Venice Discovery walking tour (2h)

  • VENICE  DISCOVERY TOUR 2 H

Stretching across 117 islands, built literally on the water, composed of more than  1200 bridges, more than 400 canals, the city of St. Mark, the glory of an incredible Maritime Republic, the city of the Carnival, of Tintoretto, of the bridge of the sighs, this is Venice, a unique place on the earth which proudly carries the title of the most Romantic city in the world.

We offer you a private customized visit of the most spectacular monuments and sights of Venice, visit St. Mark’s square and learn the history that lies behind the walls of its most famous landmarks, St Mark’s Basilica (with skip the line tickets) and its Byzantine heritage, the Doge’s Palace (exterior) and its adjoining prisons, that retain the true secrets to comprehend how a city built on swamps became one of the most enlightened cities in the western world.

Our licensed guide will pick you up at the port of Venice and you will board on a private water taxi to reach the district of St. Mark, the heart of the city. You will enjoy a walking tour of the area discovering the Doge’s Palace (exterior only), Bell Tower, Clock Tower and the famous Bridge of sighs, as well as to other monuments of this beautiful square while enjoying an introduction to the history of Venice.

Surrounded by an open air museum, following a monumental route, your expert English-speaking guide will lead you on a fascinating journey telling  the history of the areas you visit and their important buildings as well as stories & anecdotes about the Venetians themselves who made this city such a vibrant place to live.

You’ll hear tales of illustrious Venetian characters, the likes of Marco Polo and Casanova to enjoy a thorough introduction to the city on foot.

Enjoy a delightful stroll along narrow passageways, over delicate bridges and meandering canals following an itinerary littered with important monuments that illustrate that Venice is one giant open-air museum waiting to be discovered by the intrepid traveller.

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Duration: 2 hr

Meeting point: at the port

Entrance: St Mark’s Basilica (skip the line from April to October only)

Highlights: St Mark Basilica, Bell Tower, Dogi Palace Clock Tower, Rialto Bridge and more

Skip the line: you will have a reserved  ticket in order to skip the lines and enjoy the visit of St Mark.

Payment: swift payment or  paypal in advance (+4%)

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This tour can be combined with …..

35’ Gondola ride,

35’ Gondola Serenade Tour

Islands Tour or Grand Canal boat tour

..and more customized options

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need more?  Ask us!

 

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • 2 hours licensed guide
  • Private water taxi round trip from the port to st.Mark

NOT INCLUDED

  • Admission to churches or museums

PRICES (per group)

1 to 3 persons
220
4 to 6 persons
250
7 to 8 persons
300