Original Venice Walking Tour with Skip-the-line Entrance to St Mark’s Basilica
Venice's most popular walking tour...
This action-packed tour takes in St Mark's Square, St Mark's Basilica (including a visit to the Pala D'Oro), Bridge of Sighs, Doge's Palace (exterior), Bell and Clock tower, Castello district and more! With no more than 20 people on the walk and a top-notch guide, there's no better way of exploring Venice.
Our guide to Best of Venice Walking Tour with Skip-the-line Entrance to St Mark’s Basilica
Tracing the history of Venice from its origins to modern times, this popular tour features the city's famous landmarks combined with skip the line tickets for St. Marks Basilica and a delightful stroll through the enchanting Hidden Venice.
Limited to a maximum of 20 participants and equipped with complimentary head-phones so that you can follow every word of your expert English-speaking guide, the itinerary begins with a stroll around St. Mark's Square taking in major monuments such as Doge's Palace, Bridge of Sighs and the Bell and Clock Towers.
Next, the group will bypass the queues at St. Mark's Basilica courtesy of skip the line tickets and enjoy an in-depth tour of St. Mark's Basilica which includes a visit to the Pala D'Oro.
In the second part of the tour, leave the hordes of tourists behind in St. Mark's Square to explore a very different Venice often known as 'Hidden Venice'.
With your expert guide narrating as you go, enjoy exploring another world of narrow alleyways and meandering canals, punctuated by delicate bridges, hidden architectural gems and fascinating tales about the Venetians who created this incredible city from absolutely nothing!
GONDOLA RIDE UPGRADE
Why not combine your Walking Tour with a relaxing Gondola Ride along the Grand Canal and by choosing our Gondola Ride & Original Venice Walking Tour ticket option. The route will take you to parts of the city that can only be experienced from the water.