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Venice Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

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    Pass By: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

    Rialto was the commercial heart of the ancient Republic of Venice. Discover the history of one of the most iconic symbols of Venice.

    Pass By: Mercato di Rialto, Campiello de la Pescaria, 30122 Venezia VE, Italy

    Rialto market is one of the most authentic parts of the city: it sells fresh fish, vegetables and fruit that Venetians buy everyday for their homes.

    Pass By: Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, San Polo, 3072, 30125 Venice Italy

    Frari's gothic Church is one of the most majestic buildings in the city. Inside you'll see exquisite artworks by Titian and Bellini, as well as an imposing funeral monument by Canova.

    Pass By: Campo San Polo, Campo, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy

    San polo is a quiet square where you can have a taste of the authentic side of Venice.

    Pass By: Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto, Cannareggio, 3512, 30121 Venice Italy

    The church was erected by the now-defunct religious order the "Humiliati" in the mid-14th century and is located in the beautiful district of Cannaregio.

    Pass By: Cannaregio, Venice Italy

    Discover the most authentic district of Venice: Cannaregio.

    Pass By: Teatro La Fenice, Campo San Fantin San Marco 1965, 30124 Venice Italy

    La Fenice thatre is one of the most important theatres of Italy, staging more than one hundred opera performances per year, a major symphonic season conducted by prominent conductors from across the globe, the full cycles of symphonies by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms and Mahler, a contemporary repertoire focused especially on Venetian artists such as Nono and Maderna, ballets, and chamber music concerts.

    Pass By: Scala Contarini del Bovolo, San Marco, 4303, 30124 Venice Italy

    Hidden in a maze of streets and canals, very close to Campo Manin, appears an architectural gem characterized by a style that is among Renaissance, Gothic and Byzantine: the Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

    Pass By: Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, Campo de la Salute Dorsoduro 1, 30123 Venice Italy

    In the 17th century Venice experienced an unusually devastating outbreak of the plague. As a votive offering for the city's deliverance from the pestilence, the Republic of Venice vowed to build and dedicate a church to Our Lady of Health (or of Deliverance, Italian: Salute).

    Pass By: Ponte dell'Accademia, Venice Italy

    The Accademia Bridge is the only wooden bridge in Venice. From the top you can enjoy a great view of the Grand Canal and of the Salute Church.

    Pass By: Chiesa di San Zaccaria, Campo San Zaccaria Castello 4693, 30122 Venice Italy

    The Church of San Zaccaria is a 15th-century former monastic church dedicated to St. Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist. Inside, one of the oldest crypts of the city.

    Pass By: Campo del Ghetto, 30121 Venice Italy

    The Venetian Ghetto was the area of Venice in which Jews were compelled to live by the government of the Venetian Republic. The English word ghetto is derived from the Jewish ghetto in Venice.
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    Departure Point
    Cruise Terminal Venezia, Direzione Porto Marittimo, 30135 Venezia VE, Italy

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up at the Venice Cruise Terminal - Marittima, Alilaguna ticket office located between building n°103 and n° 107

    Ports
    VENICE CRUISE TERMINAL
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Private walking tour (approx. 3 hours)
    • Professional guide
    • Personalized private tour and commentary
    • Appetizer and one glass of wine at a Venetian bar
    • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Port pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • This tour is accompanied by a tour hostess and can cover any kind of city sightseeing. Hostesses are not allowed to give precise historical and artistic explanation inside palaces and churches, and give short information only
    • Usually the hostess accompanies tourists to unknown parts of the city, sharing stories
    • St Mark's Square, St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace cannot be visited on this tour
    • Your tour guide cannot accompany you into any churches or historical buildings
    • On Sunday mornings it is not possible to enter any of the visited churches due to religious functions taking place. Rialto Market is closed every Sunday and Monday. These closures are beyond our control so no refunds or discounts will be issued
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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