San Marco, Rialto, Marco Polo's house and Jewish ghetto !!
Cannaregio is the second Largest district in Venice. The hustle around the station is a misleading introduction to Cannaregio, because in this "Sestiere" it's very easy to get well away from the tourist crowds.
The pleasures of Cannaregio are generally more a matter of atmosphere than of specific sights, but you shouldn't leave Venice without seeing the GHETTO, the first area in the world to bear that name. There are some special, very important buildings such as campo Madonna dell'Orto , Gesuiti church - a Baroque creation ( to get inside , there is a fee pay 1euro) Marco Polo's house and property. The many shops, restaurants and cafes have preserved a genuine, old-time Venetian atmosphere. End in St. Mark's square.
As your private tour guide, I can adjust the schedule, duration and activities to meet your needs. Please let me know of any special requests you have.
Starting from the PORT or Santa Lucia station, continue for the Lista di Spagna Arriving at the Jewish Ghetto which occurred around 1500, the arrival of the Spanish Jews expelled by Queen Isabella. Looking at the buildings of the ghetto novo. A square of the campo Madonna dell'Orto , which contains many stories and legends.
Along the home of the Moors of Mastelli or camel, and continuing, the Tintoretto's House. See then the splendid Misericordia abbey ( not inside) . with an exceptional view of Murano island.
Then walking till the Marco Polo's house and property lived, view to the Rialto bridge. Ending tour in St. Mark's sq.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At the Train Station( Piazzale Roma- Bus terminal) or at the Main Port Exit ( I cannot enter inside the Venice Port )
End location: End location: Saint Mark's Square
Duration: 3 hours
Venice is the perfect place to browse around. This foot tour develops along the calli and in some courtyard.My services, with tours starting at the meeting point
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 euros - .souvenirs,bar,snacks.
You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, restaurant meals, and transport tickets to get to the meeting point.
I'm a Licensed Tour Escort and NOT a Licensed Guide and will NOT be able to guide you inside Churches, Galleries and museums.
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Ermanno was a great guide in Venice - his hometown! We took us off the beaten path to learn the history of the city, so we were away from the crowds for awhile. We ended in St. Mark's Square. Venice is a fascinating city!