Ducal Venice: enjoy a walk through the most characteristic and important places in the history of Venice. A guide will take you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, evoking the fascinating past of this unique city.
St Mark’s Square – Origins, history and description of the main monuments: St Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie.
Santa Maria Formosa – History and anecdotes related to this splendid square.
Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo – The “Pantheon” of Venice, the Scuola Grande della Carità, the Captains of Fortune.
Marco Polo House and Malibran Theatre – Anecdotes and ancient and recent history intersect in this wonderful corner of Venice.
Return to St Mark’s through the Mercerie, a vital connection between Rialto and St Mark’s and the city’s main shopping street.
2 hours 30 minutes
Calle Larga Ascensione, opposite the post office right next to St Mark’s Square. Go to the wooden kiosk with the yellow ‘Meeting Point’ sign. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour.