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Venice: Private Half Day Guided Tour and Gondola Experience

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Venice, IT
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Venice: Private Half Day Guided Tour and Gondola Experience

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Venice, IT
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Experience the enchantment of Venice on a private half-day guided tour and gondola experience. Immerse yourself in the history, architecture, and legends of the most romantic lagoon in the world. Explore Piazza San Marco, the heart of the Venetian state, where you can marvel at the Doge's Palace and the Basilica di San Marco, which showcases Italy's artistic and architectural beauty. Pass by the National Archaeological Museum and the sumptuous buildings of the Procurators of San Marco. Cross the iconic Rialto Bridge and take a leisurely stroll along the Grand Canal, surrounded by magnificent buildings that reflect the wealth and artistry of the Republic of Venice. This unforgettable tour will transport you to a magical world filled with history and charm.

About this experience

  • Non Refundable There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product
  • 2 hours - 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Private guided tour of Venice
  • Experience the romantic atmosphere of the city
  • Visit the iconic Piazza San Marco
  • Explore the beautiful Basilica di San Marco
  • Enjoy a gondola ride on the Grand Canal
  • 30 minutes Gondola Experience (if option selected)
  • 2 hours guided tour with Licensed Tour Guide
  • Entrance fees (museum, galleries, etc)

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Introduction

Experience the enchanting city of Venice like never before with the Venice: Private Half Day Guided Tour and Gondola Experience. Get ready to immerse yourself in the magical world of the most romantic lagoon in the world. This tour takes you on a journey through history, architecture, and legends, offering a unique perspective of this captivating destination.

What to expect?

During this unforgettable experience, you can anticipate a combination of guided exploration and a charming gondola ride. Your knowledgeable tour leader or guide (depending on your preference) will lead you on a 2-hour adventure, unveiling the secrets and stories of Venice. Discover the city's hidden gems, admire its iconic landmarks, and learn about the fascinating history that shaped this extraordinary place. If you choose the option, you will also enjoy a 30-minute gondola ride, gliding along the picturesque canals, passing under charming bridges, and taking in the breathtaking views of the city. This romantic and iconic experience will make you feel like you've stepped into a Venetian fairytale.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to fully experience the beauty and charm of Venice. Whether you're a history enthusiast, architecture lover, or simply seeking a unique and romantic adventure, this tour is designed to cater to all. From solo travelers to couples and families, everyone can enjoy the wonders of Venice through this immersive and informative experience.

Why book this?

Booking the Venice: Private Half Day Guided Tour and Gondola Experience guarantees an unparalleled exploration of Venice. With a knowledgeable guide leading the way, you'll uncover the hidden treasures and intriguing stories that make this city so captivating. The added option of a gondola ride allows you to indulge in a truly Venetian experience, gliding through the enchanting canals and taking in the breathtaking views. By choosing this tour, you'll have the opportunity to see Venice through the eyes of a seasoned traveler. Gain insights and insider tips from an experienced guide, ensuring you make the most of your visit to this extraordinary destination. Create memories that will last a lifetime as you navigate the maze-like streets, marvel at the architectural wonders, and soak in the unique atmosphere of Venice.

Good to know

It's important to note that entrance fees to museums and galleries are not included in the tour. However, your guide will provide recommendations and information on these attractions, allowing you to make the most informed choices during your visit. Remember to wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather, as you'll be walking and potentially standing for extended periods. Don't forget your camera to capture the beauty of Venice and the unforgettable moments you'll experience during this tour.

Reviews

Travelers who have booked the Venice: Private Half Day Guided Tour and Gondola Experience have raved about the knowledgeable and friendly guides who brought the city to life. They appreciated the opportunity to explore hidden gems and learn about the rich history and culture of Venice. The gondola ride was a highlight for many, with visitors describing it as a magical and romantic experience that truly captured the essence of the city. Overall, reviewers were highly satisfied with the tour, recommending it as a must-do for anyone visiting Venice.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Piazza San Marco

Heart of the Venetian state, the square has always followed the life and customs of the city. The Doge's Palace was the seat of the government and the supreme magistrates of the republic, as well as a prison. Capital executions took place between the two columns of Marco and Teodoro, while the laws and decrees were announced from the Pietra del Bando, then posted on the Porta della Carta. The Basilica was instead the center of state religious ceremonies thanks to the presence of precious relics and its function as a ducal chapel, in a system in which the Doge was head of the Venetian church and reserved the right to appoint bishops. The power and wealth of the church of San Marco were such that it had its own bishop, distinct from that of the city and from the patriarch, the Primicerio, and that special magistrates the Procurators of San Marco administered its patrimony with life, residing in the Procuratie .

Basilica di San Marco

(Pass by)

The Cathedral that towers over St. Mark's Square is one of the most admired symbols of Italy's artistic and architectural beauty. It summarizes in itself, with opulent elegance, different styles embellished and harmonized by sumptuous decorations of mosaics, marbles, columns and sculptures.

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Venezia

(Pass by)

The National Archaeological Museum of Venice is located on the wing of the Correr Museum and the Marciana Library. Located in Piazza S. Marco, it houses an important collection of ancient sculptures, including some notable Greek originals; there are also ceramics, bronzes, gems and coins, as well as the archaeological collection left in deposit by the Correr Civic Museum, which also includes some Egyptian and Assyrian-Babylonian antiquities. Due to its own formation, it has a strong collecting character, made up as it is by the works collected since the 16th century, by important Venetian families.

Procuratie nuove - ex Palazzo reale

(Pass by)

Piazza San Marco is surrounded by sumptuous buildings that were the homes of the Procurators of San Marco. With your back to the Basilica of San Marco on the right are the Procuratie Vecchie on the left the Procuratie Nuove.

Ponte di Rialto

The Rialto bridge is one of the four bridges, together with the Accademia bridge, the Scalzi bridge and the Constitution bridge, that cross the Grand Canal, in the city of Venice. Of the four, the Rialto bridge is the oldest.

Canal Grande

The Grand Canal (in Venetian Canal Grando; familiarly known in Venetian dialect Canałasso, Canalazzo) is the main canal that crosses the historic center of Venice. About 3800 meters long (width from 30 to 70 m, average depth 5 m [no source]), it divides the historic center into two parts, tracing an inverted "S", which goes from the junction of the Liberty Bridge to the San Basin. Marco. Flanked for its entire length by magnificent buildings, most of the centuries between the twelfth and eighteenth, which manifest the well-being and art created by the Republic of Venice, making it one of the symbols of the city, every year the Venetians relive centuries-old traditions. of the Serenissima, such as the Historical Regatta.

Reviews

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5 (1)

WilliamNoel_T

We recommend this tour with a private guide. You see much more and learn much more! She pointed landmarks otherwise would be unnoticed. Thank you Lucía!
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-17 10:01