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"Private Tour: San Polo Walking Tour - Merchants
"Private Tour: San Polo Walking Tour - Merchants Courtesans and Painters""In a city where west met the east exotic items like silk and oriental spices were traded along with copper and wood. Many of the courtesans lived in sumptuous apartments and were accomplished musicians and brilliant conversationalists. They were even secretly used as spies for the state.The second part of this tour allows you to admire the Gothic Frari church which dwarfs the eastern section of San Polo. Built by Franciscans in around 1250 it is one of the city's largest places of worship. You will admire its striking interior
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Skip the Line: Best of Venice Private Tour Including San Marco Doges' Palace and Gondola Ride
"See the very best Venice has to offers in one day private walking tour. Explore historic sites including an extended visit to St Mark’s Basilica with our very knowledgeable English-speaking guide. No queuing and VIP treatment all the way with this exclusive package. You will be immersed in Venetian culture as you meander through Venice perhaps Venice’s most famous landmark. Here you can admire the magnificence of the Doge’s Palace and with 'skip-the-line' tickets you will soon be inside discovering the beautiful ceilings with frescoes by Tintoretto and walls adorned with paintings by V Venice’s famous lover and writer was imprisoned in one of the palace attics before managing to escape? Next is the highlight of the tour; the spectacular Basilica San Marco. The guide will point out how eastern architecture and western design have come together to create the Basi some made in the city and others plundered during the crusades. Of particular interest are the 11th century mosaics some of the few treasures that have survived the Basilica’s floods and fires over the centuries. This carefully designed guided tour includes many other famous sites includingCampo San Giovanni e Paolo
From EUR760.00
 
Venice Like a Local: Private Walking Tour
"A secret walking tour that will allow you to know the best preserved and authentic face of the city: narrow streets and canals beautiful squares and churches.Discover the areas of the city less frequented by the bustle of tourists and experience the authentic Venice following routes more peculiar than the classic tourist tours. There are numerous examples of places that bridges and facades.The tour departs from the top middle section of Rialto Bridge and explore the secret spots of Rialto and San Polo area. The route can be customised according to your personal wishes."""Discover the authenticity of Venice and visit those hidden pathways and secret spots like a local. Explore the city's streets during this 2-hours walking tour with the help of knowledgeable local guide.title=Highlights&1=%3Cp%3E2-hour+private+walking+tour+of+Venice%3C%2Fp%3E&2=%3Cp%3ESee+the+hidden+side+of+Venice+only+locals+know%3C%2Fp%3E&3=%3Cp%3EGet+away+from+the+crowds+to+see+authentic+Venice%3C%2Fp%3E&4=%3Cp%3EChoose+a+morning+or+afternoon+tour%3C%""
From EUR250.00

Lido di Venezia Tips (27)

Lido

Venice Lido is only a short boat ride away from St.Mark's Square. With shores stretching 12km, it has one of the world's most attractive and exclusive beaches. If you are tempted to spend a day...
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keeweechic
Jul 20, 2003

The Lido...

I decided to go to The Lido which is a land barrier between the lagoon & the Adriatic Sea.This is also a fashionable seaside resort if you are happen to be in Venice.We can reach here by vaporetto...
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coceng
Feb 24, 2005

Lido

We could see cars & buses on this island. How do they get on here, I forgot to ask. Anybody can explain ?If you could bring one, do so, maybe this could give you a chance to wander the uncharted...
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coceng
Feb 24, 2005

Did you know that Venice had a...

Did you know that Venice had a beach? If you have the time and just want to relax, consider going to Lido for the day. I wouldn't say it is the most stunning beach in the world, but it is good if you...
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SydneyGal
Aug 25, 2002

Go to Lido, rent a bycicle...

Go to Lido, rent a bycicle (near the vaporetto-stop). From there, go to Malamocco (ancient village) and Alberoni (full of green). Then take the ferry-boat and go to fishermen village of Pellestrina;...
PietroC
Aug 25, 2002

If you plan to go Venice, take...

If you plan to go Venice, take the time to drive to the Peninsula across from the city. There you will find a plethora of hotels and campgrounds at very affordable rates. The nice thing is the...
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thall89553
Aug 25, 2002

The Islands - Lido

Just across the basin from St Marks is the island of Lido. This is the 'original' Lido, and gave its name to every other resort in the world that is called Lido - and it was once the playground of the...
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steventilly
May 21, 2003

Lido

Lido is 8km long, and as you head south (go by bike) you pass through some other small settlemnts. We stumbled across this, the cemetary near Malamocco. It was absolutely exquisite - and so...
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steventilly
May 21, 2003

Lido - Malamocco

This is a settlement about 2/3 of the way down the island of Lido. This is the church of Santa Maria Assunta, in the village. Malamocco was once the home of the capital of the lagoon confederation,...
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steventilly
May 21, 2003

Poveglia.A small island that...

Poveglia.A small island that stands just off Lido near Malamocco. The church on the island is that of San Vitale. I don't know a great deal of the history of that island, but it makes a picturesque...
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steventilly
Aug 24, 2002

Punta Sabbioni.At the very...

Punta Sabbioni.At the very very northern tip of Lido (past the stinking mess on the beach, if you can make it) is a long, long finger stretching out into the sea. This is a man made breakwater and its...
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steventilly
Aug 24, 2002

Take A Joyflight To See Venice & Its Lagoon

I haven't tried this yet... but some of my friends had already experienced these joyflights. Choose a reputable company handling such joyflights and they can fly you over historical cities of Padova,...
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Krystynn
Jan 25, 2004
 
 
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San Polo District - Sestiere San Polo

It's the largest campo and the 2nd largest square (after Piazza San Marco) in Venice. It was originally for agriculture use but just before the 15th Century it was paved with a fountain being placed...
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Ca' Pesaro

Ca' Pesaro turned out to be my favourite art museum in Venice. It is housed in a beautiful baroque-style palazzo built on the Grand Canal between 1659 and 1710. The palazzo was turned into a museum at...
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Canal Grande

this will be my pictures foe the night view of the grand canal The Grand Canal is the main artery of Venice that splits the city rougly into two halves and of which 4 bridges cross the grand canal at...
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Campo Santa Margherita

Piazzas are the happening centers here and there throughout the city. Some have less activity than others. This one was quite busy. I think because it was near the schools for the kids. We noticed...
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Palazzo Grassi

Completed by 1772, Palazzo Grassi was the last major palace to be built in Venice before the fall of the Republic. It was commissioned by the Grassi family (from Bologna) and designed by the architect...
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Ca' Rezzonico

The baroque palazzo Ca' Rezzonico at the Canale Grande - with its striking facade of white marble - is one of the finest examples of Venice city palaces now open to the public. It was built in the...
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