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What To Expect
With skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica, learn about the history that lies behind the walls that hold the secrets on how the city built on swamps became one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world.
From the square, enter a labyrinth of narrow passageways and alleys to discover the "real Venice." See the magical city of meandering canals punctuated by delicate bridges. Visit the Campo Santa Maria Formosa and join the discussion on Venetian architecture as you admire the Gothic palaces lining the square.
The tour continues to the Cannaregio district, location of the church of San Giovanni de Paolo where many important Venetians were laid to rest. You will also visit Marco Polo's house and hear all about tales of this globe-trotting Venetian.
Discover how the past meets the present through its architecture, delightful tales and the way of life in Venice today.
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Basilica
Campo Santa Maria Formosa
Skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Shoulders and knees must be covered in order to enter St. Mark's Basilica. Large bags are not allowed. Storage areas are also not available.
The tour operates rain or shine.
Children below 6 years old are free of charge.
Some museums and attractions may be closed due to unforeseen reasons such as special ceremonies, strikes, and events out of the operator's control. On these few occasions, the tour will visit other sites. Attraction tickets are non-refundable.
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3 hours and 30 minutes
2 hours and 30 minutes