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Venice: San Marco District Historical Walking Tour

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Travel back in time on a private guided walking tour of the San Marco neighborhood in Venice with a local historian. Uncover the origins of sights like Doge’s Palace and the Basilica di San Marco.

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  • Travel back in time as you explore the history of Venice's San Marco district
  • Discover how past events have shaped the city of Venice into its current form
  • Admire the beauty of Venetian Gothic architecture as you see Doge’s Palace
  • Marvel at the domes and statues on the 11th-century Basilica of San Marco
  • Uncover stories about San Marco highlights that are not found in guidebooks


Experience the history that made Venice's San Marco district into the vibrant tourist destination it is today on a guided walking tour with a local historian. Get insights that you can't typically get in a tourist guidebook.  Meet your guide in San Marco and begin your walking adventure. Discover the history Venice through delving deep into San Marco highlights. Take in the unique Venetian Gothic-style of Doge’s Palace. Gaze up at the stunning Byzantine architecture of the 11th-century Basilica of San Marco. Explore the stories behind San Marco Square. Connect historical events to the current shape of the city. Finish your tour in the location where it began.


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  • The tour's carbon emissions are offset

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