. The name ‘La Fenice’ means ‘phoenix’ in Italian — a fitting moniker for this icon that has twice risen from the ashes. Learn about the multimillion dollar renovation and ask any burning questions before bidding ciao to the theater at the end of your tour.

Customer Reviews

michele c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was informative and only about 1 hour. Something really perfect to schedule into your day. The Fenice has a great history that the tour guide really bright to life for us. Fit this into your day---it and #39;s just the right amount.

Debra E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

It is a beautiful theatrem Our guide was well informed of the history. She gave everyone plenty of time to see each room and take pictures.

Janice K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Definitely a must see! This is a magnificently restored opera house which has a very interesting history.
Find out the story abut the fire that was deliberately set in 1996.

Andrew G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Well worth going on. Our charming knowledgable guide gave us a entertaining and interesting insight into the history of this beautiful building.

Harold G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Beautiful building, wonderful history, informative guide. We are no opera goers but appreciated the workmanship and history of this beautiful piece of Venice history. It was very private as only one other couple was on the tour with us.

MARJA-LIISA R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

EXQUISITE THEATER! I DEFINITELY PLAN TO COME BACK TO VENICE TO ENJOY A VERDI OPERA

David R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

The guide was very informative and we never felt rushed. We had a long time to view the house from the boxes.

Hwangji L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

It is a nice trip.

William M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Loved the place! Thanks.

Aleksei P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Очень крутой театр, очень крутая экскурсия, всем спасибо! Очень рекомендую!

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