Guided Walking Tour in Venice
Explore the enchanting streets of Venice on a captivating 2-hour walking tour that winds its way through the city’s historical heart. Starting at the Baroque masterpiece of the Church of San Pantalon, we’ll traverse the lively Campo Santa Margherita, visit the grand Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), delve into the world of Marco Polo at his childhood home, and cross the iconic Ponte di Rialto. Discover the artistry of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco before concluding at the magnificent Piazza San Marco, where Venetian history and culture come alive amidst breathtaking architecture. Venice’s timeless allure awaits you at every turn.
Price / 29 USD
You can pay online
English & Italian
10:30 / 15:30 hrs
Included / excluded
Local tour guide
2-hour guided walking tour
Food and drinks
Explore to the enchanting city of Venice, where history, art, and romance converge along its labyrinthine canals and narrow alleyways. Today, we invite you to embark on a captivating 2-hour walking tour through the heart of this unique and timeless city.
Our journey begins at the Church of San Pantalon, a hidden gem nestled in the historic district of Dorsoduro. This church is a true masterpiece of Venetian Baroque architecture, and we’ll explore its stunning interior adorned with intricate frescoes and a massive canvas depicting the Crucifixion, said to be the largest oil painting in the world.
As we make our way to Campo Santa Margherita, you’ll experience the authentic Venetian way of life. This lively square is a favorite among locals and students, offering a glimpse into everyday Venetian culture. You’ll have the opportunity to savor a traditional Venetian espresso or gelato at one of the charming cafes.
Our next stop takes us to the grand Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, affectionately known as San Zanipolo by the locals. This monumental Gothic church is the final resting place of numerous Venetian doges and holds a special place in the city’s history.
We’ll then step back in time as we visit the Casa di Marco Polo, the childhood home of the famed explorer. Explore the museum dedicated to his adventures, and learn about his journeys to far-off lands, a testament to Venice’s role as a hub of exploration and trade during the Middle Ages.
Crossing the iconic Ponte di Rialto, we’ll pause to admire the breathtaking views of the Grand Canal. The Rialto Bridge has been a symbol of Venice for centuries and offers a fantastic vantage point for photos and soaking in the bustling atmosphere of the city’s main waterway.
Meet your guide at Campo San Pantalon.
This tour will take place rain or shine.