10. settembre 2019 - 9:30 fino 13:00
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THE GRAND TOUR OF VENICE: ON FOOT & BY BOAT | St Mark's Square | martedì, 10. settembre 2019

St Mark's Square with priority entrance to the Basilica - private water-taxi navigation along Grand Canal to Murano - visit to top glass factory - back streets stroll in Venice - Rialto Bridge & market                                                              
This small group tour is designed to be a complete introduction to Venice in just 3 & 1/2 hours.
The Grand Tour of Venice begins in  St Mark's Square and the interior of the  Basilica  (which cannot be visited
if there is "acqua alta", high water, or religious celebration days), with an overview of
all the  celebrated monuments here.
This part of the tour will allow our guides to provide a well-articulated historical
introduction to the city: its genesis, apogee and decline, through the course of time,
spanning from the 9th to the 19th century !
We will then board a private launch to navigate the Grand Canal on our way to Murano.
From this waterway, which is still the main thoroughfare here, we will admire the
homes of the rich and powerful in past and present Venice,  with their particular
styles and stories.

Your guide will also stress the accent on today's problems about the preservation
of this most unique cultural heritage which is Venice.
We continue up to the Northern Lagoon to visit the island of Murano, a major center 
of glassblowing for 800 years. On Mondays through Fridays you will see an actual
production line at one of the top glass factories.
After returning to Venice from Murano we will have enough time to explore the
back streets, where the Venetians live, to savor the everyday life  in an intricate
maze of ancient narrow alleyways,  large and lively squares with magnificent buildings,
meandering canals,coming finally to Rialto, the bustling "heart" of Venice. The tour operates:
TUESDAYS  and FRIDAYS  from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm
(1st May - 31st October) 
   Meeting point :
   St. Mark's Square, by Porta della Carta.
    the exit of the Doge's Palace (see picture on the left)
   Price:   Euro 135 per person
   Number of participants : maximum 8 people
   Duration : 3 & 1/2  hrs
   If you are a single traveler, please contact us at info@walksinsidevenice.com
   we'll try to accomodate you!
As official city guides we can access St Mark's Basilica through priority entrance 
Boat transportation is included in the price of the tour
Late arrivals won't be accepted, sorry.
Dress code : no shorts (knee high is fine) , no sleeveless (short sleeves ok)
IMPORTANT : If your party consists of 5 or more people
we warmly advise to book one of our private tours - it's cheaper!   see here our
private VENICE GRAND TOUR                   
Our small group tours are designed for those who would like to share ourVenice walks with some other travelers.Tours will operate weekly from May 1st, until October 31st
All tours are conducted in English by professional, expert guide-lecturersTours will run with a minimum of four and a maximum of eight participants .
send us a request at info@walksinsidevenice.com
We will be pleased to provide any further information or help.
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