Private tour of Venice highlights with skip-the-line ticket to St. Mark's Bell Tower
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Private tour of Venice highlights with skip-the-line ticket to St. Mark's Bell Tower

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , German
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit St. Mark's Square and its surroundings and discover the Byzantine sights
  • Get to see the famous Bridge of Sighs and the picturesque streets and canals around it
  • Take the lift up to St. Mark's Bell Tower and enjoy one of the best views over the city
What to expect

On this tour led by a private expert guide, you will discover the most beautiful and famous monuments of Venice around the area of St. Mark's square.

You'll see the majestic St. Mark's Basilica, one of the most incredible cathedrals of the world, and the Doge's Palace, formerly the Doge's residence and the seat of the Venetian government. Follow your guide until you reach the famous Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri) and learn everything about its interesting history and the romantic legends behind it. In St. Mark's square, you'll also see the Clock Tower (Torre dell'Orologio), with its extraordinarily beautiful and elaborate timepiece.

But the best is yet to come! In fact, towards the end of the tour, you'll get the chance to take the lift up to St. Mark's Bell Tower (Campanile di San Marco). Being 99 meters high, it offers the best view over the city and its lagoon. Get your camera ready... you won't regret it.

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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
    • Private tour guide
    • Tickets to St. Mark's Bell Tower
    What's not included
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance to the Doge's Palace
    • Entrance to St. Mark's Basilica
    Where

    Piazza San Marco, Venezia, Italia

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide between the two big columns in the square (Colonne di San Marco and San Todaro).

    What to remember
    • Please note that skip-the-line tickets are not available from November to March due to low affluence. The guide will stay with you and keep on talking about the city while you stand in line together
    • Please note that this tour takes place mainly outside (only external comments of the various sites will be provided), except for the access to St. Mark's Bell Tower
    • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally high tide in Venice or heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
    • We recommend you wear comfortable shoes and take some water with you, especially on very hot days
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    When
    • Starting every day at 10.00am and 3.00pm
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    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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