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Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Visit Torcello, Murano, and Burano—three islands in the Venetian Lagoon—on this tour from Venice by motorboat. With a guide, watch glass being blown at a Murano glass factory, see historical cathedrals on Torcello, and admire exquisite handmade lace on Burano. This is a great way to see more than just the central sights of Venice and enjoy a cruise on the water. Select a departure time when booking.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.11
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$24.11
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Murano & Burano Islands Half Day Guided Tour by Private Boat

Available from Friday

Murano & Burano Islands Half Day Guided Tour by Private Boat

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Explore the intricacies of two famed Italian handicrafts with a day trip from Venice to the nearby islands of Murano and Burano. Watch centuries-old glassblowing techniques in Murano, and marvel at the detailed stitches of exquisite Burano lace. Your knowledgeable guide will share the history of these two artisan islands while you visit local workshops and wander the picturesque streets.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.01
Price varies by group size
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$47.01
Price varies by group size
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Best of Venice Tour with St Mark’s Basilica and Grand Canal Boat tour

Available from Oct 26

Best of Venice Tour with St Mark’s Basilica and Grand Canal Boat tour

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See the best of Venice in a day on a tour that combines a guided walk with a cruise along the bustling Grand Canal. Hear the history of St. Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge from a guide, and visit St. Mark’s Basilica with a skip-the-line ticket to beat the long admission lines. Discover the tucked-away treasures of Venice’s backstreets and charming canals, and then finish on a high note: a water taxi cruise on the Grand Canal.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.79
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$86.79
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Venice Super-Saver: Doge’s Palace, Walking Tour & Grand Canal Boat Tour

Available from Dec 21

Venice Super-Saver: Doge’s Palace, Walking Tour & Grand Canal Boat Tour

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Explore the best of Venice at a 10% discount with this Super Saver combo of three popular tours. Skip the line at the Doge’s Palace, where you can wander through ornate public rooms and across the notorious Bridge of Sighs. You’ll also head to the front of the long queue at St Mark’s Basilica to tour the dazzling interior of this Byzantine masterpiece and enjoy a guided walking tour of Venice’s hidden gems. Finally, cruise down the Grand Canal aboard a motorboat and soak in the majestic passing scenery.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.05
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$147.05
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Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island

Available from Friday

Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island

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Venice is famous for its UNESCO-listed lagoon, but the city’s islands are also renowned for their handicrafts. This half-day cruise by private boat stops at Murano Island, to watch a thrilling glass-blowing demonstration, and Burano Island, to visit a lace-making factory.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.52
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$26.52

Jewish Ghetto Food Tour in Venice: Pasta Wine Gelato And Much More!

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Jewish Ghetto Food Tour in Venice: Pasta Wine Gelato And Much More!

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Eat and drink your way through one of Venice’s most distinctive neighborhoods on a walking food tour through the Cannaregio district, also known as the former Jewish ghetto. Learn about the area’s rich history and culture from a local guide as you stroll through its narrow winding streets, stopping to sample some of the best and most authentic delicacies around, from traditional kosher dishes and wine to creamy risotto and fresh-baked goods. Buon appetito!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$132.59
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$132.59
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Venice Lido Bike Tour

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$61.99

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Venice Lido Bike Tour

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Venice Lido Bike Tour

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Discover the beaches of Venice on a 4-hour cycling tour of the Venice Lido.  Join a knowledgeable guide for a ferry ride to the Lido (own expense) with your bike in tow, hearing stories of Venetian history and taking in local sights as you travel across the lagoon. Then embark on a 9-mile (16km) leisurely ride along the waterfront, visiting such spots as the old Jewish cemetery and the Muzazzi fortifications, built to protect against flooding.  Enjoy exploring the unique culture of this part of Venice without the usual crowds.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.99
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$61.99

Prosecco Wine Tour from Venice

Available from Friday

Prosecco Wine Tour from Venice

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Head outside Venice and into the countryside of the Veneto region on this tour that introduces you to prosecco—Italian sparkling wine. Learn about the production process of prosecco at a local winery and enjoy guided tastings. You also indulge in a light lunch made of local products before heading back to Venice.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.44
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$143.44
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Rialto Market Food and Wine Lunchtime Tour of Venice

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Rialto Market Food and Wine Lunchtime Tour of Venice

