In this section you can find some routes of Venice, where you can find the best places for a rest in the ‘Bacari’ along with the most important cultural places and useful advices for finding out the real Venice,not the turistic one, but the most authentic Venice with its stranges and fantastic tales.
Tours are so called also ‘giri par ombre’ or alternative paths , very different from the classic ones made by the turists among museum and arts galleries; these tours were born to give you the choice to know a fantastic city where you can meet the most authentic characters that live in this city, places that will bring you to past time , when Venice was a lively city, the gate for the east, a place for trading, where a lot of cultures and races got on well, thanks to the open mind and to the freedom of thought of its rulers.
Tours can be downloaded in PDF format along with an interactive map, using google- map, with a donation of €. 1,49.
Inside the PDF format of the tour you can also find, free of charge, a link to lodge into an interactive map that contains all ‘bacari’, the most interesting places mentioned in the tour, the pastries shops, and a selected list of special shops.
All are ‘special’ addresses , from ‘bacari’ where you can eat and drink at affordable price,to the craftman who creates the oars , these addresses will bring you in special places full of life, tales and ancient suggestions.Tours are always expanding ,subcribe to our newsletter to be updated on the new tours, as Venice is too wonderful for living and visiting just one time.
To get lost in the Sestier of Cannaregio
Far away from the turistic squares , nearest to the most authentic Venice.
This tour starts from ‘ Piazzale Roma’ and after some breaks in some of the most interesting ‘bacari’ of the city you can arrive near the train station, ready to get into the Jewish ghetto.
Then we will move inside the ‘sestiere of Cannaregio’ where the houses are reflected in the calm water of the canals and each buiding has a story to tell us.
We will discover the legends and the true histories of the merchants or the artists who lived here and also the typical ‘ bacari’ of the area.
Through the so called ‘ calli and campielli’ you can arrive to ‘ strada nova’ street and finally in ‘Campo SS. Apostoli’’ where the tour finishes.
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The Bacarotour #1
From’Piazzale Roma ‘ to Rialto Bridge
Passing through the ex red district of Venice
Tour starts from’ piazzale Roma’ to get into the ‘sestiere S.Croce e San Polo’ passing through the lively ‘Campo San Giacomo dell’Orio’, entering in labyrinth of ‘ calli and campielli’, that in the past time belonged to the red distric of Venice and the name of the streets still now remind us it. From here we will stop in Rialto Bridge area with its fish, fruit and vegetable market and where we will find some of the best ‘bacari’in Venice.Then we will go over the bridge to get into ‘Campo San Bartolomeo’ a traditional meeting point for local people.
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The Bacarotour #2
Generally ‘ bacari’ are featured by a correct price/ quality ratio and for each tavern has been drawn up a card where you can find also the price of ‘ombra’ ( a glass of wine).
In order to get the above mentioned wine, please remind to ask always for a red or white’ombra’ as sometimes the ‘wine of house’ are not written on the blackboard where normally you can find the more expensive type of wine.
Please remind also that sometimes groups of friends like‘bachelor of hen parties, are not welcomed due to episodes of cackles and due to the recent tendency to curb the mass tourism …..