Discover the Icons of Venice with a Private Tour of the City and its Magical Attractions
“And off in the far distance, the gold on the wings of the angel atop the bell tower of San Marco flashed in the sun, bathing the entire city in its glistening benediction.”
– Donna Leon
Availability: Every day, except Sundays
Duration: 7-8 hours
Departure from: Ravenna or Venice
Type: Private, luxury
Prices (from Venice): $589 per person (for groups of two/three) or $457 per person (for groups of four)
Prices (from Ravenna): $643 per person (for groups of two/three) or $511 per person (for groups of four)
Best for: Absolute Venice – this private tour features the main city attractions, including Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica
Immerse yourself in the magic of Venice with this encapsulating tour of the charming city sights, including Doge’s Palace and the one and only St Mark’s Basilica.
There is no denying that the floating city of Venice is the most magical place in Italy, but it also features a bounty of architectural treasures, art and fascinating city attractions that are simply waiting to be discovered. This private walking tour bewitches you with the dreamy Venetian atmosphere and takes you to all the main sights, including Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica.
This VIP walking tour is composed of three parts to give you an absolute understanding of Venice’s most important places. It begins with the Most Serene Republic, when your fully-qualified tour guide will bring to life the thousand-year history of Venice through evoking stories and anecdotes as you wander passed historic and charming attractions. The tour then continues with a visit to Doge’s Palace and the Halls of Power, where your private guide will captivate you with tales of medieval Europe and where you can see rare masterpieces among the stuccoed halls. The finale to the tour includes a true icon of Venice and a masterpiece of Byzantine art: the majestic yet magical St Mark’s Basilica! Here you will be treated to a full tour of the cathedral, where you can discover its beautiful gold mosaics and marble flooring, and imagine the glory of days gone by. This exclusive and private tour truly is a wonderful way to make beautiful memories of your time in magical Venice!
Included in this tour:
- All transportation during the day tour (pick up is from the port and you will be returned to the port after the day tour)
- Private tour guide
- Visit inside Doge’s Palace, with a guided tour
- Tour of St Mark’s Basilica with a guide appointed by the Curia di Venezia
- Lunch in a Venetian restaurant
Please note that the order of the itinerary may be changed to allow you to make the most of your time in Venice.
How to book
You can book and pay for this tour safely and securely online using the box at the top of the page. Alternatively, to find out more about this Venice tour, please contact a member of our dedicated team on 347-594-5500 or click here to send an online inquiry.