Original Venice Walk

We liked our guide very much (Louisella), very funny and yet still informative. She showed us things we hadn't noticed on our own, and gave us the information we needed to appreciate the things we had already noticed. ...Jacqueline Y., United Kingdom – See more reviews
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St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Basilica San Marco
Basilica San Marco
Basilica san Marco
Basilica san Marco
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St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Rialto Bridge
Rialto Bridge
Campo of Santa Maria Formosa
Campo of Santa Maria Formosa
Basilica di San Giovani e Paolo and Scoula Grande di San Marco
Basilica di San Giovani e Paolo and Scoula Grande di San Marco
Marco Polo home
Marco Polo home
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What To Expect

Discover the secrets on how a city built on swamps became one of the most enlightened cities of the western world. Learn the legends of Casanova and Marco Polo. Visit Marco Polo's house, the Rialto Bridge, San Marco Square and more!


Day Tours in Venice
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Entrance to the Royal Gardens
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daily except Sunday at 11:10 AM
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With skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica, learn about the history that lies behind the walls that hold the secrets on how the city built on swamps became one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world.

From the square, enter a labyrinth of narrow passageways and alleys to discover the "real Venice." See the magical city of meandering canals punctuated by delicate bridges. Visit the Campo Santa Maria Formosa and join the discussion on Venetian architecture as you admire the Gothic palaces lining the square.

The tour continues to the Cannaregio district, location of the church of San Giovanni de Paolo where many important Venetians were laid to rest. You will also visit Marco Polo's house and hear all about tales of this globe-trotting Venetian.

Discover how the past meets the present through its architecture, delightful tales and the way of life in Venice today.

Itinerary/Activity Schedule

  • St. Mark's Square

  • St. Mark's Basilica

  • Campo Santa Maria Formosa

  • Cannaregio District

  • Marco Polo's House


  • Skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica

  • Local expert guide


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Shoulders and knees must be covered in order to enter St. Mark's Basilica. Large bags are not allowed. Storage areas are also not available.

  • The tour operates rain or shine.

  • Children below 6 years old are free of charge.

  • Some museums and attractions may be closed due to unforeseen reasons such as special ceremonies, strikes, and events out of the operator's control. On these few occasions, the tour will visit other sites. Attraction tickets are non-refundable.

  • This tour can accommodate a maximum of 25 guests (per guide).

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 9 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 5 to 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 4 days or less prior to date of activity.

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