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Historical walking tour of Venice

4.2/5
Excellent
Based on 31 reviews
Free cancellation
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Take a walk through the most characteristic and important places in Venice's history

Discover the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic

Enjoy a walking tour as a journey back in the past

What to expect

Take a walk outdoors through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Venice Republic, recalling the past full of charm of the floating city.

Immerse yourself in the mysteries and legends of Piazza San Marco! You will discover the tales of Doge (King of Venice) and the highest nobles that ran the empire and trading with all over the world. You will also see the breathtaking St. Mark’s Basilica known as the Golden Cathedral, with the worldwide famous horses carried from Constantinople that overlook the Square from the imposing Terrance decorated by the most celebrated Venetian artists.

After that, you will follow your guide through the labyrinth of Calli to see the S.Giovanni and Paolo’s square with the Patheon of Venice. You will reach the imposing Rialto Bridge with its traditional market and the famous S. Giacometto Church, the most ancient one in Venice.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

What’s included

Guided walking tour of Venice

Location

San Marco, 1093, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

Meeting point:

The office is close to San Marco Square. Having the Basilica of San Marco behind you, stay on the right side of the square and go under the arches. Find the Olivetti Museum, turn right passing under the archways, cross the little bridge and go straight on to “Campo San Gallo”, Venice Tours Office is in the square, San Marco 1093/B. Please be at the meeting point 5 minutes before the departure time.

Provider

Venice City Tour

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide
  • Please note that the English and Italian tours will be with a live guide while the French, Spanish and German tours will be translated with an audio guide

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.2/5

Based on 31 reviews from verified customers

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Safety

4/5

Service

4/5

Staff

4/5

Value for money

4.3/5

  • Carsten

    From Germany - September 2022

    Travelled as a couple

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Es war alles sehr gut organisiert. Leider war uns bei der Ankunft am Flughafen vor Venedig nicht bewusst, wie der Transfer nach Venedig weiter erfolge ...

  • Anonymous

    From Germany - August 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Unsere Städteführerin war eine ausgezeichnete Kennerin Venedigs und hat uns ihr umfangreiches Wissen in kurzweiliger Form nahegebracht! Es war eine ga ...

  • Maria

    From United Kingdom - August 2022

    Travelled as a couple

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Enjoyed going off the beaten track. Would have liked a slower pace.

  • Anonymous

    From Italy - August 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    La nostra guida Valentina ha gestito egregiamente un gruppo molto numeroso e multilingue portandoci a scoprire angoli di Venezia fuori dai circuiti cl ...

  • Anonymous

    From Germany - June 2022

    Average

    Overall rated

    3/5

    Die auf Deutsch gebuchte Tour fand leider nur per Audioguide statt und wir liefen mit der Tour auf italienisch und Englisch mit. Auf italienisch war d ...

  • Anonymous

    From Italy - May 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5