Walking Tour of Venice Highlights – Private Tour

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Discover the city highlights with this enjoyable walking tour. Admire the imposive St. Marco’ Basilica, and right next the Doge’s Palace, a marvellous exemple of architectural mastery. Gasp in front of the Sighs Bridge: your guide will tell you some legends about this place! Climb the steps of Rialto Bridge and admire the panorama of the Grand Canal!

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Duration: 3 hours
Starts: Venezia, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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Discover the city highlights with this enjoyable walking tour. Admire the imposive St. Marco’ Basilica, and right next the Doge’s Palace, a marvellous exemple of architectural mastery. Gasp in front of the Sighs Bridge: your guide will tell you some legends about this place! Climb the steps of Rialto Bridge and admire the panorama of the Grand Canal!

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Stop At: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

The tour will begin in the most iconic square of Venice: St. Mark’s square! The tour guide will explain all the landmarks of the famous Piazza San Marco, the former political centre of the Venetian Republic. You will learn everything about the Doge’s palace, once the seat of the government, where the Doge, the ‘leader’ lived and together with his advisors and politicians decided the fate of Europe in the 15th and 16th C.
You will admire the well-known Bridge of Sighs: the enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, passes over the Rio di Palazzo, and connects the New Prison (Prigioni Nuove) to the interrogation rooms in the Doge’s Palace.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

You will walk over the “Ponte di Rialto” to visit one of the most ancient neighborhoods of Venice with its traditional markets and San Giacometto Church: the first one builted in Venice (dates about 1000 A.C.).
The Rialto area was the main commercial center of Venice Republic where merchants from all over the world, traded their exotic goods. The guide will narrate the amazing history and curiosities of the city and the monuments around you to you.
An unforgeable experience to learn history and legends about this incredible and unique city.

Duration: 25 minutes



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