Our Original Venice Walk has been created aiming at providing the perfect introduction to Venice and its history in the last century. Tracing the history of Venice from its origins to modern times, this tour, which is the most popular of all Venice Tours, features the famous landmarks of St. Marks Square combined with skip the line tickets for St. Marks Basilica and a stroll through the enchanting Hidden Venice.
The first part of the itinerary focuses on St. Mark's Square, including a visit to St. Mark's Basilica with skip the line tickets. You will hear about the history of the Doge's Palace (visiting the exterior only), the Bell Tower, the Clock Tower and the famous Bridge of sighs, besides other monuments of this beautiful square.
In the second part of the tour, you will escape the crowds explores the Hidden Venice. Enjoy a delightful stroll along narrow passageways, over delicate bridges and winding canals following an itinerary filled with important monuments that justify why Venice is known as an open-air museum.
As your eyes feast on the postcard sceneries that abound in every direction, your guide will continue to tell the story
the most unique city in the world. In the lively Campo Santa Maria Formosa, we will discuss Venetian Architecture and the Venetian Mercantile Empire.
Our tour continues through the back-streets of Venice to reach the Cannaregio district, where you will admire the most beautiful well-head in Venice and the Pantheon of Venice (only the exterior) where many important Venetians were laid to rest.
Through the many important sights along with the in-depth historical narrations, you will learn about illustrious Venetian characters like Marco Polo as well as more common citizens, that made this city such a vibrant and magical place.
And, surely, we will discuss the modern day Venice, and how is like to live in a unique city, though not always very practical. Avventure Belllissime's Original Venice walking tours itinerary ends near the Rialto Bridge.
Entrance to the Royal Gardens on the water front of St. Marks Square. From St. Marks facing the Basilica turn right and walk towards the open water. At the two giant columns facing the water turn right, and following the line of trees after 100 metres you will come to the entrance of the Royal Gardens where we will be waiting holding a sign with Original Venice Walk written on it
Starting Time : 10:00 AM
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