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Venice Walking Tour with St. Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace & Grand Canal Cruise


See all of Venice’s top attractions in the most exclusive way possible with a full day tour including Skip the Line entry to St. Mark's Basilica, Doge’s Palace and Grand Canal water taxi ride.

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Schedule & Location
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Starting time: 08:30 09:00
Starting time: 08:30 09:00
  • 08:15 Check-in
  • 08:30 Doge’s Palace
    2015-03-12_102316 Marvel over ceilings frescoed by Tintoretto to show Justice presenting herself to the Doge. Then there’s the numerous flattering works produced on demand by the masters of the time – Veronese and Tintoretto.
  • Secret Itineraries
    2015-03-11_143209 Follow your guide to the attic prison where Venice’s famous lover and writer Casanova was kept for months before he managed a successful escape. See the Chamber of the Secret Chancellery, Torture Chamber, Chamber of the Inquisitors and Chamber of the Three Head Magistrates.
  • Free time in the Doge's Palace
    2015-03-11_143312 After your guide has left you, you’ll have the opportunity to walk the Bridge of Sighs – so named for the prisoners that walked its length on their way to cells across the canal. Your guide will leave you inside the Doge's palace so that you can cross over to the 16th century New Prisons.
  • 14:30 Grand Canal water taxi tour
    2015-03-11_142916 After a short break for lunch, you will enjoy water taxi along the Grand Canal, the city’s main waterway which snakes its way past no less than 50 palaces, six churches, four bridges and two open-air markets. A visit to the Rialto Bridge is a highlight of this journey.
  • Venice walking tour
    2015-03-11_143005 The tour will take you to Marco Polo’s house, Campo SS Giovanni Paolo with its mix of architecture. As you move from one spot to another, your guide will entertain you with stories of Venice and point out features and buildings that you may never noticed on your own.
  • Saint Mark’s Basilica and Saint Mark's Square
    2015-03-12_102447 Your guide will take you inside this cavernous space for an extended tour, pointing out mosaics that date all the way back to the 11th century and beautiful artworks. Your Skip the Line Access to the Basilica includes entrance to the Terrace on the second floor.
  • 17:30 Tour ends
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(1 review)
Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 9 - 9.5 hour(s)


This tour could not have have better for a one day look at the high points of interest. Our afternoon guide was especially accommodating and very knowledgeable on Venetian history, architecture, and ...more
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