The Doge's Palace guided tour (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old Royal Palace!

1 hour guided tour of Doge's Palace with a professional guide Skip the line tickets Ticket valid for visiting by yourself  the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). 20 minutes of glass making demostration in St.Mark's Square included THE TOUR The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed! The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to entry without waiting. You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket. You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. Entrance ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. KEY DETAILS Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: From 1st April 2018 to 31st October 2020. The tour does not operate 25th December - 1st January - 16th, 23th February and in case of exceptional high tide.  Departure and meeting: every day at 10:45 AM. Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time. Only from April to October also at 2:15 PM (only English). Inclusion: Skip the line”: shared Doge’s Palace guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide  – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square - Entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself the palace around St. Mark’s Square (Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes (20 minutes more for the Glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square). Languages: the visit is monolingual: from April to October: English, French, Spanish and German every day - Italian only on Saturday. Afternoon tour only in English. From November to March: English every day - German on Monday and Friday - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Gross price public rate € 42 per person - Free under 6 years old- From 1st April 2020 the price is: € 50 p.p, and free under years old -. No minimum participants Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm TERMS & CONDITIONS Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.  For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace: FREE DEPOSIT INSIDE Comfortable shoes suggested The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded). The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT:   ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTDOGESP

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Discover Romantic Venice Self Guided Tour

A suggestive walking tour to discover all Venice! It includes both the main venetian areas and hidden places known only by true Venetians. This experience will make you live the soul of Venice letting discover its heart through the most picturesque corners and singular squares of the city. Our mobile guide will escort in historical places such the Arsenale, where Venetian Kingdom built its ships; The 500 years old- Ghetto, the first one in the world and some fabulous churches with masterpieces of venetian artists. This walking itinerary will allow you to visit all the island of Venice discovering where and how this historical city was born. Thanks to the app you won't get lost anymore! The itinerary: Panoramic tour of San Marco and Rialto areas Ghetto and Canareggio area Arsenale and Castello area, where Venice’s myth was built From San Rocco and Frari Basilica to the Rialto Bridge, S. Croce Area 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 attraction. When and how can I do it? Anytime by night and by day, how many times you want. How can I get it? At the moment that you buy the activity. (For any doubts visit “Instructions”). Price: € 15 p.p. Languages: English, Italian, French, German and Spanish 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.   Venice needs your help: Check the guide of responsible visitor. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: QRFUL  

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Excursion sur les îles Murano, Burano, Torcello

ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE A cruise in the Lagoon is a suggestive as well as enjoyable experience, a new and different way to see Venice off the most beaten tracks by the mass tourism. You can have the possibility to enjoy a unique experience which will lead you to the historic, artistic and popular heart of the northern part of the Venetian Lagoon, comfortably seated in a Grand Tourism motor-boats driven by an highly qualified crew and guided in 5 languages by a specialized Tour leader. You will visit MURANO, BURANO and TORCELLO which are the traditional destination among the islands located in the northern part of the Venetian Lagoon. After sailing past the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the public Gardens, the tip of Sant'Elena and the Lido (the famous beach resort), the boat arrives at MURANO known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Here there is a stop to visit one of the factories. The second stop is on the picturesque island of BURANO, famous not only for its lace but also for its fishermen's houses painted in bright colors. Then, after a short sail, you will reach the quiet and sparsely populated island of TORCELLO, the first centre of civilization in the estuary.  The tour includes the service of a specialized official tourleader which provides  information on board and assistance on the islands. Enjoy the panoramic boat, from where you can take marvelous pictures to Venice and its lagoon.   KEY DETAILS Meeting point: Murano, Burano and Torcello indication on yellow box in front of the Prisons’ Palace, close to Ponte della Paglia (between Doge’s Palace and Hotel Danieli) Ending point: St. Mark’s Square area Availability & operation: From November 12th 2018 to November 8th 2020.  The afternoon of the Historical Regatta (September 6th) the tour could end at “Fondamenta Nuove” area instead of Saint Mark’s area - The afternoon of the Burano Regatta  (September 20th) the tour does not stop in Torcello - The tour will not take place on 31th May -  25th December, January 1st in case of exceptionally bad weather, boats are completely covered; the tour operates regularly in case of rain or snow. Departure and meeting: Every day: from March 1st until November 3rd:  09:10 am or 02:10 pm  From November 4h until February 29th: 01:40 pm. From March 1st until November 8th 2020:  09:10 am or 02:10 pm  Inclusion: Shared guided tour on board with a qualified and experienced tour guide - Panoramic boat with toilet Duration: 4 hours and 30 minutes approximately - (roughly 30 minutes each island) Languages: every day in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian (the tour could be multilingual) Gross price public rate: Adult + 6 years:  € 20,00 p.p. – Children from 3 – 5,99 years: € 10,00 – Infant: 0 – 2,99 years: free Sale & Reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour. No minimum participants Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Upon arrival at the location clients should present their printed or mobile voucher to the representative, once verified they obtain the ticket and can join the tour Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm   TERMS & CONDITIONS Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. The entrance inside the churches in Torcello is not included Comfortable shoes suggested  The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party For general conditions refers to our broucher "Discover Venice" ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO Take line #1 and get off at “S. MARCO-S. ZACCARIA (Danieli)" stop. Once you get off turn left and you find a yellow desk by the Prisons’ Palace on your right just before the bridge called Ponte della Paglia. ARRIVING ON FOOT The yellow desk is located by the Prisons’ Palace in Riva degli Schiavoni near St. Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, leaving the Basilica on your left, proceed straight on to the two columns, then turn left. Cross one bridge, called Ponte della Paglia, and you will find the yellow desk by the Prisons’ Palace on your left. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTISLANDS

