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San Giacomo di Rialto

San Giacomo di Rialto: Our most recommended tours and activities

Venice Museum Pass & Doge's Palace Entrance Ticket

1. Venice Museum Pass & Doge's Palace Entrance Ticket

Admire the San Marco Civic Museums, such as the Doge’s Palace, Correr Museum, National Archaeological Museum, and Biblioteca Marciana. You can also explore the history of the Jewish communities of Venice at the Ghetto Museum. Founded in 1953, and situated between the city’s 2 most historic synagogues, the museum is both devoted to the cycle of Jewish festivities and objects used for the liturgy, and explores the history of the Venetian Jews through images and objects. Museums of St. Mark's Square (available with the Venice Museum Pass and Venice Museum Pass Plus): • Doge's Palace • Correr Museum • National Archaeological Museum • Biblioteca Marciana If you select the Venice Museum Pass Plus option you will also enjoy entry to the following civic museums: • Ca' Rezzonico • Carlo Goldoni's House • Mocenigo Palace • Ca' Pesaro (Modern Art Gallery and Oriental Art Gallery) • Glass Museum (Murano) • Lace Museum (Burano) • Natural History Museum Both options include the following historic churches in the Chorus Pass: • Chiesa di Santa Maria del Giglio • Chiesa di Santo Stefano • Santa Maria dei Miracoli • San Giovanni Elemosinario • Ca’ San Polo • Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari • San Giacomo dell'Orio • San Stae • Sant'Alvise • San Pietro di Castello • San Redentore • Santa Maria di Rosario • San Sebastiano • San Giobbe • San Giuseppe di Castello • San Vidal • San Giacomo di Rialto.

Venice: Private Ghost Tour and Gondola Ride

2. Venice: Private Ghost Tour and Gondola Ride

Venture into the darker side of Venice on a private ghost tour after dark, and hear stories from its bloody past as you creep down dank alleys that still fire the imagination. Meet your guide in the shadows of the church of San Giacomo di Rialto, before walking to the Rialto Bridge. They will take you through a mass of spooky alleys, telling of the spirits that lurk in hidden doorways along the way. Learn about the ghosts of the Campo della Fava. Go to Marco Polo’s house and hear about his Chinese wife. Visit San Gallo, site of one of the most terrible murders in the history of the city, and where the famous sculptor Antonio Canova died. If that’s not enough to get your heart racing, take a 30-minute gondola ride through the network of silent canals. Keep your nerve as the only noise you hope to hear will be the sound of paddles touching water… Your guide will continue to spook you as you sail under the Bridge of Sighs, where captured criminals took their final walk. Cruise into the Campiello Querini, and see the Bell Tower in Santa Maria Formosa, designed to scare off the Devil. End at Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, where the ghost of the Doge continues to haunt the city to this day!

Venice: Food and Wine Tasting Bar Tour & Evening Guided Tour

3. Venice: Food and Wine Tasting Bar Tour & Evening Guided Tour

Let the local tour guide take you on a guided tour to discover Venice while tasting Venice’s traditional cicchetti (similar to tapas) and wine. See the bacari, the characteristic little bars that locals use after heading home from work to enjoy an ombra (a glass of wine) and a cicchetto. Get ready to lose yourself in unexpected delights and the real side of Venice with lively locals and their traditions. The second part of the tour will take you along an unusual walk after dark. At night, Venice completely transforms and a new, charming city seems to reveal itself once the sun goes down and the crowds leave. Explore Venice as you would never expect to, discovering its charm of the night and exploring some of the less beaten tracks. Tales and stories about Venice's present and past will accompany your walk.

Venice: Guided Walking Tour with Wine & Local Aperitifs

4. Venice: Guided Walking Tour with Wine & Local Aperitifs

It is said that to really understand a country you should taste its food. This is particularly true in Italy, with its ever lasting culinary tradition and where good food is still an essential part of everyday life. This is true also in Venice. Let a local tour guide take you on a guided tour to discover Venice while tasting its traditional “cichetti” (snacks) and wine. “It’s always Ombra & Cichetti Time” The magic of Venice lies in the labyrinth of its back alleys and the thriving “bacari” that are hidden there, away from the crowds and touristic places. The bacari are characteristic little bars where locals use to stroll in the evening or while heading home from work, between an “ombra” and a “cicchetto”. "Ombra" in Venetian dialect means "glass of wine", while "cicchetto" is the traditional snack locals use to have while sipping their wine. Get ready to lose yourself in unexpected delights and the real side of Venice, with lively locals and their traditions.

