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About the Lion Hunt (Family Orientation) Walk in Venice
This orientation to Venice uses lions—the symbol of Venice—to trace a route in and around the Rialto and San Marco area. A good dose of fun keeps families interested and entertained. We begin with a visit to San Marco where we start to count the lions (kids compete to see who finds most lions on the walk). En route to the Rialto bridge and colorful fish market, we will learn more about the fascinating city and search for emblems on the various buildings.
While weaving a discussion about the history of the city we may have the opportunity to cross the canal with a traghetto ride, which is how the locals travel. We'll also discuss the international nature of the city with a possible visit to Marco Polo's house or the Fondaco dei Tedeschi, the former warehouse and lodging for the German merchant population that is now home to the post office!
As an orientation to the city and its history, the exact walk varies from docent to docent, as each will incorporate their hidden treasures to enhread more
- Duration: 3 hours
- Category: Family Program
- Private: €325 per party