The Doge Republic and the flood
Venice is a city of water, a fish made up of 118 islands that form a single creature together with the lagoon ... Venice is its special atmosphere, its millennia-old history, but also its inhabitants and the special Venetian spirit that characterizes the whole city. We will discover this incredible variety with this tour.
It starts from St. Mark's Square: the stage of the official political ceremonies. The history of the mighty Maritime Republic is visible on the magnificent facade of the St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace, you can read St. Mark's Square like a book made of stone ... With a stroll through the Castello district, the district where sailors, gondoliers and fishermen have always lived we will come closer to the present Venice (and its troubles) and the Venetians.
As the culmination of the tour, the Rialto Bridge will appear in front of us: an elegant triumphal arch over the Grand Canal, here at the Rivoalto the original city center was founded. On the other bank you'll find the district of S.Polo and this is where the next story begins ...
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|Our English speaking, local, licensed Tour Guides
|ca. 2 hours
|Public transport ticket, entry tickets, food and drink