Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark's Basilica

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Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark's Basilica information and booking

2 hours
Departs from
Tour departs near St. Marco Square.
Returns to
Concludes at Rialto Bridge
Time of departure
March 10 - November 16, 2014Daily (except Sunday) at 11:10amSunday at 2:00pmNovember 17, 2014 - March 08, 2015Tuesday, Friday, Saturday at 10amMarch 09, 2015 to March 31, 2015
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Tour description provided by Viator

This 2-hour walking tour is an absolute must if you're a first-time visitor to Venice! You'll visit St Mark's Basilica in St Mark's Square alongside other famous highlights, and discover the 'real Venice' as you enter a labyrinth of narrow passageways and alleys. Plus, you'll skip the long lines at St Mark's Basilica; don't waste time waiting in lines on vacation!

Your comprehensive two-hour walking tour highlights all the important monuments, from St Mark's Square to Rialto Bridge. You'll learn the history behind the famous landmarks, plus visit the the famous St Mark's Basilica without having to stand in long queues.

Then, you'll discover the 'real Venice', a magical city of meandering canals crossed by delicate bridges. Through the sights and informative commentary provided by your guide, you'll learn how illustrious Venetians such as Marco Polo made Venice such a vibrant and influential power. You'll see Marco Polo's House and hear tales of this legendary globe-trotting Venetian.

You'll also discover the Venice of today, and hear what it is like to live in the most beautiful city in the world. The tour conveniently concludes at Rialto Bridge.

Skip the Line! Book your Venice walking tour ahead of time to take advantage of jumping the queue at St Marks Basilica. Don't waste time waiting in lines on vacation! Please note: Occasionally the basilica will be closed to the public (without notice) because of religious festivities or high water.

What's included

  • Walking tour (maximum 25 people)
  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink, unless specified