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Small Group Venice In a Day with Basilica San Marco and Doges Palace plus Gondola Ride - with unbiased reviews

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Small Group Venice In a Day with Basilica San Marco and Doges Palace plus Gondola Ride

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If you’ve only got limited time in Venice, see the best of the City of Water in just one day during a full-day tour that visits St. Mark’s Basilica (Basilica of San Marco) and Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), and includes a ride by traditional gondola. As well as getting the inside scoop on local history and culture, you’ll receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 15.
You'll start at
Campo San Giacomo di Rialto
Campo S. Giacomo di Rialto, 30125 Venezia VE, ItalyAt the central fountain of Campo San Giacomo di Rialto (Campo San Giacometto).
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  • 1
    Canal Grande
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Basilica di San Marco
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Doge's Palace
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Ponte di Rialto
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Mercati di Rialto
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
Metropolitan City of Venice
Metropolitan City of Venice, ItalySt. Mark's Square
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  • See the best of Venice in just one day on a full-day sightseeing tour
  • A great introduction for first-time visitors
  • Orient yourself without worrying about getting lost
  • Benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide
Important Information
Departure Point
Campo San Giacomo di Rialto, Campo S. Giacomo di Rialto, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy
7h 30m
Return Details
Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
  • Venice walking tour including local Venetian English speaking guide
  • Venice gondola ride with no more than 6 people (unguided)
  • Small groups of 18 people or fewer for walking section
  • Headsets when necessary
  • Entry/Admission - Canal Grande
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
  • Lunch
  • Transportation in between the tours
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • St. Mark's Basilica can be subject to unforeseen closures due to particular liturgical celebrations. In the case in which the basilica is closed, we will give you explanations from the outside.
  • Please note that lunch is not included on this tour. We have allowed time for you to eat lunch between the AM and PM tours. Your guide will give you recommendations and tell you where to meet after lunch but please be aware that it is your responsibility to arrive at the meeting point in time for your PM tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The prisons and the armory of the Doge's Palace are not wheelchair-accessible, as a result of which we cannot accommodate wheelchairs on this tour.
  • Please remember that the basilica is a holy place and attire must be appropriate: Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees. Walks of Italy cannot be held responsible for denied entry due to improper dress. Backpacks are prohibited inside of St. Mark's Basilica.
  • This tour runs rain or shine. However, please note that the gondola ride cannot operate during heavy rain or high tides. In this case we will provide an alternative itinerary.
  • After your 2-hour exploration of Venice, your guide drops you off at the Gondola Stand for a relaxing gondola ride. The guide will not be with you on the gondola.
  • Backpacks are prohibited inside of St. Mark's Basilica.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Walks
London, United Kingdom
excellent tour
our guide Susan was so informative and passionate. im not really one for city walks but this really is worth it,
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Legendary Venice
Superb tour with Susan who really knew her stuff and also kept children included and engaged . Having a
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Kuismin A
Great tour in Venice
The tour was brilliant. Our guide, Julietta, was friendly and very knowledgeable. The tour was very informative
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Chris M.
Great context to beautiful architecture
This was our 3rd city on our trip to Italy, after visiting Milan and Florence. We had been given tours to all the
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Eddie D
Venice tour of San Marco and doges palave
The whole tour was fantastic.. 10 out of 5 stars at least.. Finding the start point really easily, then the
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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Brilliant tour and guide
Sabrina was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and passionate about the subject and Venice generally. All arrangements
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Graciela Wehrenfennig
Competa, Spain
We had a great time and a wonderful tour with a great guide full of knowledge and enthusiasm. It is a pity it got
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Adelaide, Australia
Well worth the Money
We had Moses who was an incredible guide. He had some much enthusiasm and obvious love for the history of Venice
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Fantastic tour — so interesting
We took this tour today with Elena. We were tired from a great deal of walking and the thought of a 3 hour tour
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Marketa S
Pardubice, Czech Republic
Great tour with great guide
First, the organization was very good. Agency representative was waiting for us already 15 mins in advance and
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  • Duration: 7h 30m
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