Guided tour

Hidden Venice: Unusual Walking Tour

Activity provider: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

Hidden Venice: Unusual Walking Tour

Activity provider: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.
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From US$ 32.14 US$ 25.71 per person

An unusual walking tour through most the unusual places of Venice. The specialized guide will escort you through the heart of Venice narrating its secrets and history.

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Duration 75 minutes - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian, French, German
Private or small groups available


  • Discover the most unusual places in Venice
  • Enjoy a tour with a guide who will escort you through the labyrinth of Venice
  • Find hidden corners and picturesque squares in the heart of the city
  • Choose an optional gondola ride and discover the romantic canals of Venice
  • See Venice highlights, like Marco Polo's house and St. Mark's Square
Full description

Get off the beaten path of Venice, away from the crowds. With a guide, explore the heart of Venice, including lesser-known areas, rich with history such as the Rialto Bridge.

Visit the labyrinth of “calli” and “campi” (narrow Venetian streets and squares) and find hidden architectural gems such as Marco Polo's House, a building believed to be the home of the famous explorer, marked by a white plaque and now used as a theater.

Continue to the Fenix Theatre, where Giuseppe Verdi and many other great composers performed their masterpieces. Pass through St. Mark's Square with its stunning monuments as well as Doge's Palace, Basilica, and many other historic buildings.

Choose an optional gondola ride and discover the canals of Venice. During your gondola ride, admire Venice's highlights, such as the Mozart House, the Fenice Opera House, the Grand Canal, and more. You will end the tour at Piazza San Marco.

  • Guided walking tour
  • Audio-receiver devices (for groups over 10 people)
  • 30-minute guided gondola ride (depending on option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry fees
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The walking tour does not operate in cases of exceptionally high tides (in such cases, it can be postponed to the day after, otherwise it will be refunded)
  • The tour could be bilingual: -English and Italian at 9:15 AM and 11:30 AM; English, and Spanish at 2:00 PM; French and German at 11:00 AM
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 892 reviews

Review summary

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Our Guide Nicoletta, explained to us the little hidden mysteries of Venice by taking us through narrow streets, each prettier than the next. The people who took part in the excursion allowed us to share a good time with very interesting questions and the 2 hours spent were a special moment that we did not imagine at the start.

January 20, 2023

Friendly guide, small group therefore full of questions asked outside the executives, the guide knew his visit well and made us discover places "outside the framework" only downside visit ordered in French but done in English because French guide not available...moderately appreciated by one of us who doesn't speak the language at all...

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January 13, 2023

Not to miss! We recommend it at the beginning of the stay. Very interesting with lots of little anecdotes depending on the place. There is a nice balance between historical and anecdotal aspect. Our older teenagers were receptive to the explanations and loved this visit. Our guide who has lived all his life in Venice gave us the good sides of Venice, the good tips. She gave us advice for certain purchases (and it was not easy to find the place afterwards without having taken notes). And she also had a critical mind about the mass tourism that Venice represents and all the inconveniences that this engenders.

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December 31, 2022

Product ID: 184334