Essential walking tour of Venice
Activities

Essential walking tour of Venice

based on 13 reviews
Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Have a walk through the most important places of Venice
  • Explore St Mark's Square area, its more famous sites and hidden gems
  • Discover with an experienced guide the past of the Serenissima Republic
  • Admire the true beauty of Venice and its peaceful canals
What to expect

The first highlight of the walking tour is St. Mark's Square, with the description of the majestic St. Mark's Basilica, the elegant Doge's Palace, the Clock Tower and the Procuratie.

From St. Mark's Square, you will move forward to Campo Santa Maria Formosa, where you will admire SS. Giovanni e Paolo Church with the famous Pantheon, followed by the Scuola Grande di San Marco also knowns as the Great School of Charity (the Captains of Fortune).

Last but not least, head back to St. Mark's, admire the Malibran Theatre, and step through the famous Mercerie, once the pulsing heart of commercial life back in time, nowadays Venice's main shopping district between Rialto Bridge and St Mark's Square.

Read more
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
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • 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
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Walking tour of Venice
    • Professional tour guide
    • Personal headsets to hear the guide better
    Where

    S. Marco 146, 30124 Venice VE, Italy

    Meeting point:
    In front of Yex Change Office near the Clock Tower in St Mark's Square. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour starting time.
    What to remember
    • Please note that no refund will be accepted for no-shows or late arrivals. The tour will take place also with rain, in the event of exceptionally high tides, it might be canceled and a refund will be provided
    • This tour does not include entrance to main sites and it will completely take place outside (only external comments on the various sites will be provided)
    Read more
    Provider
    Park Viaggi
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
    What people say about this experience
    based on 13 reviews
    Great
    Excellent (4)
    Great (9)
    Average (0)
    Poor (0)
    Bad (0)

    You might also like

    St. Mark’s Basilica skip-the-line tour
    Must see
    Attractions & guided tours

    St. Mark’s Basilica skip-the-line tour

    Buy your Golden Basilica tour in Venice. Visit St. Mark's Basilica, a masterpiece of Byzantine art, with skip-the-line access!

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, de 

    Doge's Palace skip-the-line tour
    Must see
    Attractions & guided tours

    Doge's Palace skip-the-line tour

    Buy your Doge's Palace skip-the-line tour. Visit the seat of the Venetian political power and enter the ancient prisons.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, de 

    Afternoon walking tour of Venice with gondola ride
    Activities

    Afternoon walking tour of Venice with gondola ride

    Buy a walking tour of Venice with gondola ride. Join this guided visit between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge with a gondola ride through the Grand Canal.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, fr, es, de 

    Byzantine Venice walking tour with Saint Mark's Basilica
    Activities

    Byzantine Venice walking tour with Saint Mark's Basilica

    Buy your Byzantine Venice: city walking tour with Saint Mark's Basilica. Admire the streets and canals of Venice and its Golden Basilica.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, de 

    Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica tour
    Attractions & guided tours

    Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica tour

    Buy the Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica tour in Venice. Visit the Golden Basilica, a masterpiece of Byzantine art, and the rooms of Palazzo Ducale.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, de 

    Highlights of Venice walking tour with Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica
    Activities

    Highlights of Venice walking tour with Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica

    Don't miss this Highlights of Venice walking tour with Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica. Discover the city's most famous buildings and symbols.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, de 

    Morning walking tour of Venice with St. Mark's Basilica and gondola ride
    Activities

    Morning walking tour of Venice with St. Mark's Basilica and gondola ride

    Buy your morning walking tour of Venice with St. Mark's Basilica and gondola ride. Admire the city on foot and from the water.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, de 

    Morning walking tour of St. Mark's Square with gondola ride
    Activities

    Morning walking tour of St. Mark's Square with gondola ride

    Buy your walking tour of St. Mark's Square with gondola ride in Venice. Admire the best of the city on foot and from the water.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, de 

    Gondola ride and Saint Mark's Basilica tour
    Activities

    Gondola ride and Saint Mark's Basilica tour

    Buy your Gondola ride and Saint Mark's Basilica tour in Venice. Visit a masterpiece of Byzantine art and enter the breathtaking Canal Grande.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, de 

    Visiting a master violinmaker workshop in Venice
    Activities

    Visiting a master violinmaker workshop in Venice

    Visit an enchanting workshop of a violinmaker, discover the fabulous craftsmanship of Venice and experience the traditions, the symbols and the pure tones of the past.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it