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

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Every day except Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 6 hours
Safety measures applied
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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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
  • 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
  • What's included
    • Professional art historian guide
    • St. Mark's Basilica entrance ticket
    • Skip-the-line Doge's Palace entrance ticket
    • Gondola ride
    • Small-group guided tour
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Child (0-6 years old) reduced
    • Teenager (7-17 years old): reduced
    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
    • 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
    • Each participant is required to carry a copy of the identification page of their passports. A photo of the first page of the passport saved on your smartphone works as well
    • It is suggested to wear comfortable shoes and to bring a hat, sunscreen and a bottle of water during the warmer months
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    When

    Every day except Sunday at 9.30am

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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 3 days before the experience begins.

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