Romantic Walking Tour, Venice

Romantic Walking Tour, Venice
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You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "Venice Map and Walks" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Venice Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Venice is one of the most romantic cities in the world. It is the perfect destination for honeymoons, proposals and romantic trips. It is impossible to name the most romantic places in Venice because all the streets, canals and corners of this city are filled with romance, passion and love. This tour will guide you through the places where you can enjoy the perfect moment with your beloved.

Romantic Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Romantic Walking Tour
Guide Location: Italy » Venice (See other walking tours in Venice)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Author: naomi
Campo San Samuele

1) Campo San Samuele

Campo San Samuele is a square located on the bank of Grand Canal. The square is home to some amazing palaces of great historical, architectural and cultural importance for Venice, such as the Palazzo Malipiero and the Palazzo Grassi, to name just two. Both palaces were homes of the greatest Venetian lover of all times, Giacomo Casanova. In the center of the square is located the Chiesa di San Samuele, this is the church where Casanova was...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
La Fenice

2) La Fenice (must see)

Teatro La Fenice ("The Phoenix") is an opera house in Venice. It is one of the most famous theaters in Europe, the site of many famous operatic premieres. Its name reflects its role in permitting an opera company to "rise from the ashes" despite losing the use of two theaters. Since opening and being named La Fenice, it has twice burned and been rebuilt. La Fenice was rebuilt in 19th-century style on the basis of a design by architect Aldo Rossi and using still photographs...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Chiesa di San Moisè

3) Chiesa di San Moisè

The Chiesa di San Moisè (or San Moisè Profeta) is a church in Venice, northern Italy, built initially in the 8th century. It is dedicated to Moses as, like the Byzantines, the Venetians tended to canonise Old Testament prophets. It also honors Moisè Venier, who paid for it to be rebuilt in the 9th century. The elaborate Baroque facade, dating from 1668, is covered in carvings. Some of its sculptures are generally attributed to Heinrich Meyring. The interior is dominated by Meyring's huge...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Giardinetti Reali

4) Giardinetti Reali

Giardinetti Reali, located near the Piazza San Marco, numbers among the few green oases in Venice. The garden was established by an order of Napoleon in the early 19th century. This public garden has a variety of trees and flowers with narrow pathways and seats were you can spend a leisurely afternoon or...   view more
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Piazza San Marco

5) Piazza San Marco (must see)

Piazza San Marco, is the principal square of Venice. It is one of the few great urban spaces in Europe where human voices prevail over the sounds of motorized traffic, which is confined to Venice's waterways. It is the only urban space called a piazza in Venice. As the central landmark and gathering place for Venice, Piazza San Marco is extremely popular with tourists, photographers, and pigeons. The Piazza originated in the 9th century as a small area in front of the original St...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Chiesa di Santa Maria Formosa

6) Chiesa di Santa Maria Formosa

Chiesa di Santa Maria Formosa is one of the biggest churches in Venice. It was built as the result of a 7th-century bishop’s vision of the voluptuous, Formosa, Virgin Mary’s request that it should be built where "a white cloud came to rest". The church is surrounded by a large square of the same name where locals and visitors enjoy the lovely Venetian days of summer. The plan is on the Latin cross, with a nave and two aisles. The two façades were commissioned in 1542, the...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia

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