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  1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Piazza San Marco

Venice: Morning Walking Tour

Product ID: 71430
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See the sights of Venice on a walking tour of the narrow alleys and picturesque squares. Marvel at ancient churches from the outside, and discover some hidden gems along the way.
About this activity
Duration 90 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
Audio guide/headphones
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll down the narrow alleys of Venice and encounter enchanting squares
  • Get off the usual tourist trail and discover some of the hidden gems of Venice
  • See the church where all the doges of Venice were buried after the 15th century
Full description
Explore Venice through its narrow calli (alleys) and encounter countless bridges and picturesque squares at the heart of the city's social scene. Follow a professional guide on an unforgettable journey through the history of the "Serenissima" and discover famous sites and hidden gems.

Get an animated description of majestic St. Mark’s Basilica in Piazza San Marco, and learn the function of the Doge's Palace. Hear about the ornate St. Mark's Clocktower and the 3 connected buildings of the Procuratie. Then, make your way to the Campo Santa Maria Formosa to see the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, where all of the city's doges were buried after the 15th century.

Go to the Scuola Grande di San Marco (“Great School of Charity”) to hear about the "Captains of Fortune," and then head back through the San Marco sestiere (district) to see the Teatro Malibran. Stroll down the famous Mercerie, the historic heart of commercial life in the city and now one of the main shopping streets of Venice between the Rialto Bridge and Piazza San Marco. End back at St. Mark's Clocktower and continue with your day!

 
Includes
  • Guide
  • Personal headsets to hear the guide better
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to sites (only external explanations)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet under the arches beside St. Mark's Clocktower, Piazza San Marco.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour does not include entrance to the main sites and will completely take place outside (only external comments of the various sites will be provided)
• No refund will be provided for no-shows or late arrivals. The tour takes place rain or shine, but in the event of exceptionally high tides it may be cancelled and a refund will be provided
• Please note that the tour may be conducted by a multilingual guide in the winter season
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 305 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Gray Line Venice - Park Viaggi

Product ID: 71430