San Giacomo di Rialto

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San Giacomo di Rialto: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Venice City Pass with Doge's Palace & Public Transport

    1. Venice City Pass with Doge's Palace & Public Transport

    Get the keys to Venice with a 24, 48, or 72-hour city pass and add on optional transport benefits. Marvel at the Byzantine monuments of St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) and go inside the former palace of the dukes at the Doges’ Palace. Save time and money on your trip and leave with some lasting memories! In addition to free rides on the water taxis and buses of ACTV, enter the museums of the Civic Museum complex, including: • Doge’s Palace • Correr Museum (Museo Correr) • Venice National Archaeological Museum • Biblioteca Marciana In addition, receive a Chorus Pass that entitles you to enter 16 of the city’s most magnificent churches: • Chiesa di Santa Maria del Giglio • Chiesa di Santo Stefano (Church of St. Stephen) • Santa Maria dei Miracoli • Church of San Giovanni Elemosinario • Chiesa di San Polo (Church of San Polo) • Chiesa di San Giacomo dall'Orio • San Stae • Sant'Alvis...

    Very good for transportations and museums. The church you haven't made because 3 days seemed too little to do everything

  • Venice Museum Pass & Doge's Palace Entrance Ticket

    2. 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 Ori...

    Everything was perfect and the pass is very helpful to skip the lines on entries.

  • Venice: City Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

    3. Venice: City Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

    Explore the best of Venice on a walking city tour with an expert guide. See impressive monuments, marvel at iconic buildings, and travel through the canals of the floating city on an unforgettable gondola ride. Discover the city's main monuments such as the Clock-Tower, Procuratie Vecchie, and the Bell Tower around St. Mark’s Square. Stroll through the famous Mercerie, one of the city’s main shopping districts. Walk past the famous Santa Maria Formosa square, the house of Marco Polo, The Church of San Giovanni and Paolo, and the Rialto Bridge with its traditional market. Wander through small alleys and discover picturesque squares where Venetians gather to socialize. Find hidden gems and learn interesting facts about the places you visit.

  • St. Mark's Basilica: Skip-the-Line Tour with Gondola Ride and City Walking Tour

    4. St. Mark's Basilica: Skip-the-Line Tour with Gondola Ride and City Walking Tour

    Discover the best of Venice on a walking tour with skip-the-line access to St. Mark’s Basilica. See impressive monuments, marvel at magnificent interiors, and explore the canals of the floating city on an unforgettable gondola ride. Meet your expert guide and step inside St. Mark's Basilica, a unique cathedral displaying some of the finest examples of Byzantine art in the world. Uncover the biblical symbolism behind the artworks. Take in the beautiful golden mosaics and marble floor inlays. Listen as your guide tells you the history and the special features of this architectural wonder. Admire the city's main monuments such as the Clock-Tower, Procuratie Vecchie, and the Bell Tower around St. Mark’s Square. Stroll through the famous Mercerie, one of the city’s main shopping districts. Walk past the famous Santa Maria Formosa square, the house of Marco Polo, The Church of San Giovanni...

  • Venice: Private Ghost Tour and Gondola Ride

    5. 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 a...

    It was amazing. Our guide was such an open, friendly and interesting person that we barely could stop talking at the end. The stories we were told were so engaging, and the additional infos about the culture as a whole, the life in Vanice nowadays and even architectural development were so interesting! 10/10 we'd do this again!

  • Venice: The Discover Walking Tour & Gondola Ride

    6. Venice: The Discover Walking Tour & Gondola Ride

    First, experience a lesser-known Venice, wandering through its back streets and small hidden squares starting from St. Mark's Square and reaching Rialto Bridge. Then, board a gondola and learn a little about what its like living in this unique city. Meet your local guide in front of the Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square, and let yourself be led through the labyrinth of alleyways, squares or campi and hear about the history, stories and the local Venetian dialect. On leaving the square, you will stop in front of Fenice Theatre, one of the most famous opera houses in Europe. Learn about its glorious but also troubled history. Passing through other hidden corners of the city, you will be able to discover the history of Venice through its prominent architectural sights. Admire the Bovolo Staircase, a Renaissance masterpiece, and one of Venice's finest architectural jewels. This fascinating a...

    absolutely amazing tour with a wonderful & knowledgeable local.guide. Thoroughly enjoyed this and highly recommended.

  • 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...

  • San Polo and Rialto: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

    8. San Polo and Rialto: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

    Learn the history of Venice as told through the tales of its prominent merchants, courtesans, and painters in San Polo, the site of the city's main market since 1097. The tour starts near the Rialto area. Venice was a city where west met east, and exotic items such as silk and spices were traded alongside traditional goods like copper and wood. The city's courtesans were well-off in this golden age and lived in sumptuous apartments. They were often accomplished musicians and raconteurs, and some were even deployed as secret spies for the state. Focus will then shift to the Venetian artists, with a visit to the Gothic Frari church, which dwarfs the eastern side of San Polo. Built by Franciscans in the 13th century, it is one of the city's largest places of worship. Simply the sheer size of its striking interior will amaze you, let alone the quality of its High Renaissance masterpieces –...

  • Venice: Small Group Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

    9. Venice: Small Group Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

    Discover the magic of Venice on foot and by water on a combined walking tour and gondola ride. Explore the city center with a local guide and then take an unaccompanied punt down the canals on the city’s famous mode of transport. Meet at the Campo San Giacomo di Rialto near the Rialto Bridge and learn why it was initially considered a very bad idea to build it. Take a quick look at the Rialto Fish Market to learn about the long fishing history of the city and its famous cuisine. Get a couple of restaurant recommendations from your local guide! Continue to the sestiere (district) of Cannaregio, home to some of the city’s hidden gems. Discover the house where Marco Polo once lived, and go to the unique Church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli. See a remarkable statue by Verocchio on the Campo San Giovanni and Paolo, where you will also see a variety of typical Venetian architectural s...

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What people are saying about San Giacomo di Rialto

Overall rating

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based on 664 reviews

It was amazing. Our guide was such an open, friendly and interesting person that we barely could stop talking at the end. The stories we were told were so engaging, and the additional infos about the culture as a whole, the life in Vanice nowadays and even architectural development were so interesting! 10/10 we'd do this again!

Very good organization. On arrival at the airport we collected our pass, airport transfer to the center of Venice, card for vaporettos, entrance to the Doge's Palace and church. Very simple.

No queuing. No long waiting times. You can concentrate on what you want to do and in the time you have gained you can relax and enjoy a cool drink.

Everything was perfect and the pass is very helpful to skip the lines on entries.

if you had to buy just one for Venice, it would be this one