Venice: Hidden Corners Rialto Market Tour in German

5. Venice: Hidden Corners Rialto Market Tour in German

The tour starts at the Church of San Giacomo di Rialto and takes participants to the oldest and most important market in the city, the Rialto Market: It supplies not only the residents but also the local bacari (bars) and restaurants with fresh ingredients. After discovering the market, participants will taste the fresh products during a culinary break in the form of a cicheto (typical Venetian snack) and a glass of wine (or water as a non-alcoholic variant). Then the group continues on the traces of commercial history along the shady hidden side streets to the church, where the guild of wine merchants was based. (It is not without reason that the adjacent bank along the Canal Grande is called "Riva del Vin", the "wine bank"!). The journey through time will take participants to the place where luxury goods such as silk or gold were sold and end with a view over the famous Rialto Bridge. The tour ends again at the Church of San Giacomo di Rialto. This tour is accessible as there are no bridges to cross during the route. Please note that there is only room for 1 wheelchair in the premises during the tasting. Please use line 1 to the “Rialto Mercato” stop to get to the meeting point.

Venice: Hidden Corners of Rialto Guided Walking Tour

6. Venice: Hidden Corners of Rialto Guided Walking Tour

The tour starts at the Church of San Giacomo di Rialto and takes participants to the oldest and most important market in the city, the Rialto Market: It supplies not only the residents but also the local bacari (bars) and restaurants with fresh ingredients. After discovering the market, participants will taste the fresh products during a culinary break in the form of a cicheto (typical Venetian snack) and a glass of wine (or water as a non-alcoholic variant). Then the group continues on the traces of commercial history along the shady hidden side streets to the church, where the guild of wine merchants was based. (It is not without reason that the adjacent bank along the Canal Grande is called "Riva del Vin", the "wine bank"!). The journey through time will take participants to the place where luxury goods such as silk or gold were sold and end with a view over the famous Rialto Bridge. The tour ends again at the Church of San Giacomo di Rialto. This tour is accessible as there are no bridges to cross during the route. Please note that there is only room for 1 wheelchair in the premises during the tasting. Please use line 1 to the “Rialto Mercato” stop to get to the meeting point.

Venice: Private Walking Tour with Saint Mark's Basilica

7. Venice: Private Walking Tour with Saint Mark's Basilica

Your tour begins in Campo San Giacometto, a picturesque piazza located in the bustling Rialto area. See one of the oldest churches in Venice, the San Giacometto church, and explore the daily market next to the Grand Canal, where locals buy fresh produce. Admire Rialto Bridge and walk up to its highest point for a dazzling view of the Grand Canal. Wander a maze of small alleys and grand piazzas through Venice’s historic neighborhoods, and hear entertaining stories about Venetian families. Pass the church of San Giovanni Crisostomo, see the Santi Giovanni e Paolo church, and admire the Gothic and Renaissance facades of the church of Santa Maria Formosa. Arrive in St. Mark’s Square, facing St. Mark’s Basilica. Learn about the power struggles of the neighboring Doge’s Palace, and skip the long lines to enter the famous Saint Mark's Basilica. Admire the huge golden mosaics, and go to the top terrace for beautiful views inside the church and across St. Mark’s Square.

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What people are saying about San Giacomo di Rialto

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Excelent!! You have to trade the online tickets in a shop. After buying online tickets you need change the voucher to fisical tickets . I exchanged them in Alilaguna Ticket Office, in front of Giardinetti Reali in San Marco (open 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM) - get out of vaporetto - stop s. Marcos - s. Zacarias. Follow in front and you will find the office. Then I went direct to the dodge palace with absolute no lines and after the Correr Museum, National Archaeological Museum, Biblioteca Marciana. All in s. Marcos square. Absolutely no lines in August. Totally recommend it !!!!

Not to be missed Very beautiful palace I recommend Ci you can take with the pass the price is interesting because it includes the visit of 3 museums and several churches. Not all of them are free and you have to pay 3€ to visit them. This price remains expensive for those who do not have the pass because on some there are not exceptional things to see

We visited the Doge's Palace and the Murano museum as a family. The tickets also allowed us to go off in smaller groups to other destinations. We had a great experience! The Doge's Palace was busy, but it was possible to see everything clearly.

Very very nice museum! To do absolutely but without GetYourGuide too expensive and too complicated to get these tickets! The museum plus and other option is useless, apart from paying more for not much.

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