Free Cancellation Up to 48 hours in advance
Duration: 4 hours
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Travel with a qualified and experienced guide through the Serenissima Republic and visit important Monuments. Discover the Doge's Palace, the Golden Basilica and The Old Royal Palace.
Travel with a qualified and experienced guide through the Serenissima Republic and visit the most important monuments that secretly tell more than words about Venice. Discover the Doge's Palace, the Golden Basilica, The Old Royal Palace and other buildings that represent elegance in the finest way possible.
The charm of Venice is often defined as “belonging to another world”. While exploring the amazing town of Venice, travelers often say they feel a special atmosphere which seems like a different reality. Peer down alleyways at charming residences and shops, glide past moored private boats, and navigate under small bridges spanning the narrow walkways.
Just imagine, how would you feel a city that is situated on a group of 118 small islands, separated by canals and linked by over 400 bridges and decorated with buildings of Venetian Gothic architecture. Venetian architecture perfectly combines the use of the Gothic lancet arch with the curved ogee arch. If you are passionated to architecture, you definitely have to take The Golden Basilica tour.
We give you the possibility to enjoy a unique experience that will lead you to the historic, artistic and popular heart of the Venetian Lagoon. The Golden Basilica, Doge's Palace, Campo Santa Maria Formosa and more!
By taking this tour you will discover the essential Venice, monuments and thanks to the special collaboration with the Curia of Venice you will enjoy privileged access avoiding the queues! Learn about the past of this charming city while walking along the historic streets of Venice. Walk through the Piazza San Marco.
Enjoy the architectural view created by elder masters and the unique atmosphere of this area best represented by the Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie, Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo also called the “Pantheon” of Venice, the Great school of Charity before viewing Marco Polo’s House and the Malibran Theatre.
There are no more words needed, Venice is a magnificent place to visit! Take a tour and find more about this amazing city. We can take you to Murano, Burano, Center of Venice and you will find out curiosities and history behind monuments and buildings such as Doge's Palace, Golden Basilica, Royal Palace and many more.
You will return to San Marco through Mercerie, the main shopping area of the city. Move to the front of the queue and take a guided tour through the Doge’s Palace. You will be surprised by the details of the gold staircase, the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building and the you will be crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs.
Follow a tour guide through St. Mark's Basilica, one of the most majestic cathedrals in the world. The ticket to St. Mark’s Basilica will also give you access to Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana.
After visiting the Doge’s Palace you will have the opportunity to visit a Glass Factory close to Saint Mark’s Square where you can see a Glass Craftsman at work. A tour through venice is something you should not skip if you are travelling to the lagoon. Check out here what tour is more suitable with your curiosity.
• NOTICE: As of April 1, 2021 the meeting point is in Via Larga dell'Ascensione, in front of the post office. • To avoid Covid-19 infection, it is MANDATORY to wear a mask for the duration of this tour. • To access the closed places (museums, churches, palaces, restaurants, stores, etc.). • Appropriate clothing (no shorts) is required for the visit to the Basilica. • For security reasons, suitcases, backpacks or large bags are not allowed inside the Basilica and inside the Ducal Palace. Before the visit it is necessary to deposit them at the Ateneo San Basso (Piazza San Marco - Calle San Basso). • The visit to a glass factory is a free optional excursion of about 20 minutes and is not part of the tour. • The storage service is free of charge, but please allow enough time. The visit is not considered private, but is shared with other non-party guests. • Comfortable shoes are suggested • Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with mobility disabilities. • This tour does not operate: April 18 and 25; August 15 or during exceptionally high tides and unplanned religious observances). • This tour does not run in case of exceptional high tides (in these cases it can be postponed to the next day, otherwise a refund will be made.