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Free Tour - What Does it Mean?

The tours are solely tips based so you can decide to contribute as much or as little as you feel the experience was worth.

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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Best Free Tours in Venice

Cars and buses are not allowed in the narrow alleys of this floating town, so joining Free Walking Tours in Venice is perfect to get the perfect introduction to Italian culture, history and cuisine! Kick start your trip in the best possible way joining an Essential Venice City Tour starting from Saint Mark’s Square. If you want to experience another face of this immortal city, take a ride on an inexpensive vaporetto and join a Free Tour around the islands of Murano and Burano. Have you heard that the adventurer Casanova, the explorer Marco Polo and the composer Antonio Vivaldi were all born and bred Venetians? Do you know stories about the many haunted abandoned palaces of Venice? Learn many shocking facts in a fun Free Myths and Legends Tour! We also recommend booking Free Food Tours, Free Tours of Venice by Night and other educational, inexpensive activities with passionate guides.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Venice

Venice, the capital of Veneto Region, is a magical floating city whose historical center and surrounding lagoon are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Most of the top-rated tourist attractions can be found along the Grand Canal, the “water highway” around which the old town was built. Here will see the spectacular St Mark’s Basilica, the Clock Tower, the Campanile and learn about the powerful aristocratic families who forged this magical city. You will also get the chance to explore the Doge’s Palace, one of the most beautiful in Europe. Nearby is the bridge over the Grand Canal, the Ponte de Rialto, and you can also take some impressive pictures of the well-known “Bridge of Sighs”. Finally, when in Venice, it’s crucial to add a bit of culture to your trip visiting the stunning paintings showcased in Gallerie dell'Accademia. However, if you prefer some retail therapy, we recommend going shopping at the Rialto Market.

Things to Do in Venice

Join Venice Free Walking Tour to explore the city of bridges, romance, and masks. Built on a series of over 100 islands, this is an impressive tourist destination that one has to see to believe. Even if you can’t come to visit during the world-famous, bustling Carnival, Venice is a breathtaking tourist destination all year long. The place is well known for its gondolas, long boats that sail through Venice’s canals and are ideal for a romantic tour. Do you want to get away from the masses? Take a vaporetto to visit other islands located also in the archipelago of the Venetian lagoon, Murano and Burano. Murano is world famous for its exquisite Murano glass shops. Burano, however, is a small and idyllic fishing village with picturesque colorful houses. In the late afternoon go to the Ponte de Rialto. This awe-inspiring 16th-century stone bridge is also a wonderful spot to enjoy the best sunset in Venice!

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