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Byzantine Venice Walking tour with Skip the Line Saint Mark's Basilica

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US$ 60.53
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You'll start at
Torre dell'Orologio
Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, ItalyMeet us 15 min before in front of the clock tower (the blue one with the bell on top) next to the YEX change office in St. Mark's Square, Venice. Please look for the white "TURIVE TOUR" sign. Children are free until 5 years, from 6 they pay the full ticket (document required).
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  • 1
    Piazza San Marco
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Campo Santa Maria Formosa
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Casa di Marco Polo
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Basilica di San Marco
    Stop: 50 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Torre dell'Orologio, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Guided walking tour covering the areas of Saint Mark's Square and Castello;
    • Guided tour of Saint Mark's Basilica;
    • Personal audio system and headset for tour commentary;
    • Live tour commentary provided in English, French, Spanish, German or Italian.
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Food and drink,
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off,
    • Optional gratuities,
    • Admission to the upper floor of the Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo
    • Entry/Admission - Casa di Marco Polo
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to booked tour start time;
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible;
    • Shoulders and knees must be covered inside the Basilica;
    • Backpacks are not allowed inside the Basilica;
    • This tour operates rain or shine;
    • From the 1st of November to the 31st of March there is no skip-the-line entrance to the Basilica;
    • Tour maybe affected in the case of high tides;
    • There is one hour and half stop between the walking tour and the golden Basilica
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • English
    our guide was knowledgeable, and handled an unexpected situation well. We were to go up to a certain area with access, but the person granting the access was absent. Our guide was able to adjust, we waited in line, and she continued her commentary and answered questions. She was
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    Response from VEincoming, Front Office Manager at Byzantine Venice Walking tour with Skip the Line Saint Mark's Basilica
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear guest , we thank you for your feedback and we are happy that you had a good time in venice best regards
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    About the operator
    By: Venice Events
    434 reviews
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    Glenn C
    Don't bother....have an individual ride instead
    I understood the singer wouldn't necessarily be in the boat and it would be a collection of boats. What I hadn't
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    San Marco visit
    our guide was knowledgeable, and handled an unexpected situation well. We were to go up to a certain area with
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    Super fun!
    The best surprise that I received from my friends in Venice A really nice experience to live the gondola ride in a
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    wine and cicchetti
    Anna was great! Wonderful tour. Great food and cool places really enjoyed. It was super Glad we included this on
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    North Truro, Massachusetts
    San Marco Basilica at nite
    Seeing the Basilica at nite is special. The mosaics stand out even more in the night lighting. And having all
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    Shkoder, Albania
    Very beautiful city and.nice atmosphere unfortunately under water but we hope to be safe this miracle of the small
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    Los Ángeles, California
    Good customer service, it was a beautiful gondola ride the only thing that was a bit disappointed it was not 30
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    St Mark’s Basilica,Doge’s Palace and Gondola ride
    Tour itself a bit disjointed as it was a Sunday and our tour started at 10.00am. Had Gondola ride 1st then a walk
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    Vanessa M
    great tour
    The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history and answered all questions that were asked. Will
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    Mary R
    West Chester, PA
    Beautiful Tour
    We visited St. Mark’s on a Friday evening-small group of 20 people. Beautiful cathedral and interesting talk on
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    mary h
    Vancouver, Canada
    Good value
    This tour is a very good way to see some of the sites. We had lovey weather and the space in the boat was
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    George A
    johnstown pa
    Very knowledgeable Tour Guide
    Great tour guide. Extremely knowledgeable, and polite! The sights were amazing!! Highly recommended.
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    Great afternoon!
    A lovely experience and our guide was great! We have not been on many walking tours before we came to Italy
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    Julie G
    Julie guirey
    Well worth the money .had a wonderful day . Skipped the ques were luck only 4 of us on the gondala .and enjoyed
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    Something you have to do once
    Let’s be honest. The private gondola rides rob you at 80€ per head for 30mins...but it’s something you have to do
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    • Duration: 2h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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