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If it’s your first time in Venice, see all the highlights of this magical city on a combination walking tour of Venice’s narrow streets and a boat tour on the Grand Canal.
From Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) to the Rialto Bridge, your informative guide will offer historical perspectives on this fascinating medieval city.
Plus, you'll skip the long lines at St Mark's Basilica – there’s no need to waste time waiting in lines.
Your comprehensive introduction to Venice begins near St Mark's Square with a two-hour guided walking tour highlighting the city’s important monuments.
Follow your guide to the famous piazza and learn the history behind its landmarks, including the Byzantine architectural heritage of St Mark's Basilica and the adjoining prisons of Doge's Palace.
Best of Venice & St Marks' Basilica walking tour (2 hours)
Grand Canal boat tour (1 hour)
Skip the line entrance to St. Mark's Basilica
Informative, friendly and professional English speaking guide
Break for lunch and shopping with free time between tours
In St. Mark’s Square, hear the history behind legendary sights such as St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace prisons.
Visit the famed basilica of St Mark's with skip-the-line admission, without having to stand in long queues!
Use your skip-the-line ticket to bypass the lines and step straight inside. Admire the acclaimed mosaics that adorn the basilica’s interior as you explore with your guide.
From St. Mark’s Basilica, continue to Campo Santa Maria Formosa to admire from outside the stunning Renaissance church dedicated to the Holy Virgin and learn from your guide the meaning of "Formosa".
Now enter a labyrinth of narrow passageways, alleys and meandering canals punctuated by delicate bridges as you further explore Hidden Venice and the Castello district.
Explore narrow passageways that cut between sun-bleached palazzos, and admire the bridges that cross the canals.
Pass through Campo Santa Maria Formosa to see its Gothic palaces, and have your camera ready for Marco Polo’s House.
Other sights include Calle del Paradiso, San Zulian, an age-old merchant's warehouse and a wellhead, which many say is the city’s most beautiful.
Say goodbye to your guide at St Mark's Square, and enjoy some free time in the beautiful city of Venice.
Enjoy a relaxing one-hour cruise along the Grand Canal of Venice via water taxi.
Along the way you will learn the history of the stunning palaces and churches that line the famous canal, as well as hear anecdotes about the famous people who have resided on Venice's most important street.
During the second half of your boat tour, discover the minor canals of Venice and soak up the romantic atmosphere.
• Skip-the-line access to St Mark's Basilica • Cruise along the Grand Canal on a water taxi ride • Learn about historical Venice from your guide • Small group up to 17 people
• Skip-the-line entry to Doge's Palace • Entry into St Marks Basilica • Gondola ride • Profesisonal art historian guide • Small group tour
• Skip-the-line entry to Doge's Palace • Skip-the-line entry to St Marks Basilica • Round Trip Transportation to/from Murano & Burano Island • Professional guide • Glass blowing and lace making demonstrations • 30-min gondola ride • Small group tour
• Cruise along the Grand Canal on a water taxi ride • Enjoy a walking tour of Venice, passing sights that the tourist maps miss • Stroll through narrow back streets and alleyways while learning about Venetian history
|St Mark's Square, Basilica & Doge's Palace Tours|
Orientation of St Mark's Square plus tour of Basilica
See the best of Doge's Palace
See the best of Doge's Palace + St Mark's Basilica
2 Hour Walking Tour of 'hidden Venice' + St Marks with skip the line basilica tour
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