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GONDOLA: THE MAKING OF

This tour will lead you to discover one of the most interesting areas of Venice: Dorsoduro, where past and present of Venice meet. This area have been for centuries the heart of gondolas artesanal production.  Your visit will start at the famous Accademia Bridge, the only woodden bridge in Venice. You will then walk towards San Trovaso church, one of the oldest in Venice. The building, that was there since the foundation of the city, is characterized by a double façade, a double entrance that allowed the two rival families of the area to enter the church from different doors. Next stop will be the old San Trovaso Squero (workshop). Squero comes from Squara a team of people working together to create a boat. This lab is famous for its construction, as it looks exactly like a mountain house as its founders (as well as the wood) came from the Dolomiti Area. You will then move on towards the Squero Tramontin where you will visit the workshop and learn all the secrets of this art directly from the words of the master artisans. You will discover for example that each gondola is built according to the weight of its gondoliers and that all measures are taken not in meters but in "venetian feet" used since 1400. The tour will end with a walk on the Zattere, Venice sunny promenade with is fantastic views on the Giudecca island. An interesting travel into the secrets of the boat known as a symbol of Venice all over the world.

Grand Canal tour: self-guided tour!

Discover the Grand Canal: the richest waterway of the world! Grand Canal is the main water-road of Venice, 4 km long and with more than 200 magnificent buildings belonged to the Venetian nobles and the Doges (Head of the Venetian republic). Venetian aristocrats used them as showrooms of their products and activities. Ships came from all over the world to deposit their exotic products in front of these magnificent buildings. During this incredible experience the boat will pass under the oldest bridge of Venice: Rialto. Your personal audio-guide will escort through the itinerary finding out about the endless history of Venice and many curiosities about its splendid attractions! No more fixed timetable or rush, an excursion at your own pace by day or night! Get on the public boat number 1, the slower boat used by venetians to move around the city, put your earphones and enjoy the trip! 24 descriptions in 8 different languages will begin automatically on your mobile as you pass in front of each place of interest! When and how can I do it? Anytime by night and by day, how many times you want. To use the app you must take public boat line number 1 (white circle with black number). KEY DETAILS Starting point: Venice Tours office, San Marco 1130 (see the map and indication below) Ending point: Embarkation point of Piazzale Roma. Availability & operation: From May 2018 to March 2020- Not available on December 25th and January 1st Departure and meeting: Every day - 9:30 am - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm Inclusion: Self- guided tour by mobile app with pictures, audio and written commentary of the exterior of 24 attractions and points of interest. (to download on your mobile) - 1 ticket for public boat valid only for line number 1. (75 minutes journey) Duration: About 1 hour Languages: English or Italian or Spanish or French or German or  Chinese or Japanese or Russian Gross price public rate: € 15 p.p. Sale & Reservation: Free sale until 15 hours before the departure time Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Voucher: No voucher needed   Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Notes: You can use it anytime by night and by day how many times you want -  Public boat timetable: every 10 minutes by day and every 20/25 minutes by night - You must take the line 1 of the public boat to do properly the tour - Print your public boat ticket before arriving at the mooring point - This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only - Please pay attention, our App is totally independent from your operator’s App. On your device will appear Pop Guide icon - For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice” HOW TO REACH THE STARTING POINT: ARRIVING ON FOOT When in Saint Mark’s Square, leave the Basilica behind you, proceed straight along the Square, walking on the right-hand side. After the “Gran Caffè Quadri” walk straight until last street on the right, pass under the arches and reach the Hard Rock Cafè. With Hard Rock Cafè on the left and the gondola station on the right, go straight on, pass Zara and arrive until the first bridge (DO NOT CROSS IT). With the bridge on the right, go on the left (Calle Tron) and stop at the first door on your left: ring the bell VENICE TOURS. We are at the second floor.   REF. CODE ONLY FOR OPERATORS: QPSELFGRAN

