This two-hour walking tour is an absolute must if you're a first-time visitor to Venice! You'll visit St. Mark's Basilica in St Mark's Square and other famous highlights, and discover the 'real Venice' as you enter a labyrinth of narrow passageways and alleys. Plus, you'll skip the long lines at St. Mark's Basilica- don't waste time waiting in lines when you're on vacation!
Your comprehensive two-hour walking tour highlights all the important monuments, from San Marco Square to the Rialto Bridge. You'll learn the history behind the famous landmarks, plus visit the famed basilica of St. Mark's without having to stand in long queues.
Then, you'll discover the 'real Venice', a magical city of meandering canals crossed by delicate bridges. Through the sights and informative commentary provided by your guide, you'll learn how illustrious Venetians such as Marco Polo made Venice such a vibrant and influential power. You'll see Marco Polo's House and hear tales of this legendary globe-trotting Venetian.
You'll also discover the Venice of today, and hear what it is like to live in the most beautiful city in the world. The tour conveniently concludes at the Rialto Bridge.
Skip the Line! Book your Original Venice Walking Tour ahead of time to take advantage of jumping the queue at St. Marks Basilica. Don't waste time waiting in lines on vacation! Please note: Occasionally the basilica will be closed to the public (without notice) because of religious festivities or high water.
Departure Dates: Varies Commences: Venice, Italy Departure Point: Tour departs near St. Marco Square. Departure Time: April 1 - November 16, 2013 Daily (except Sunday) at 11am Sunday at 2pm November 17 - December 31, 2013 Tuesday, Friday, Saturday at 11am February 1 - March 09, 2014 Tuesday, Friday, Saturday at 11am March 10 - March 31, 2014 Daily (except Sunday) at 11am Sunday at 2:00pm Return Details: Concludes at Rialto Bridge
Walking tour (maximum 25 people)
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Hotel pickup and drop off
Food and drink, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
At certain times it may not be possible to enter any of the visited churches due to religious functions taking place. These closures are beyond our control so no refunds or discounts will be issued.
For every confirmed booking you will be required to print a voucher for presentation at the destination. You will receive a link to your voucher via email once your booking is confirmed.
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Note: Flights are NOT included and unless otherwise stated above transfers and car hire are also NOT included.