City Tour of Venice

City Tour of Venice

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This tour is a real favourite with our clients, and an absolute must for the first time visitor.

Enjoy a relaxing 2 hour guided walk away from the main tourist sites and crowds. We make our way through the labyrinth of alleyways towards the famous Opera house La Fenice which burned down and has now been rebuilt to is original glory, then a quiet walk towards Palazzo Fortuny once known as Palace of the Orphans, we will see the ornate Bovolo spiral staircase (known as ‘of the snail’) tucked away in a tiny courtyard, then onto a view of Rialto bridge and Grand Canal.

Discover the Hunch-back of Rialto, Marco Polo’s house and much more. Take advantage of our expert guides, and learn about the Venetian dialect. Hear the history of this enchanting city from our local guides.

Discover the extraordinary architectural masterpieces and why they were built that way, learn how Venice lost out on the trade routes when the New World was discovered, leaving Venice medieval forever. Strolling along the narrow streets, “Calle” to encounter hidden away treasures.

Explore the particular difficulties Venice has to face. This tour will leave you knowing so much more about this not so practical but precious city!

Language: English

Departure time: 

Daily at 09:00h.

Meeting point: Under the clock tower , infront of the YEX office, Saint Marks square assistants with signs TOURIVE TOURS.

Duration: 1:30 hours.