Saint Mark's Square is the symbol of Venice. An amazing place where history, art and the life of an entire city combine in a unique way.

It's a must see for everyone coming to Venice: try walking around the Square to see the Royal Palaces or visit the Palazzo Ducale and the Golden Basilica of Saint Mark's with their art treasures. 

An experience you will never forget!

Inside Venice - The doge's Palace (skip the line) + The golden Basilica (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old Royal palace!

A guided tour in the Palazzo Ducale which represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Doge and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed! After, you visit one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! On this tour, escorted by a Tour Guide prepared in accordance with the Curia of Venice, enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to savour beautiful 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. Admire The Pala d'oro, exquisite example of the byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones. Due to works of restoration: the entrance inside the Basilica is from the museum until date to be set. The Basilica will be explained from the first floor. You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket! You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key details Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: from 5th December 2020 until 31st March 2022. The tour does not operate on -  8th and 25th December – 1st  January  and during unplanned religious celebrations. Departure and meeting at 10:45 AM: From 5th December 2020 until 31 March 2021 Only on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. From 1st April 2021 until 31 March 2022: From Monday to Saturday. Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time. Inclusion: shared guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide – “Skip the line”: Doge’s Palace, The Basilica and Pala D’oro guided tour – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself the palace around St. Mark’s Square (Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square - 1 hour inside the Basilica  - Clients enjoy part of explaination comfortably seated in the middle of the cathedral Duration: 2 hours (20 minutes more for the Glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square). It ends at 01:00 PM. Languages: the visit is monolingual:  from 5th December 2020 until 31st March 2021:  French, German and Italian: Wednesday,  Saturday and Sunday.  English: only on Saturday . Spanish has been removed.  From 1st April to 31st October 2021: English, Italian, Spanish, German and French from Monday to Saturday. Gross price public rate: From 5th December 2020 to 30th April 2021: € 79 € 69  - Young from 6 to 14 years old: € 59 - Free under 6 years old From 1st May 2021 € 79 instead of € 82 p.p.  - Young from 6 to 14 years old: € 69 - Free under 6 years old. No minimum participants required. Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Comfortable shoes suggested – For the visit of Basilica proper clothing are required (no short or tank pops). During some days of high turnout or for reason of force majeure (for example high tide or security problems) the waiting time to access St.Mark's Basilica might be longer than expected: in this case, please line up and respect the instructions provided by the guide - For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTINSIDE

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Secret itinerary of prisons of Piazza San Marco - Skip the line

Discover the 16th prisons of the Venetian Republic, one of the earliest jails in Europe, created in 1500 and linked to the Doge’s Palace through the famous Bridge of Sighs. Nowadays the Palace, that overlooks the stunning Riva Degli Schiavoni, is home of an important Venetian cultural institution.   An amazing itinerary in which you will be accompanied through places never visited until now: enter in the in the imposing courtroom and in the dark cells, you will discover the lifestyle of the prisoners, what they ate, drank and where they slept. See the authentic graffiti left by the inmates and listen about the exciting Casanova’s jailbreak: he managed to escape from the maximum-security jail known as “Piombi”!   The route arrives until today and the many cultural activities that take place in. Listen to the myths and legends that still live inside these cold cells and halls. Along the route you’ll enjoy the explanation of the powerful “Council of The Ten”, composed by the highest Venice Politicians that oversaw the justice in all Venetian domains.   Since the birth of the Republic, Venice has been always careful to the administration of justice, of which used to do proudly with own judicial system. composed by courts, lawyers and magistrates. One of the main points was the operating police used to resolve fights and punish the perpetrators of crimes. Meeting point: Palazzo Delle Prigioni, beside the Doge’s Palace. Few steps from St.Mark's Square Ending point: same place Availability & operation:  from 4th December 2020 until 31st October 2022. The tour does not operate on 25th December and 1st January Departure and meeting: from 4th  to 19th  December 2020: Saturday and Sunday From 20th December 2020 : every day at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM - 3 PM - 4PM Inclusion: Live commentary – Entrance skip the line to the Prison Palace and its secret itinerary Duration: 1 hour Languages: English, French and Italian (the tour could be multilingual) Gross price public rate: Adult € 15 per person -  € 10 from 6 to 14 years . – Free under 6 years old Sale & Reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour. No minimum participants - Maximum 15 persons. Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. The tour can be cancelled in case of exceptional high tide, in this case the tour can be rescheduled the day after otherwise the client will be refunded. Voucher: You should have the paper or mobile voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Comfortable shoes suggested. For general conditions refer to our brochure "Discover Venice". In Piazza San Marco, with the Doge’s Palace in front of you and the S.Mark’s Basin at your back, go on the right, cross the Bridge (from where you see the Bridge of Sighs) and then look on the left, you will see the entrance of the Palazzo delle Prigioni. REF.CODE: VTPRISON

