Venetian Cemetery on San Michele Island

Venetian Cemetery on San Michele Island

Duration: About 1 hour 30 minutes
In English language


  • Visit the Renaissance church of San Michele and the church of Saint Christopher
  • Take a walk through the new cemetery extension designed by the architect David Chipperfield
  • See the fields reserved to nuns and monks


Are you looking for a peaceful break away from the crowds? San Michele island, the Venice's cemetery is the place. Pay respects to Ezra Pound, Brodsky and Stravinsky in this silent place in the middle of the lagoon; a truly hidden gem! Whether you're a goth, a hopeless romantic, music...

What’s included

  • Advice from a local about visiting other islands in this area
  • Entrance fees to the churches — you can visit them on your own
  • Water bus tickets (€5-20)
$14.07per tour

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Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Fondamente Nove, at water bus stop
Calle de la Colombina, 5040
San Cristoforo church
San Michele
Meet Valerio,
author of the tour
I was born and bred in Venice and spent half my life away: getting drunk in the worst bars in Moscow, following the silk road in Central Asia, clubbing in Berlin and pretending to be a manager in Africa and Middle East All of this...

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Venetian Cemetery on San Michele Island
$14.07per tour