The Treasure of Venice

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An amazing guided tour in one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world!  Thanks to the special collaboration with the Curia of Venice you will enjoy privileged access avoiding the queues! On this tour, escorted by a Tour Guide prepared in accordance with the Curia of Venice, enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique in Italy, you'll have the pleasure of admiring beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays in the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show you 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 splendor of the religious art collected through the centuries. After the visit of the basilica you will be given a free coupon for a visit to a Murano glass factory to discover one of the Venetian greatest arts.


The only tour along the fascinating Canal Grande!
Discover by yourself the most inimitable road in the world with your personal commentary in order to learn the ancient history of Venice and many secretes hidden in its magnificent palaces!
Let’s know about the history of Ca’Vendramin, the ancient gambling house of the lagoon; the Palazzo Grimani: ancient residence of one of the most famous Doge or listen to some curiosities about the outlandish life of Peggy Guggenheim and its marvelous house.
24 descriptions in 8 different languages of the most intriguing and charming palaces who adorn the Canal Grande. The audio descriptions will begin automatically on your device as you pass in front of each
palace.

Public boat timetable: every 10 minutes by day and every 20/25 minutes by night.

Starting points: From the embarkation point in Piazzale Roma or in Saint Mark's Square ether with a picture displayed on your phone.

Languages:  English, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and French


Panoramic Tour

A personal walking tour is the best way to discover independently the most famous and marvelous areas of Venice: San Marco and Rialto! 31 points of interest spread across the itinerary, among them you will see the magnificent Theatre “La Fenice”, Rialto Bridge with its typical market and the majestic Accademia Bridge! Of course, the audio-guide will escort you through the endless-history of Saint Mark’s Square and its breathtaking basin! Download the app on your device and you won’t get lost in the city! You will be able to visit Venice, corner by corner, step by step, at your pace.


How do the self-guided tour work?
The mobile app has a map which guides you anytime, letting you decide the pace of your visit as you listen to the automatic audio-narration on the city’s panoramic highlights. On the device will appear also the text of description under the picture of the monuments.

When can I do them?

Anytime by night and by day how many times you want.

How can I get them?

At the moment that you buy the activity you will receive QR code and the public boat ticket. (For any doubts visit “Instructions”).

Languages: English, Italian, French and Japanese. Spanish and German

This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only.
If you want to know the list of attractions and monuments described in the app click here

Price: € 45 por persona - € 39 from 5 to 15 years - Child under 5 years free


This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
You will receive an e-mail with the QR codes, instruction to activate the mobile app for tour and the public boat ticket.
The app do not use internet data because it works by GPS
Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
Tour does not operate on Sunday, on 25th April, 8th and 25th December, 1st and 6th January; and in case of exceptional high tide or in case of special religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded).
For the visit of the Basilica proper clothing is required (no shorts or tank tops) – For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Basilica: prior to your visit you must deposit them at the Ateneo San Basso (St. Mark’s Square – Calle San Basso). The storage service is free of charge, but please allow sufficient time!
During some days of high turnout or for reason of force majeure (for example high tide or security problems) the waiting time to access St. Mark’s Basilica might be longer than expected: in this case, please line up and respect the instructions provided by the guide.
Comfortable shoes suggested.
The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party.
Mobile vouchers accepted.
For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”.

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Highlights

The magnificent golden basilica

Discover the Canal Grande and Venice by yourself at your own pace

Route

  1. Clock tower - Meeting point