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  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Museo Storico Navale

Venetian Ships Pavilion and Castello District Tour

Product ID: 65695
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Escape the crowds and enjoy a 2-hour small-group guided walking tour in Venice. Visit the Castello area and the 16th-century Ships Pavilion.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a guided walk along the narrow streets of the Castello neighborhood
  • Learn about the people sentenced to death on Calle Della Morte
  • See a variety of historic ships at the Arsenale Ships Pavilion
Full description
Visit the Castello area and tour the historic Venetian Ships Pavilion on a 2-hour walking tour. Make your way through the labyrinth of alleyways into the heart of Castello, the largest residential area of Venice.

Walk along Calle Della Morte, where your guide will tell you about the people sentenced to death by the Venetian Council of Ten.

Continue to the School of San Giorgio Degli Schiavoni, and the Church of San Francesco Della Vigna. Cross the Ponte Del Cristo to the eastern side of the city.

At the Ships Pavilion, skip the lines waiting to enter, and follow your guide to see historic Venetian boats, including the funeral Gondola of Venetian doges and several war ships.
  • Guided tour of the Castello area and the Ships Pavilion
  • Entrance fees to the Ships Pavilion and the Naval museum
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Live commentary in English
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuites
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is in front of the equestrian statue of Vittorio.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card for children
Know before you go
• The tour has a maximum group size of 15 persons
• The activity is not wheelchair accessible
• Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes
• It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water on hot days
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Overall rating
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based on 10 reviews
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Venice Events srl

Product ID: 65695