Venice Guided Walking tour

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From $31.42

5 reviews   (4.20)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Venice, Venice

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Outdoor visit of the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. Route: St Mark's Square, Santa Maria Formosa, Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theatre and return to St Mark's Square.

What's Included

Personal audio system and headset for tour commentary

Pick up from centrally located meeting point

Professional guide

Tour provided in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transportation to/from attractions

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 2
  • ADULT: Age: 3 - 99

Additional Info

  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Piazza San Marco
Starting in Saint Mark’s square, this atmospheric walking tour will then whisk you away from the crowded streets into the treasure filled pockets of the Castello area.
A qualified guide will walk you through the hidden squares, winding canals and historical buildings providing you with a perfect introduction to the origins, symbols, traditions, architecture, and life in current day Venice.

The tour starts with a historical introduction of St. Marks’s Square, and its architectural delights, allowing you to discover the history of the majestic St. Mark’s Basilica, the illustrious Doge’s Palace, once the seat of the power of the Republic of Venice, and the extraordinary, renaissance clock tower.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Campo Santa Maria Formosa
Leaving the square, you will be guided into the residential Castello area, allowing you to discover this part of Venice in all of its elegance, through its labyrinth of narrow alleys - “calli”, many bridges, winding canals and wide picturesque squares - “campi”.

You can expect to discover campo Santa Maria Formosa, one of the largest squares in Venice with its church, named after its visitation of the Holy Virgin.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo)
Campo Santi Giovanni and Paolo where you will be able to admire the famous church, the resting place of several Doges; and the equestrian monument of Bartolomeo Colleoni, an Italian mercenary Captain.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Casa di Marco Polo
The former residence of Marco Polo in Corte Seconda del Milion, probably the most famous Venetian merchant.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Teatro Malibran
The Malibran theatre (only external) is also part of the itinerary.
The theatre of San Giovanni Grisostomo was built in only four months at the end of 1677.
It was renovated many times and the renovation of 1919, gave us the theatre, as we know it today.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Private Walking Tour
LindsayNG303, 19-05-2019
We had a fantastic time with Alesandro. He was full of knowledge and very passionate about the city. We toured the Basillica, he showed us around and then provided excellent recommendations.
Visita a pié Venecia
Ea13091948, 30-04-2019
Guía muy capacitada. Grandes conocimientos del lugar y manejo de la situación. Puntualidad a pesar de la multitud.
PAUL B, 23-06-2019
Meet Gianni at the agreed point at 10.30 and from the outset Jill and i knew we were in for an interesting guided walk around Venice and were not in any way disappointed . All our questions were answered with warm passion and showed that Gianni has a deep love for his home City of Venice
Highly recommended
The naval museum whilst Small has both some very interesting tales to tell and exhibits if you have a love of History
This tour was very informative and...
Avril A, 26-08-2017

This tour was very informative and we wished we had booked this tour at the start of our stay. Guide was very passionate about Venice and gave our small group a lot of information regards Venice and its history. I would recommend this tour and suggest you wear comfortable shoes. Tour was around an hour and a half, wish it had been a little longer.

Carole_R, 10-03-2022
It was ok but not amazing. There were some useful tips and good historical background. Not very good value for money.

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