Private Venetian art and architecture walking tour
Activities

Private Venetian art and architecture walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the hidden architectural delights in the lesser known areas of the City
  • Visit the Church of Saints Giovanni and Paolo and the tombs of the most famous Doges
  • Admire the Church of the Miracoli, an early Renaissance masterpiece, amongst the narrow alleys
What to expect

This two-hour private tour is the perfect way to discover the art and architecture of Venice, away from the buzzing crowds, experience the hidden masterpieces in this city. Your expert guide will take you through the labyrinth of narrow alleys, numerous bridges, winding canals and across wide picturesque “campi” or squares, providing you with examples of the development of typical Venetian architectural genres.

Visit the interior of the magnificent cathedral of Saints Giovanni and Paolo, to admire the gothic architectural structure, with the largest stained window in Venice, and once inside, view the resting place of the Venetian Doges. Your official guide will be pleased to answer any of your questions regarding the history of these fascinating works of art.

You will also have the opportunity to visit the Miracoli Church, a hidden jewel in this remarkable city of water. Recently restored, see the renaissance facade and discover the origins of this unexpected miniature church. The former residence of Marco Polo, probably the most famous Venetian merchant, and the surrounding Corte del Milion is also part of the itinerary of this tour and will provide you with further understanding on the evolution of the broad range of artistic and architectural influences you can witness around the city.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Private guide for entire tour
    What's not included
    • Entrance fees to the churches
    Where

    Campo S. Salvador, 4805, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide in Campo San Salvador in front of the church.

    What to remember
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible
    • You should wear comfortable walking shoes
    • The walking tour will take place rain or shine
    • There is no refund for late arrivals or no shows
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    Provider
    VENICE EVENTS srl
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

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