TOURS KEY-POINTS:

 

1 –Inside the tail of the fish!

2–Byzantine details

3–Adventurous walks

 

MONOGRAPHIC TOURS : these tours are discovery occasions to know both an area of the city and a particular monument, visited through the eyes of an attentive observer. 

  • All tours can take place during DAY or NIGHT

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CS1 - CASTELLO OVERVIEW

Castello is the biggest district of Venice. It is located in the eastern part of the city, the tail of the fish! Castello gives the possibility to discover its urbanistic development, revealing byzantine and gothic buildings. This itinerary is for those who want to visit the area close to Saint Mark Square. Let yourself be captured by the magnificence of monuments such as the Basilica of Saints Giovanni and Paolo and the Scuola of San Marco. We will walk among precious palaces, evocative "campi" and strategic passages. The walk will start from Campo San Bartolomio by the statue dedicated to the great playwriter Carlo Goldoni and will end in a panoramic place facing the Northern lagoon.

Additional costs: entrance ticket to Basilica of Saints Giovanni and Paolo € 3,50

Tour duration: 2 hours

CS1 MAP TOUR
CS1 MAP TOUR

Scuola San Marco facciata
Scuola San Marco facciata

Saint Michael Island
Saint Michael Island

CS1 MAP TOUR
CS1 MAP TOUR

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CS2 - CASTELLO INSIDER

This proposal will start from Campo San Zaccaria, in front of the church with the same name. Castello is a very extended district and this walk will let you visit the inner part of it. You will admire majestic religious and representations seats of foreign communities. Let youself get lost among narrow alleys and open breath-taking spaces, until you reach one of the hearts of Venice with its imposing Arsenale. This is the naval industry cornerstone of the Republic of Venice. Upon your passage the famous stone lions will appear to your eyes, shielding symbolically its secrets. The walk will end by one of the green areas of the lagoon city, where there is the International Biennale of Art..

Additional costs: entrance ticket for San Zaccaria Church € 2,00

Tour duration: 2 hours

CS2 TOUR MAP
CS2 TOUR MAP

San Zaccaria
San Zaccaria

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Cript

CS2 TOUR MAP
CS2 TOUR MAP

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CS3 - CASTELLO WALK TO THE TAIL OF THE FISH

This tour is dedicated to the more adventurous walkers and will start from Sant'Elena vaporetto stop. You will reach the furthest end of the tail of the fish! (Look at the map shape!) We will go through the Sant'Elena park, known as Parco delle Rimembranze. The walk will reveal the breath-taking view of the Basin of San Marco and the lagoon. We will arrive to Sant'Elena church where are preserved the precious relics of the mother of Emperos Constantine. The tour will lead you through the Gardens of Biennale of Art and from there to the famous previous patriarchal siege of Venice, the church of Saint Peter. The experience will end at a lovely café near the Gardens of Biennale after having spent some hours in tranquillity, surrounded by nature and history.

Additional costs: eventual church ticket

Tour duration: 2 hours

CS3 TOUR MAP
CS3 TOUR MAP

St. Elena relics
St. Elena relics

Detail in Rimembranze Gardens
Detail in Rimembranze Gardens

CS3 TOUR MAP
CS3 TOUR MAP

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