Venice: Highlights Tour

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EUR 95
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  • 96
  • No smoking area

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Spend 3 hours in Venice led by a scholarly guide to see the city’s major highlights, Basilica of St. Mark and the Doge’s Palace with pre-reserved tickets.


Meet your expert guide at St. Mark’s Square and start delving into the city and its origins. See the most renowned public space in the city and find out its historical, social, and political importance. Learn about the Clock Tower and the Marble Lions. Continue your way to the Basilica of St.Mark and enter the cathedral. Savor its amazing sheer size and the fascinating golden mosaics. Learn about its opulent design, and its status as a symbol of Venetian wealth and power. Bask in all the exotic elements of Venetian Renaissance Art. Listen to the story of the life-size horses of St Mark’s Basilica, and have all your questions answered. Follow your guide through Doge’s Palace at a relaxed pace. Acquaint yourself with the supreme authority and wealth of the ruling Venetian Doges in the palace’s Gothic architecture. Learn about the 14th-century sculptors that worked on the palace. Enjoy stunning views across the Lagoon as you explore this world-famous landmark. Continue to the Old Prison that was part of the Doge’s Palace, learn why the New Prisons were built, and understand the significance of the Bridge of Sighs, another highlight of Venice.