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Historical walking tour of Venice

Walking tour in the heart of Venice!  Discover the main monuments of the historical center of Venice. The expert and local guide will escort in the labyrinth of Venetian “Calli” until Rialto Bridge!   You'll leave from Piazza San Marco with your specialized guide, which will explain you history & legends of the most beautiful square in the world: you will admire the Palazzo Ducale, The St.Mark'S Basilica, the Clock- tower, Bridge of Sighs and many others! Then you will enter in the labyrinth of “calli” (venetian narrow streets) to discover some of the most important historical highlights as Campo Santa Maria Formosa; the Marco Polo's House; the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, known as the Venetian Pantheon, and the famous “Mercerie” (shopping street).   The last point (but not the least) is Rialto Bridge with its traditional markets and San Giacometto Church: the first one built in Venice (dates about 1000 A.D.). The Rialto area was the main commercial center of Venice Republic where merchants from all over the world, traded their exotic goods. The guide will narrate the amazing history and curiosities of the city and the monuments around you.  An unforgeable experience to learn history and legends about this incredible and unique city. Meeting Point: Venice Tours Assistance Point - St. Mark's Square - Calle Larga Ascensione, SAN MARCO 1257, 30124 - The Assistance Point is the big grey newsstand between Fendi boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT". The guide will have the sign "VOX CITY GUIDE" Ending Point: San Marco Area Availability: from 18th December 2020 until 31st October  2022. The tour does not take place on 25th December and 1st January Starting time: From 18th December 2020  until 6th January 2021: every day at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  and 2:00 PM From 7th January 2021 to 31st March 2021 : Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM. 1st April 2021 to 31st October 2021 : Every day  at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - 4:00PM  Please, be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the departure time Included: Shared walking tour of historical center of Venice–  Live commentary by a local qualified guide Language: English and Italian with live guide - German, Spanish, and French translated by audio guide Duration: 2 hours Gross price public rate: Adult € 20 per person – Free under 6 years old Sale & Reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour. No minimum participants Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. The tour can be cancelled in case of exceptional high tide, in this case the tour can be rescheduled the day after otherwise the client will be refunded. Voucher: You should have the paper or mobile voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Comfortable shoes suggested. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT With Piazza San Marco and the arches of Museo Correr at your back and the Poste Italiane (Post Office) in front of you, look on the left and you will see a big grey newsstand (with many souvenir and newspapers): that one is the Venice Tours Assistance Point. The newsstand is between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT". The guide will have the sign "VOX CITY GUIDE". REF.CODE: VTTOPHIGH

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San Marco Doge’s Palace Skip the line and Guide book

1- Skip the line ticket for Saint Mark's Square Museums.  2- Handy Guide Book with details of Doge’s Palace, Saint Mark's Basilica, Saint Mark’s square and suggestions for 7 itineraries to visit Venice with a detailed map with public boat transportation information. 3- Free entrance to Music Museum. The Doge's Palace was founded after 812 in the monumental zone of Piazza San Marco. It is a masterpiece with a distinctive style inspired by Byzantine and Oriental architecture. The Doge's Palace and the New Prison are connected via a double passageway over one of Venice's most famous bridges: the Bridge of Sighs, so called because prisoners, crossing the bridge, used to sigh at the idea of seeing Venice for the last time. The Royal Palace - today's Museo Correr, was once the palace of the highest dignitaries in Venice: the procurators. At the far end of the square stood the Church of San Giminiano, demolished and rebuilt by Napoleon to make sumptuous salons. During Napoleon Kingdom of Italy (1805-1814), the Procuratie Nuove buildings were the Royal Palace, refurbished for Empress Elisabeth of Austria. This function continued until 1946. Today, in Correr Museum,  visitors can learn about the Venetian way of life through sculpture, paintings, libraries and discover secrets of Venice's naval power. The clients must collect the tickets from the same day of the visit, from 10:00 AM and not before, the ticket is valid 3 months. Tickets pick-up location: Tickets and guide book have to be collected at Venice Tours Assistance Point - St. Mark's Square - Calle Larga Ascensione, 1257, 30124 - The Assistance Point is the big grey newsstand between Fendi boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT". From 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The clients must collect the tickets from the same day of the visit, from 10:00 AM and not before. Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: from 5th December 2020 until January 2022 – The service is not available on December 25th- December 26th and Jan 1st and January 2nd.  Departure and meeting: every day - Venice Assistance Point opening hour: from 10:00 am to 5:00pm DOGES PALACE OPENING HOURS: From 09:00am to 6:00pm (last admission 5:00pm). Inclusion: “Skip the Line” entrance ticket to the Doge’s Palace and ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) plus Handy Guide book (one for each couple or one every 2 people in case of family or group) with details of Doge’s Palace, Basilica, Saint Mark’s Square and suggestions for 7 itineraries to visit Venice. A detailed map is included with public boat transportation information. Duration: individual, the ticket is valid 3 month from the day of the service.  Languages: handy guide book in:  English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian Gross price public rate: from 5th December 2020 until 30th April 2021: Adult € 25 - Young 6-14: € 11 - free under 6 y.o. From May 1st 2021: € 36 adult -  Youth (6-14 years)  € 28 - Free under 6 y.o. Sale & Reservation: Free sale until 0 hours before the service Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service Voucher: You should have the paper or mobile voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm At the Doge Palace, go on the right side and enter from the fast-track entrance.  Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Comfortable shoes suggested.  This ticket includes one single admission to the Doge’s Palace and the combined museums. All museums could be visited in different days. The combined museums have different time of visiting. For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace (Free deposit inside). For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. HOW TO REACH THE TICKET POINT:   With Piazza San Marco and the arches of Museo Correr at your back and the Poste Italiane (Post Office) in front of you, look on the left and you will see a big grey newsstand (with many souvenir and newspapers): that one is the Venice Tours Assistance Point. Please, go there and ask for the ticket. The newsstand is between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT". REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTDOGEBO

