Venice: Traditions, Myths and Lifestyle Tour

2 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

Let us take you through an interesting walk to discover the most mysterious and unknown places of Venice. A true Venetian certified guide will lead you in this fascinating experience in a 2-hour walking tour in a small group. You will visit the most authentic Venetian districts: Cannaregio, where life is completely different to the rest of the city, quiet and authentic, the Ghetto where the Jewish community still live (set of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice). Stop by a jewelry laboratory (vetro a lume) where you will see a local artisan making small glass jewels. Reach Rialto Bridge, one of the most popular tourist spots of the city, and discover the old trade center, with its markets where locals still shop.  Last but not least, explore the Sestriere Santa Croce where the oldest "mascareri" (creators of Carnival masks) are still working following the tradition of centuries ago. You will see how an artisan mask is made. Book now and immerse yourself in the real Venice!

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Ponte di Rialto

One of the most famous tourist attraction of the city, Rialto bridge was, until Accademia Bridge was constructed in 1854, the only place through which one could cross the canal on foot.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi

The fondaco, a store-house, was the headquarters and restricted living quarters of the city's German (Tedeschi) merchants. Later a customs house under Napoleon and a post office under Mussolini, it is now a really fancy shopping mall.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mercati di Rialto

The Rialto area is well known also for its famous market, open every day (Sunday closed) and frequented mostly by venetian citizens, a continuous passage of people, boats and carriage of fruits, vegetables and fish.

Duration: 10 minutes
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