Private Venice Highlights Mini Tour, with St Mark's Basilica and Hidden Venice

Private Venice Highlights Mini Tour, with St Mark's Basilica and Hidden Venice

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Join our Private Guided Venice Short Tour for a Complete Experience. The ultimate introduction to this magnificent city: experience Venice's iconic highlights, featuring St. Mark's Square, St. Mark's Basilica, the exterior of Doge's Palace, and the enchanting secrets of hidden Venice

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2 hours

Private Venice Highlights Mini Tour, with St Mark's Basilica and Hidden Venice

From: 60.00

Duration: 2 hours

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Included in the Private Highlights Venice Mini Tour
  • Reservations and skip-the-line ticket for St. Mark’s Basilica
  • Expert Private English-speaking Venice Tour guide. Our Private Tours can be also arranged in other languages.
Tour Overview Tour Overview

Unveiling Venice's Iconic Landmarks in this Private Venice Mini Tour
This private Venice short walking tour is perfect for first-time visitors seeking an ideal city sightseeing experience. In only 2 hours you’ll uncover the secrets of St. Mark's Square as you delve into the history behind its renowned landmarks, including St. Mark's Basilica with its Byzantine heritage, and the exterior of Doge's Palace. Benefit from skip-the-line tickets as you explore the interior of the Basilica accompanied by our expert guide.

Venice Short Tour: Exploring the Heart of Venice
Escape the bustling square and immerse yourself in the real Venice on a captivating sightseeing short tour. Navigate through narrow passageways and alleys to discover a city characterized by meandering canals and delicate bridges. Explore Campo Santa Maria Formosa, adorned with remarkable Gothic Palaces, and learn about the influential trade schools of Venice at the Scuola di San Marco, which laid the groundwork for the city's mercantile empire.

Unraveling Venice's History and Legends in the Private Venice Mini Tour
Through captivating sights and historical remarks by our expert guide, unravel the stories of illustrious Venetians like Marco Polo, alongside tales of ordinary citizens who contributed to the city's vibrancy. Visit the exterior Marco Polo's House and delve into the adventures of this legendary Venetian explorer. Admire the architectural splendor of the Church of San Giovanni & Paolo, often referred to as "the Pantheon of Venice," and witness the beauty of Venice's ancient wells and merchant warehouses.

Rediscovering Venice's Hidden Gems in the Private Venice Short Walking Tour
Embrace the charm of Hidden Venice as you emerge from its labyrinth to behold the iconic Rialto Bridge. Experience the modern-day essence of Venice and gain insights into what it's like to inhabit the world's most unique city, albeit one that may not always be the most practical. Conclude your journey with our Private Highlights of Venice Walking Tours at the majestic Rialto Bridge, completing an unforgettable exploration of Venice's treasures.

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  • Gratuities or any additional fees for extended tour options

Maps and Flags Meeting Point

Where Will Your Venice Short Tour Start
Your Private Original Venice Walking Tour can start from your hotel (if centrally located) or St. Mark's Square

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Venice Highlights Short Tour Information and Accessibility
At times St Mark’s Basilica is closed due to high water or religious ceremonies. During high water the tour will take place, but it might happen we have to partly adapt the tour to the weather conditions. On those occasions when St Mark’s Basilica is open with high water, skip the line tickets will not be accepted as all visitors have only 1 door open to get in the church.

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Based on 3 Reviews

Jan 13 2020

Amazing service and educational even on a national holiday!

Jul 18 2019

Knowledgeable and engaging, Christine brought Palladio's churches of San Giorgio Maggiore and Santissimo Redentore to life, highlighting Venitian life and architectural history. Kudos and Thank You SC

Mrs Marcela Chavez
Apr 18 2018

Great tour with Francesco, fun , smart and with a lot of knowledge of Venice!! The group of us really enjoied this private tour!! Thank you Francesco, we had excellent time with you walking in the secret corners with a lot of history you showed to us!! Marcela