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The Doge's Palace guided tour (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old Royal Palace!

1 hour guided tour of Doge's Palace with a  professional local  guide Skip the line tickets Ticket valid for visiting by yourself  the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr , Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). 20 minutes of glass making demostration in St.Mark's Square included THE TOUR The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed!  You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket. You will discover the way of life of the Venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria.     At the end of the tour you will have the opportunity to do the free optional glass craftsman demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. KEY DETAILS Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: from 5th December 2020 until 31st March 2022. The tour does not operate 25th December - 1st January and in case of exceptional high tide.  Departure and meeting  at 10:45 AM: From 5th December 2020 until 31st March 2021: Only on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. From 1st April 2021 until 31st March 2022: every day.  2:15 pm  in English only  and only from 1st April to 31st October 2021 Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure. Inclusion: Skip the line”: shared Doge’s Palace guided tour with  a qualified and experienced guide  – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square - Entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself the palace around St. Mark’s Square (Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes (20 minutes more for the Glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square). Languages: the visit is monolingual: from  5th December 2020 until 31st March 2021:  French, German and Italian: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.  English: only on Saturday. Spanish has been removed.  From 1st April to 31st October: English, Italian, Spanish, German and French every day Gross price public rate: € 55 p.p. – Young (6-14 years) € 46 p.p. – Free under 6 years old.  No minimum participants required. Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm TERMS & CONDITIONS Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.  For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace: FREE DEPOSIT INSIDE Comfortable shoes suggested The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded). HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT:   ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTDOGESP

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The unmissable tour: Doge's Palace & Golden Basilica

