Venice: Highlights Tour

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Venice: Highlights Tour

From $111.83 per person

Spend three hours in Venice to see the major highlights of the city led by a scholarly and local guide: Basilica of St. Mark and the Doge’s Palace with pre-reserved tickets. See the other major highlights between venues that make the history of Venice

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available


  • Spend 3 hours in Venice to see the major highlights of the city
  • Enjoy pre-reserved tickets to make the most of your valuable time
  • Join a small group or a private tour for a more personalized and interactive experience
  • Explore Venice and its major monuments with an expert local guide for more insider's knowledge
  • Leave your tour and guide with enough knowledge to be independent in Venice
Full description
Meet your expert guide at the famous St. Mark’s Square and start getting to know the city and its origins. See the most renowned public space in the city and, learn about its historical, social, and political importance. Learn about the Clock Tower and the Marble Lions that are all part of St Mark’s history. Continue your way to the Basilica of St.Mark and enter the cathedral. Savor its amazing sheer size and the fascinating golden mosaics. Learn about its opulent design, and its status as a symbol of Venetian wealth and power. Bask in all the exotic elements of Venetian Renaissance Art. Listen to the story of the life-size horses of St Mark’s Basilica, and have all your questions answered. Follow your guide through Doge’s Palace at a relaxed pace. Learn about the supreme authority and wealth of the ruling Venetian Doges in the Gothic architecture of the palace. Learn about the talented 14th-century sculptors that worked on the palace, and enjoy stunning views across the Lagoon as you explore this world-famous landmark. Continue to the Old Prison that was part of the Doge’s Palace, learn why the New Prisons were built, and understand the significance of the Bridge of Sighs, another highlight of Venice.
  • Small group or private tour for 3 hours for a more personalized experience
  • Pre-reserved tickets for the Doge's Palace
  • Pre-reserved tickets for Basilica of St. Mark
  • Professional guide for local expertise
  • Transport to the meeting spot
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    We meet at Saint Mark’s Square by the big column with the winged Lion at the waterfront. Your guide will have a signboard that says Walks In Europe

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    • Luggage or large bags
    • Sleeveless shirts
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    4.8 / 5

    based on 8 reviews

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    Reliable organization. Very good guide who gave us all-encompassing information with fresh humor. She had a very good command of the German language, which was very helpful for in-depth, detailed inquiries. Our expectations were fully met.

    June 29, 2021

    Maria Angela is incredibly knowledgeable. The city tour with her was wonderful and the time flew by.

    May 28, 2021


    July 2, 2021

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