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Byzantine Venice & Gondola Ride

Shared Tours
From € 92.00
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  • Discover Venice from two unique perspectives
  • Interesting facts about Venice's history and present
  • Characteristic "campo", Venice's little and picturesque squares
  • Photography opportunities
  • A glimpse into ordinary life of Venetian people
  • The truly beauty of Venice and its peaceful canals
  • Learn about the symbols and the history of the Basilica’s interiors
From: € 92.00
Duration: 4 hours Approx.
Start Time: 9.00 am
Season: From November 3rd to March 24th

This tour is made of three parts: first, a walking tour that will make us discover Venice's most famous sites as well as
its hidden gems. An unforgettable way to discover Venice through its narrow alleys called “calli”, countless bridges and wide
traditional and picturesque squares, still the heart of Venetian people's social life. Let our professional guide take you into an unforgettable journey among Venice's beauties and history. The first highlight of the walking tour is St. Mark’s square, with the description of the majestic St.Mark’s Basilica, the elegant Doge’s Palace, the Clock Tower and the Procuratie. From St. Mark’s square, we will move forward to Campo Santa Maria Formosa, the Scuola Grande di San Marco, theMalibran Theatre, step through the famous Mercerie, once the pulsing heart of commercial life back in time,nowadays Venice’s main shopping district between Rialto Bridge and St Mark’s Square.
Follows a guided tour of the most beautiful and celebrated cathedrals in the world: the St. Mark's Basilica. A tour not only to see Venice, but also to experience this city through its history and glorious past, still shining in its historical sites and legendary characters. Surrounded by the Basilica’s beautiful golden mosaics and marble inlays, our professional guide will take us along the history and the special features of this unique masterpiece of byzantine art.
During the third part, you will admire Venice from the most beautiful and unique point of view: the water. We will
get on a traditional Venetian gondola (shared one) and slide along the inner canals of Venice admiring its palaces
and magic atmospheres.

  • Experienced tour guide
  • Skip the line entrance to the Basilica
  • Entrance to Museum & Terrace
  • Personal headsets to hear the guide better
  • 25/30 minutes gondola ride (shared one, up to 5 people on one gondola)


  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Pala d’Oro
  • Commentary during gondola ride
  • The ride is on a shared gondola (up to 5 people per gondola)
  • Please wear appropriate clothes to enter the Basilica (no bare knees or shoulders)
  • For security reasons backpacks are not allowed into the Basilica
  • During the first part of the visit, only external explanations of the sites will be provided
  •  No refund will be provided for no shows or late arrivals
  • Between the Basilica guided tour and the gondola ride you will have approx a 3 hour-break.
  • The tour will take place also with rain, in the event of exceptional high tide in Venice or bad weather it might be cancelled and refund will be provided
  • Please note that the Basilica tickets sell out quickly therefore for last minute requests we do not guarantee



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