Unmissable experience to visit the main highlights of Venice: The Doge’s Palace and the fabulous Basilica of Saint Mark! You will discover them at your pace with the innovative audio-guide and the skip-the-line tickets. No fixed timetable: see in the monuments when you wish! Enter in the imposing Doge’s Palace with its marvelous rooms and listen to history and legends of the 10 main points of the Palace! Be stunned in front of the unbelievable masterpieces made by artists as Tiepolo and Tiziano. Admire the Staircase of the Giants, used by the Doges to reach the halls of power and his magnificent apartments where lived with his family! Then cross the Bridge of Sighs and go to the dark Venetian prisons, where also Giacomo Casanova was held!   Head to the Saint Mark’s Basilica, the five-dome Cathedral known also as the Golden Basilica due to the interior completely covered by mosaics made with pure gold! The personal audio guide will explain you the 12 most fascinating points of the church!  Discover the byzantine masterpiece in all its splendor! Learn curiosities and historical anecdotes about the treasures inside as the Bronze Horses or the Pala D’Oro (altar full of gems and diamonds). The audio-guide will escort you along the itinerary thank to its detailed map! Special and unique way to discover the two venetian symbols at your own pace! The Basilica is temporarily under restoration and the entrance is allowed only to a small number of believers, usually locals. Anyway everybody can visit the St. Mark’s Museum and the terrance, so you can see the Basilica from the Top. This service now costs € 35 euros instead of € 39  because the Basilica is not always open to visitors. Collect your tickets to the Venice Tours Assistance Point from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM from the same day of the visit, from 10:00 AM and not before, the ticket is valid 3 months from the day of the service. Meeting Point: Every day from 10:00AM to 5:00 PM  at Venice Tours Assistance Point - St.Mark's Square - Calle Larga Ascensione, 1257, 30124 - The Assistance Point is the big grey newsstand between Fendi boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT". tickets must be collected from  the same day of the visit, from 10:00 AM and not before. Ending point: Saint Mark's Square Availability: from 4th December 2020 until 31th October 2022 Departure and Meeting: every day Opening hour Doge Palace:From 09:00am to 6:00pm (last admission 5:00pm) Opening hour Basilica: 09.45 am – 5.00 pm Gross price public rate: from 5th December 2020 until April 30th 2021: Adult € 24 - Young 6-14: € 10 - free under 6 y.o. From May 1st  2021: € 35 adult -  Youth (6-14 years)  € 28 - Free under 6 y.o. Duration: at your pace, the ticket is valid 3 months from the day of the service. Languages: English , Italian, French, German and Spanish Included: mobile audio guide to download on your device with description of Doge’s Palace and Basilica of Saint Mark - Skip the line ticket to Doge's Palace and Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana Sale & reservation: Free sale until 0 hours before the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Mobile voucher accepted. Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Collect your tickets to the Venice Tours Assistance Point from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded). For the visit of the Basilica proper clothing is required (no shorts or tank tops). Comfortable shoes suggested. For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace: FREE DEPOSIT INSIDE. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: With Piazza San Marco and the arches of Museo Correr at your back and the Poste Italiane (Post Office) in front of you, look on the left and you will see a big grey newsstand (with many souvenir and newspapers): that one is the Venice Tours Assistance Point. Please, go there and ask for the ticket. The newsstand is between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT".

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The Golden basilica: skip the line

A guided tour in one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! On this tour, escorted by a professional and passionate Guide, you will enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics (the Basilica has 43,000 square feet of mosaic alone!) 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. Admire The Pala d'oro, exquisite example of the byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendor of the religious art collected along the centuries. The Basilica is the perfect synthesis of Venetian art and a unique blend of Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic elements with the Five Oriental-looking domes crown.  BOOK THIS TOUR AND JUMP THE QUEUE ! At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key details Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: from 5th December 2020 until 31st March 2022. The tour does not operate on 25th April –  15th August – 1st November – 8th and 25th December – 1st and 6th January  and during unplanned religious celebrations. Departure and meeting: From December  5th 2020 till March 31st  2021 on Wednesday and Saturday  at 12:15 PM.  From 1st April 2021 from Monday to Saturday at 12:00 PM. Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time. Inclusion: shared guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide – “Skip the line”: The Basilica with the Terrace –  Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square Duration: 1 hour  (20 minutes more for the Glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square).  Languages: the visit is monolingual: from 5th December 2020 until 31st March 2021:  French, German and Italian: Wednesday and Saturday.  English: only on Saturday. Spanish has been removed.  From 1st April to 31st October 2021 : English, Italian, Spanish, German and French from Monday to Saturday  Gross price public rate: Adult € 32  - Free under 5 years old - No minimum participants required. Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people Comfortable shoes suggested. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower.   ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTGOLDEN

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Ducal Venice guided tour - walking tour of Venice + The Doge's palace (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old Royal Palace!

Have a walk outdoors through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. An essential tour for the understanding of Venice!! Route: Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. Santa Maria Formosa - History and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre - Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. After, you will visit the Palazzo Ducale which represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In its  splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Doge and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history Republic. You’ll live it together with a guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have  decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed! You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie, the Museo Correr (old Royal Palace) with the same ticket! You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional glass craftsman demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key Details Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below). Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: From 1st April 2021 until 31st March 2022. The tour does not operate on 25th December – 1st January and  in case of exceptional high tide. Departure and meeting: every day at 9:00 AM (Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure). Inclusion: Shared guided walking tour  by a qualified and experienced local guide and  “Skip the line”  guided tour of Doge’s Palace  – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square - Entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself the palace around St. Mark’s Square (Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes. It ends at 11:45 am Languages: the visit is monolingual, from 1st April to 31st October 2021 : English, Italian, Spanish, German and French every day Gross price public rate: € 84 € 80 p.p. - Young from 6 to 14 years old: € 70 - Free under 6 years old.- No minimum participants required. Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Comfortable shoes suggested. For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside Doge’s Palace: FREE DEPOSIT INSIDE. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower.   ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower.   REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTDUCALT

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The Doge's Palace guided tour (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old Royal Palace + Venetian waterways and Grand Canal by gondola (skip the line)!

