Discover Venice by strolling through its beautiful, historic streets, and get the best views of the canals from the bridges above. This walking tour is the perfect way to explore Venice and learn about the city’s rich history, architecture and culture. If you have been looking for the perfect way to get the most from your trip to Venice, but don’t have a lot of time, this 90 minute walking tour was made for you.
Meet your expert and friendly guide for a walking tour through the stunning and enchanting city of Venice. After meeting your guide, make your way to the famous La Fenice Theater, then wind through the alleyways to the elaborate Scala del Bovolo on your way to the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge. Your guide will also lead you off the beaten path to explore the lesser-known, but still beautiful, parts of Venice. This Venice Walking Tour combines the grand elegance of the city’s most renowned sites along with a quiet glimpse into its local culture, giving you a true taste of authentic Venice!
Your tour begins at the world-famous opera house, Teatro La Fenice, which can seat over 1,000 people. Named after the phoenix, a mythical bird that rose from the ashes, the theater did just that when it was reconstructed after a devastating fire in 1836. Your guide then takes you to the Scala del Bovolo, the ornate staircase that resembles its Italian namesake, the snail. As you explore the history of this magical city, you discover that Venice is as fascinating as it is beautiful.
Of course, no tour of Venice would be complete without a view of the Grand Canal and the Rialto Bridge. This breathtaking marble masterpiece is still a bustling commercial area and home to a multitude of shops as well as the famous fish market. It is, by far, one of the most impressive sites in the city. Get your camera ready to take photos from the perfect vantage point of the bridge from one of the docks along the canal!