St. Mark's Basilica Fast Track Tickets with Venice Walk & Gondola Ride

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Take this combination of the best of Venice highlights with skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica and a gondola experience along the Grand Canal!

Highlights
  • Skip the crowd with priority entrance to St Mark's Basilica
  • Discover the hidden Venice and learn how it became such an important republic
  • Realize the magic of Venice aboard the gondola
  • Perfect for anyone, singles, couples or families with children

Description

During the first part of your tour, enjoy a guided tour including the highlights of the city and areas of the so-called "Hidden Venice." You will be visiting St. Mark's Square, St. Mark's Basilica (interior), the Doges' Palace (exterior)

Get an in-depth discussion about the political and religious center of Venice to understand why for many a centuries she was called "La Serenissima," the most serene of all Republics. Your guide will then take you through the backstreets to discover other gems of the city before concluding your tour by the Rialto Bridge.

You will then meet again with your guide for the second part of the tour, featuring a ride on a traditional Venetian gondola. During the journey, you will mostly travel through small canals where you will quickly realize the magic of Venice, as you admire the Venetian palaces and charming bridges that line these enticing waterways.

SCHEDULE

Original Venice Walk

Apr 01 to May 07 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00

May 08 to Jul 16 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10, 13:45 / Sun at 14:00

Jul 17 to Sep 03 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00

Sep 04 to Oct 15 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10, 13:45 / Sun at 14:00

Oct 16 to Oct 22 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00

Oct 23 to Oct 31 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10

Gondola Ride

Apr 01 to Oct 22 2017: Mon to Sat at 15:00 / Sun at 13:00

Oct 23 to Oct 31 2017: Mon to Sat at 13:45

Includes

  • Skip the line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica

  • Headset

  • 30-minute gondola ride

  • English-speaking guide
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St. Mark's Basilica Fast Track Tickets with Venice Walk & Gondola Ride

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Inclusions: Skip the line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica / Headset / 30-minute gondola ride / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

Starting time: 10:00 - 13:00 (Show more)
  • 09:45

    Check-in at Royal Gardens and meet your guide

  • 10:00

    Skip the Line at St. Mark's Basilica

    Avoid the queues at St. Mark's Basilica with your skip the line ticket! Admire the interiors of the Golden Basilica and learn about it's history. Afterwards, stroll around the square with your guide and admire the Doge's Palace, the Clock Tower and the famous Bridge of Sighs.

  • Discover the Hidden Venice

    Venice is an open-air museum in itself! Stroll along the canals, winding narrow passageways, lovely bridges and see some of the most important monuments of the city you would otherwise miss on your own.

  • Venetian Architecture and the Mercantile Empire

    See Campo Santa Maria Formosa and the Cannaregio district on a walk through the back streets of Venice. Admire the Pantheon and learn about illustrious Venetian characters like Marco Polo as well as its common citizens.

  • 12:00

    Guided Tour Ends

    Discover what it's like to live in Venice today! Your guide will bring you the past and present of the city as your walking tour comes to end near Rialto Bridge!

  • Free Time Until the Gondola Ride

    After the guided tour, it's time for the gondola ride! You may take the gondola ride on the same day or other dates if you prefer. Gondola ride departs from the same meeting point as your guided walking tour.

  • Gondola Ride (30 minutes)

    Glide through the enchanting back canals of San Marco on an authentic gondola. See the beautiful Baroque Salute Church, admire La Fenice Opera House, the Guggenheim Museum & Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo Dario, San Moise Church, Mozart's House and many magnificent Venetian Palaces.

  • End

    Tour ends near St Mark's Square

  • 10:55

    Check-in at Royal Gardens and meet your guide

  • 11:10

    Skip the Line at St. Mark's Basilica

    Avoid the queues at St. Mark's Basilica with your skip the line ticket! Admire the interiors of the Golden Basilica and learn about it's history. Afterwards, stroll around the square with your guide and admire the Doge's Palace, the Clock Tower and the famous Bridge of Sighs.

  • Discover the Hidden Venice

    Venice is an open-air museum in itself! Stroll along the canals, winding narrow passageways, lovely bridges and see some of the most important monuments of the city you would otherwise miss on your own.

  • Venetian Architecture and the Mercantile Empire

    See Campo Santa Maria Formosa and the Cannaregio district on a walk through the back streets of Venice. Admire the Pantheon and learn about illustrious Venetian characters like Marco Polo as well as its common citizens.