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The Golden basilica: skip the line

A guided tour in one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! On this tour, escorted by a professional and passionate Guide, you will enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics (the Basilica has 43,000 square feet of mosaic alone!) and marble inlays of 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 along the centuries. The Basilica is the perfect synthesis of Venetian art and a unique blend of Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic elements with the Five Oriental-looking domes crown.  BOOK THIS TOUR AND JUMP THE QUEUE ! At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key details Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: From 1st April 2018 to 31st October 2020. The tour does not operate on 25th April –  15th August – 1st November – 8th and 25th December – 1st and 6th January and during unplanned religious celebrations. Departure and meeting: From Monday to Saturday at 12:00 AM (not available on Sunday). Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time. Inclusion: shared guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide – “Skip the line”: The Basilica and Pala D’Oro guided tour – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square -1 hour inside the Basilica  - Clients enjoy part of explaination comfortably seated in the middle of the cathedral Duration: 1 hour (20 minutes more for the Glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square).  Languages: the visit is monolingual: from April to October: English, French, Spanish and German from Monday to Saturday - Italian only on Saturday. From November to March: English from Monday to Saturday - German on Monday and Friday - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish on Wednesday and Saturday. Gross price public rate € 31 per person - Free under 6 years old-  From 1st April 2020: Adult € 32  - Free under 5 years old - No minimum participants Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people Tour does not operate 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 could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower.   ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTGOLDEN

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The Lost Treasure of Marco Polo

A walk through the city of Marco Polo and a jump back to Venice during medieval time! You start visiting Palazzo Loredan, once the house of seven Doges of Mocenigo Family and nowadays Institute of Science, Literature and Arts where you will admire some details of interior architecture of the Palace as well as its bust collection including the most important characters of Venice. Walking through hidden “calli” (Venetian narrow alleys) you then reach “Corte del Milion” and the house where Marco Polo lived. Nowadays the Marco Polo’s House, totally renovated in 1993, hosts the Malibran Theatre. During its restoration, archeologists found many important objects belonged to the Polo family including a rare purple glass produced in Murano in the 1300 B.C. After a short walk you reach the Rialto Market where an entire area named “Erbaria” was specifically dedicated only to the spices imported from Asia and from the rest of the world by Marco Polo and by Venetian traders. Here you will discover how the prices of spices and fish were calculated in the past. Aboard a private water taxi, travelling through part of the Grand Canal and smaller canals, you then reach Murano Island and visit a glass factory where an expert glass master, with the same ancient technique used in the past, will create in front of you a copy of the purple glass of Marco Polo. Tour ends in Murano Island. Key Details Meeting point: Venice Tours Office - San Marco 1130, please ring the bell VENICE TOURS or at the hotel lobby if located in San Marco area Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes approx. Timetable: From Monday to Friday at 9:30 Languages: English, Spanish or Italian Price: € 127 for a group from 1 to 5 person. This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Comfortable shoes are suggested. The tour is private. Mobile vouchers accepted. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTMPOLO

