Private Venetian art and architecture walking tour
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Activities

Private Venetian art and architecture walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the hidden architectural delights in the lesser known areas of the City
  • Visit the Church of Saints Giovanni and Paolo and the tombs of the most famous Doges
  • Admire the Church of the Miracoli, an early Renaissance masterpiece, amongst the narrow alleys
What to expect

This two hour private tour is the perfect way to discover the art and architecture of Venice, away from the buzzing crowds, experience the hidden masterpieces in this city. If you have little formal knowledge of art or architecture but are keen to become fully immersed in the aesthetic beauty of Venice, then this is the tour for you! Your expert guide will take you through the labyrinth of narrow alleys, numerous bridges, winding canals and across wide picturesque “campi” or squares, providing you with examples of the development of typical Venetian architectural genres.

Visit the interior of the magnificent cathedral of Saints Giovanni and Paolo, to admire the gothic architectural structure, with the largest stained window in Venice, and once inside, view the resting place of the Venetian Doges. Your official guide will be pleased to answer any of your questions regarding the history of these fascinating works of art. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Miracoli Church, a hidden jewel in this remarkable city of water. Recently restored, see the renaissance facade and discover the origins of this unexpected miniature church. The former residence of Marco Polo, probably the most famous Venetian merchant, and the surrounding Corte del Milion is also part of the itinerary of this tour and will provide you with further understanding on the evolution of the broad range of artistic and architectural influences you can witness around the city.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Private guide for entire tour
    What's not included
    • This tour does not include entrance fees to the churches
    • Optional gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up / drop-off
    • Food and drink
    Where

    Campo S. Salvador, 4805, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide in Campo San Salvador in front of the church.

    What to remember
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible
    • You should wear comfortable walking shoes
    • The walking tour will take place rain or shine
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    When
    • Every day at 9.00am and 3.00pm (summer time)
    • Every day at 10.00am and 2.00pm (winter time
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    Provider
    VeniceEvents
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

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