Delve into the heart of the Floating City as you are taken through the stunning historical centre of Venice. Learn about the history and culture at the same time as you experience the atmosphere of the thriving hub. You will not miss out on any of the many striking monuments and sights as you are guided through Piazza San Marco, viewing the Basilica, the Ducal Palace and the Prisons. Delve into the heart of the Floating City as you are taken through the stunning historical centre of Venice. Learn about the history and culture at the same time as you experience the atmosphere of the thriving hub. You will not miss out on any of the many striking monuments and sights as you are guided through Piazza San Marco, viewing the Basilica, the Ducal Palace and the Prisons.Highlights- Admire some of Venice's most important landmarks - Appreciate the grandeur of Piazza San Marco - Explore the heart of the historical centre With so many amazing sights, Venice’s architectural and cultural heritage is best appreciated during a guided tour where all the research has been done for you! And the best way to savour the delightful sights is to travel by foot through the narrow streets and bustling squares of this venerable city. Pause to take in the extravagant buildings which frame the Piazza San Marco. There are so many wondrous sights to take in that your eyes will not know where to look first! Competing for your attention are the towering Campanile of the Church of St Mark and the glittering Italo-Byzantine architecture of the Basilica. At the end of the tour, you are offered the chance to visit a glass blowing factory and learn of the time-honoured tradition of Venetian glassmaking and design that continues today. Known for its skilful and elaborate use of colour and design, Venetian glass remains hugely popular. You will not only be tempted to buy a keepsake of your time in Venice but will also be enthralled by the process that goes into making this beautiful product. Have a walk outdoors (no entries) through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice, celebrating this year (2021) its 1600 years of life. Travel back in time while you admire the Saint Marks Square (Basilica of Saint Marks, Ducal Palace, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie), Santa Maria Formosa, Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune, Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre. Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, a vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. Redeem informationVoucher type: Printed and e-VoucherPrinted voucher or E-voucher. Print and bring the voucher or show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity. LocationStart point: St Mark's CampanileUnder the clock at San Marco SquareEnd point: Same as the starting pointScheduleDuration: 90 MinutesGuide optionsGuide type: GuideRequirementsIt is not permitted to enter into Churches, Basilicas, Museums, in shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders.
Location
Price From:£21.90 *Price is
Departure Date:31 Oct 2021
To book this offer
please call us on
01245 459 906