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Small Group Venice In a Day with Basilica San Marco and Doges Palace plus Gondola Ride

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    Stop At: Canal Grande, 30100 Venice Italy

    Relax on a 30 minute, all-inclusive gondola ride.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

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    Stop At: Basilica di San Marco, San Marco 328, 30124 Venice Italy

    At St. Mark’s Basilica gape at the incredible works of art and architecture inside.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Doge's Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

    Skip the line at the Doge’s Palace and wander through the heart of the historic maritime empire while you hear the best stories of what went on inside the halls of power.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

    Enjoy the sights from the Rialto Bridge in the morning before the crowds descend.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Casa di Marco Polo, Calle Scaleta, 30121 Venice Italy

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    Stop At: Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, 6363 Venice Italy

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    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Santa Maria dei Miracoli, Campo Dei Miracoli, 30121 Venice Italy

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    Pass By: Chiesa di Santa Maria Formosa, Castello, 5263, 30122 Venice Italy

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    Stop At: Mercati di Rialto, Campo della Pescaria Vicino il Ponte di Rialto, 30125 Venice Italy

    Stroll through the bustling aisles of the Rialto Fish Market and learn about the city’s rich culinary history along with some tips on where to eat.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Scuola Grande di San Marco, Campo dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, 6777, 30122 Venice Italy

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    Pass By: T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, Calle del Fontego dei Tedeschi Rialto Bridge, 30124 Venice Italy

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Campo San Giacomo di Rialto, Campo S. Giacomo di Rialto, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    7h 30m
    Return Details
    Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
    Inclusions
    • Venice walking tour including local Venetian English speaking guide
    • Venice gondola ride with no more than 6 people (unguided)
    • Small groups of 18 people or fewer for walking section
    • Headsets when necessary
    • Entry/Admission - Canal Grande
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco
    • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
    • Lunch
    • Transportation in between the tours
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • St. Mark's Basilica can be subject to unforeseen closures due to particular liturgical celebrations. In the case in which the basilica is closed, we will give you explanations from the outside.
    • Please note that lunch is not included on this tour. We have allowed time for you to eat lunch between the AM and PM tours. Your guide will give you recommendations and tell you where to meet after lunch but please be aware that it is your responsibility to arrive at the meeting point in time for your PM tour.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • The prisons and the armory of the Doge's Palace are not wheelchair-accessible, as a result of which we cannot accommodate wheelchairs on this tour.
    • Please remember that the basilica is a holy place and attire must be appropriate: Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees. Walks of Italy cannot be held responsible for denied entry due to improper dress. Backpacks are prohibited inside of St. Mark's Basilica.
    • This tour runs rain or shine. However, please note that the gondola ride cannot operate during heavy rain or high tides. In this case we will provide an alternative itinerary.
    • After your 2-hour exploration of Venice, your guide drops you off at the Gondola Stand for a relaxing gondola ride. The guide will not be with you on the gondola.
    • Backpacks are prohibited inside of St. Mark's Basilica.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This tour was definitely worth it. Our guide Sabrina was very knowledgable and very welcoming with our questions. We enjoyed our time at the Basilica, Doge’s palace, and of course, the gondola ride - even tough the water was a bit rough. We had more than enough time to enjoy
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Venice In a Day with Basilica San Marco and Doges Palace plus Gondola Ride
    Responded 1 week ago
    We are thrilled to learn that you had a fantastic time with Sabrina. We always strive to provide 100% customer satisfaction and are delighted to learn that we achieved this even with the rough waters!
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    The tour guide was absolutely brilliant. She was really knowledgeable and passionate about Venice. It is worth every penny and highly recommend it. she also recommended great restaurants that I am really happy that we went to.
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Venice In a Day with Basilica San Marco and Doges Palace plus Gondola Ride
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello Acceptu, We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your Venice In a Day with our guide. We work very hard to select only the best professionals available, and cannot express how happy we are to know we have succeeded in making this such a wonderful experience for you! All the best, The Walks Team
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    My family really enjoyed this tour. Nicoletta was an excellent tour guide- knowledgeable and her English was very good. I especially enjoyed walking around Venice, and learning the local history. We very much enjoyed the gondola tour as well. San Marco and The Doges Palace
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Venice In a Day with Basilica San Marco and Doges Palace plus Gondola Ride
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hello Shelly H, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us your feedback! I have forwarded your kind words on to our Guide Manager in Venice as well as on to Nicoletta as they will make her day! We truly hope you come back and join us again soon! All the best, The Walks Team
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    We loved our private tour (4 of us) with our knowledgeable tour guide, Alessandra who lives in Venice herself. We learned so much about Venice, San Marco and Doges palace. I couldn’t believe it but Doges Palace was my favorite part of Our Venice tour! Also loved our Gondola ride
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Venice In a Day with Basilica San Marco and Doges Palace plus Gondola Ride
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hi RitaTempel, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to give us your thoughts. That is wonderful that you ended up with such a small tour group for your Venice In A Day tour. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your tour and I hope we are lucky enough to share in one of these experiences with you in the future.
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    Very interesting and informative. Our guide was brilliant! Thoroughly recommend it if you only have a limited time in Venice, and want to learn about the place. Good value for the price paid.
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Venice In a Day with Basilica San Marco and Doges Palace plus Gondola Ride
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thank you so much for your kind recommendation! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. It's the best way to see all of the sights in one day!
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