Symbol of Venice
|Venice, Italy||1 hour, 30 minute||Sightseeing Tours|
Discover Venice’s most characteristic places and relive through them the history of this wonderful city on a walking tour!
Would you like to discover the true spirit of Venice in a single tour? An experienced and qualified tour guide will accompany you through the thousand-year history of the Most Serene Republic, using anecdotes, stories and descriptions to evoke the past of this city which is packed full of charm and is unique to the world.
The tour takes place entirely outdoors. The tour does not include any admittance in to the monuments.
The tour leaves from Piazza San Marco (the Guide will explain the origins, history and description of the main monuments: St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, the Campanile Bell Tower, the Clock Tower and the Procuratie).
We will pass Santa Maria Formosa (the Guide will recount the stories and anecdotes linked to this splendid and characteristic area).
We will then arrive at Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo (the Guide will explain the “Pantheon” of Venice, the great Scuole di Carità (charitable schools), the Captains of Venture).
We will then visit the House of Marco Polo and the Teatro Malibran (the Guide will recount anecdotes where ancient and recent history meet in this wondrous corner of Venice).
Finally we return to San Marco through the Mercerie, the vital lifeline between Rialto and San Marco and the city’s main shopping district.
08:50 Meeting time in front of the Postal Office near Saint Mark Square
09:00 Starting time of the tour on foot
Visit Castello area, rich of history and traditional architectures
10:30 Terminate in Saint Mark Square