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Ancient Stroll Tour of Venice and Byzantine Wonders

Board a gondola for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals followed by a guided visit to St. Mark’s basilica, one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! Enjoy the visit of this masterpiece of Byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy. Have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire the Pala d'Oro, exquisite example of the Byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendour of the religious art collected along the centuries.

At the end, an optional visit to a Glass Furnace for a touch of the Venetian greatest art.

  • Meet our guide in Calle Larga dell'Ascensione
  • Gondola tour
  • Visit to St. Mark's Basilica

What's included

  • Gondola tour
  • Licensed guide
  • Skip the line ticket for St. Mark's Basilica and audio receiver devices

What's not included

  • Gratuities

Important information

  • Meet our representative 15 minutes prior to departure at the indicated meeting point
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • The gondola tour does not include language services
  • Proper clothing (no shorts or tank tops) is required while visiting the Basilica
  • For security reasons backpacks are not allowed
  • The tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions
  • Languages during the winter season (01/11/2017-31/03/2018): English daily; German on Monday and Friday; French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Spanish on Wednesday and Saturday. 
  • Languages during the summer season (01/04/2018-31/10/2018): English, German, French and Spanish daily.

Meeting point

Calle Larga dell’Ascensione (In front of the Post office in St. Mark’s square)

From EUR 52 per person

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2 hours

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Cancellation policy

Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 48 hours prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 48 hours before offer start date.

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Offer ID: 2163

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