Private Past and Present Walking Tour in Venice

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PreviousNovember 2024

You will be escorted into Saint Mark's Basilica by your private guide and be intrigued by the fascinating history of La Serenissima and then discover Venice’s most unusual and characteristic corners during this atmospheric and informative tour.

Guided tour of the Saint Mark's Basilica

Experience Saint Mark’s Square and discover the origins of this famous "piazza"

Stroll along the narrow streets, encounter hidden treasures and popular Venetian landmarks



• Guided tour of the Saint Mark's Basilica
• Guided tour covering Saint Mark’s Square and surrounding area
•  Admission fee to the Saint Mark's Basilica with skip-the-line entrance
• Private guide for entire tour
• Free Hotel pick up on request, if your hotel is in the Saint Mark’s area
• Tour available in english, italian, german, french, spanish



Not included

• Food and drink
• Optional gratuities
• Hotel drop off
• Terrace and museum
• Pala d'oro


German, English, Spanish, French, Italian


• Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time
• This activity is not wheelchair accessible
• Shoulders and knees must be covered in the Basilica
• Backpacks and ruck sacks are not allowed inside the Basilica
• The tour will take place rain or shine
• Pick up from a centrally located meeting point

Important information

Meet your guide in front of the entrance of the Correr Museum in Saint Mark's Square, opposite side of Saint Mark's Basilica.

How to reach the meeting point:
• Arriving by boat (Vaporetto): Arriving close to the Saint Marks Square get off the boat (Vaporetto) No:1 or No:2 at the “Vallaresso” boat stop and walk directly down the street “Calle Vallaresso” passing Harrys bar on your right and the Hotel Monaco and Grand canal on your left. When you arrive at the end of the street turn right and walk towards Saint Marks square, before you pass under the arches bear left and then go right under the arches in front of the post office making your way into the square. Here you will find the entrance to the Correr museum and will see our assistant holding an orange umbrella at the entrance to the square.
• Arriving by foot: Make you way into Saint Marks square, the Correr museum is at the opposite side of the church right on the other side of the square under the arches.

For your tablet, smartphone or GPS System:Latitude: 45.433636 Longitude: 12.337166

It is your responsibility to be at the meeting point punctually.
Late arrivals, no shows, NO REFUND!

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