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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

Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Venice

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Gondole

I have included the Gondola Ride in my tourist trap section as if you are a tightwad or cheapskate then you would not pay 40 euros per person for a 30 to 40 minute ride in a gondola that goes from the...
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Fake handbags, street sellers

Many of the streets in Venice are pretty narrow. So when the fake bag sellers see or hear the police coming, they'll start running so fast, if you don't watch them, they'll knock you off your feet....
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Harry's Bar

As a Venetian , really, I tell you Not to go inside Harry's Bar unless you understand before what this place means : Harry's Bar is part of the City's history , the place has an incredible Charme and...
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Pigeons

Lol, as a child in St. Marc Square in Venice Italy, feeding the pigeons was a highlight! But unless you are 9 years old and willing to fork over money for rather expensive bird food sold in the...
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International Bus Arrival at Tronchetto

All international buses leave and arrive now from Tronchetto, in quite a distance towards the tourist bus parking lot there are now some food stands (and some awfull souvenier stands) selling hotdogs...
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Vaporetto waterbus is cheaper for locals

Vaporetto waterbus is 7,80€ to tourists and to locals only 1,50€ to me this seem like a tourist trap. I've been rtaveling around Italy and I like Venice but I don't like this "system" normally in...
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May 31, 2016
 
 
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Campanile

One of Venice's landmarks, this tower, almost 100 meters high, is a temptation. From the top… Well, after 8 € and variable but generally long time in the line, you will find out that… it was not so...
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solopes
Mar 31, 2016

Bridges

When I was young I practiced much sport. That allowed me to understand the true meaning of the obstacles in the 3000 meters race. The hurdles, the wall, the trench are very easy to transpose when you...
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solopes
Mar 31, 2016

Most Expensive to eat at Piazza San Marco

the worst way to eat and have coffee will be along Piazza San marco which has the most expensive eats and coffee in an already expensive Venice as if you dine at the Clasis Caffe Florian or Ristorante...
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machomikemd
Mar 22, 2016

City without wheels

What makes Venice unique in comparison with other cities of the world? In fact that it is a city with no roads, no vehicles and no traffic jams. So, how can you solve the problem in case of fire, if...
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croisbeauty
Dec 19, 2015

Would you like to extend your stay?

Good hotels in Venice are very expensive and good restaurants with descent food cost far more than in other Italian cities. I agree that everyone should visit Venice, but it does not mean that this...
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croisbeauty
Nov 04, 2015

The biggest tourist trap in Venezia… sorry,

Very sensitive topic!!…but this are we ourselves, we visitors. I came to the point to understand and support Venezia’s officials’ pricing policy. Just imagine that only 20% of us tourists stay...
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Trekki
Jun 17, 2015

Please buy Murano and not fakes

We come to Venezia to admire their glass manufacturing mastering. And we want to bring some glass souvenir back home? Then please consider that real artwork comes with a price. There are beautiful...
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Trekki
Jun 17, 2015

Travel guides in Venice - who need them?

The first thing you need to learn about Venice is that it is a small town where you can not and you will not lose. Another fact is that for sightseeing of Venice travel guide is absolutely not...
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croisbeauty
Oct 11, 2014

Top Hotels in Venice

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Calle dell'Aseo, Cannaregio 5768, Venice, Veneto, 30131, Italy
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Santa Croce 686, Venice, Veneto, 30135, Italy
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Dorsoduro 111, Venice, Veneto, 30123, Italy
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Campo Santa Maria del Giglio 2467, San Marco, Venice, Veneto, 30124, Italy
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S. Croce 2063, Venice, Veneto, 30135, Italy
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Dorsoduro 979/a, Venice, Veneto, 30123, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Venice

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Gondola

this will be my things to do tips for the gondola. I will have a separate transportation tip for it. If you are like me who view the Gondola Ride as a Priceless Experience and would nit mind the cost...
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Palazzo Ducale - Doge's Palace

The Doge's Palace is a very impressive building. It has a lot of pointed arches on the ouside with several statues . Inside the building you've got some imposing rooms with paintings. You can easily...
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Piazza San Marco

I really enjoyed visiting Venice and all the beautiful buildings and musea. The piazza san Marco is the central square of Venice. On the square you'll find the entrance to the Doge's Palace and The...
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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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Basilica di San Marco

It is really one of the must of Venezia. It is one of the most beautifull cathedrall i have ever see. When you are at the outside of the cathedral it is verry impresive. There are a lot of...
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Rialto Bridge

this iconic Bridge of Venice is one of the most copied and imitated around the world of which you can find faux rialto bridge and Campanile San Marco and faux grand canals at the Venetian in Macau, in...
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"Venezia"
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suvanki

"Wandering around Venice with Suvanki"
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Trekki

"Amore eterno per Venezia la Serenissima :-)"
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Zvrlj

"Venice – the City of Art"
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"Vacations in Venice"
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