Venice: Ghetto Highlights and Cannaregio Walking Tour

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Explore the history of the first ghetto in the world and stroll through buzzing streets to discover the Madonna dell'Orto Church, tomb of the Renaissance painter Tintoretto on this walking tour.


  • Discover Tintoretto's home, workshop and last resting-place
  • Marvel at the Gothic Madonna dell'Orto Church and masterpieces by Tintoretto
  • Be transported back in time while strolling through the streets of the Ghetto
  • Marvel at a long ago boat workshop
  • Taste a kosher sweet in a family run bakery


Explore one of the most important landmarks of Venice, the streets and the history of the first Ghetto in history, hearing about its past and present. You will also stop in a local kosher family run bakery to taste the culinary Jewish culture. Stroll through the nightlife area and enter quiet streets leading to the Gothic Madonna dell'Orto Church, treasuring Tintoretto's tomb and a choice of his most significant artworks. Listen to a Venetian legend about Tintoretto while marveling at his home and workshop. Enjoy the picturesque view of a former boat workshop and the surprising sight of the only bridge without balustrade. The tour will end at Campo Santa Sofia from where you can continue on your own by foot to the Rialto Bridge and Rialto fish market or by taking a traditional gondola ferry.


Licensed tour guide 1 sweet/person in a kosher bakery

Important Information

  • Appropriate clothing for the church. Please bring €3/person in cash to pay the admission fee to Madonna dell'Orto Church. This tour will take place rain or shine. In case of a private tour the entrance to the church is optional.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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