Express Tour Of Venice Highlights

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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Our Express Tour of Venice Highlights allow you to visit the main highlights of the city in just 2 hours with a private licensed guide. Enjoy a tour with a local guide that knows Venice as the back of the hands. Your itinerary includes: St Mark's Basilica, Doge Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. If you have limited time in Venice this is the perfect tour for you.
Your tour starts in St Mark's Square, where you will meet your guide for your private tour of 2 hours. During your walking tour you will visit the main highlights of the city. Your tour topics are the religious and political sites of Venice. St Mark's Basilica is your first stop. It is the Cathedral of the city and hosts artworks and mosaics. Looking at the exterior, for sure you recognize the bell of the Basilica that is world known. But what an amazing feel to look at the Basilica in its hugeness! It is called also the Golden Church due to its mosaics and statues that are symbol of the Venetian wealth. From the religious center, you will move to the political one that is really close. In fact, the Basilica of St Mark's was the chapel of the Doge. Your next stop is the Doge Palace. As you know, the Doges ruled Venice for many centuries, and it was their palace. Here you will look at the architecture of the houses at that timing, the hall of the council: discover how the life was for the Doges in Venice! Your guide will recount you everything about their lives, uses and customs. No tour of Venice is complete if you don't see the Bridge of Sighs: it is the last part of your tour! Your private guide will bring you there and you will discover the secrets of this place.At the end of the tour our private guide will accompany you to join a glass blowing demonstration in a Venetian Murano glass shop.  

What’s included

  • Private Guide for 2 hours
  • Skip the line tickets (St Mark's Basilica, Doge Palace)
  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off