Enjoy with a qualified and experienced guide a full visit of the Golden Basilica, a masterpiece of the Byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy.
Your tour will start from Piazza San Marco with the history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie.
Continue your tour with Santa Maria Formosa, Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - the 'Pantheon' of Venice - the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre. Anecdotes of both past and recent history overlap in this beautiful corner of Venice. You will return to San Marco through the Mercerie, the vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping.
After that, you'll visit one of the most majestic cathedrals in the world! Inside the Golden Basilica, you'll have the pleasure of savoring the beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, while our guide shows you the represented biblical scenes, the history and the wonders of this ancient basilica.
At the end of your Venetian adventure, you will have the opportunity to take part in the free optional tour of a Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instructions that our staff will give you.