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

Cannaregio is the northernmost "sestiere," or neighborhood, of Venice. A pleasant, relatively tranquil part of the city that is off the main tourist track, it nevertheless hosts imposing palaces, important churches, and enchanting canals and bridges. In it lived such famous Venetians as Tintoretto and Titian; it is a picturesque area and enjoys sweeping vistas of the northern lagoon; it played a vital role in the history and economy of the city of which it is part. But perhaps most important to English-speaking visitors, it was home to one of Shakespeare's most unforgettable creations,...