Byzantine Venice walking tour with Saint Mark's Basilica
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Byzantine Venice walking tour with Saint Mark's Basilica

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Treat yourself to an essential tour for the understanding of Venice
  • Avoid the queues thanks to a guided tour of the Golden Basilica
  • Learn about the symbols and the history of the Basilica’s interiors
  • Explore the upper floor of the Basilica: the Museum and the Terrace
What to expect

Walking Tour of Venice

Have a walk (no entrances) through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. Treat yourself to an essential and multilingual tour for the understanding of Venice.

ITINERARY:

  • Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie.
  • Santa Maria Formosa - History and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square.
  • Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune.
  • Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre - Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice.
  • Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping.

The Golden Basilica tour

For you a guided tour in one of the most incredible cathedrals in the world. Your guide will take you through the first floor of the Basilica, where you will visit the Terrace and the Museum.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Walking tour throughout Venice + Saint Mark's Basilica tour
    • Privileged entry to avoid the queues at Saint Mark's Basilica
    • Entrance tickets to the Terrace and the Museum of St. Mark's Basilica
    • Audio-receiver
    Where

    S. Marco 146, 30124 Venice VE, Italy

    Meeting point:
    In front of Yex Exchange office under the Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starting time.
    What to remember
    • Please note that no refund will be accepted for no-shows or late arrivals. The tour will take place also with rain, in the event of exceptionally high tides it might be cancelled and a refund will be provided
    • For security reasons, backpacks and bags are not allowed inside the Basilica. Travelers are kindly advised to take fewer bags as possible in order to avoid long lines at the deposit
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    Provider
    Gray Line Venice
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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