Private Walking Tour of Venice: Culture and History
Our Venice Walking Tour is a comprehensive exploration of this captivating city, blending its most famous landmarks with lesser-known treasures. In just three hours, you’ll gain a deep understanding of Venice’s history, culture, and unique character, guided by a knowledgeable local.
We kick off at the iconic Rialto Bridge, a symbol of Venetian grandeur, and your guide will unravel its historical significance. From there, we delve into the vibrant Rialto Fish Market, where the traditions of Venice’s fishermen come to life. You’ll discover the importance of this trade and gain insight into the daily life of the city.
The tour then leads you into the charming district of Cannaregio, one of Venice’s hidden gems. Its quaint streets and picturesque canals offer an authentic, unspoiled experience of Venice. Here, you’ll immerse yourself in the local atmosphere and uncover its well-preserved secrets.
The grand finale of our journey takes us to St. Mark’s Basilica and St. Mark’s Square. These iconic landmarks, with their stunning architecture and historical significance, provide a perfect conclusion to our tour. The intricate details of the basilica and the bustling square will leave a lasting impression.
Join us for this extended Venice Walking Tour and let the city’s past and present unfold before your eyes. Experience the heart of Venice, from its famous sites to its hidden corners, in a straightforward and informative manner as we explore its rich history and culture together.
The guide will meet you at your stay if it’s on the historical island city of Venice (Centro Storico). If your stay is on the mainland we’ll give you a meeting point to meet your guide.
- Private Walking Tour Itinerary
- Professional Licensed Guide
- Gratuities to your guide
- Transportation Services
- Entrance to the Basilica
English, Italian, Spanish, French (please contact us for other language options)
What You'll Do
- Meet and greet with your guide
- You’ll start your tour of Venice by the Rialto Bridge
- You’ll then drop by the Rialto Fish Market
- You'll then veer off the beaten path into Cannaregio
- You'll finish the tour in front of St. Mark’s Basilica, at St. Mark’s Square
What To Remember
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible
- You'll only see St. Mark’s Basilica from the outside with your guide.
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed