Do this because
Learn interesting facts about Venice's history and present
Get to know Venice's little and picturesque squares
Take a glimpse into the ordinary life of Venetian people
Discover the true beauty of Venice and its peaceful canals
What to expect
Get off the beaten track with an expert guide and get ready to discover the hidden treasures of Venice, as well as the quieter and more charming corners of the city. Explore some of Venice's most unusual places and learn interesting facts about the city's history and the everyday life of its inhabitants.
This amazing walking tour will take you among some of the most fascinating corners of Venice, starting from La Fenice Theater (external). La Fenice is one of the major opera houses in Italy and in the world, hosting important shows every year and attracting opera enthusiasts from all over the world. Another special corner you will discover is the "Scala of the Bovolo", an extraordinary example of Venetian architecture: gothic art mixed with renaissance style. A tiny "calle" (Venice's alley) will take you to this hidden and precious architectural gem.
You will then stroll among the elegant area surrounding Rialto Bridge, the most famous of the bridges that cross the Grand Canal. Rialto is an elegant, arched stone bridge lined with arcades and shops on each side, and was the first bridge to be built on the Grand Canal, connecting two different parts of the city. During the walk, you will always be escorted by a professional guide, who will make your tour even more captivating by telling interesting facts about Venice and its most famous sites.
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Social distancing is enforced
Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit
Professional tour guide
Personal headsets to hear the guide better
Calle Larga Ascensione, 30100 Venice VE, Italy
You will meet your guide in front of the Post Office behind Saint Mark's Square. The staff will be holding a signboard with TURIVE written on it. Be sure to get there at least 15 minutes prior to the tour starting time.
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Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
Important to know
- Please note that no refund will be accepted for no-shows or late arrivals. The tour will take place also with rain, in the event of exceptionally high tides it might be canceled and a refund will be provided
- Please note this tour does not include entrance to main sites and it will completely take place outside (only external comments on the various sites will be provided)