Live Guided Tour: Golden Basilica, Doge's Palace & Gondola ride

29 Ratings
  • Audio Guide
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

A wonderful 3- hours experience to discover the historical and artistic heart of Venice! The expert guide will escort you in the fascinating Doge’s Palace and the Saint Mark’s Basilica in Piazza San Marco. Admire their stunning artworks and learn the endless history the Venice Repulic. You'll cross also the famous Bridge of Sighs! Go on the Terrace of the Basilica and admire its fascinating mosaics. Then you will enjoy a romantic gondola ride through the Grand Canal and its picturesque waterways: during the ride you’ll admire the main Venice Highlights as Fenice Opera House, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Santa Maria della Salute Church and many others. Included in this activity you will have a mobile app to visit by yourself to visit the Rialto and Saint’s Mark areas.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Basilica di San Marco

Then, you will enjoy an amazing guided tour to the historical and famous Golden Basilica. You will admire stunning gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show you the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Doge's Palace

A guided tour in the Doge’s Palace the old seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Doge and his Council controlled the ancient Republic of Venice. A professional guide will escort you in the halls of power and the bridge of Sighs to reach to the old prisons. You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket!

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Canal Grande

Enjoy a charming gondola ride through the most romantic waterways, passing under small bridges and along part of the Grand Canal! During your pleasant gondola ride you will admire the Mozart House, the famous La Fenice Theatre, Rio (Canal) “De le Ostreghe” and part of the spectacular Grand Canal where you will see the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Ca’ Dario Palace the Santa Maria de la Salute Church and other magnificent palaces. The only gondola tour with commentary: a mobile-guide which will explain the magnificent palaces and attractions around you! Venice Goes App is an innovative mobile app (included in the price) that you can download easily on your mobile, click here to know how to get it.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Piazza San Marco

A personal walking tour is the best way to discover independently the most famous and marvelous areas of Venice: Accademia, San Marco and Rialto! 31 points of interest spread across the itinerary, among them you will see Campo Santo Stefano, Rialto Bridge with its typical market and the majestic Accademia Bridge! Of course, the audio-guide will escort you through the endless-history of Saint Mark’s Square and its breathtaking basin! Download the app on your device and you won’t get lost in the city! You will be able to visit Venice, corner by corner, step by step, at your pace.

Pass By: Ponte di Rialto

Later, enjoy the Audio guide with digital map to discover the 5 districts of Venice with their best attractions and squares, day or night, on a self-guided tour. Listen to the automatic audio narration of the city’s highlights, with more than 200 points of interest!
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