This is a combination of two still existing products: for all the details refer to the product pages of: - THE DOGE'S PALACE GUIDED TOUR (SKIP THE LINE) AND ENTRANCE TICKET TO OLD ROYAL PALACE! - VENETIAN WATERWAYS AND GRAND CANAL BY GONDOLA WITH COMMENTARY (SKIP THE LINE)! Availability & operation: until 31st March 2022. Departure time: 10:45 AM for Doge's Palace tour - Gondola ride at 4:00 PM. Gross price public rate: € 85 p.p  instead € 95 - Young from 6 to 14 years old: €76 -  From 2 to 5,99 years old: € 30 - Free under 2 years old if does not occupy an own seat Commission: refer to contract Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice” REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTDOGEVENE

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Combo 10: The magic art of Glass Blowing & Doge's Palace Guide book (skip the line)

Saving combo n.10: The Magic Art of glassblowing & San Marco Doge's Palace skip the line and guide book This is a combination of two still existing products: for all the details refer to the product pages of: - San Marco Doge's Palace skip the line and guide book - The magic art of the Glassblowing Availability: until December 2022. Departure time: Glassblowing at 12:30 PM or 2:30 PM. Doge's Palace entrance depends on the opening hours (see the product page). Please, be at the meeting point 15 minute before the starting time. Price: Until the 30th April 2021: € 29 instead of € 39 and free children under 6 years old From 1st May 2021: € 29 and free under 6 years old. Commission: refer to the contract This is a saving combo that includes two services so, it is compulsory to write the 2 services/tours and to print or to show the mobile/paper voucher twice. Services could be done in different days. REF. CODE: QPCOMBO10 

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Heart of Venice - Saving combo 12: Doge Palace+ Golden Basilica+Grand Canal by gondola +Panoramic Tour

INSIDE VENICE (DOGE'S PALACE+ THE GOLDEN BASILICA SKIP THE LINE AND GUIDED TOUR) + VENETIAN WATERWAYS AND GRAND CANAL BY GONDOLA + SAINT MARK AND RIALTO SELF GUIDED TOUR This is a combination of 3 still existing products: for all the details refer to the product page of: - Inside Venice - the Doge's Palace (skip the line) + the Golden Basilica (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old royal palace! - Venetian waterways and Grand Canal by gondola - Saint Mark and Rialto Self-guided tour   Availability: until March 2022 Departure  at 10:45 AM for Doge's Palace and Basilica tour - Gondola ride at 4:00 PM. Price: From 5th December 2020 until 30th April 2021: € 89 instead of 112 -  Young 6-14 y.o € 79 instead of 102  - Child 3-5 y.o: € 30 instead of € 40 and free under 2 years old. From 1st May 2021 € 122 € 99 p.p.  - Young from 6 to 14 years old: €112  € 89 -  From 3 to 5 years €40 € 30 - Children under 2 free Commission: refer to the contract This is a saving combo that includes 3 services so, it is compulsory to write the 2 services/tours (not for self-guided) and to print or show the mobile/paper voucher 2 times.  Services could be done in different days

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Combo 9: Charming gondola and Doge's Palace with guide book (skip the line)

Saving combo n.9: Venetian Waterways by gondola & San Marco Doge's Palace skip the line and guide book This is a combination of two still existing products: for all the details refer to the product page of: - Venetian Waterways and Grand Canal by Gondola - San Marco Doge's Palace skip the line and guide book Availability:  until December 2022 Departure time: Gondola ride 11:10 AM or  4:00 PM. Doge's Palace entrance depends on the opening hours (see the product page) Price: Until the 30th April 2021: € 64 € 55 -  Children from 3 to 5 years old €30 instead of €40 - Children under 2 free From 1st May 2021:  € 76 - € 65 - Children from 3 to 5 years old €30 instead of € 40 - Children under 2 free Commission: refer to the contract This is a saving combo that includes two services so, it is compulsory to write the 2 services/tours and to print or to show the mobile/paper voucher twice. Services could be done in different days. REF.CODE: QPCOMBO9

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Quintessential Venice "Super Saving Combo 11"

