Guided tour

Byzantine Venice: Walking Tour & Gondola Ride

Byzantine Venice: Walking Tour & Gondola Ride

From $99.67 per person

Discover the enchanting side of Venice through a morning walk, its Byzantine heritage through the St Mark's Basilica, and its deepest side through a romantic gondola ride.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Audio guide included
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of the Basilica’s interiors
  • Stroll through Venice's little and picturesque squares
  • See the beauty of Venice and its peaceful canals
  • Get a glimpse into ordinary life of Venetian people
Full description
Travel to the heart of Venice and its Byzantine art heritage with a combination of three tours. Discover the enchanting side of Venice through a morning walk, its Byzantine heritage through the St Mark's Basilica, and its deepest side through a romantic gondola ride. Go to the enchanting Venice made up of countless bridges, channels, and "campo" (little squares), the pulsing heart of a water city. Follow your experienced tour guide and learn more about Venice, it's past, and interesting facts about life in a city built on water. Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Campo, and Church SS. Giovanni e Paolo, and the Mercerie, are only some of the highlights which you will admire. Let yourself admire Venice from a unique perspective: the water. In an eye glimpse, it will be like being projected into another world, away from the crowded alleys of the historical center and ready to discover a deeper side of Venice. Discover not only one of Venice's most famous sites and symbols but also one of the world's most beautiful and breathtaking cathedrals: The St Mark's Basilica. Immerse yourself in the majestic interiors of the Basilica, learn more about Venice's history and in particular about its patron saint, St Mark.
Includes
  • Skip-the line entry to Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Qualified guide
  • Headphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

Meet at Riva degli Schiavoni at the corner with Calle degli Albanesi, near hotel Danieli. There will be a yellow stall with an assistant holding a TURIVE signboard. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Backpacks
  • Shorts

Know before you go

  • This tour will be provided rain or shine (in the event of exceptionally high tides, it may be canceled with a refund provided)
  • This tour may be multilingual in Winter (depending on the number of participants)
  • Please note that it is a shared gondola (up to six people for each one) so the gondola might be shared with other people
  • From Aug. 6th to enter the Basilica you must have the Green Pass + ID card (if you do not have it, the tour will not be refundable)
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