Discover the artistic heritage and commercial history of Venice on this private tour. Your friendly, English-speaking guide will answer all your questions and provide personalized insights so you can get the most out of your time. After meeting your guide in central Venice, head to the San Polo neighborhood for a visit to the famous Frari Church. Admire the impressive Gothic exterior, and then step inside to see paintings by Renaissance masters Bellini and Titian and an altarpiece by neoclassical sculptor Canova.
Next, walk around the buzzing Rialto district, the historic hub of Venetian trade and commerce. Take in the sights, smells and sounds of the Rialto market, where Venetians have been gathering to buy and sell fresh fish, produce and other specialty goods for more than 600 years. Browse stalls piled high with locally caught fish and fresh regional produce, and observe the high-energy exchanges of local shopping.
At the end of your 2-hour tour, you can continue exploring the many shops and cafés around the Rialto on your own, equipped with new insight into the daily life and fascinating history of Venice!