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Venice highlights historical walking tour
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Venice highlights historical walking tour

4.5/5
Excellent
Based on 51 reviews
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$29.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 2 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy a walking tour and a journey back in the past
  • Take a walk through historically significant locations in Venice
  • Admire the façade of Basilica di San Marco – the Golden Cathedral
  • Complete your tour at Rialto Bridge and its medieval market
What to expect

You'll enjoy an outdoor tour through the most iconic and historically significant locations in Venice. A qualified guide will accompany you through the millennium of life in the Venice Republic, reliving the floating city's charming past.

You'll learn about the Doge (King of Venice) and the highest nobility who ruled the empire and traded with people from all over the world. You'll also witness the stunning outside façade of Basilica di San Marco, commonly known as the Golden Cathedral, as well as the world-famous horses carried from Constantinople and overlooking the square from the towering terrance decorated by the most acclaimed Venetian artists.

After that, you'll proceed with your guide through Calli's maze to view the square Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo and the Venetian Pantheon. You'll get to the famed S. Giacometto Church, the oldest building in Venice, and the magnificent Rialto Bridge with its medieval market.

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What's included
  • check Local guide
  • check Walking tour
What's not included
  • x_not_included Entrance fees
Where

Venice Tours Srl, Close to San Marco Square, Calle San Gallo, 1093/b, 30124, 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, towards "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.
What to remember
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide
  • Please note that starting between April 25th and July 14, 2024 on certain dates, registration and payment of an access contribution will be necessary to visit the city of Venice. Please check all the information and procedures for registration or payment on the dedicated website of Comune di Venezia
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Provider
Venice Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.5/5

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  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - June 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - June 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Valentina was an exceptional guide. Very informative and a thoroughly enjoyable tour in beautiful Venice. Thankyou

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - June 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Our tour guide was pleasant throughout. Very knowledgeable and we gained a greater insight as to the history of Venice. Tour stops were interesting an ...

  • Sandfisch17

    From Germany - May 2024

    Traveled as a couple

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    4/5