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Venice City Tour

An enchanting panoramic tour over the history of St. Mark’s square and its main monuments. Visit St. Mark’s Basilica, with the richness of its marbles and mosaics. The Doge’s palace, fourteenth century building from where the ancient Venetian republic exerted the control over the city. Passing through the famous Bridge of Sighs reach the Prisons Palace. Proper attire is required while visiting the Basilica. For security reasons bags, back-packs, etc. cannot be taken into the Basilica
Inclusions: private licensed guide, entrance ticket at the Doge’s Palace and Basilica.

Duration:  2 hours
Price € 43,50 per person (based on 10 participants)

 

Public Combo Tours

Ducal Venice (Tour T1+T2) 

This tour includes a walking tour around Venice and the Doge’s Palace.
A walk through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice through the millennium of life of the Serenissima
Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. An essential tour to understand Venice!! 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 square: history and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo: the "Doge’s Pantheon", the Great School of Charity, the Captains of Fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre. Anecdotes, past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco square through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping, for the Doge’s Palace visit. This palazzo represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. The halls of power, plunging visitors in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. Be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova.

Languages: English daily; French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; German on Monday and Friday; Spanish on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

Departure time: 09:00

Meeting Point: Under the Clock Tower 08:45
A skip-the-line ticket for the Doge’s Palace and audio-receiver devices are included

Duration: 3 hours approx. from 09:00 to 12:00

Official Price € 56.00

 

Byzantine Venice (Tour T1+T3) 

A walk through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice through the millennium of life of the Serenissima
Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. An essential tour to understand Venice!! 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 square: history and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo: the "Doge’s Pantheon", the Great School of Charity, the Captains of Fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre. Anecdotes, past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco square through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping, for the St. Mark’s Basilica visit.
St. Mark’s basilica: one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! Enjoy the visit of this masterpiece of Byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy. Have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire the Pala d'Oro, exquisite example of the Byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendour of the religious art collected along the centuries.
At the end an optional trip by private boat to Murano Island, to visit a glass factory for a touch of the Venetian greatest arts. The return to San Marco is included. The duration of the trip to Murano is about 2 hours.

Departure time: 09:00

Meeting Point: Under the Clock Tower at 08:45

A skip-the-line ticket for the basilica and audio-receiver devices are included. This tour does not operate on Sundays and other religious holidays.
The tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions. Proper clothing (no shorts or tank tops) is required while visiting the basilica. For security reasons backpacks are not allowed.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes approx. from 09:00 to 10:30 and from 12:00 to 13:00

Official Price € 46.00
 

Inside Venice (Tour T2+T3)

This palace represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. The halls of power, plunging visitors in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. Be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. Continue the tour with St. Mark’s basilica, one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! Enjoy the visit of this masterpiece of Byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy. 
Have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show the
represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire the Pala d'Oro, exquisite example of the
Byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendour of the religious art collected along the centuries.
At the end an optional trip by private boat to Murano Island, to visit a glass factory for a touch of the Venetian greatest arts. The return to San Marco is included. The duration of the trip to Murano is about 2 hours.


Departure time: 10:45


Meeting point: Under the Clock Tower at 10:30


Skip-the-line tickets for the Doge’s Palace and basilica with audio-receiver devices are included
. Proper clothing (no shorts or tank tops) is required while visiting the basilica. 
For security reasons backpacks are not allowed
.

This tour does not operate on Sundays and other religious holidays.
 The tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions
.

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes approx. from 10:45 to 13:00


Official Price € 56.00


 

Walking Tour & Gondola Tour (Tour T1+TA)

A walk through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice through the millennium of life of the Serenissima
Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. An essential tour to understand Venice!! 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 square: history and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo: the "Doge’s Pantheon", the Great School of Charity, the Captains of Fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre. Anecdotes, past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco square through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. Continue to the gondola station for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals.