INSIDE VENICE (DOGE'S PALACE+ THE GOLDEN BASILICA SKIP THE LINE AND GUIDED TOUR) + VENETIAN WATERWAYS AND GRAND CANAL BY GONDOLA + SAINT MARK AND RIALTO SELF GUIDED TOUR + THE MAGIC ART OF GLASSBLOWING This is a combination of four still existing products: for all the details refer to the product page of: - Inside Venice - the Doge's Palace (skip the line) + the Golden Basilica (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old royal palace! - Venetian waterways and Grand Canal by gondola - The magic art of Glassblowing - Saint Mark and Rialto Self-guided tour   Availability: until 31st March 2022 Departure:  10:45 AM for Doge's Palace and Basilica tour -  Glassblowing at 2:30 PM - Gondola ride at 4:00 PM. Price: From 5th December 2020 until 30th April 2021: € 99 instead of 109 -  Young 6-14 y.o € 89 instead of 99  - Child 3-5 y.o: € 30 and free under 6 years old. From 1st May 2021 € 141 € 109 p.p.  - Young from 6 to 14 years old: €122  € 99 -  From 3 to 5 years €40 € 30 - Children under 2 free (self-guided tour not included for young or child) Commission: refer to the contract This is a saving combo that includes 4 services so, it is compulsory to write the 3 services/tours (not for self-guided tour) and to print or to show the mobile/paper voucher 3 times. Services could be done in different days. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: QPCOMBO11

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Combo guided tour: Grand Canal Gondola Ride (skip the line) + The Golden Basilica (skip the line)

You will enjoy a relaxing gondola ride on the Grand Canal (S. Maria della Salute area) and minor canals (Fenice area). As the city passes around you, your authentic gondola slices the canal water in a quiet rush. Glide along the Grand Canal and venture into small, peaceful waterways. After the gondola ride there is a guided tour in one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! On this tour, escorted by a local guide  prepared in accordance with the Curia of Venice, enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble stones of the floors,  while our guide will show you the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient Basilica. Admire The Pala d'oro, exquisite example of the byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendor of the religious art collected along the centuries. At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional glass craftsman demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key Details: Meeting point: Calle Larga dell'Ascension- In front of the post office (POSTE ITALIANE). Our assistant will wait for you with a signboard in which is written “GONDOLA TOUR”. The gondolier’s station is 2 minutes walking from the meeting point. Please be there 15 minutes before the departure. Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: from December 5th 2020 until 31st March 2022. The tour does not operate on 25th April – 15th August – 1st November – 8th and 25th December – 1st and 6th January and during unplanned religious celebrations. Departure and meeting: From December  5th 2020 till March 31st  2021 on Wednesday and Saturday  at 11:00 AM. From April 1st 2021 from Monday to Saturday at 11:00 AM. Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure. Inclusion: Shared guided tour  by qualified and experienced guide - "Skip the line” the Basilica and Pala D’oro guided tour, (until March 2021 will be included the Terrace instead of the Pala d'Oro) -Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Shared gondola ride 30 minutes without commentary –  - Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square - 1 hour inside the Basilica  - Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes (20 minutes more for the Glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square). It ends at 1:00 PM. Languages the visit is monolingual:  from 5th December 2020 until 31st March 2021:  French, German and Italian: Wednesday and Saturday.  English: only on Saturday. Spanish has been removed. From 1st April to 31st October 2021: English, Italian, Spanish, German and French: from Monday to Saturday From 1st November 2021  to 31st March 2022 : English: From Monday to Saturday - Spanish: Wednesday and Saturday -  German: Monday and Friday. - French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Gross price public rate: € 67 € 63 p.p. - € 33 from 3 to 5,99 years old and free under 2 years old if does not occupy an own seat. No minium partecipants required. Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide, bad weather or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, the tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities -  Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded) – Comfortable shoes suggested – Each gondola can host maximum 6 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending of guest’s weight - The gondola itinerary could change in case of wind or bad weather-  For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. How to reach the meeting point:   ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop. Proceed straight on to the end of “Calle Vallaresso”. At the end turn right until you arrive up to a colonnade. The entrance of Museo Correr is under the colonnade – In front of it you will find the assistant waiting for you with a signboard “Gondola Tour”.            ARRIVING ON FOOT Museo Correr is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower leaving the Basilica behind you proceed straight on to the colonnade with Museo Correr’s entrance. On the left side you will see "POSTE ITALIANE" (Post Office). The  assistant waiting for you with a signboard “Gondola Tour”. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY:  QPCOGOND

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DOGE'S PALACE GUIDED TOUR - GOLDEN BASILICA AND SAINT MARK'S SQUARE AND RIALTO

INSIDE VENICE (DOGE'S PALACE+ THE GOLDEN BASILICA SKIP THE LINE AND GUIDED TOUR) + SAINT MARK AND RIALTO SELF GUIDED TOUR  This is a combination of four still existing products: for all the details refer to the product page of: - Inside Venice - the Doge's Palace (skip the line) + the Golden Basilica (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old royal palace! - Saint Mark and Rialto Self-guided tour Availability: Until 31st March 2022 Price: From December 5th 2020 until 30th April 2021: € 70 instead of € 80 p.p.  - Young from 6 to 14 years old: € 60 instead of € 70 - Free under 6 years old. From 1st May 2021: € 80 instead of € 89 - Young from 6 to 14 years old: € 70 instead of € 79 - Free under 6 years old. No minimum participants required  (self-guided tour not included for young or child) Commission: refer to the contract This is a saving combo that includes 4 services so, it is compulsory to write the 2 services/tours on the voucher (not for self-guided tour).  Services could be done in different days. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: QPCOMBO11

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Absolute Venice guided tour - Walking tour of Venice + The Doge's Palace (skip the line) + The golden basilica (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old Royal Palace!

ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE Travel with an experienced guide through the Serenissima Republic. Admire the Piazza San Marco with the history of the main monuments in this area including the Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. 1 hour of guided walking tour 1 hour of  guided tour at Doge's Palace 1 hour of guided tour at the Golden Basilica 20 minutes for optional demonstration of glass blowing in St. Mark's Square Visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket Walking tour Walk trought Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo (the “Pantheon” of Venice), the Great school of Charity before viewing Marco Polo’s House and the Malibran Theatre. Return to San Marco through the main shopping area, Mercerie. Move to the front of the entry line and take a guided tour through Doge’s Palace (the Palazzo Ducale). Doge's Palace guided tour The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Doge and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. The Golden Basilica guided tour Follow a tour guide through St. Mark's Basilica, one of the most majestic cathedrals in the world. Learn about byzantine art and its religious background while taking a glimpse at the gold mosaics and marble floors. Glass Craftsman Demonstration At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the glass craftsman demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Special Ticket You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket. You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. Entrance ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square Museo Correr (Old Royal Palace) , Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana. KEY DETAILS Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: from 1st April 2021 until 31st March 2022. The tour does not operate on 25th April – 15th August – 1st November – 8th and 25th December – 1st - 6th January and during unplanned religious celebrations. Departure and meeting: From Monday to Saturday at 9:00 AM (not available on Sunday). Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure. Inclusion: shared guided walking tour by a qualified and experienced guide and  “Skip the line” Doge’s Palace, the Basilica and Pala D’Oro guided tour – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square - Entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself the palace around St. Mark’s Square (Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) - Duration: 3 hours and 30. It ends at 1:00 PM. (20 minutes more for the glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square). Languages: the visit is monolingual from 1st April to 31st October 2021 : English, Italian, Spanish, German and French from Monday to Saturday From 1st November 2021 to 31st March 2022 : English and French From Monday to Saturday - Spanish: Wednesday and Saturday -  German: Monday and Friday. Gross price public rate::€ 107 € 99 p.p. - Young from 6 to 14 years old: € 89 - Free under 6 years old -  No minimum participants required. Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm TRAVEL TIPS Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded). For the visit of the Basilica proper clothing is required (no shorts or tank tops). Comfortable shoes suggested. During some days of high turnout or for reasons of force majeure (for example high tide or security problems) the waiting time to access to St.Mark's Basilica might be longer than expected: in this case, please line up and respect the instructions provided by the guide. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower.   REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTABSOLUTE

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AFTERNOON GUIDED TOUR - Doge's Palace (skip the line) + Discover Venice walking tour and entrance ticket to old Royal Palace!

  The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In its splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed!  You will enjoy a panoramic walking tour with  a qualified and experienced guide of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, through a labyrinth of little canals, and sites of historic and artistic interest, passing by some special places: Teatro la Fenice (“The Phoenix”), one of the most famous opera houses in Europe, the site of many famous operatic premieres; Scala del Bovolo, a unique spiral staircase with a plethora of arches; Rialto Bridge and its typical shops, one of the architectural icons of Venice.  You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket. You will discover the way of life of the Venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. Entrance ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square: Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana. KEY DETAILS Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation:  From April 1st to October 31st 2021. Departure and meeting: every day at 2:15 PM. Please at the meeting points 15 minutes before the departure. Inclusion:  Skip the line Doge’s Palace guided tour and city highlights walking guided tour by a qualified and experienced local  guide.  Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people. Entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) Duration: 2  hours  and 30 minutes – ends 05: 00 PM Languages: English only  Gross price public rate:: € 79  € 75 - Young from 6 to 14 years old: € 66 p.p. - Free under 6 years old - No minimum participants required. Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm TRAVEL TIPS Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace: FREE DEPOSIT INSIDE. Comfortable shoes suggested HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTAFINVE1

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Afternoon guided tour - Doge's Palace (skip the line) + discover Venice walking tour and gondola ride (skip the line) plus entrance ticket to old royal Palace!

