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A Walk with Marco Polo around the Rialto and Nearby area

31 March 2021

What was Venice like in Marco Polo's time? If you want to discover the answer, this tour is for you!

Murano-tour

The Island of Murano and the Secrets of Glass Blowing

2 April 2021

Solid or liquid? Transparent or Colorful? Shiny or Opaque? Glass can take on infinite forms thanks to its natural flexibility.

Whodunnit? A Conspiracy at the Doge’s Palace

7 July 2020

The tour consists in a Scavenger Hunt inside the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the New Prisons.

Venice is a maze! Scavenger Hunt in the City Centre

7 July 2020

Venice is a fantastic place! A place where houses float, lions fly, dragons have no wings, horses are made of gold and everything is surrounded by a magical light... That's how Venice is, a maze in which it’s fun to get lost, a maze in which around each corner a new story can be told!

A walk from St. Mark’s Square to the Rialto market

31 March 2016

This is a walk through the centre that presents the most important features of Venice highlighting the main monuments

Ponte dei sospiri

The Doge’s Palace and the Basilica of St. Mark

29 March 2016

The Doge's Palace and the Basilica of St. Mark are the monuments that best represent the values, the history, the institutions of the past Venetian State.

The Grand Canal

28 March 2016

This tour starts with an introductory walk through the city centre and continues in a water-taxi to give a more complete vision and understanding of the identity of Venice.

Orientation in Venice

27 March 2016

If you are the kind of traveller that aims at becoming quickly acquainted with a new place, then this is your tour.

Daily life in Venice

26 March 2016

How expensive can an apartment in Venice be? What about garbage collection? Is it possible to ride a bicycle? This tour is dedicated to the curious ones, from 3 to 99 years old!

Burano

The islands

25 March 2016

No visit to Venice is complete without a trip to Murano, Burano and Torcello. The three islands animate the northern part of the lagoon, an almost inaltered portion of landscape spotted with sand banks and motionless surface of water.

Palazzo Ducale Itinerari Segreti

The Secret Itineraries of the Doge’s Palace

24 March 2016

The Doge's Palace hides a secret area, once used by the Venetian magistrates, where no visitor was admitted until recently. A shadow of mistery hid this section of the Palace where power and justice were administered.

Arsenale

Hidden Venice: Castello

23 March 2016

If the shape of Venice is that of a fish, the district of Castello is the tail. This was the maritime heart of the Republic of Venice and the entire area reflects this function.

Cannaregio

Hidden Venice: Cannaregio

23 March 2016

The district of Cannaregio which neighbours San Marco, reaches the most west-northernly area of Venice. This is today one of the most populated and liveliest districts of Venice.

Dorsoduro

Hidden Venice: Dorsoduro

23 March 2016

There are quiet and silent corners in Venice where you forget the vivid and monumental atmosphere of the city centre. This itinerary crosses the district of Dorsoduro starting from the Accademia bridge

Campo del Gheto Novo

The Jewish Ghetto

22 March 2016

This tour focuses on the history of the Jewish community in parallel with the destiny of many other foreign communities that have lived and evolved in Venice.

Chiesa di San Giorgio

The islands: Giudecca and San Giorgio Maggiore

21 March 2016

There are two islands facing the Basin of St. Mark that are worth visiting, San Giorgio Maggiore and the Giudecca. They have only one thing in common: the churches of Andrea Palladio.

Accademia Ala Palladiana

Venice and Art: the Accademia Galleries

20 March 2016

There is a place in Venice where a person passionate of art can enjoy some of the greatest masterpieces of Venetian painting, the Accademia Galleries.

Frari Trittico del Bellini

Venice and Art: Frari and San Rocco

19 March 2016

This itinerary focuses on two important monuments: the 'Frari' church and the 'Scuola' of San Rocco (a lay brotherhood that operated with devotional purposes). They are one next to the other but their history differs dramatically.

Museo Correr Ala Napoleonica

Venice and History: the Correr Museum

18 March 2016

The Correr Museum unveils several aspects of the past Venetian culture and history. The Museum can be accessed from the Ala Napoleonica, a wing of the Royal Palace in St. Mark's Square.

Chiesa della Pietà

Venice and Music: the Church of ‘la Pietà’ and the ‘Ospedaletto’

17 March 2016

In Venice the 'Ospedali' (hospitals) were also centres of production for music of high reputation. Two of these institutions are still well-preserved.

Pietro Longhi Il Ridotto

Venice and the ‘Settecento’ (the 18th Cent.): the Museum of Ca’ Rezzonico

16 March 2016

The 18th century identifies Venice at its best. This is the century of political and economic decline, of feasts and of carnival, of gambling, of Casanova's adventures.

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Contemporary Art in Venice: the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

15 March 2016

Peggy Guggenheim was a unique character. Inside her house-museum we can admire masterpieces of her favourite artists, Picasso, Max Ernst, Pollock, Calder among others. They have all left a considerable mark in the art history of the 20th century.