TOURS KEY POINTS:
1 – In the heart of the fish
2 – Rialto Mon Amour
3 – Museum Path
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.
SPC1 – SPC2 can take place during DAY or NIGHT
COMBO TOURS OFFER
For people who have an eye for great deals you can save much more with Combo tours.
With any of VenichewithChiara tours, you can combine more tours in the same district and in different districts as well.
Be sure to ask Chiara about these special money saving combo offers.
SCP1 - SANTA CROCE & SAN POLO OVERVIEW
A walking tour, without additional fees, discovering the two central districts of Venice, San Polo and Santa Croce. Tour will start from the Train station Santa Lucia and end in Campo San Giacometo by Rialto Bridge, where you can enjoy one of the broadest views of the Grand Canal. This experience wil lead you into the geographical heart of Venice. She will surprise you through the intricated maze of alleys off the beaten touristic path.
Tour duration: 2 hours
SCP2 - RIALTO MARKET and ITS SECRETS
Visiting Rialto is not only enjoying its colorful historical market but about one of the most antique foundation areas of the city, with a rich history of 1600 years. There is a crucial connection between the two banks of the Grand Canal through the famous Rialto Bridge. It witnessed the trading traffic during the Most Serene Republic and it continues today to see the city's growth and progress. The walk will begin from Campo San Giacometo and end by a local Rialto tavern where to taste a Venetian "cicchetto" sipping a good glas of wine.
Tour duration: 1 hour
SCP3 - SAN ROCCO & FRARI CHURCH
This experience will lead you to two gorgeous monuments in Venice in the district of San Polo. The Great Brotherhood of San Rocco is a secular charitable foundation. It has been active since 1478 and still is in philanthropic activities. An extraordinary place hosting more than 60 paintings, preserved inside the original arrangement. Its monumental renaissance façade houses the famous Tintoretto series about the Old and New Testament. After this visit there will be a refreshment break in a local establishment before visiting the second monument. The Franciscan Basilica, famous for its gothic architecture, preserves memories of 500 years of venetian history and important works of art by Titian, Bellini, Vivarini.
Tour duration: 2 hours
SCP4 - MUSEUM PATH
A few meters separate these two incredible museums in Venice. The Baroque Ca' Pesaro Palace, Museum of Modern Art and Ca' Mocenigo, Museum of Fabric and Costume, with an interesting section dedicated to the history of Perfume. They are architectural jewels, witnesses of noble families past splendor. During the XIX century they were donated to the city of Venice so as to let them be transformed into prestigious museums. They are also research places to evaluate the huge patrimony and let it be enjoyable to us all, citizens of the world!
Meeting point: Campo San Stae in front of the church of San Stae.
Additional cost: Museum tickets
Tour duration: 2,5 hours