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Venice: Self-Guided Discovery Tour

Product ID: 161289
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See the main sights and hidden attractions of Venice at your own pace on an innovative self-guided walking tour by app with audio guide. Explore the historic Rialto, Canareggio, Castello and Santa Croce districts as often as you like.
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 5 hours
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Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian

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  • Explore Venice at your own pace and as often as you like
  • Discover the Rialto, Canareggio, Castello and Santa Croce districts without getting lost
  • See the most romantic corners of Venice as you listen to over 200 audio commentaries on your device map
Full description
Learn the secret history of Venice at your own pace on a self-guided tour of the most historic areas. Download the app to your mobile device and use the provided map and itinerary to find sights known only to locals at a time to suit you.

Listen to the fascinating commentary as you see where the old warships were built in the dockyards of the Arsenale in the Castello sestiere (district). Discover Europe's first Jewish Ghetto and marvel at masterpieces of art and architecture, such as the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and the Renaissance church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli in the Cannaregio district.

Admire the famous monuments of St. Mark's Square, including the former seat of power at the Doge's Palace and the Byzantine facade of St. Mark's Basilica. Walk through the historic Rialto district to see the beautiful Rialto Bridge over the Grand Canal. Explore the historic Santa Croce area around Piazzale Roma and more.
  • Mobile app with audioguide of Palazzo Ducale, Basilica of San Marco, Canal Grande and of the whole Venice, with more than 200 commentaries recorded by professional actors
  • Detailed map of the city on the mobile app
  • Doge's Palace and Basilica audio guide in English
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fees
  • Public boat tickets
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Audio device and earphones
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

You can start your tour on St.Mark's Square or Piazzale Roma.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• You can use the app at anytime of the day and night, and as many times as you like
• At every water bus stop, you can buy a daily boat ticket (€ 20) to create your personal hop on and hop off tour
• There is no data usage with this app as it runs on GPS only
• The app must be downloaded to your mobile (cell) phone
• In addition to a map and audio narration about the city’s highlights, the app includes text descriptions under pictures of the attractions
• The mobile app is supported by the following systems:
Apple: from IOS 8; iphone, ipad and ipod touch
Android: from the 4.1 version system
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From US$ 18.11 US$ 9.05 per person

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Product ID: 161289