The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In its splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed!    After the visit of Doges Palace you will visit the unusual and fascinating corners of Venice off the beaten track and where time seems to have stood still centuries ago. You will enjoy a panoramic walking tour with the local guide of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, through a labyrinth of little canals, and sites of historic and artistic interest, passing by some special places: Teatro la Fenice (“The Phoenix”), one of the most famous opera house in Europe; Scala del Bovolo, an unique spiral staircase with a plethora of arches; Rialto Bridge and its typical shops, one of the architectural icons of Venice. At the end of the walking tour you will enjoy a relaxing gondola ride  on the Grand Canal (S. Maria della Salute area) and minor canals (Fenice area). Entrance ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). Key details: Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: From 1st April to 31st October 2021 Departure and meeting: every day at 2:15 PM. Please at the meeting points 15 minutes before the departure. Inclusion:  Skip the line Doge’s Palace guided tour and city highlights walking guided tour by a qualified and experienced local  guide. Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people. -Gondola ride without commentary 30 minutes - Entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) Duration: 3 hours  – ends 05:45 pm Languages: English only. Gross price public rate:€ 111 € 106 p.p. - Young from 6 to 14 years old: € 98 - From 2 to 5.99 years Euro 33,00 - Free under 2 years only if they do not occupy own seat - No minimum participants required. Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or bad weather (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. – For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace – Each gondola can guest maximum 6 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending of guests weight - For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice” HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTAFINVE2

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BYZANTINE VENICE GUIDED TOUR - WALKING TOUR OF VENICE + THE GOLDEN BASILICA (SKIP THE LINE)!

An essential tour for the understanding of Venice!! Have a walk outdoors through the most historical and important places of Venice. A qualified and experienced local  guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic focusing on the byzantine story! Route: Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. Santa Maria Formosa - History and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre - Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. After a bit of leisure you visit one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! On this tour, escorted by a guide prepared in accordance with the Curia of Venice, enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to savour beautiful 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. Admire The Pala d'oro, exquisite example of the byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones. At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key details Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: from 1st April 2021 until 31st March 2022. The tour does not operate on 25th April –15th August – 1st November – 8th and 25th December – 1st - 6th January and during unplanned religious celebrations. Departure and meeting: From Monday to Saturday at 9:00 AM. Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure. Inclusion: shared guided walking tour  by a qualified and experienced guide – “Skip the line” the Basilica and Pala D’Oro guided tour – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square.  - 1 hour inside the Basilica  - Duration: 2 hours and 30 (20 minutes more for the Glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square). It ends at 1:00 PM. Languages: the visit is monolingual: From 1st April to 31st October 2021: English, Italian, Spanish, German and French: from Monday to Saturday Gross price public rate: € 59  € 56 and free under 6 years old. No minimum participants required Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Between the walking tour and the Basilica tour there is a gap of 1 hour. Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of special religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded). During some days of high turnout or for reason of force majeure (for example high tide or security problems) the waiting time to access St.Mark's Balisica might be longer than expected: in this case, please line up and respect the instructions provided by the guide. Comfortable shoes suggested. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTBYZANTIN

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Combo Byzantine Venice guided tour with Gondola ride. Walking tour of Venice + Gondola ride (skip the line) + The golden Basilica (skip the line)!

Have a walk outdoors through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. An essential tour for the understanding of Venice!! Route: Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. Santa Maria Formosa - History and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre - Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. At the end of the walking tour you will enjoy a relaxing gondola ride  on the Grand Canal (S. Maria della Salute area) and minor canals (Fenice area). After the gondola ride you will visit one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! On this tour, escorted by a local guide  prepared in accordance with the Curia of Venice, enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to admire  beautiful 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. Admire The Pala d'oro, exquisite example of the byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones. At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional glass craftsman demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key Details: Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: from 1st April 2021 until 31st March 2022. The tour does not operate on 25th April – 15th August – 1st November – 8th and 25th December – 1st - 6th January and during unplanned religious celebrations. Departure and meeting: From Monday to Saturday at 9:00 AM. Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure. Inclusion: 30 minutes of shared gondola ride without commentary  - Shared guided walking tour with  a qualified and experienced guide – “Skip the line”  Basilica and Pala D’Oro guided tour – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square - 1 hour inside the Basilica. Duration: 3 hours (20 minutes more for the Glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square). It ends at 1:00 PM. Languages: the visit is monolingual: From 1st April to 31st October: English, Italian, Spanish, German and French from Monday to Saturday Gross price public rate:  € 91 85 - per person - € 33 from 3 to 5,99 years old -Free under 2 years old if does not occupy an own seat- No minimum participants required. Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide, bad weather or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities - For the visit of the Basilica proper clothing is required (no shorts or tank tops) – Comfortable shoes suggested  – For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice” HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY:  QPCOBYZANT

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