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Hidden Venice: Unusual Walking Tour

Hidden Venice: Unusual Walking Tour

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An unusual walking tour through most the unusual places of Venice. The specialized guide will escort you through the heart of Venice narrating its secrets and history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 75 minutes - 2 hours
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Live tour guide
French, German, English, Italian, Spanish
Optional audio guide
French, German, Spanish
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the most unusual places in Venice
  • Be guided by an expert who will escort you through the labyrinth of Venice
  • Find hidden corners and picturesque squares in the heart of the city
Full description

Get off the beaten path of Venice, away from the crowds. With a guide, explore the heart of Venice, including lesser-known areas, rich with history such as the Rialto Area and The Church of San Giacometto (1200 A.D.).

Visit the labyrinth of “calli” and “campi” (narrow Venetian streets and squares) and find hidden architectural gems such as Marco Polo's House, a building believed to be the home of the famous explorer, marked by a white plaque and now used as a theater.

Continue to the Fenix Theatre, where Giuseppe Verdi and many other great composers performed their masterpieces. Pass through St. Mark's Square with its stunning monuments as well Doge's Palace, Basilica, and many other historic buildings.

Includes
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in groups of over 10 people
  • Shared walking guided tour with a qualified and experienced guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the the grey newsstand with the sign "Venice Tours Assistance Point" located in Calle larga de l’Ascension, between the Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking difficulties
  • The walking tour does not operate in cases of exceptionally high tides (in these cases, it can be postponed to the day after, otherwise it will be refunded)
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 601 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    3.9/5
  • Service
    4.3/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5

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Super nice guide. However, the tour is only available in English and Italian and not in German as shown. He tries hard and answers all questions asked. In fact, it shows small alleys and corners that you would not be able to get to without a guide. I can highly recommend the tour !!!

December 30, 2021

This tour was worth every penny! He took us to places that only Venetians can know and his recommendation for inexpensive pasta was unique! Unfortunately it was in English (despite the order for German). In addition, he had to lead bilingual - 2 families for German -> English and one family for Italian (yes, we were so few, so unique :-)), which means that the stories are rather short and only after a question on our part. We started a little late, but the tour took a lot longer.

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July 29, 2021

We had booked a guided tour in German. It was then in English, although most of the guests were from the German-speaking area. The leadership gear well. However, general questions were discussed. The group then got none of it. The places were well chosen and you learned and saw a lot off the beaten track.

July 24, 2021

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