Venice - Venice Castello district -  the untouched Venice

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Venice Castello district - the untouched Venice

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(25 reviews)
Venice - Castello district , Venice, Italy
45 mins

About the tour

Join me on a fascinating walk that will take youth see the gardens of the Biennale, the areas where the people from the region Friuli venezia Giulia used to live. We will walk over the area of Via Garibaldi the most lively street in town .. we will be ending up with the view over the church of St Pietro in Castello and the walls of the Arsenal. The unconventional Venice is on the way.

Meet Igor


I’m Igor (that’s pronounced ee-gor, in case you are wondering!) and although you may not think it’s an Italian name, I am 100% Italian. I grew up in this area, between Treviso and Venice and I’m incredibly passionate about my region and 2 cities. I studied tourism, in Italy we have a special type of high school dedicated to tourism, and languages and I have been working in this sector since I graduated. I started in a hotel near Venice, then moved to one in London, which was an amazing experience. When I came back to Italy, I moved to with Globus and travelled all over Europe, from Portugal to Russia and the North Cape to Greece. Seeing so many places was great and I learned a lot meeting people from all over the world. In 2007, my grand tour ended, and I came home to Venice, where I qualified to work as a guide in the Veneto region (yes, in Italy you need a licence to work as a guide). I love taking my guests around this wonderful region, showing them all the fantastic treasures we have here. Whether you would like a tour of Venice, or a tailored, escorted experience with hotels, transfers and visits, let me be your Venetian expert! If you have questions you’d like answered or have no idea where to start planning your trip, get in touch with me and I will help you with suggestions, hints and bookings. I’ve been listed in Rick Steves’ guides to Venice, Italy and Europe since 2008, so I must be doing something right.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Venice with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Venice. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Marilyn 🌼 J.

02 August 2021

Another excellent tour with Igor. He is a very friendly, knowledgeable guide. Thank you.

Margaret D.

31 July 2021

Igor was a great host, full of charming historical anecdotes and good humour! He made me miss Italy, but also enjoy my memories of how loving and warm and funny the people are. I felt like I was wandering through the streets with a friend.

Tina H.

31 July 2021

Loved the gentle pace of Igor's tour, it felt like a walk with a friend. Nice to see parts of Venice that not too many folk go to. Its on my next visit to Venice.

Kate H.

31 July 2021

Lois S.

31 July 2021

Always good!

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