Discovering San Polo and Dorsoduro districts of Venice

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Discovering San Polo and Dorsoduro districts of Venice

Starting from EUR €19 per person

Duration: 2 hours
Commences: Venice, Veneto

Introduction:

Highlights include: the Frari church, masterpieces by Bellini & Titian and Canova, the Merchants of Venice, a prison for tax evaders, the old red-light district of Venice, some of the oldest houses in Venice and quaint bridges. Well off-the-beaten track.

A rich and stimulating itinerary - Venice at its best! One of the most popular walks, because this is a walk of wonder and discovery of the real Venice, through its past and also its present. Visit the important Frari church hidden away in the San Polo district of the city, it's home to masterpieces of Titian & Bellini, as well as an imposing funeral monument by Canova. Enjoy a guided walk through a labyrinth of streets and narrow passageways in the artisans quarters of Venice, enlightened by stories of the illustrious merchants and of their ruthless acts of cruelty.

Pass-by the old locanda's where the merchants would sojourn and encounter the famous Venetian courtesans in the old red light district of Venice that is home to the notorious "Ponte delle Tette". During this walk, you'll see some of the oldest houses in Venice, quaint picturesque bridges and palazzi, an old prison for tax evaders, and learn about how life used to be in Venice and how life is today for the modern day Venetians.

This tour is seasonal and only operates from April through to October

Product Code: 2635SP

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