Venice: City Tour & Skip the Line for St. Mark's Basilica

79 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Walking tours Art Sightseeing Tours Art & Museums Cruises & boat tours Architecture tours History & heritage UNESCO Sites Brooklyn Walking Tours

Explore the incomparable architecture of Venice on a walking tour of its main sights and its hidden corners. Access the Basilica on your own with the Skip the Line ticket.

Highlights

  • Explore the incomparable art and architecture of Venice
  • Walk in the footsteps of Marco Polo and discover where the explorer lived
  • Admire the church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo, known as the 'Pantheon of Venice”
  • See the Scuole Grandi charitable schools of Venice
  • Skip the Line at the entrance of St. Mark's Basilica

Description

Explore the incomparable architecture of Venice on a 90-minute walking tour of its major highlights, and discover a few hidden gems along the way. Departing from the spectacular St. Mark’s Square, dominated by the Basilica of San Marco, head off after a brief introduction to admire some of the most beautiful architecture in Venice. An experienced guide will escort you through the streets recalling the millennia of the Serenissima Republic as you walk from Piazza San Marco to Santa Maria Formosa and the church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo, referred to as the 'Pantheon of Venice.” Pass the charitable Scuole Grandi (Great Schools of Venice) and hear about the heroic deeds of the famed Captains of Fortune. Discover where Marco Polo lived and worked in Venice, and admire the Teatro Malibran, one of the city’s most historic opera houses, where ancient and modern history meet at a wonderful corner of Venice Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, providing a vital connection between the Rialto and San Marco, and now the main shopping street in Venice, which you are free to explore at the end of your tour. Access Saint Mark's Basilica with our Skip the Line ticket.

Includes

Expert Guide for a 90 minutes walking tour Skip the Line Ticket for St. Marks Basilica

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Gallery

My Guide Book Now! Venice: City Tour & Skip the Line for St. Mark's Basilica

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Venice.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Recommended Experiences in Venice

500+ trusted car hire partners globally

Create & Share your own Guide to Venice with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Venice is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Venice

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Venice