HIDDEN CORNERS AND SECRET GARDENS - PRIVATE WALKING TOUR IN VENICE
THE HIDDEN CORNERS OF VENICE TO RIALTO'S BRIDGE
Could you ever imagine to find a vineyard in the city center of Venice? An historical amazing garden, hidden among the building of Venice, just 10 minutes away from Saint Mark’s square? Thanks to your guide this incredible courtyard will open its doors privately, just for you. This private walking tour will end in Rialto’s area, in the heart of the fish market, the perfect place where to enjoy a glass of Prosecco wine, and of course our typical seafood.
MEETING TIME anytime from 09.00 am
SAINT FRANCIS CHURCH Along with Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, this is one of two Franciscan churches in Venice. The site, originally a vineyard (vigna), was donated by Marco Ziani in 1253 for construction of the monastery. A tiny chapel already on the site recalled the spot where an angel supposedly had pronounced Pax tibi Marce, evangelista meus to the shipwrecked Saint Mark, patron of Venice. You will be able to see it surely from the outside, but, if you want, also indoor.
THE VINEYARD yes a vineyard in the middle of Venice!
CASTELLO DISTRICT You will walk through this area. The real Venice, where, today, most of the Venetians live
RIALTO BRIDGE Built in the closing years of the 16th century, the Rialto Bridge is the oldest bridge across the canal and is renowned as an architectural and engineering achievement of the Renaissance
You will take a water taxi back to your hotel once the tour is over or simply walk back.
Starting from 200€
Contact us for more info about pricing
The costs above are for 1 english speaking guide for the duration of the tour.
They don’t include entrance tickets, lunk, drinks nor gratuities
Prices van vary according to the month and availability.
RomePrivateExcursions offers a very flexible cancellation policy, in case of arrival problems due to COVID, we are willing to offer a 100% refund.
• Visit the most important and hidden sites of Venice
• English Speaking walking guide
• Your guide will meet your at your accommodation and you will start the tour from there. Likely public transportation to and from the sites included in the tour will be on you. Also meeting at the train station in possible. IF YOU ARE TO BE MET BY YOUR GUIDE AT A DIFFERENT LOCATION LET US KNOW AS DURATION OF THE TOUR COULD BE LONGER AND PRICE HIGHER
• No skip the line tickets needed – JUST A REQUESTED OFFER TO THE BROTHERS OF ST FRANCIS, TO ENTER THEIR GARDENS
• You will be visiting religious places therefore shoulders and knees must be covered
Your guide will meet your at your accommodation in town and together you will start the tour. If public transportation is required, the cost will be on you! Possibility of meeting at the train station on arrival too! IF MEETING IS REQUESTED AT PIAZZALE ROMA, THE TOUR WILL BE 3 HOURS AND COST WILL BE HIGHER
How to pay
No deposit required!
We accept payments in Traveler Cheques in Euro or USD. If you want to pay in USD we will calculate the accurate total, by using the stock exchange conversion rate Euro/USD of the day before the tour/transfer increased by 7 cents. We also accept credit card payments (Visa and MasterCard – No American Express) at the time of the booking, or at the end of each tour/transfer. Please note that if payments are operated with credit cards the total cost of the tour will be increased by 10 %.
We do not accept payments via credit card for amounts below 350 euros. If the payment is made with a credit card at the end of the tour/transfer you will be required to sign an one time payment authorization form, provided by us. If payment is made with a wire transfer the total cost will be increased by 10 %. If you decide to pay in cash you will be asked to pay your driver at the beginning or at the end of the tour/transfer. The Total will be indicated in your final contract.
If you want to pay in USD we will calculate the accurate total, by using the stock exchange conversion rate Euro/USD of the day before the tour/transfer increased by 7 cents
Tickets to the Vatican and the Colosseum can be pre-purchased through us and the day of the tour your driver will hand them to you for a better and more efficient service.
Please note that the Colosseum tickets and the Vatican tickets are not refundable, beyond the terms stated, not even in case of the cancellation of your trip.
On these tours you will be on foot only with a walking guide and not with a private driver, who will meet your at your accommodation and will spend 3 hours with your guide
• Gratuities (recommended)
• TICKETS: no tickets needed OFFER OF 5 EURO TO THE BROTHERS OF ST FRANCIS
• If you enter religious places so knees and shoulders must be covered. For the ladies a shawl would be more than fine
• Walking: intense – 2 hours on foot