Dorsoduro District- Walking Tour

3 hours

City tour

Dorsoduro District- Walking Tour
Church of Santa Maria della Salute with neighboring canals and ancient architecture
People enjoy walks along the canals that neighbor the Zattere
Man looks out over the San Trovaso gondola yard
Campo Santa Margherita plaza with shops and paved floors

Experience description

From gondolas to 16th-century plazas, explore Venice’s beauty and history on Dorsoduro District- Walking Tour. On this guided tour, you’ll be able to traverse Venice’s Dorsoduro District cobblestone streets and its most notable buildings with a guide trained to assist p...From gondolas to 16th-century plazas, explore Venice’s beauty and history on Dorsoduro District- Walking Tour. On this guided tour, you’ll be able to traverse Venice’s Dorsoduro District cobblestone streets and its most notable buildings with a guide trained to assist people with reduced mobility and vision.

Each stop o your tour will be like exploring Renessaaunce era Venice with all the addition of modern luxuries. The guide can help you find an accessible restroom near every stop as well as help you maneuver the difficult navigate pathways.

To start your tour, you’ll meet outside The Salute Church waterbus stop. This is where you’ll be able to admire the outside of an ancient Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, the Santa Maria Della Salute, or as it’s commonly known as the “Salute.” After exploring Roman architecture, your guide will take you on one of Venice’s most pleasant walks- the Zattere. The Quai des Zattere is a short 1,500 meters (1 mile) stroll along Venice’s canals, where you’ll be able to pass by the district’s most ornate statues and striking vistas.

This charming stroll through Venice’s cobblestone streets will bring you to the old gondola yard, San Trovaso, where you’ll see a 17th-century boatyard building with traditional wooden gondolas. With gondolas in mind, your next stop along the canals will be the Church of San Sebastiano. This 16th-century Roman Catholic church is unique, however, for its paintings by the artist Paolo Veronese, as well as paintings by Tintoretto and Titian.

After stops that highly Venice’s waterways and churches, you’ll make your way to areas that breathe life into this ancient city. Your next stop will be the Campo Dei Carmini, a small plaza that is home to the Renaissance era architecture and the old of Doge Marco Foscarini. Finally, you’ll head to the last stop, the Campo Santa Margherita, where you’ll be able to enjoy the local culture of the Dorsoduro of Venice, Italy.

Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Assistance

    Guides / staff members have experience assisting people with disabilities

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the activity

  • Places

    Places visited are all wheelchair accessible and can be navigated independently

  • Equipment

    No adaptive equipment included

From $170 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

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    1. Starting point: Salute ACTV Fermata/Stop

      Flexible

      walking / wheeling

      1 minute

    2. 2

      Church of Santa Maria della Salute (outside)

      20 minutes

    3. 3

      The Zattere

      20 minutes

    4. 4

      Old gondolayard San Trovaso

      20 minutes

    5. 5

      Church of San Sebastiano (outside)

      20 minutes

    6. 6

      Campo dei Carmini

      20 minutes

    7. 7

      Campo Santa Margherita

      20 minutes

    8. End point: Campo Santa Margherita

    Keeping you safe during COVID-19

    • Cleaning measures

      Enhanced cleaning protocol

    • Safety measures

      Local authorities safety protocols followed by all staff members

    • Social distancing measures

      Social distancing measures in place

      What's included

    • Tour Guides

      What's not included

    • Ground transportation

    Important information

    • The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.

    • Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.

    • This trip can be arranged for customers traveling by themselves. Assistants and trained guides will be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.

    • Spoken language(s): English, Italian, German

    • Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.

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