Explore Venice on a relaxing afternoon walking tour. Stroll from the Piazza San Marco to the Rialto Bridge, and admire the Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo, and Rialto Bridge. Discover some of the most beautiful sights of Venice with an expert guide.
What to Expect
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon stroll through Venice and see some of the city’s most beautiful sights. Meander for 90 minutes through the historical heart of Venice, starting at the striking centerpiece of St. Mark’s Square. In the company of an expert guide, you will get the chance to see the beautiful Fenice Theatre. Destroyed in 1996 by a devastating fire, the theater was reconstructed in 2003 and bears the motto “The Way it Was, Where it Was.”
Continue to the Calle della Vida, where you will see the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, a superb example of Gothic architecture that dates from 1499. The building is unique for its variety of stunning arcades, and its parapet, which includes small columns following the prominent line of its staircase. Not easily found on your own, it is located inside the interior of a small courtyard close to the Campo Manin, where you will have the chance to explore with your guide.
Conclude with a visit to the Rialto Bridge over the Grand Canal. Constructed between 1588 and 1591 by Antonio da Ponte, the Rialto Bridge is a superb example of Venetian engineering. Marvel at the beauty of the canals of Venice, and see the magnificent architecture of the watery city.
What's Not Included
- Entrance to museums/ attractions
Know Before You Go
• Please note that from November to March, tours may be conducted in more than one language