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  1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Saint Mark's Basilica

Private Walking Tour: Castello District

Product ID: 134088
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Explore the highlights of Castello district: Riva degli Schiavoni, the Arsenale, Via Garibaldi and San Pietro di Castello. Move to Saint Mark’s square to admire the Basilica and the Doge’s chapel. Immerge yourself in the vibrant Venetian life.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the visit to one of the most popular areas of Venice
  • Admire places in Venice off the beaten tracks
  • Enjoy the vibrant Venetian life
Full description
Enjoy a guided tour to one of the most popular areas of Venice: Via Garibaldi and San Pietro di Castello. Walk along the large Riva degli Schiavoni to reach the Arsenale and Via Garibaldi, a large street with many bars, osterias, restaurants and shops.

At the end of this street you will cross a long wooden bridge to reach the site of San Pietro di Castello. This was the former Basilica of Venice, while San Marco was still the Doge’s chapel.

Discover this interesting area and learn about the history of the city and its inhabitants. This area is very popular, where all workers of Arsenale used to live in the past. Still now local people gather in these little squares to enjoy life chatting and drinking a glass of wine. If you want to get a taste of life in Venice this tour is for you!
Includes
  • Private licensed guide
  • Walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet our guide between the two columns in St. Mark's Square

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Important information
Know before you go
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers
• The tour may be canceled, due to bad weather