Palazzo Franchetti

Events & Exhibition Venue
Opening at 10:00 AM tomorrow
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8 months ago
Arriving at the beautiful Accademia Bridge, one cannot fail to admire the beautiful Franchetti Palace. Its architecture is magnificent. The Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti is an impressive neo-Gothic building at the foot of the Accademia bridge and extends towards Campo Santo Stefano. How it is located right next to the Grand Canal with its beauty and elegance arouses admiration in us. The palace was built in 1565, and by the mid-19th century it was used as the residence of many famous Venetian families such as, Marcello, Gussoni and Cavalli. After the Napoleonic Wars, the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy gained the territories of Venice. Thus in 1840 the young Archduke of Austria Frederick Ferdinand was given the estate to manage and began a complex modernization project. Palazzo Cavalli-Gussoni thus divided among his successors and embarked on a complex modernization project aimed at provide a more prominent Habsburg presence here along the Grand Canal. After the sudden death of the Austrian ...
- Asiyah N
10 months ago
Beautiful place and an interesting exhibition. You can book a spot in a guided tour by calling them, the tours are daily in italian (not sure if English option is available). The guide (sadly forgot lady's name) was very knowledgeable and engaging.
- Katerina C
10 months ago
Nice and peaceful palace and a noteworthy exhibition with a very knowledgeable guide. Also a great little garden with a superb view on the canal grande. A top visit !
- Dieter C

Sede di convegni e mostre

Situato nel cuore del centro storico di Venezia, Palazzo Franchetti  è oggi una prestigiosa sede di attività culturali, congressi e mostre, ed è diventato, in pochi anni, un centro di vita culturale tra i più attivi e prestigiosi della Città e del Paese.

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S. Marco, 2847
S. Marco, 2842
S. Marco, 2855
30124 Venezia VE

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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