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Venice in a day with St Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace and gondola ride
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Venice in a day with St Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace and gondola ride

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$155.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 6 hours
Do this because
  • Visit St. Mark's Basilica with an expert art historian guide
  • Relax on a gondola ride among Venice most beautiful canals
  • Explore the concealed chambers of the Doge's Palace
What to expect

Cover Venice top attractions on a full-day tour! Kick off your Venice tour in one of the most famous piazzas of Italy, St. Mark's Square. Learn the history of the iconic place with the help of your guide and then head to St Mark's Basilica, also known as the “Church of Gold”, and find out about the importance of this place of worship, when it was built and the impressive historical events the basilica witnessed.

Then, follow your local tour guide through the back streets that line some of Venice's most romantic canals towards the iconic Rialto Bridge. Learn the gorgeous and historic bridge's story before crossing it and entering the Rialto district, one of the liveliest neighborhoods of the city.

Continue your experience with a gondola ride, to discover the city's narrow canals from a different perspective. Relax on your scenic cruise with a trusted gondolier and then enjoy free lunch break. After lunch, visit the Doge’s Palace, one of Venice’s most sought-after locations. Your tour will include special access to areas of the palace restricted to the general public. Skip the line and discover the darker side of Venice visiting the prison cells, historical offices and chambers, Casanova's prison cell and walking the Bridge of Sighs.

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What's included
  • check Entrance fees
  • check Guided tour
  • check Gondola ride
  • check Small group experience
What's not included
  • x_not_included Food and drinks
Where

Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venice VE, Italy

Meeting point:
Between the two big columns located on the side of the square, facing the canal. After the lunch break, the second part of the tour starts at 1.15pm in the same location. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour.
What to remember
  • The maximum number of participants is 20
  • Each participant is required to carry a copy of the identification page of their passport. A photo of the first page of the passport saved on your smartphone works as well
  • Entrance into any religious site requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. Also, please refrain from bringing big backpacks or bags, because they are not always allowed inside churches
  • It's suggested to wear comfortable shoes and bring a hat, sunscreen and a bottle of water during the warmer months
  • On specific dates, most day visitors to Venice will need to pay a €5 access fee. For details, including exemptions and applicable dates, visit the official cda.ve.it website
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Provider
TheRomanGuy
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the experience begins.

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