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Venice Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Local Guide provided by Raphael Tours in Venice

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Venice Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Packed to the rafters with sights, Venice is a city where time passes fast. Don't waste a second getting lost amid bridges and crowds and instead explore with a guide to discover the highlights and history in minimal time. See the Rialto Bridge and gems, such as the Basilica of Santi Giovanni e Paolo, where many Venetian doges were laid to rest. Choose from a 15-person small-group tour or a private option.
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You'll start at
Campo San Pantalon
Campo San Pantalon, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy
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  • 1
    Piazza San Marco
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Scuola Grande di San Rocco
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Ponte di Rialto
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 4
    Casa di Marco Polo
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Campo Santa Margherita
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    Church of San Pantalon
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
St. Mark's Square
Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
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Highlights
  • Explore with a local guide to get insider tips and info about Venice
  • Check out traditional Venetian neighborhoods, such as Cannaregio
  • Find photo-worthy landmarks, such as the Rialto Bridge ,without getting lost
  • Customize the tour to your preference with small-group and private options
What to Expect
Choose a tour time that suits your schedule when you book. Then, meet your guide (and small group if you didn't select a private tour) in the center of Venice. With tales of maritime Venice ringing in your ears, stroll around the cobbles, exploring neighborhoods, such as Cannaregio and the sight-laden enclaves of San Marco and Rialto. Cross the Rialto Bridge and then amble past Marco Polo’s House, where the intrepid explorer is said to have been born. Hear tales of Titian, the painter who adopted the city as his own and see the Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, where he was laid to rest. Continue through Campo San Bartolomeo to see the Basilica of Santi Giovanni e Paolo, where many of the city’s doges lay buried. Then pause by Scuola Grande di San Rocco, a palace (palazzo) rich with Tintoretto art. Your tour ends at St. Mark’s Square.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Campo San Pantalon, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Inclusions
  • English Speaking Local Guide
  • The tour is in English language only the private option can be done in English, Spanish and German
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lewis wrote a review Yesterday
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A nice way to spend a few hours with a local. We had a great local called Denise who told us about city and pointed out lovely local restaurants. Would recommend.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Andrea P wrote a review 2 Aug
Munich, Germany22 contributions11 helpful votes
Very interesting guided walking sightseeing tour by local guide Denise. Denise was very knowledgeable, we walked for almost 3 hours through Venice and Denise shared details about palaces, churches and “campos” in a very passionate way. It was great to be guided by her, we
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Date of experience: August 2020
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JennR472018 wrote a review Jun 2020
Munich, Germany93 contributions13 helpful votes
Our guide Valentina was wonderful. Knowledgeable, fun, and relaxed. Lots of information only a native would know. We only had one day in Venice and this was a great way to get a tour of the city and decide what to spend the rest of the day concentrating on. Valentina also
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Ana P wrote a review Jun 2020
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The guide in English, from a friendly local guide. It was a beautiful experience in the beautiful city of Venezia. I would love to go back!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Daniela wrote a review Jun 2020
Arezzo, Italy22 contributions
Venice is open for business, and now is a great time to visit! Denise was a great tour guide! Don’t let her non-Italian name fool you, and she is a multi-generational Venetian native. She knows her way around this maze of a city and has an excellent knowledge of this
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Excellent!
An extraordinary way how to explore Venice. You'll get to know city's history and curiosities while tasting traditi
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merrymanct
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Lovely food and lots of wine!
Definitely come to this tour hungry because you will be given an opportunity to eat lots of food and drink lots of
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Touristy Walkabout Posing as a Foodie Tour
GROUP SIZE: I booked this tour for a family party of 9 + 1 toddler. We were joined by 2 other couples for a total
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tromt5
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Great tour!!!
Silvia was our guide. By far the best guide and best tour we've been on. Lots of things to learn with a great var
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Presley S
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Silvia
Brilliant tour guide. Very friendly and helpful. Great advice and tips. Was like going around With a friend 11/10.
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kjb1801
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Food glorious food
We had Alice as our guide, a bubbly knowledgeable young woman who captivated us for two and a half hours. Stopping
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MercM
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Small group of six - good chat, food and drinks
My first time on a guided food tour. Start time of 5pm was prime and ended by 7pm. We visited hidden side streets w
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M3217CBvictoriap
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Fun with Food and Wine
I highly recommend this tour. Monica is delightful and is so knowledgeable about the food, drink and history of Ven
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eborcher
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Lovely way to spend the day
We had our guide, Silvia, all to ourselves for the tour which was pretty awesome. She took us to several establish
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ElianaZE
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Food and walking tour.
Very disappointed. The guide was late. I had to make an international call to find someone in the office. The gui
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Brad B
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Anniversary Trip
Great way to see the city. Guide was local and fabulous. Tour company very responsive when we had last minute quest
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travelbug045
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Value for money
Excellent trip. Our guide was full of information about the local history. Saw lots of places to visit on another o
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TerrydFrandsen
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Experience the Culture
Great Tour because our guide made the local culture come to life through the food she shared with us. Not only did
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Terriandfrank
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Venice food & market tour
I’m sadly disappointed ! It was very dark , markets were closed ! Food stops were 4 stops with barely a bite of an
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Connector738484
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What a tour!
This one is excellent. Our guide Ana was one of the best parts. Her insight and background info on all of our stops
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