With its unaltered architectural history, spectacular stretch of the Grand Canal, and unrivalled romantic vibes, it’s no surprise that visitors from all over the world flock here in large numbers. Venice is one of Italy’s most well-known cities. However, few places can compete with Venice.
The city has an incredible renaissance feel to it, which is most likely due to the centuries-old, largely intact buildings. Visiting Venice gives you a feeling of entering into a world of a masterpiece. Any visitor could spend an eternity exploring the city’s maze of islands, canals, pedestrian alleys, and bridges.
Get away from the crowds and immerse yourself in the Venetian local atmosphere by taking an off-the-beaten-path tour that will lead you to some of Venice’s most beautiful hidden corners. Discover a hidden Venice as you walk through its narrow alleys and peaceful canals, listening to the legends, tales, and curiosities that surround it.
Discover Venice’s hidden gems such as Campo dei Mori and the breathtaking Church of “Madonna dell’Orto” as you travel from Campo San Geremia to Campo Santa Sofia, passing through the ancient Jewish ghetto with its characteristic “skyscrapers.” This tour will take you through the western and central areas of the Cannaregio district.
At the end of the tour, you will also have a wealth of insider information to help you make the most of your trip to Venice.
✓ Local Guide
✘ Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point: San Polo, 3072, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy
Return Details: San Polo, 3072, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy
The Original Free Venice Walking Tour will begin in Campo della Carità – which is located in front of the majestic Accademia Galleries, and will take you to Venice’s southernmost district, Dorsoduro. We will discuss some of the most significant events in Venetian history, such as plague epidemics, the golden age of commerce, and the Napoleonic invasion, as well as fun facts and legends about some of the most extravagant people who lived in Venice, such as the famous Peggy Guggenheim, the great patron of contemporary art.
You will discover why there is a mysterious atmosphere as we walk in front of Ca’ Dario. During this Original Free Venice Walking Tour, you will also have the opportunity to see the magnificent Basilica della Salute, and we will explain why this church holds such a special place in the hearts of Venetians.
You will also have the opportunity to take memorable photos in one of Venice’s most scenic locations! The route will take about two hours and will end very close to where it began. In this Original Free Venice Walking Tour, you will discover artistic treasures and popular traditions while strolling through one of the districts that Venetians adore!
This experience requires good weather. If the tour is canceled because of poor weather, you’ll be contacted so you can choose a different date.