Walking Tour through the Venetian Canals: From Rialto to Frari
- Campo San Giacomo
- Chiesa dei Frari Church
- Fondamenta delle Zattere
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- Walking tour of more than 4 hours
- Professional english speaking giude for the entire duration of the tour
THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Entrance ticket
- All that is not expressely listed in "the tour includes"
NB: transfers to and from your accommodation can be arranged upon request.
On this tour you will explore the Rialto, the oldest settlement in Venice, which is part of the district of San Polo and known for its bridge and market (transfer can be arranged).
The unique tranquility of Campo San Giacomo will captivate you. Far from the chaos of daily life this square is enjoyed by locals, often occupying benches as they watch children play.Before continuing our guide will be glad to suggest a typical and characteristic restaurant that has been in the same family for almost a century: here you will enjoy a delicious lunch of local delicacies.
After lunch you will visit what is known as one of the most beautiful churches in the city: the Chiesa dei Frari. The church is situated in Campo dei Frari, and is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary.As your walk continues you will discover unexpected hidden courtyards, wide open squares and old churches rich in history and mysterious legends. And finally, you will admire the "Fondamenta delle Zattere" facing the Giudecca Canal, one of the principle canals that flows into Saint Mark's basin. This view has become the famous backdrop scene of many significant works of art from Molino Stucky to the masterpieces of Palladio.Entranced by so much beauty, you will return home culturally enriched and fulfilled.NB: transfers to and from your accommodation can be arranged upon request.