Departure time: 09:00
Meeting Point: Under the Clock Tower 08:45

The gondola tour does not include language services
This tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes approx. from 09:00 to 11:30

Official Price € 52.00

 

Absolute Venice (Tour T1+T2+T3)

A walk through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice through the millennium of life of the Serenissima
Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. An essential tour to understand Venice!! 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 square: history and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo: the "Doge’s Pantheon", the Great School of Charity, the Captains of Fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre. Anecdotes, past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco square through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping to start the visit of the Doge’s Palace.
This palazzo represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. The halls of power, plunging visitors in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. Be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. Continue the visit with St. Mark’s basilica: one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! Enjoy the visit of this masterpiece of Byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy. Have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire the Pala d'Oro, exquisite example of the Byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendor of the religious art collected along the centuries.
At the end an optional trip by private boat to Murano Island, to visit a glass factory for a touch of the Venetian greatest arts. The return to San Marco is included. The duration of the trip to Murano is about 2 hours.


Departure time: 09:00


Meeting Point: Under the Clock Tower at 08:45


Skip-the-line tickets for the Doge’s Palace and basilica with audio-receiver devices are included. 
Proper clothing (no shorts or tank tops) is required while visiting the basilica. 
For security reasons backpacks are not allowed
. This tour does not operate on Sundays and other religious holidays, on 01/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 25/12/2017, 01/01/2018 and 06/01/2018
. The tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions.


Duration: 3 hours approx. from 09:00 to 13:00


Official Price € 80.00


 

Gondola Tour & The Golden Basilica (TA+T3)

Board a gondola for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals followed by a guided visit to St. Mark’s basilica, one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! Enjoy the visit of this masterpiece of Byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy. Have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire the Pala d'Oro, exquisite example of the Byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendour of the religious art collected along the centuries.
At the end an optional trip by private boat to Murano Island, to visit a glass factory for a touch of the Venetian greatest arts. The return to San Marco is included. The duration of the trip to Murano is about 2 hours.

Departure time: 11:00

Meeting point: Calle dell’Ascensione, in front of the Post office in St. Mark’s square at 10:50

The gondola tour does not include language services. Skip-the-line ticket for the basilica and audio-receiver devices are included. Proper clothing (no shorts or tank tops) is required while visiting the basilica. For security reasons backpacks are not allowed. This tour does not operate on Sundays and other religious holidays. The tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions.


Duration 2 hours approx. from 11:00 to 13:00


Official Price € 52,00
 

Gondola Tour & Discover Venice (Tours T5+T4)

Board a gondola for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals followed by a guided tour of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing by Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo, Rialto Bridge.


Departure time: 15:00


Meeting point: Calle dell’Ascensione, in front of the Post office in St. Mark’s square at 14:45


The gondola tour does not include language services. 
The tour does not include Piazza San Marco.
This tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions.


Duration 2 hours approx. from 15:00 to 17:00


Official Price € 49.00

 

Discover Venice and Gondola Ride Public Tour (T4+T8) 

Guided tour of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing by Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo, Rialto Bridge.
Board a gondola for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals.


Languages: English daily; French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; German on Monday and Friday; Spanish on Wednesday, Saturday
 and Sunday


Departure time: 15:45


Meeting point: Calle dell’Ascensione, in front of the Post office in St. Mark’s square at 15:30


The tour does not include Piazza San Marco


Duration: 2 hour 45 minutes approx. from 15:45 to 17:00 - the visit can be bilingual


Official Price € 49.00

 

Byzantine & Gondola Tour (T1+TA+T3)

A walk through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice through the millennium of life of the Serenissima
Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. An essential tour to understand Venice!! 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 square: history and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo: the "Doge’s Pantheon", the Great School of Charity, the Captains of Fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre. Anecdotes, past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco square through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. Board a gondola for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals followed by a guided tour of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing by Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo, Rialto Bridge to get to St. Mark’s basilica, one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! Enjoy the visit of this masterpiece of Byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy. Have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire the Pala d'Oro, exquisite example of the Byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendour of the religious art collected along the centuries.
At the end an optional trip by private boat to Murano Island, to visit a glass factory for a touch of the Venetian greatest arts. The return to San Marco is included. The duration of the trip to Murano is about 2 hours.


