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Book this tour and save 6% compared to booking each attraction separately!

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.

Highlights

  • Combine three best-selling Venice tours for a discounted price
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to Doge's Palace and St Mark’s Basilica
  • Explore Doge's Palace and see ornate public rooms, frescoes by Tintoretto and the Bridge of Sighs
  • See top Venice attractions such as St Mark's Square on a walking tour
  • Cruise around the Grand Canal in a motorboat and hear about many palaces that line the banks of the most unique avenue in the world
  • Choose from two different tour lengths to suit your schedule and preference

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What You Can Expect

Venice Super Saver: Skip-the Line Doge's Palace and St Mark’s Basilica Tours, Venice Walking Tour and Grand Canal Cruise

Enjoy your cruise around the Grand Canal!

Spend a delightful day in Venice with three best-selling tours. Choose from two different touring options to suit your schedule. With either option, begin your day with a 9am skip-the-line tour of the Doge’s Palace. Afterward, opt to explore the city at your leisure for 1 hour before the start of your next tour, or meet your next guide right away.

Enjoy skip-the-line access to the glorious St Mark’s Basilica, followed by a walking tour of the city’s quieter backstreets and historic treasures. Complete your day with an exciting motorboat cruise down palazzo-lined banks of the Grand Canal. See Itinerary below for tour details.

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Itinerary

Skip the Line: Doge's Palace Tour (2 hours):
Meet your guide at the entrance to the Royal Gardens in Venice and stroll to the Doge's Palace, the magnificent Venetian-Gothic building from where the leaders of the former Venetian Republic ruled until the late 18th century. Head inside and explore the grandiose public chambers that the doges lavished with fine art and ornamentation. Masterpieces by Renaissance champions Tintoretto and Veronese adorn the walls and ceilings, framing the palace’s grand staircases and arcade statues.

Learn about the doges as you walk around, and hear of the power and treachery that characterized their reign. Ruling the republic with iron fists, the doges established a network of prisons at the palace so they could keep a close eye on their foes. Wander across the Bridge of Sighs, built to connect the palace to the prisons, and pose for photos against the backdrop of the palace. Your walking tour then finishes outside the palace.

Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica (2 hours):
Leave St Mark’s Square and set off on your walking tour to discover Venice’s highlights and top attractions. Soak up the hustle and bustle of St Mark’s Square, and head inside St Mark’s Basilica to admire its interiors. Marvel at the marble floors and ogle the gilded mosaics that blanket the walls and ceilings. The canopy over the high altar dazzles with gold and gems, and the treasury room holds an array of Crusader spoils plundered from the ancient city of Constantinople.

Head out of the basilica and discover the canal walkways and pretty bridges that typify the city. Learn of legendary Venetians such as Marco Polo with his globe-trotting adventures and other famous landmarks. After 2 hours, your tour finishes near Rialto Bridge.

Venice Grand Canal Boat Tour (1 hour):
Hop aboard your small motorboat at the water’s edge near St Mark’s Square, and then cruise around Venice’s impressive Grand Canal. The busiest stretch of water is also the city’s most photogenic, and the Baroque churches and gondola stations that line the water provide elegant photo opportunities.

As you cruise through the Grand Canal, learn about the city and its beautiful architecture from your guide. Pass Gothic palaces and churches, hear stories about Rialto Bridge and medieval merchants’ warehouses and explore the lesser-visited canals that comprise Venice’s atmospheric backstreets. After an hour on the water, cruise back to the start point where your Super Saver tour finishes.

Customer Reviews

pierryj

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Excellent tour with a very informative guide!

Krystel R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Great tour and opportunity to learn all about Venice!

Rfox0008

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

This was the best of all our day tours. Marco the group leader was the best mixing facts and humor like no one else. Angela also did a great job with her in d path art history knowledge.

emalfonso

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

This booking was very good. The lines to see the Doge's Palace and the Basilica are very long. The tour around Venice is very nice. You actually walk through very interesting areas within Venice.

Kristopher A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

The tour guides were excellent and very knowledgeable.

Frankie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Outstanding tour - guides were very knowledgeable and personable. Great way to see several of Venice's main attractions. Highly recommend.

Delcy W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Fantastic

Patricia C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Great amount of information and it was so nice not to wait in the lines. Our tour guide has a wealth of information as she has been giving tours for awhile. We actually had a series of 3 tours and by the end of the day we were cooked due to heat also. The last part a taxi ride around the canal was fabulous!! Icing on the cake. Love Venice!!

Marjorie A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Great tour!

Herrieta A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was amazing!

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