The Magic Art of Glassblowing - Skip the line

A great experience that will bring you to know the manufacture and glassblowing art In front of you a glass craftsman master will create a unique item  explaining the ancient phases of the production. You will discover this historical art came from Romans! You may feel the warmth, the smells and the sounds of the furnace and you will see the clever hands of the artisan mold the glass in front of your eyes and then, like a magic, that will be transformed in an unrepeatable object, thanks to the work of a millennial artisan culture that is handed down from one generation to another . The glassblowing art is recognized in all the world such as synonym of beauty.  You will live this experience in Saint Mark's Square in an old Glass Factory Showroom where you will see the main objects are made with glass. At the end of your experience you will receive a little glass gift for each couple or each family, as a souvenir of this visit Download our miniguide to improve your experience  during the handcraft glass demonstration. You will receive it at the meeting point! Key details Meeting point: Close to the well of Bacino Orseolo, In front of the Testolini Bottega dell'Arte- San Marco 1758.  - Our assistant will wait for you with the sign GLASSBLOWING TOUR. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: From 1st February 2019 to 1st December 2020. The tour does not operate on 25th December 2019 – 1st January 2020 and in case of exceptional high tide Departure and meeting: every day at 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM. Please, be at the meeting point 5 minutes before the departure time. Inclusion: Master artisan at work and guided tour of a glass factory showroom in Saint Mark’s Square – Small glass souvenir for every couple of family – Shared live tour commentary provided in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Japanese (the visit could be multilingual) – Brochure with description of the Magic art of Glassblowing - Multilingual assistance at the meeting point departure for a skip the line service Duration: 20 minutes approx. Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian and Japanese (the visit could be multilingual) Gross price public rate: € 9 adult- Free under 12 years old Sale/Cut off: Free sale until the beginning of the tour. No minimum participants Reservation: Feasible until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. The Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (it can be postponed later or to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities – Comfortable shoes suggested – The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party– For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO Take line #1 and get off at the “San Marco Vallaresso” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto leaving the boat stop on your shoulder go straight till the end of Calle Vallaresso turn on left and after one meter turn on the right, go straight till the end of (Calle) Frezzeria, before ending Calle Frezzeria turn on the right to  Calle Tron, at the end of Calle Tron turn on the left and after fews metres you will find a little square  with a well, you are in Bacino Orseolo. You will find the assistant close to the well and the shop TESTOLINI Bottega dell’Arte address San Marco 1758  with a signboard in which is written “GLASS BLOWING TOUR” ARRIVING ON FOOT Reach St. Mark’s Square, leaving the Church on your shoulders go to the end of the Square and turn the last Calle on your right, go under the arches and you will find Bacino Orseolo with its gondola landing stage. Keep Hard Rock Café and Zara Shop on your left , after few metres you will find Ponte Tron, keep it on the right and you will find  a little square  with a well, you are in Bacino Orseolo. You will find the assistant close to the well and the shop TESTOLINI Bottega dell’Arte address San Marco 1758 with a signboard in which is written “GLASS BLOWING TOUR” REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTGLASS

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Inside Venice - The doge's Palace (skip the line) + The golden Basilica (skip the line) and entrance ticket to old Royal palace!

A guided tour in the Palazzo Ducale which represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Dogeand his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed! After, you visit one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! 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 of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of 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. You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket! You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key details Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: From 1st April 2018 to 31st October 2020. The tour does not operate on 25th April – 15th August – 1st November – 8th and 25th December – 1st and 6 th January and during unplanned religious celebrations. Departure and meeting: From Monday to Saturday at 10:45 AM (not available on Sunday). Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time. Inclusion: shared guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide – “Skip the line”: Doge’s Palace, The Basilica and Pala D’oro guided tour – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself the palace around St. Mark’s Square (Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square - 1 hour inside the Basilica  - Clients enjoy part of explaination comfortably seated in the middle of the cathedral Duration: 2 hours (20 minutes more for the Glass craftsman at work in St. Mark's Square). It ends at 01:00 PM. Languages: the visit is monolingual: from April to October: English, French, Spanish and German from Monday to Saturday - Italian only on Saturday. From November to March: English from Monday to Saturday - German on Monday and Friday - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish on Wednesday and Saturday. Gross price public rate € 69 instead of € 73 per person - Free under 6 years old-  From 1st April 2020: € 79 instead of € 83 p.p. and free under 6 years old. No minimum participants Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace and Golden 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! Comfortable shoes suggested – For the visit of Basilica proper clothing are required (no short or tank pops). The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party 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 - For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTINSIDE  

