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Venice in a day with St Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace and gondola ride

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Do this because
  • Visit St. Mark's Basilica with an expert art historian guide
  • Relax on a gondola ride among Venice most beautiful canals
  • Explore the concealed chambers of the Doge's Palace
What to expect

Cover Venice top attractions on a full-day tour! Kick off your Venice tour in one of the most famous piazzas of Italy, St. Mark's Square. Learn the history of the iconic place with the help of your guide and then head to St Mark's Basilica, also known as the “Church of Gold”, and find out about the importance of this place of worship, when it was built and the impressive historical events the basilica witnessed.

Then, follow your local tour guide through the back streets that line some of Venice's most romantic canals towards the iconic Rialto Bridge. Learn the gorgeous and historic bridge's story before crossing it and entering the Rialto district, one of the liveliest neighborhoods of the city.

Continue your experience with a gondola ride, to discover the city's narrow canals from a different perspective. Relax on your scenic cruise with a trusted gondolier and then enjoy free lunch break. After lunch, visit the Doge’s Palace, one of Venice’s most sought-after locations. Your tour will include special access to areas of the palace restricted to the general public. Skip the line and discover the darker side of Venice visiting the prison cells, historical offices and chambers, Casanova's prison cell and walking the Bridge of Sighs.

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