Venice Tour for Families: meet our kids-oriented guide for a 2 hours private tour of Venice. The whole family will enjoy it!
During the Venice Tour for Families kids and parents will learn about Venetian traditions and the history of the aristocratic families. They ruled Venice when the city was the “Queen of the Adriatic Sea”. Your children will be the real stars of the tour. Your expert will keep them engaged, asking them questions and involving them throughout the tour.
Venice is located on more than 100 small islands. Canals separete them while world famous bridges, such as Rialto, link them. Nowadays the city and its lagoon are listed among the World Heritage Sites. Once a Republic, Venice was one of the most influental maritime powers during the Middle Ages and Renaissance periods. It was also an important center of commerce (such as grain, silks, spices and other products) and home to many artists from the 13th up to the 17th century.
The first stop will be St. Mark’s Square and Basilica. Inside the church you will have the opportunity to admire the famous Golden Pall. It is the Basilica’s high altar. People from all over the world universally recognize it as one of the most refined and accomplished works of Byzantine craftsmanship. Over 2000 gems adorn the beautiful Golden Pall.
Then, you will visit the amazing Doge’s Palace, once the main ruler of the Venetian Republic. You will again have priority entrance to avoid lines to the residence of the powerful Doge’s who ruled Republican Venice. Here you will learn all about this crucial period in Venetian history as you visit the Doge’s apartments and enjoy the marvellous works of art housed inside.
The last stop of the tour will be the romantic Bridge of Sighs (you will discover the origins of its unusual name!).
This tour runs in any weather
- St Mark’s Square
- St Mark’s Basilica
- Golden Pall
- Doge’s Palace;
- Bridge of Sighs
Tour with private guide for 2 hours
Level of difficulty: easy
Running days: every day, except on public holidays
Skip the line services: yes
Tickets: St. Mark Basilica, Golden Pall and Doge’s Palace
Suitable for: Couples, friends and families
Dress code: comfortable clothes and shoes. For churches your shoulders must be covered and your pants or skirts are admitted if they are at the knees.
Meeting point: Meet your guide Between the two columns in St. Mark’s Square. They will be holding a sign with your family name.