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GuruWalk Original
Free tour

Secret and mysterious Venice: San Marco and the Silk Road

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 07, 2022

We are several guides in love with Venice, some are authors of several guides and articles about the most beautiful city in the world, others historians. Our specialty is to make our clients happy by showing them culture, history but also leisure and gastronomy. We are looking forward to showing you Venice.

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GuruWalk Original

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

San Marcos and the Silk Road.
This is the most secret route to get to San Marcos where nobody arrives seeing the most beautiful things on the island on the way.
We are going to see the most important of Venice but in a secret tour through the alleys and the less crowded squares.
The idea is that if you have only one day in Venice you can see everything and see things that nobody sees.

We will begin with the Fondamente Nove from where we can see the Cemetery Island of San Michelle and the Casin de los Espiritus until we reach the old Scuola Grande de San Marco and today Ospedale Civile, up to Santa Maria Formosa where the famous courtesan Veronica Franco received the king of France, to later see the Bridge of Sighs away from the crowds and be able to take the coolest photos.
We end up in Plaza San Marcos where one thousand six hundred years of history of the Serenissima await you.

Enjoy this tour in the evening hours to be able to visit the area with less influx of people, you will thank me!

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  • Meeting point:
    Campo dei Gesuiti, 30121 Venezia VE, ...
    Campo dei Gesuiti, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy
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    We meet in front of the Jesuit Church in Campo dei Gesuiti, very close to the Fondamente Nove vaporetto stop. You will recognize me because I will be wearing a pink umbrella and my guide badge.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

1055 ratings
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4.73
Fun
4.46
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4.58
Quality
4.56
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4.53
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9
Jesús 05 Dec 2022
Burgos
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Travelled in family - Nov 2022
Un tour muy interesante y ameno! Gracias
Mariví 05 Dec 2022
Madrid
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Travelled in group - Oct 2022
David está muy bien preparado y lo hace muy ameno. Muy recomendable
Bern... 05 Dec 2022
Santiago
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Entretenido, claro y muy preciso, no te aburres en ningún momento, recomendado 100%, se aprende mucho
Carmen 05 Dec 2022
Espanya la Vella
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Travelled in family - Dec 2022
Tour muy entretenido. Se me ha hecho corto
Bea 05 Dec 2022
Albacete
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Travelled in group - Dec 2022
Éramos demasiados en el tour y sin micrófono era difícil escucharla en ciertas ocasiones. Debería ser más concisa en los temas.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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