Venice Walking Tours
History Tours

Venice's history is as unique as its geography, and a private History Tour with Your Own Italy, where you will be accompanied by your own expert, English-speaking guide, will bring that history alive for you. See details below and contact us for additional information and customization of your tour.
Looking at Ponte degli Scalzi and Venetian buildings

Your guide will meet you at your accommodations for a journey through winding streets, small squares, and picturesque bridges to the ghettos vecchio, novo, and novissimo (old, new, and newest). The Venetian word “ghetto” referred to its officially-mandated Jewish enclosure, a 16th century mixture of imposed ordinances, lively everyday life, and generally tolerant cosmopolitanism. The Cannaregio area’s open air markets are where Venetians do their food shopping, and the tour will include a break with a before-meal cocktail spritz and a cicheto (Venetian hors d’oeuvres) at a popular Jewish...