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The rising of the Lion

Walking tour in Venice

Tour Price : 120,00 Duration : 2 hours Languages: Italian, English, French

The rising of the Lion’s Republic, history of a myth genesis: a charming journey through secrets, political plots and the hard-working community of merchants and artisans. Walking tour with no entrance fees.

Meeting point: Campo San Bartolomeo.
End of the tour: Campo dei Frari.

Itinerary: House of Marco Polo, symbol of the Venetian commercial supremacy in the Eastern world; Campiello del Remer, with a fantastic view over the Grand Canal and Rialto market, the beating heart of the working-class neighbourhood, in the past and in the present; Fontego dei Tedeschi (German warehouse), unchanged scenery of the Venetian trading spirit and of the cosmopolitan nature of this city; Rialto Bridge, one of the Venetian ambassadors in the world; Palazzo dei Camerlenghi and San Giacometto, the trading district of merchants and craftsmen; the Fish Market, with its colours, its perfumes, its customary things and its usual voices; Carampane, the ancient red-light district; the Frari Church, plunged in a gothic atmosphere, witness of the catholic influence on art, culture and society.

Eventual extra-options:
1. a short break in order to taste cichèti and Spritz, (subject to agreement with a typical bàcaro. 2. tour extension: visit of the Frari church, with its wonderful paintings by Titian, Bellini, Donatello etc etc (half an hour)

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: 120,00
Duration: 2 hours
Languages: Italian, English, French
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:NO
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO