Discover the charms of the city of Venice on our Venice Maze and Magic Walking tour! Explore some of this unique floating city’s marvels – like St Mark’s square and basilica – and enjoy a stroll around the serene backstreets of the town!
You will meet with your licensed guide at the very heart of La Serenissima – St Mark’s square. Board off your big bat and get ready to begin your walking tour of Venice! The tour can be custom tailored to your best interests – choose the pacing and which sites to prioritize on your half day excursion!
You will begin by visiting St. Mark’s Square, one of Venice’s most renowned squares. Get ready to enter the grand St. Mark’s Basilica – covered with stunning frescoes and topped with an impressive golden dome it is a MUST when in Venice. While you are there, you will also have the chance to explore and admire some of the gems in the vicinity, like: the museum above the church and the scenic view of the square and waterfront from there!
Next you will pay a visit to the Ducal Palace or the Doge´s Palace – a great historically relevant structure of the city. Wonder at the exterior of the palace, characterized by an extraordinary architecture portraying all the magnificence and power that the city of Venice once possessed. Listen to an introductory commentary by tour guide about how this amazing city was built on water and how this once boggy marshland became a wealthy hub of trade and culture it is today. Marvel at the stunning square and the lagoon around the gallery ofSt. Mark’s Basilica as you hear all about to the stories of Venice’s rich past.
End the tour in beauty by sinking in the authentic charms of Venice – stroll around the intricate backstreets and side alleys of this iconic city! A maze-like web of streets that make up for the calm and peaceful atmosphere, away from the hustle and bustle of the busy crowds of tourists!
Before finishing the walking tour, get to relish on a local delicious gelato and top off your Venetian experience!