SHORE EXCURSION: WALKING TOURS OF CASTELLO & SAN MARCO DISTRICTS: 9 Hours
PRIVATE TOURS OF CASTELLO AND SAN MARCO – VENICE SHORE EXCURSIONS
Venice Shore Trips Includes: Round trip transportation to and from the dock, entrance tickets to Doge’s palace in St. Mark’s Square, services of private tour guide.
Not Included: Other entrance tickets to sites you decide to enter.
On this private shore excursion in Venice, you will also see three of the city’s most important sights. Your licensed tour guide will pick you up at the dock and take you to Venice, in St. Mark’s Square. You will see many of its historical and artistic treasures dating from antiquity: the Cathedral with its precious mosaics; the Doge’s Palace with its well-known Bridge of Sighs; the Procuratie palaces and the Napoleonic Wing; and the Clock Tower, the Campanile and the Marciana National Library.
Lunch and free time before proceeding with your exploration of San Marco district with your tour guide. This private walking tour of Venice continues at Riva degli Schiavoni, along the waterfront at
St. Mark’s Square. You will visit the Gothic Bragora Church, where you can
see Cima da Conegliano’s masterpiece, St. John the Baptist. Next, you will
pass San Martino Church to reach the imposing entrance of the Arsenal, the
former military shipyard of the Republic of Venice. Afterwards, you walk along
Garibaldi Street, a very popular residential area, to end up at the island
of San Pietro in Castello, the seat of the Bishop of Venice.
NOTE: All our private shore excursions in Venice can be fully customized to meet your touring goals and desired activities.