Family Walking Tour Following Marco Polo's Footsteps in Venice

Sunset over the Grand Canal
Get your bearings and enjoy a fun, family-friendly orientation walking tour of beautiful Venice. Along the way, your kids will complete an exciting scavenger hunt, which engages the whole family, and provides an excellent introduction to the city’s main sites. You’ll also visit residential neighborhoods to discover the authentic side of Venice.

You’ll start in the famous and buzzy St. Mark’s Square, where you’ll meet your guide. Enjoy walking away from the crowds and through the backstreets of the lovely Cannaregio and Castello districts. By exploring off-the-beaten-path streets, you’ll discover hidden Venice and listen to stories about some of its famous residents, including Marco Polo. Listen to the incredible adventure of Marco Polo, a fascinating tale for any young explorer! This famous globe trotter traveled for 25 years to the furthest corners of Asia, from where he brought several interesting items back to Venice. One souvenir is truly amazing—can you find which one?

As you follow your guide throughout Venice, you’ll solve riddles, puzzles, and games to discover this mysterious object! Wander the city, complete activities, and learn about the glorious past of Venice, known as the Serenissima Repubblica.

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