The Treasure Of Venice: The Golden Basilica, Grand Canal Tour And Panoramic Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time  Golden Basilica: starts 12:00pm (noon) ends 1:00pm Panoramic and Grand Canal sel-guided tours: when you prefer, by day or by n.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Golden Basilica: ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade). , , Panoramic Tour: it is suggested to start from St. Mark's area , , Grand.. read more
  • Return Details :
    St. Mark's area

Overview

A new Venetian experience (about 3 hours) that will make you discover the treasures of Venice! A guided tour of the magnificent Golden Basilica with its magnificent golden mosaics and art masterpieces of the best Venetian artists! Then you can discover Rialto area, St. Marks Square and the Canal Grande at your own pace without any rush or fixed timetable with the Self-Guided tours! Download the innovative app, put the earphones and start to visit the city. The audio-descriptions (in 8 different languages) will start automatically when you are close to the monuments! An innovative way to enjoy Venice as a true Venetians!

Inclusions

  • Shared guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide. The visit is monolingual
  • Skip the Line: the Basilica and Pala dOro guided tour.
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people.
  • Mobile apps 
  • 1 ticket for public boat, line one. (75 minutes journey)

Exclusions

  • Earphoes 
  • Audio devices

Know More about this tour

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!
Lets know about the history of CaVendramin, 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.

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 Marks Square and its breathtaking basin! Download the app on your device and you wont 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 citys panoramic highlights. On the device will appear also the text of description under the picture of the monuments.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.

Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded)

During some days of high turnout or reasons 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 the visit of the Basilica suitable clothing is required (no shorts).

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!

Mobile vouchers are accepted

You should take the line 1 of the public boat to do properly the tour  

You will receive  an e-mail with the QR and the instructions to active the tour. 

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

You have to download the app on your mobile phone. 

VERY IMPORTANT: PRINT YOUR PUBLIC BOAT TICKET before to arrive at the mooring point. 
 You must download the app on your mobile phone BEFORE to start the tour. We suggest you to download it in a place with wi-fi.

You can use the Self-guided tour apps, anytime by night and by day how many times you want. 

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.