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Enjoy a real taste of Venice on a tantalizing lunchtime tour of the Rialto Market and discover the city’s impressive culinary credentials. Follow your guide on a tour of Venice’s foodie hotspots, browse the fresh produce at the city’s famous markets, and tuck into traditional cicchetti (Venetian tapas) at a local inn. Finally, sample fine regional wines and prosecco at the city’s legendary Bacari bars, then leave armed with plenty of recommendations for where to shop and dine in the city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.28
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$107.28
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Withlocals 10 Tastings: Safe & Private Food Tour with a Local Expert in Venice

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Withlocals 10 Tastings: Safe & Private Food Tour with a Local Expert in Venice

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Explore Venice without the hassle of researching or planning on a food tour with multiple food and alcoholic beverage tastings, from fresh mozzarella to prosecco. Booking a private tour ensures the full attention of your guide, who provides little-known facts about Venice’s history and robust food scene as well as recommendations for the duration of your visit. A range of departure times is available for your convenience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.87
Price varies by group size
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$104.87
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Private Excursion by Typical Venetian Motorboat to Murano, Burano and Torcello

Available from Friday

Private Excursion by Typical Venetian Motorboat to Murano, Burano and Torcello

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Discover three of the most beautiful islands in the Venetian Lagoon on a private, half-day tour aboard a typical Venetian motorboat. See where the world’s finest blown glass is made in Murano, visit the home of artisan lace makers and famous biscuits in Burano and set foot on Venice’s oldest settlements in serene Torcello. Enjoy a customizable itinerary and the personalized attention of a private boat captain.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$132.59
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$132.59

4-hour Motorboat Cruise to Venice Lagoon Islands Murano Burano and Torcello

Available from Friday

4-hour Motorboat Cruise to Venice Lagoon Islands Murano Burano and Torcello

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Immerse yourself in the dreamy landscapes of the Venetian Lagoon on this half-day island-hopping cruise from Venice. See a different side to the city as you cruise around Murano, Burano and Torcello islands by motorboat. Hop off along the way to discover the glass-making heritage of Murano, snap photos of picturesque Burano and spot landmarks like Devil's Bridge and Attila’s throne on Torcello.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.83
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$25.83

Morning Walking Tour of Venice Plus Gondola Ride

Available from Dec 9

Morning Walking Tour of Venice Plus Gondola Ride

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Combine a morning walk through Venice with a gondola ride for the perfect Venetian day. Get to know the canal city better with a guided tour led by an experienced local. Then watch the sights drift by from the water as you cruise through Venice in a gondola. This combined tour is an excellent way to experience Venice.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.32
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$72.32

Full-Day Lagoon Tour Murano Burano and Torcello

Available from Friday

Full-Day Lagoon Tour Murano Burano and Torcello

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Meet your tour guide in the public square of Venice to begin your 6-hour tour in the Venetian Islands. Visit the enchanting islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello by boat. Your local guide will accompany you through the best and most-characteristic places of the Venetian Lagoon. Watch master glassblowers at work at a glass factory in Murano. Learn the history of the oldest inhabited island of Venice. See lace shops in Burano and photograph the most colorful island of Venice. Get explanations about the history and culture of Venice and its islands along the way.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.13
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$30.13
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Venice in one Day combined city tour with Skip the line

Available from Apr 1

Venice in one Day combined city tour with Skip the line

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If you’re looking to see most of Venice’s well-known sights all in one day, put your trust in this fun combination day tour. This package includes a gondola ride on the Grand Canal, a walking tour of the city, and a boat tour along the city’s most secluded canals. Plus, it gives you a skip-the-line privilege at Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale) and at St. Mark's Basilica.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$192.44
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$192.44
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Private Tour: Venice Half-Day Walking Tour

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Private Tour: Venice Half-Day Walking Tour

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Discover Venice exactly the way you want to with this completely customized private tour. Your friendly local guide will create a 3-hour itinerary based on preferences you provide at booking. Whether you’re interested in architecture, local legends or Renaissance art, this tour is for you! Along the way, pop in at a local bar for a glass of regional wine and appetizers, and feel free to ask all the questions you like.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.80
Price varies by group size
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$180.80
Price varies by group size
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Afternoon Lagoon Tour Murano, Burano, and Torcello

