Venetian Cemetery: the Hidden Gems of the San Michele

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Audio tour
5 km
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1h 30m
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  • 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...


  • 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)

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

Attractions on the route

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