Private walking tours for small groups
Discover the lesser known history of Venice
Venice is steeped in history like few other places, and yet much pass unnoticed.
History Walks Venice will help you notice some of this.
A walk around Venice, exploring the many messages from Venice of yore, often hidden in plain view.
A guided visit to the island Lazzaretto Nuovo, where quarantine was invented to fight the Black Death.
A walk between shipyards, oar makers and model shops, looking at boats and talking about traditions.
What others said
I’m not big on “tours,” so René’s hidden history experience was a perfect way for me to learn about Venice without the crowds. We started with a brief historical overview for context, then he led me through the city pointing out details from ancient graffiti to architectural oddities and sharing the incredible stories behind each one. I would fully recommend this experience for anyone who hates to wait in line for big church tours but is interested in learning about their surroundings.
Loved our tour with René! He’s super knowledgeable and passionate about Venice.
Rene truly knows Venice like nobody else. He will tell you a fascinating story of every corner, every street, every square, adding a bunch of interesting anecdotes to make a story alive. 2 hours passed in a heartbeat. I truly recommend this experience!
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