Venice private tour with skip-the-line St. Mark's Basilica
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Venice private tour with skip-the-line St. Mark's Basilica

Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • See the picturesque streets near the Rialto Bridge and learn about its history and reconstructions
  • Walk around the beautiful St. Mark's Square and spot the Byzantine sights
  • Enter the stunning St. Mark's Basilica with you skip-the-line ticket and enjoy no queues
  • Visit some of the little squares ('campi') and see some of the traditional bars ('bacari')
What to expect

Get ready for a great overview of Venice. Travel through the history of one of the world's most beautiful cities. On this tour led by an expert guide, you will discover the most beautiful and famous monuments of Venice along with exploring some hidden paths as well.

Experience the incomparable beauty of St. Mark's Square and use your skip-the-line ticket to enjoy priority entrance to the majestic basilica. Learn more about the Republic of Venice and how it became dominant in the past, and explore the history of the city. Did you know that Venice was originally built on a group of 117 small islands that were separated by canals?

Stroll the elegant area surrounding the Rialto Bridge and learn how it was a busy crossing point in commercial life, always crawling with local and foreign merchants. The Rialto is still the pulsing center of shops and commercial life in Venice, as well as home to the picturesque food and fish markets of the city.

Prepare to take some amazing pictures of the central sestiere (district) with its beautiful squares and crumbling mansions along with ancient churches, ateliers, and bridges.

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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
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • 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
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Expert tour guide
    • Skip-the-line ticket to St. Mark's Basilica
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Transportation to the meeting point
    Where

    Piazza San Marco, 67, 30124 Venezia

    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: the interiors of Saint Mark's Basilica's cannot be visited at the moment, due to an ongoing restoration process. Instead, you'll be taken to visit the balcony with the Horses of Saint Mark-Lysippos
    • Your visit inside St. Mark's Basilica will not be guided
    • 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
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated availabilities and start times
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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