Guided tour

Venice: City Walking Tour

Venice: City Walking Tour

From £16.88 per person

Explore the charming streets of Venice on a walking tour. Admire some of the city's most famous landmarks and discover the city’s history and culture alongside an expert guide.

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Duration options: 1 - 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese, Russian
Optional audio guide
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Private or small groups available
Highlights
  • Explore the best Venice on a city walking tour with a local guide
  • See the most iconic monuments and buildings around St. Mark's Square
  • Discover hidden gems and walk through picturesque squares and alleys
  • Walk past famous iconic sites like St. Mark's Basilica and Doge’s Palace
  • Learn about the city’s fascinating history and the Dukes of Venice
Full description
Join a walking tour of Venice and explore its fascinating maze of narrow streets, elegant palaces, and imposing churches. See the city’s unmissable attractions and learn about their history and cultural significance with a professional guide. Admire the city's main monuments such as the Clock-Tower, Procuratie Vecchie, and the Bell Tower around St. Mark’s Square. Listen as your guide tells you the history of the dukes of Venice and how the city was once the most powerful maritime empire in the Mediterranean Sea. Explore the elegant Castello residential area and walk through the famous Mercerie, one of the city’s main shopping districts. Stroll past the famous Santa Maria Formosa square, the house of Marco Polo, The Church of San Giovanni and Paolo, and the Rialto Bridge with its traditional market. Walk along charming canals, wander into small alleys, and discover picturesque squares where Venetians gather to socialize. Find hidden gems and learn interesting facts about the places you visit.
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  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments

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      Meet your guide near the steps of the church of San Pantalon in the Dorsoduro district, 3703, 30123 Venice.

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      What to bring

      • Comfortable shoes
      • Sunglasses
      • Sun hat
      • Comfortable clothes

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      • Luggage or large bags

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      • In case of adverse weather or a change in tidal conditions, the length or route of the tour is subject to change
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      4.3 /5

      based on 1537 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.5/5
      • Transportation
        4/5
      • Value for money
        4.1/5
      • Service
        4.4/5

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      Denise is great guide! Showed us the most important places and pointed what else to see which was great. To see Venice with guide is definitely worth it because it’s so easy to get lost and of course history is so complicated so great to introduce you closer. Highly recommend!

      14 October 2021

      This walking tour set us up for maximizing our time in Venice. We got to understand where things were- get our bearings. We also learned about places to visit we would have otherwise missed, and they were well worth our time on subsequent days. Our guide’s tips on local food options were much appreciated also.

      21 September 2021

      Our guide Denise is excellent! She is interesting, passionate and gives recommendation on restaurants etc. Absolutely a must do tour in Venice! You will get to know the history, cool spot to take picture of the Rialto Bridge without the tourist & a cool surprise (for you to find out). Would recommend to do it the beginning of your trip which will help with navigating in Venice.

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      23 July 2021

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      Product ID: 94020

      VA ID: 397225