Lose yourself in the main landmarks of this Italian jewel with our Venice Free Walking Tour. Make the best of your stay and travel back in time to the origins and the history of the popular landmarks and canals that compose the city.
Our journey starts in Piazza di San Marco, located in the old town, and nowadays considered one of the most popular squares in Italy and all over the world. Situated in the heart of the city, this houses the Basilica di San Marco, the Doge’s Palace, and the stunning bell tower that dominates the place.
With the company of our English-speaking guide, we will unfold the most interesting secrets and legends about the “city of water”, also well-known as “La Serenissima”, and its numerous tourist attractions. In addition, we will visit the Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, where we will find the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, the largest church in the city that served as pantheon to the most popular celebrities of Venice, and contains some of their works.
Subsequently, we will continue towards the Great School of Charity and Marco Polo’s House, where we will reveal the life and adventures of the merchant and popular traveler, worldwide known as Messer Milione, thanks to his precious stories about the richness of Eastern Europe.
Finally, we will go back towards our meeting point through the Mercerie, the district characterized by the numerous streets and stores that make of this, the heart of the Italian city. Located in the sestiere of San Polo, this area connects the Piazza di San Marco with Rialto. Here, we will visit their crowded markets and the fascinating Rialto Bridge, which serves as a scenario for millions of postcards and photos taken by visitors.
During our route, we will get immersed in the charm of this magic and fairy-tale city, and learn everything about its history, legends, and popular traditions. If you want to feel part of it and breathe the purest Italian essence, don’t wait any longer and book our Venice Free Walking Tour.