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Art and culture (click to book)

In every corner you will experience art and culture; this corner in the district of San Polo is a great example.

Private guided tour of the Church S. Maria Gloriosa dei Frari (Titian' Assunta, Titian's Pala Pesaro, Bellini's Trypticon) and at a stone's throw away the Archbrotherhood of S. Rocco (Tintoretto's fascinating painting cycle).

Meeting point : Rialto Bridge
unless you prefer meeting the guide elsewhere

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Classical Venice
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You visit St. Mark?s Square, the former political centre of the Venetian Republic, the Doge?s Palace, once the seat of the government, you cross the Bridge of Sighs to walk through the dark cells in the Dungeons (all inside visits). The tour ends with St. Mark?s Church.

Meeting point :

between the 2 high columns with the winged lion and St. Theodor towards the water-front in St. Mark's Square unless you prefer meeting the guide elsewhere

Murano, Burano and Torcello
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Entrances not included.
water-taxi or public boat ticket not included.

Original venice Walk 
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An absolute must for the first time visitor to Venice

Walking Tour features: San Marco Square and its famous landmarks, San Marks basilica,The Pantheon of the Venetian nobility, legends of Casanova & Marco Polo, House of Marco Polo, Merchants warehouse and the Rialto bridge.

Visit San Mark's square and learn the history that lies behinds the walls of its most famous landmarks; the Basilica and its Byzantine heritage, the Doge's Palace and its adjoining prisons, that retain the true secrets to comprehend how a city built on swamps became one of the most enlightened cities of the western world, and learn how all of a sudden fate turned its back on her.

Then, leave the square to discover the "real Venice", enter a labyrinth of narrow passageways and alleys where a magical city of meandering canals punctuated by delicate bridges awaits you......

And through the sights and the historical narrations learn how illustrious Venetians, the likes of Casanova and Marco Polo, and more common citizens made this city of stone a vibrant and magical place. And, of course, discover how Venice is today and how it is to live in the most beautiful city of the world, though not the most practical!

Tour operates every day from Monday to saturday at 11am.
Meeting poin: Entrance to the Royal gardens in san Mark's
Directions from San mark's square: Cross the square and head towards the waterfront. After the two high columns turn right and walk along the waterfront for about 200 meters untill you'll find the entrance to the gardens on the right.

San Polo and Dorsoduro districts 
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A walk of wonder and discovery

A rich and stimulating itinerary - Venice at its best! One of our clients favorite walks, because this is a walk of wonder and discovery of the real Venice, through its past and also its present.

Enjoy a guided walk through a labyrinth of streets and narrow passageways in the artisans quarters of Venice, enlightened by stories of the illustrious merchants and of their ruthless acts of cruelty. Pass-by the old locandas where the merchants would sojourn and encounter the famous Venetian courtesans.

During this walk, you'll see some of the oldest houses in Venice, quaint picturesque bridges and palazzi, an old prison for tax evaders, and learn about how life used to be in Venice and how life is today for the modern day Veneziani.

Visit the important Frari church hidden away in the San Polo district of the city, it's home to masterpieces of Titian & Bellini, as well as an imposing funeral monument by Canova.

"An interesting glimpse at the non-tourist side of Venice"
?Mary Reese
Cardiff, UK

"An enchanting area of Venice"
?Howard Fitzpatrick
Cork, Ireland

Tour departs on Tuedays and Thursdays untill 25th October.

Meeting point: Top Center Rialto bridge
Departure time: 11.30am
Duration: 2 hrs

Additional information: add 2E p.p. entrance fee to visit the Frari church

Venetian Art & Architecture 
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Sights include: Church of San Giovanni & Paolo known as the Pantheon of Venice and includes some of the greatest Doge's tombs, Church of the Miracoli, Marco Polo's house and Corte del Milion

Through visiting areas of architectural and artistic richness, such as the huge Gothic church of San Giovanni, with the largest stained glass window in Venice, seeing the exterior of the jewel box church of the Miracoli and then strolling through narrow alleyways to the area where Marco Polo lived, our guide will give you a clear understanding of the evolution of a broad range of artistic and architectural images.

Departs 3.00 pm every Wednesday
Meeting point 10 mins prior to departure outside church of San Salvador, near Campo Bartolomeo and Rialto bridge

Venice Canals Cruise 
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Cruise along the world's most gracious highway taking in the spectactular architecture of the captivating palaces, all with their own stories to tell, and view some of the city's more secluded waterways.

Enjoy the charm of vistas of crumbling buildings while sitting back and gliding under various 'ponte'. Venice was built to be appreciated from the water and on this tour you can truly see the real 'facade' of the city removed from the tumultuous bustle of the busy streets, while our guide points out the most important buildings.

This social tour includes a glass of 'Prosecco' or the famous 'Bellini' cocktail!

Venice Past & Present 
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St Mark's Square, the awesome Basilica built to enshrine the remains of St Mark, see the columns that have stood for over 1000 years.
Tour includes: San Giorgio di Greci with its leaning bell tower, San Lorenzo - the alleged burial place of Marco Polo, S. Giorgio degli Schiavoni, & the Arsenale.

Hear the historical background of the famous landmarks, learn how Venice lost out on the trade routes when the New World was discovered, leaving Venice medieval forever. We also explore the narrow alleyways of the most Venetian area of Castello and hear how it is to live in the city today and the particular difficulties Venice has to face - Past & Present


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