Departure time: 09:00


Meeting point: Under the Clock Tower at 08:45


Skip-the-line ticket for the basilica and audio-receiver devices are included. 
Proper clothing (no shorts or tank tops) is required while visiting the basilica
. For security reasons backpacks are not allowed. 
This tour does not operate on Sundays and other religious holidays
. The tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions.


Duration 3 hours approx. from 09:00 to 13:00


Official Price € 76.00


 

Afternoon in Venice (T9+T4)

The Doge’s Palace represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in
hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. The halls of power, plunging visitors in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. Be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. Continue the visit with a guided tour of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing by Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo, Rialto Bridge

Languages: English daily

Departure time: 14:15

Meeting point: Under the Clock Tower at 14:00

Duration 2 hours 5 minutes approx.
A skip-the-line ticket for the Doge’s Palace and audio-receiver devices are included. The tour does not include Piazza San Marco. This tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions.

Official Price € 53.00

 

Afternoon in Venice and Gondola Ride Public Tour (T9+T4+T8)

The Doge’s Palace represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. The halls of power, plunging visitors in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. Be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova.
Continue the visit with a guided tour of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing by Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo, Rialto Bridge. Followed by a gondola for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals.


Languages: English daily

Departure time: 14:15

Meeting point: Under the Clock Tower at 14:00

A skip-the-line ticket for the Doge’s Palace and audio-receiver devices are included. The tour does not include Piazza San Marco. The gondola tour does not include language services. This tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions

Duration 3 hours 30 minutes approx.
 

Official Price € 82.00

 

The Doge's Palace and Gondola Ride Public Tour (T9+T8)

The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed!
The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to entry without waiting. Audio-receiver devices are included.
Embarking on a gondola (up to 6 people per gondola) for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals (Fenice area).
 As there is no explanation, the tour does not include language services.


Languages: English daily


Departure time: 14:15


Meeting point: Under the Clock Tower at 14:00


Duration: 1,5 hours approx. - the visit can be bilingual


Official Price € 62.00


 

Special Evening Public Tour (T7+T6)

Experience the thousand-year old city of Venice when the twilight takes you into a new, surprising and different city. An expert guide will take you through the Venetian streets where you will discover the local Venetian “Bacari” (bars) and sample “Cicchetti” (snacks) which are specialties of the Venetian cuisine. This fascinating itinerary let you get to know a Venice enchanted by the lights and its unforgettable colors.
Included 3 different types of cicchetti and a tasting of 3 different types of locally produced Venetian wines.
Enjoy a fascinating evening walk discovering unusual routes accompanied by legends, anecdotes and tales of a very secret Venice. The
itinerary may change as we wish to avoid the tourist streets to let you feel the intimate and peaceful atmosphere of the city. The walk is in the Rialto, Cannaregio and Castello district areas.


Languages: English on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday; French on Saturday; German on Friday; Spanish on Tuesday;

Departure time: 18:00

Meeting point: Campo San Bartolomeo at 17:45 – near the statue

Duration 3 hour 45 minutes approx.

Official Price € 72.00

Children 0-2 years old free of charge
 

 

Public Tours


HIGH SEASON 01/04/2018 - 31/10/2018


All prices are per person and subject to change
- All tours include entrance tickets, where specified
- All tours do not need to be reconfirmed by clients
- All tours are offered on a regular basis with bilingual or multilingual guide
- Tours are not guaranteed in case of adverse weather conditions
- Tours including the Basilica do not operate on Sundays and other religious holidays
- The Basilica of San Marco is closed on Sundays and other religious holidays, on 01/01/2017, 06/01/2017, 25/04/2017, 15/08/2017, 01/11/2017,
08/12/2017, 25/12/2017
- The Doge’s Palace will be closed on 01/01/2017 and 25/12/17


 

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