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Walking Tour of Venice

Have a walk outdoors (no entries) through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. 20 minutes demonstration in St. Mark's Square Route: Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. Santa Maria Formosa - History and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre - Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. KEY DETAILS Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: From 1st April 2018 to 31st October 2020. The tour does not operate 25th December - 1st January - 16th, 23th February and in case of exceptional high tide. Departure and meeting: every day at 09:00 AM. Please at the meeting points 15 minutes before the departure time. Inclusion: Shared guided walking tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide – Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people – Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes Languages: the visit is monolingual: from April to October: English, French, Spanish and German every day - Italian only on Saturday. From November to March: English every day - German on Monday and Friday - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Gross price public rate € 26 - per person - Free under 6 years old - No minimum participants Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm TERMS & CONDITIONS Unfortunately tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities Comfortable shoes are suggested. The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party For General Conditions refers to our brochure "Discover Venice" HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO  Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower.   ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTWALKING

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DISCOVER VENICE - The Unusual Venice

THE TOUR You will enjoy a panoramic walking tour (no entrance foreseen) with the Tourist Guide of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, through a labyrinth of little canals, and sites of historic and artistic interest, passing by some special places. Route: Teatro la Fenice (“The Phoenix”), one of the most famous opera house in Europe, the site ofmany famous operatic premieres; Scala del Bovolo, an unique spiral staircase with a plethora of arches; Rialto Bridge and its typical shops, one of the architecural icons of Venice. The tour does not include the explanation of St. Mark’s Square. KEY DETAILS Meeting point: Calle larga del ‘Ascension - In front of the post office (POSTE ITALIANE). Our Assistance will wait for you with the signboard in which is written “TOUR”. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: From 1st April 2018 to 31st October 2020. The tour does not operate on 25th December – 1st January and in case of exceptional high tide. Departure and meeting: every day at 15:45. Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time. Inclusion: Shared guided tour with commentary by qualified and experienced guide. Audio receiver are included in case of groups over 10 people. Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes Languages: the visit is monolingual: from April to October: English and French every day.  German: Monday and Friday -Spanish: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. From November to March: English every day – French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday – German: Monday and Friday – Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.  Gross price public rate: € 23 per person - Free under 6 years old - No minimum participants Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. The Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (it can be postponed later or to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm TRAVEL TIPS Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.  Comfortable shoes suggested The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party For general conditions refer to our brochure "Discover Venice" HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT:  ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop. Proceed straight on to the end of “Calle Vallaresso”. At the end turn right until you arrive up to a colonnade. At the end turn right until you arrive at a collonade located in front of a post office. You will find the assistant waiting for you with a signboard TOUR.             ARRIVING ON FOOT Calle Larga del Ascension is located near Saint Mark's Square. Once by Bell Tower leave the Basilica behind you, proceed straight on to the colonnade with Museo Correr's entrance. Pass under the portico and in front of it you will find the Post Office:the assistant will be waiting for you with a signboard TOUR.  REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTUNUSUAL

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Combo: walking tour of Venice + Grand Canal ride (skip the line)!

Have a walk outdoors (no entries) through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. After the stunning walking tour relax yourself on a gondola which brings your through the labyrinth of Venetian canals! An essential tour for the understanding of Venice! Route: Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. Santa Maria Formosa - History and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre - Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. At the end of the walking tour you will enjoy a relaxing gondola ride approx. 30 minutes ride on the Grand Canal (S. Maria della Salute area) and minor canals (Fenice area). At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key Details Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. (See the map and indications below) Ending point: San Marco area Availability & operation: From 1st April 2018 to 31st October 2020. The tour does not operate 25th December - 1st January - 16th, 23th February and in case of exceptional high tide. Departure and meeting: every day at 09:00 AM. Please at the meeting points 15 minutes before the departure time. Inclusion: Shared guided walking tour by qualified and experienced guide - Approximately 30 minutes  shared gondola ride without commentary - Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people - Glass Craftsman at work close to Saint Mark's Square. Duration: 2 hours. The tour ends at 11:30 AM Languages: the visit is monolingual: from April to October: English, French, Spanish and German every day - Italian only on Saturday. From November to March: English every day - German on Monday and Friday - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Gross price public rate € 59 € 56 per person - € 33 per person from 3 to 5 years old - Free under 2 years only if they do not occupy own seat - No minimum participants Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Tours does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or bad weather (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people. Comfortable shoes are suggested Each gondola can guest maximum 6 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on guests weight. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. How to reach the meeting point: ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO   Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower. ARRIVING ON FOOT The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard TOUR under the Clock Tower.   REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY:  QPCOMBOWAL  

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