VENICE AND ITS ROOTS, walking tour.

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ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE

  • Have 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.
  • 20 minutes of free optional demonstration of glass blowing in Saint Mark's Square

Route:

  • Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: 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.

At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally.


KEY DETAILS

  • Meeting Point: ST. MARK’S SQUARE -  CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade)
  • Departure time: Every day at 9:00 AM
  • Duration: 1.30 hrs. approx (20 minutes more for the demonstration in Saint Mark's Square)
  • Languages: from April to OctoberEnglish, French, Spanish, German: every day -  Italian only on Saturday. The visit is monolingual.
    From November to March: English every day - German on Monday and Friday - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The visit could be bilingual.
  • Price: Adult € 25 - Child FREE under 6 years

    TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities -
  • Tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather  
  • Comfortable shoes are suggested
  •  The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party  

 

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Höhepunkte

  • Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: 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.

Route

  1. Clock Tower - Saint Mark's Square
  2. Santa Maria Formosa
  3. Campo SS Giovanni e Paolo
  4. Ponte di Rialto