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Combo Tour: Fabulous Venice & the Best of Venice in One Day

by Venice Tours Duration 6h 35m Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price was £106 Discount price is £84

Learn about the historical significance of the Duke's former home at the Doge's Palace, exploring paintings of past glories and admiring the rich décor of the Golden Staircase. Cross the Bridge of Sighs and follow in the footsteps of less-fortunate souls housed in the Palace of Prisons.

Next, skip the long ticket lines to visit the grand St. Mark's Basilica. Marvel at the golden mosaics and marble floors as your guide explains the meaning behind the Biblical scenes and hidden details.Gondola ride:Finally, glide along the Grand Canal, venturing into small, peaceful waterways. Beautiful, hand-crafted wooden rowing boats trace their history back to the 11th century, when they were used as the primary means of public transport. Admire majestic palaces and ancient bridges as an experienced gondolier guides you.

Explore the heart of Venice discovering venetian tales and the most spectacular places of the city, such as Saint Mark’s square, the glorious Theatre “La Fenice”, Rialto Bridge with its characteristic markets, the imposing Accademia Bridge and he Bridge of Sights. You can also find out curiosities and legends about the venetian life style in the past and nowadays.Discover Venice at your own pace by day by night without any fixed timetable or rush!

See a master glassblower at work creating some inimitable designs. At the end of the tour, you'll be given a small glass souvenir to commemorate the experience.

Learn about the historical significance of the Duke's former home at the Doge's Palace, exploring paintings of past glories and admiring the rich décor of the Golden Staircase. Cross the Bridge of Sighs and follow in the footsteps of less-fortunate souls housed in the Palace of Prisons.

Next, skip the long ticket lines to visit the grand St. Mark's Basilica. Marvel at the golden mosaics and marble floors as your guide explains the meaning behind the Biblical scenes and hidden details.Gondola ride:Finally, glide along the Grand Canal, venturing into small, peaceful waterways. Beautiful, hand-crafted wooden rowing boats trace their history back to the 11th century, when they were used as the primary means of public transport. Admire majestic palaces and ancient bridges as an experienced gondolier guides you.

Explore the heart of Venice discovering venetian tales and the most spectacular places of the city, such as Saint Mark’s square, the glorious Theatre “La Fenice”, Rialto Bridge with its characteristic markets, the imposing Accademia Bridge and he Bridge of Sights. You can also find out curiosities and legends about the venetian life style in the past and nowadays.Discover Venice at your own pace by day by night without any fixed timetable or rush!

See a master glassblower at work creating some inimitable designs. At the end of the tour, you'll be given a small glass souvenir to commemorate the experience.

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10:45 AM, Fabulous Venice: The best of Venice in one day in English

Duration 6h 35m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult Price was £105.03
Discount price is £83.15

Total price is £83.15, taxes included

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Combo Tour: Fabulous Venice & the Best of Venice in One Day

Activity Location

San Marco

Venice 30100

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • (Doge's Palace & Basilica tour) St. Mark’s Square - Clock Tower near Exchange Office

    146 Piazza San Marco

    Venezia 30124

  • (Gondola ride) Ground floor colonnade in front of Museo Correr’s Entrance – Saint Mark’s Square

    Calle Larga Ascensione

    Venezia 30124

  • Glassblowing demonstration: Bottega dell'Arte Testolini

    1758 San Marco

    Venezia 30124


Highlights

  • Save time with skip-the-line entry to St. Mark's Basilica

  • Traditional gondola ride along Venice's celebrated canals

  • A walk across the stirring Bridge of Sighs

  • Discover the secrets & unusual places of the city

  • Live demonstration by a master glassblower


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Doge's Palace and Saint Mark’s Basilica

  • Skip-the-line admission to the Doge's Palace and the Saint Mark’s Basilica

  • Entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square

  • Glass Craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square at 2:30 PM

  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people

  • Approximately 30 minutes shared gondola ride

  • Mobile app with commentary for gondola ride

  • Mobile app for panoramic tour

  • Small glass gift for couple at the end of glass demonstration


Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up

  • Food and drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.

  • Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded)

  • The gondola ride is shared NOT private.

  • You will receive the code for the mobile app commentary by e-post

  • Each gondola can host maximum 6 people; the seat on board cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on guests' weight.

  • The Gondola Ride does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather, high/low tide or local gondoliers strike (in these cases it can be postponed the days after otherwise it will be refunded)

  • The itinerary of gondola ride may change in the event of wind or bad weather

  • There a gap of about 1 hours and half between the basilica tour(ends at 1:00 PM) and the glass-blowing demonstration (2:30 PM).

  • The tours starts with Doge's Palace at 10:45 tour and ends with the gondola ride at the 4:00 PM.