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Venice: Local's Districts Tour with a Traditional Spritz

1. Venice: Local's Districts Tour with a Traditional Spritz

After meeting with the group, we will make our way through Venice's residential neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of Venice's main tourist centre. Here we will discover some local insights into daily life as a Venetian living on a floating city. We will visit some unique sites -some of which you probably don't even know exist here in Venice! And we will find ourselves tucked away in some beautiful quiet streets where the photo opportunities are plenty! We will then finish the tour with a traditional a Spritz, where you can ask me any questions or tips for your visit!

Venice: Byzantine Tour and Skip-the-Line St Mark's Basilica

2. Venice: Byzantine Tour and Skip-the-Line St Mark's Basilica

Discover the most important historical places and buildings of Venice on this combined tour. This tour is guided and divided into 2 parts. Your tour starts with a historical introduction of St. Marks’s Square and its architectural delights, allowing you to discover the history of the majestic St. Mark’s Basilica, the illustrious Doge’s Palace, once the seat of the power for the Republic of Venice, and the extraordinary, Renaissance clock tower.  Leaving the square, head to the residential Castello area and explore this part of Venice in all of its elegance, through its labyrinth of narrow alleys known as calli, many bridges, winding canals and wide picturesque squares called campi. Expect to see the Campo Santa Maria Formosa, one of the largest squares in Venice with its church named after its visitation of the Holy Virgin. Visit the Campo San Giovanni and Paolo, the equestrian monument of Bartolomeo Colleoni, the former residence of Marco Polo, and the Malibran Theatre. After returning to Saint Mark's Square, an official guide will provide you with a detailed tour of the Golden Basilica. During the tour, you will be able to sit down in the church and absorb the atmosphere whilst listening to your guide who will describe the biblical scenes represented throughout the building, together with the history and particularities of this ancient basilica.  Afterward, have the chance to add a classic gondola ride. This combined tour concludes outside the basilica in St. Mark's Square.

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