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The Merchant Of Venice

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Pass By: Venice, Venice, Veneto

You will meet our local city guide in front of Giacometto Church, in the Rialto area and start an exclusive walking tour, following the footsteps of the ‘Merchant of Venice: Marco Polo’. The guide will introduce you to the story of the famous Venetian merchant and in his importance in bringing from the Orient goods such as herbs and spices, that can still be found today in the bustling Rialto Market you will pass through.
During the tour you will see the home of Marco Polo (outside) and the Atelier Bevilacqua, renowned weaver of velvets, "soprarizzi" velvets, damasks, brocades, cushions, table runners and wall hangings, that illustrates eight centuries of Venetian textile tradition. You will finish your tour with a tea tasting olfactory experience in an ancient chemist shop that now houses ‘The Merchant of Venice’ brand, the art of perfumery in Venice created by the Vidal Family. Here you will discover the bouquet of aromas they have created.
At the end of the layering you will receive a small gift from the Perfume Brand.

INCLUDED: Venice city guide, Tea tasting experience, Perfume Layering to The Merchant of Venice Atelier.
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Departure Point
San Giacomo Venezia, Sestiere Santa Croce, 1447, 30135 Venezia VE, Italy
Departure Time
From 09.00 am
Return Details
Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
  • Professional guide
  • Tea tasting experience, Perfume Layering to The Merchant of Venice Atelier.
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: Acampora Travel - Venezia
5 reviews
Schuylerville, New York
Most fun tour of our trip
This was our second tour of the trip with Gianni. We left the kids at the apartment with some of the group and
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Schuylerville, New York
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This was the first tour of our trip with Gianni. It was very well done. We had 3 kids with us (3, 8, 10) and
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Fantastic Off the Beaten Track Tour
WE absolutely loved this tour. We were expecting just a little wander through the streets and to be taken to a
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