Available from Friday

Afternoon Lagoon Tour Murano, Burano, and Torcello

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Venture beyond the best-known attractions of Venice to explore the treasures of neighboring islands on this afternoon boat tour. Watch a glass-blowing demonstration at a workshop in Murano, admire Burano’s leaning tower and brightly painted fishermen’s homes, and set foot on the oldest settlement in the Venetian Lagoon in Torcello. Enjoy guided commentary plus time to explore each island independently, and still be back in St. Mark’s Square in time for dinner.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.70
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$21.70
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Morning Venice Lagoon Cruise: Murano Island and Burano Island

Available from Friday

Morning Venice Lagoon Cruise: Murano Island and Burano Island

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The UNESCO-listed Venice Lagoon is home to over a hundred islands and this half-day visits two of the most popular—Murano and Burano. Enjoy magnificent views of Venice as you cruise out across the lagoon, visit Murano Island to discover its ancient tradition of glass-blowing, and admire Burano’s brightly colored waterfront on a walking tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.70
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$21.70
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Venice Deluxe Tour

Available from Friday

Venice Deluxe Tour

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Explore the magnificent architecture, fascinating history, and rich culture of Venice on a half-day walking tour. Visit landmarks like the home of the great explorer, Marco Polo, the recently renovated T Fondaco dei Tedeschi, the spiral staircase of Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, and Venice’s vibrant center, Piazza San Marco. Learn the city’s stories and secrets from an informative guide and enjoy skip-the-line access to Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$144.64
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$144.64
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Lonely Planet Experiences:Small Group or Private Tour Of Venice's Best Bakery's

Available from Saturday

Lonely Planet Experiences:Small Group or Private Tour Of Venice's Best Bakery's

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Immerse yourself in the Italian caffè culture during this small-group culinary tour. Stroll through the neighborhoods of Castello and Cannaregio, listening to your guide's thoughtful commentary on Venice's gastronomic traditions. Taste some of the bold coffee that Italians like to linger over and a few of the city's best 'pasticcerie', or desserts. This small-group tour is limited to 12 people or fewer to ensure an intimate atmosphere and personalized attention from your guide. All tastings are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.30
Price varies by group size
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$113.30
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Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour

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Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour

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Take a private tour of the Venetian Lagoon and visit the enchanting islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello. Tour a glassblower’s workshop in Murano, and discover the traditional art of lacemaking in Burano. See medieval churches while learning about the ancient history of Torcello, Venice’s earliest settlement and a tranquil escape from the typical tourist path. Enjoy the dedicated attention of your private guide on this 4-hour tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$981.51
per group
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$981.51
per group
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Venice in a Day Tour with St Mark's, Doge's Palace and Gondolas

Available from Oct 27

Venice in a Day Tour with St Mark's, Doge's Palace and Gondolas

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Discover several Venetian attractions in one itinerary with this full-day tour. Visit St. Mark’s Square, St. Mark’s Basilica, and the Rialto Bridge with an art historian guide leading the way. Stroll along Venice’s romantic canals and climb aboard a gondola for a scenic boat ride. After free time for lunch, skip the line for instant access into Doge’s Palace to see Casanova’s prison cell and walk across the Bridge of Sighs.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.93
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$137.93

Island Hopping Private Tour to Mazzorbo, Burano, & Murano

Available from Friday

Island Hopping Private Tour to Mazzorbo, Burano, & Murano

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Visit three small islands located near Venice on a half-day tour led by your own private guide. Discover the natural beauty and artisan traditions of Mazzorbo, Burano, and Murano as you cruise between the islands and visit fisherman towns, a glassmaking studio, and picturesque destinations such as Santa Caterina's Church. Disembark to walk through small towns with stunning scenery, and enjoy a coffee at a local cafe.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$208.53
Price varies by group size
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$208.53
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VIP Secret Itineraries Doges Palace Tour with St. Marks Basilica

Available from Apr 1

VIP Secret Itineraries Doges Palace Tour with St. Marks Basilica

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No visit to Venice is complete without taking in the Doge’s Palace, but this Gothic masterpiece has vast sections that most visitors never see. With this tour, enjoy VIP access behind the scenes to explore the palace’s secret archives, torture chambers, and attic prison cells with a guide. Afterwards, enter St. Mark’s Basilica with skip-the-line tickets to admire the mosaics before taking a turn through St. Mark’s Square and past the Bridge of Sighs.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.07
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$106.07
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