The best of Venice
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Gran Canal, St. Mark's square, the Basilica of St. Mark and its mosaics, the Rialto bridge
Activity Level :
We'll meet anywhere in the city of Venice and head to St Mark's square, passing close to the Gran Canal where the most elegant aristocratic homes are facing. We'll have a stroll in front of the Doge's Palace and the magnificent monuments around the square, while I will tell you about the interesting history of this unique city. We will enter St Mark's basilica, a 1000 years old monument entirely covered with precious marbles and golden byzantine mosaics.
Through less known hidden alleys we'll explore some enchanting districts of the city Center and I'll tell you about the real Venetian life, curiosities and anecdotes.
At last we'll get to the Rialto bridge, one of the most iconic monuments of the city, the center of the commercial activities of the Venetians since the Middle Ages.
People mover station OR Piazzale Roma
Please note :
A dress code is required for entering the Basilica of St Mark: shoulders and knees must be covered, both for men and women (bring a scarf with you if possibile, otherwise a light kimono is for sale at the entrance of the church)
St. Mark's Basilica is not open to visitors on Sunday mornings. Access to the church is subject to religious festivities and special celebrations. On some days and times the Basilica is closed without notice.
In case of extremely high tide the monuments may be partially closed
This Tour includes :
- Walking tour
Skip the line access to the Basilica of St. Mark
This Tour does NOT include :
- Transportation from the port to St. Mark's square and back
Basilica of St Mark (per pers)
Price for the whole party, not per person
Options (+ or -) may apply and will be calculated at the next step
This Tour is available in the following languages :
English, Français, Italiano
Kids friendly tour
Yes, kids will be fascinated by the city where only gondolas and boats are going around
Wheelchair friendly tour
No, Venice has 400 bridges and the only possibility for wheelchairs is to explore it by watertaxi
Meet your guide :
Welcome to the Veneto! I am Daniela and I have been a local guide since 2009. I have studied art and history and I am still attending specialization courses on these specific subjects.
I was born in this beautiful region, surrounded by beauty and harmony, that's why I work hard to deliver the best tailor-made experience to those tourists who come here for the first time, or those who want to go deeper to the explorartion of art and history.
I love what I do, and I do what I love, which makes me a lucky person indeed!
I wait for you in Veneto for sharing with you the wonders and the rich surprises of my beautiful region.
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