Guided tour

Venice City: Center Walking Tour

4.7 / 5

6 reviews

Venice City: Center Walking Tour

From US$ 26.78 per person

See the main monuments and discover some of the lesser-known sights of Venice. Learn what it is really like to live in this unique city with the help of your guide.

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
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Audio guide included
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided walking tour of Venice between St. Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge
  • Learn more about the history of the city from a qualified local guide
  • See amazing monuments such as La Fenice opera house and the Bovolo Staircase
Full description
Discover the most unusual and characteristic corners of Venice on a charming walking tour of the historic city center. Wander through the back streets to find the hidden squares between St. Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge. Set off from the Campo San Moisè near St. Mark's Square to learn the history of the city and get acquainted with the local dialect. Stop in front of the amazing opera house of La Fenice and hear about its glorious but troubled history. See the Renaissance masterpiece of the Bovolo Staircase on the outside of the 15th-century Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo close to Campo Manin. Make your way back towards the Rialto Bridge across the Grand Canal and discover how it became the commercial heart of the city. End in Piazza San Luca, just a short walk from the Rialto Bridge.
Includes
  • Guided tour of the St. Mark's Square and Rialto Bridge areas
  • Live commentary (possibly bilingual)
  • Personal audio system and headset for the commentary
  • This tour does not include inside visits to museums or attractions
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • 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
  • 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

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage

Know before you go

  • This is an external walking tour only
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible
  • The walking tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

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

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Very authentic

We had booked spontaneously, a Venetian led us through the streets of the city and told a lot of exciting and interesting things about the city, its history and its inhabitants. A tour that was fun, not overloaded and conveys a lot that is not on the Internet or a travel guide.

October 8, 2019

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