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Venice: Ancient Traditions Tour

Product ID: 129795
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Walk through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. Continue the tour in a gondola.
About this activity
Duration 150 minutes
Printed voucher required
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Have a stroll admiring the beauties of Venice
  • Learn some anecdotes related to this wonderful city
  • Board a gondola for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals
Full description
Walk through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice through the millennium of the life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm.

On this essential tour to understand Venice, visit Piazza San Marco and learn about its origins, history and description of the main monuments such as the Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. Visit Santa Maria Formosa Square and see the history and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square such as Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the "Doge’s Pantheon," the Great School of Charity, the Captains of Fortune, Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre.

Hear the anecdotes of the past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco Square through Mercerie, a vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for city shopping. Continue to the gondola station for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals. At the end, an optional visit to a Glass Furnace for a touch of the Venetian greatest art.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Shared gondola tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Under the Clock Tower at 08:45.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers
• The tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions
• The gondola tour does not include language services
• This tour does not operate on 25/12/2017 and 01/01/2018
• Languages during the winter season (01/11/2017 - 31/03/2018): English daily; German on Monday and Friday; French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Spanish on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
• Languages during the summer season (01/04/2018-31/10/2018): English, German, French and Spanish daily
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