  • 13:10

    Guided Tour Ends

    Discover what it's like to live in Venice today! Your guide will bring you the past and present of the city as your walking tour comes to end near Rialto Bridge!

  • Free Time Until the Gondola Ride

    After the guided tour, it's time for the gondola ride! You may take the gondola ride on the same day or other dates if you prefer. Gondola ride departs from the same meeting point as your guided walking tour.

  • Gondola Ride (30 minutes)

    Glide through the enchanting back canals of San Marco on an authentic gondola. See the beautiful Baroque Salute Church, admire La Fenice Opera House, the Guggenheim Museum & Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo Dario, San Moise Church, Mozart's House and many magnificent Venetian Palaces.

  • End

    Tour ends near St Mark's Square

  • 12:45

    Check-in at Royal Gardens and meet your guide

  • 13:00

    Skip the Line at St. Mark's Basilica

    Avoid the queues at St. Mark's Basilica with your skip the line ticket! Admire the interiors of the Golden Basilica and learn about it's history. Afterwards, stroll around the square with your guide and admire the Doge's Palace, the Clock Tower and the famous Bridge of Sighs.

  • Discover the Hidden Venice

    Venice is an open-air museum in itself! Stroll along the canals, winding narrow passageways, lovely bridges and see some of the most important monuments of the city you would otherwise miss on your own.

  • Venetian Architecture and the Mercantile Empire

    See Campo Santa Maria Formosa and the Cannaregio district on a walk through the back streets of Venice. Admire the Pantheon and learn about illustrious Venetian characters like Marco Polo as well as its common citizens.

  • 15:00

    Guided Tour Ends

    Discover what it's like to live in Venice today! Your guide will bring you the past and present of the city as your walking tour comes to end near Rialto Bridge!

  • Free Time Until the Gondola Ride

    After the guided tour, it's time for the gondola ride! You may take the gondola ride on the same day or other dates if you prefer. Gondola ride departs from the same meeting point as your guided walking tour.

  • Gondola Ride (30 minutes)

    Glide through the enchanting back canals of San Marco on an authentic gondola. See the beautiful Baroque Salute Church, admire La Fenice Opera House, the Guggenheim Museum & Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo Dario, San Moise Church, Mozart's House and many magnificent Venetian Palaces.

  • End

    Tour ends near St Mark's Square

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 09:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) Near St Mark's Square (San Marco, Venice, Italy)

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 09:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Near St Mark's Square (San Marco, Venice, Italy)

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 10:55:00

  • (For Check-Out) Near St Mark's Square (San Marco, Venice, Italy)

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 10:55:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Near St Mark's Square (San Marco, Venice, Italy)

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 12:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) Near St Mark's Square (San Marco, Venice, Italy)

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 12:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Near St Mark's Square (San Marco, Venice, Italy)

Price & Options

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • The tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility.

  • Children 4 years old and below are free of charge for the walking tour only. Additional fee for gondola ride (child booster seat) is required.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • Strict dress code is implemented upon entering St. Mark's Basilica, shoulders and knees must be covered. Guests wearing inappropriate clothing may not be permitted to enter the site.

  • Large bags are not allowed inside the Basilica. Storage areas are also not available.

  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Additional Note(s)
  • Walking tour and gondola ride may be taken on the same day or different days. Please indicate your preferred dates per activity upon booking.

  • St. Mark’s basilica may be closed due to high water or religious ceremonies. In case of high water, the skip-the-line access may not be accepted as all guests have only 1 door open to get in the church.

  • Gondola ride is limited to a maximum of 6 passengers per gondola only.

  • Gondola ride operating times: 15:00 2017/04/01 - 2017/10/22 (Mon - Sat) 13:00 2017/04/01 - 2017/10/22 (Sun) 2018/03/12 - 2018/03/31 (Sun) 15:30 2018/03/12 - 2018/03/31 (Mon - Sat) 13:45 2017/10/23 - 2017/11/12 (Mon - Sat) 2017/11/14 - 2017/12/20 (Tue, Fri, Sat) 2017/12/21 - 2018/01/05 (Mon - Sat) 2018/01/08 - 2018/02/07 (Tue, Sat) 2018/02/08 - 2018/02/13 (Mon - Sat) 2018/02/14 - 2018/03/11 (Tue, Fri, Sat)

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 7 business days (16:00:00 local time) to 3 business days (16:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 16:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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