Follow the local guide through the labyrinth of narrow streets and secluded squares: enter in Rialto area, the most authentic Venetian district, and you will feel like if you were walking in the past centuries: few tourists, local artist workshops, stone bridges and many old secrets to unveil. You will cross the Square of San Giovanni of Paolo, with the imposing cathedral full of mysteries and amazing tales to be narrated.Passing through Piazza San Marco you will the see the infamous Bridge of Sighs, from where many criminals and killers crossed to reach the dark and cold prisons.The amazing walking tour will bring you to the ancient heart of Venice: Rialto Bridge and the “Pescheria” where Marco Polo and merchants traded their goods and shared stunning stories listened in unspotted parts of the world. On Rialto you will discover the scary stories of the hunchback in the middle of the square, in front of this statue, the criminals listened to their sentences before to be moved to dark prisons in the Piazza San Marco.
Unusual Venice walking tour
- Discover the most unusual places in Venice
- Walk through the labyrinth with your expert guide
- Find hidden corners and picturesque squares in the heart of the city
- Shared guided tour with commentary by qualified and experienced guide
- Hotel pick-up
Free: child (0-5)
Calle larga de l'Ascension, 1257, 30124 Venezia VE
With Piazza San Marco and the arches of Museo Correr at your back and the Poste Italiane (Post Office) in front of you, look on the left and you will see a big grey newsstand (with many souvenir and newspapers): that one is the Venice Tours Assistance Point. The newsstand is between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office).
- Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking difficulties
- The walking tour does not operate in cases of exceptionally high tides (in these cases, it can be postponed to the day after, otherwise it will be refunded)
- Comfortable shoes are suggested
- The tour could be bilingual
From Saturday to Monday at 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm