Walking Tour of Venice: from St. Mark’s Square to Rialto Bridge
Explore Venice on a fascinating 1.5-hour walking tour of its major sights, such as St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and Rialto Bridge. Stroll down the Mercerie, Venice’s main shopping street, and immerse yourself in the immortal beauty of this wonderful city.
Duration 1h : 30m
20 participants maximum
Discover Venice on a fascinating guided itinerary including its major highlights and enjoy a few hidden places along the way. Departing from St. Mark’s Square, where you will be told the history and a brief descriptions of its monuments and historic cafes, you will discover the past of Venice thanks to an interesting guided walk! An experienced local guide will take you through the characteristic streets, squares and bridges of Venice: from Piazza San Marco you will walk to Santa Maria Formosa and then to Campo Santi Giovanni and Paolo, where you will admire the charitable Scuole Grandi (Great Schools of Venice) and the equestrian statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni by Andrea del Verrocchio. You will discover where Marco Polo once lived and worked in Venice, and admire the exterior of the famous Teatro Malibran, one of the city’s most renowned opera houses. This charming tour will show you the Mercerie, the main shopping street of Venice and vital connection between the Rialto area and San Marco. This lively array of narrow streets will be the last part of our itinerary.
Departure Time & Days All year Every day 9.00 am
Languages available • From November 1st 2015 to March 31st 2016: BILINGUAL TOUR (explanations will be provided in two languages if the audience provenience is mixed) English: daily Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday French: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday German: Monday, Friday • From April 1st to October 31st 2016: English: every day Spanish: every day French: every day German: every day Italian: Saturday
• Please arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour departure time. • At the tour departure point you will meet a representative who will check your vouchers and give you information to do the tour. • During the winter period (from November 1st to March 31st) the tour is BILINGUAL, because explanations will be provided in two languages if the audience provenience is mixed. • No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a no show (if you don’t show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher) • This is a collective tour, which means there might be other participants going on the tour with you. • Please note that, due to the particular morphological structure of Venice and the logistic problems resulting from it, we cannot guarantee that the whole tour is accessible to people with limited mobility. This means that people with walking difficulties and wheelchair users could not be able to access some parts of the itinerary.