Highlights / General details
Enjoy a relaxing 2 hour guided walk away from the main tourist sites and crowds. We make our way through the labyrinth of alleyways towards the famous Opera house La Fenice which burned down and has now been rebuilt to is original glory, then a quiet walk towards Palazzo Fortuny once known as Palace of the Orpheans, we will see the ornate Bovolo spiral staircase (known as ‘of the snail’) tucked away in a tiny courtyard, then onto a view of Rialto bridge and Grand Canal, Marco Polo’s house and much more. Take advantage of our expert guides, and learn about the Venetian dialect. Hear the history of this enchanting city from our local guides. Discover the extraordinary architectural masterpieces and why they were built that way, learn how Venice lost out on the trade routes when the New World was discovered, leaving Venice medieval forever. Strolling along the narrow streets, “Calle” to encounter hidden away treasures. Explore the particular difficulties Venice has to face. This tour will leave you knowing so much more about this not so practical but precious city!
You then continue on to our enchanting gondola ride and glide through centuries of history, allowing yourself to be captivated by the glamour and elegance of the Venetian Palazzi. The perfect way to appreciate the beauty, charm and color of this unique city built on water, you will be enthralled by what surrounds you. This charming tour will take you one step closer to the romantic facades of Venice and will enable you to understand what it was to be truly Venetian.
2-hour walking tour with highly qualified English-speaking guide; 30 minutes gondola ride.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, departing at 2:00pm.
Approximately 2.5 hours.
Meeting Point: In front of the Correr Museum. Opposite side of the Saint Mark's Basilica. Look for the orange umbrella!
Small Group Tour with a minimum of 2 participants, maximum 25 participants Walking Tour and maximum 6 participants in Gondola Ride.
Comfortable shoes recommended.
Cancellation: 1 day prior 100% penalty. No show always 100% penalty.
Clients must reach the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time.
Cancellation: 1 day prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**