Venice at a glance private guided tour features all the famous sights of Venice.
Your qualified guide will introduce the city of Venice and outline the the most important aspects of its History and Art. You will discover how a swamp was transformed into a beautiful city and how Venice became the trading crossway between Europe and the Middle East.
Your guide will explain about the Doge’s Palace, the Prison, the famous Bridge of Sighs as well as the Clock Tower and all the important buildings surrounding the Square of Saint Mark. You will visit the magnificent Basilica of Saint Mark, known as the Golden Basilica, with its 89,000 square feet of mosaics and the extraordinary Pala d’Oro (Golden Screen). You will skip the line to access the Basilica so you won’t waste time.
After the visit to the Church, Venice at a glance continue with a walk through the narrow alleys of Venice to reach the Rialto Bridge, before strolling around the colorful typical Rialto Market, and admire the Grand Canal flanked with beautiful palaces, once the homes of the rich merchants of Venice.
Your guide will give you all suggestions to enjoy a typical delicious Venetian lunch, and before saying goodbye will offer you a glass of wine at one of the local taverns in the area.
DURATION: 1h30 mins
THE PRICE OF VENICE AT A GLANCE TOUR INCLUDES:
- the service of a certified tour guide
- skip-the-line admission to the Basilica of St Mark
- admission to the Pala d’Oro (Golden Screen)
- a glass of wine (or other drinks)