Historic walking tour of Venice
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Historic walking tour of Venice

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Availability: Every day
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Take a walk through the most characteristic and important places in Venice's history
  • A qualified guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic
What to expect

Take a walk outdoors (no entries) through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. This is an essential tour for the understanding of Venice!

Route

  • Piazza San Marco: Origins, history and description of the main monuments, such as Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie
  • Santa Maria Formosa: History and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square
  • Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo: The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune
  • Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre: Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice
  • Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping

After the tour, you will be given a free coupon for a visit to a Murano glass factory in order to discover one of the greatest Venetian arts. Please note this is a free of charge optional trip by private boat to Murano Island (generally scheduled from 2.00pm to 4.00pm) and it is not a part of the tour. Be kindly aware that this optional visit could take longer than the scheduled time and that we do not recommend participating if you have other reservations scheduled on the same day.

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What's included
  • Guided walking tour of Venice
  • Audio-receiver devices in case of groups over 10 people
Reduced price
  • Children 0-5 years old: free of charge
Where

S. Marco, 288, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Meeting point:

Clock Tower of Venice near the "Yex" Exchange office (the white building with the blue clock facade).

What to remember
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide
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When
  • Every day at 9.00am
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Provider
Venice City Tour
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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