The Very Heart of Venice Walking Tour: from St Mark's Square to Rialto Bridge

Duration: approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes 

Location: Venice

Per person

Why choose this experience?

1 To admire Venice in the company of an expert guide who will share the history and some anecdotes about the areas that you are going to explore
2 Because you will learn about every secret of St Mark’s Square and the majestic buildings which overlook it
3 To discover the historical commercial heart of Venice, strolling along Mercerie and in the place where the house of the great Marco Polo once stood

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Important information


From 31 August to 31 October 2020

Departure point:

under the Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square.

Departure time

9.00 am

Languages available

From 31 August to 31 October 2020
English: daily
Spanish: daily
French: daily
German: daily
Italian: Saturday


Full: €26.00
Children up to 5 years: free

approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Guided tour
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"

Full: €26.00
Children up to 5 years: free

approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes Inclusions
  • Guided tour
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

Before booking, please be advised that it is compulsory to print a paper copy of the voucher issued at the end of the online reservation and bring it with you the day of the tour.

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).

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.

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.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures,serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute) the service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

A fascinating walking tour of Venice Italy to admire the most important and characteristic locations of this unique city.

A Venice walking itinerary between St Mark's Square and Rialto together in an amazing tour to discover the magic and history of this beautiful city: you will walk in Venice, accompanied by an expert guide and admire some of its most famous buildings.

Our Venice sightseeing itinerary begins at one of the landmarks of Venice: St Mark's Square. You will learn about the origins, its history and a description of St Mark's Square in Venice. Immersed in the atmosphere of this picturesque square, the heart of the beauty and power of Venice, you will discover what is in St Mark's Square, its ancient buildings, famous prestigious monuments and historic cafes.

The tour will continue towards Santa Maria Formosa where you will be told the story of the beautiful church and homonymous square in front of it, along with some curious anecdotes.

Still in the Castello district, the walking tour of Venice Italywill take you to Campo Santi Giovanni and Paolo. Considered one of the biggest squares of Venice, it is home to the imposing Schools of Charity and the equestrian statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni, a majestic work of Andrea del Verrocchio that captures all the charm and pride of one of the greatest captains of the fifteenth century.

The walking tour in Venice will then take you to one of its most charming corners, in which anecdotes and ancient history intersect until they merge. Venice walks will visit the place where the house of Marco Polo once stood; you will see the exterior of the famous Teatro Malibran, known for a long time as the most extravagant stage in Venice, this prestigious theatre was directed for a short time by the great Carlo Goldoni.

Finally, this poetic Venice walk and tour will take you to the main shopping street: the Mercerie, a fascinating array of narrow streets where valuable goods brought to Venice from distant markets were once sold.

Thanks to this new walking tour in Venice, you can visit St Mark's Square and some of the most charming corners of Venice. Among famous squares, majestic buildings and picturesque views of Venice, you will discover the past of Venice thanks to an interesting guided tour of the places that have made its history!

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