Really great tours of Doge's Palace and St Marks. Well worth the money
This was along day, but fantastic! Both guides were exceptional. They were experts with fabulous personalities and experts in their fields. Skip the lines was essential. The Basilica was beyond amazing, and the Doge's Palace was great for kids. This was great to take in Venice in one day. We still had time for a lovely lunch before taking a boat ride around the canal. Great tips from the guides.
Both guides were excellent. Their interest and their humour really made these tours insightful and enjoyable.
This was a wonderful tour. Our guide was incredibly informative and very engaging. I had never been to Venice, and this will definitely not be my last visit. Highly recommend!
This is a very good tour. I like the boat ride. We get to view of the whole city. We missed our schedule but they have some room on the last trip so we were able to get on.
A welcome tour - Barbara did a great job in explaining Doge's Palace and the St. Mark's Basilica. Gina's walking tour was also appreciated. The canal cruise was fun. Overall, a good tour!
OMG this was the best. It covered all of Venice! Great value, great guide and again fun boat rides.
This tour was split into 3 parts with different guides, and is a great way to skip the lines to see these heavily visited attractions, as the lines are very long. The Doges Palace tour was interesting, but my family and I felt that too much time and emphasis was placed on explanations of the paintings and history, and we walked by items in the palace that looked interesting, but our guide did not acknowledge or explain them because she was running out of time. St. Mark's Basilica was the most beautiful church I have ever been in. Unfortunately you have to keep walking through the tour path without stopping because it is very crowded - it would have been better to be able to stop and admire the mosaics. The Venice walking tour was fun and educational, as was the Grand Canal tour. I would recommend this all-in-one package as a great way to see Venice, but do it early in your trip, as the guides point out a lot of wonderful things that you will want to go back and visit on your own.
Fantasic - I wish I could remember our tour guides name - she was wonderful and beautiful and native to Venice with long brown hair. Nonetheless - her passion and kindness was a delight! We learned so much and she added her humor to many points which kept the kids truly engaged!
Well organised and excellent guides who gave us a great insight into Venices past and present! Would highly recommend this tour.
This was a great tour! We had four different guides and each was very good. Venice is very crowded with tourists and when you see the long lines, you will be happy you chose this tour. We did this on the day before we boarded a cruise ship. When the ship came back to Venice for a day at the end of the cruise, we felt like we had seen what we wanted to see of Venice so we chose an excursion to go to Murano and to Burano. I would recommend this tour.
A great way to see and experience Venice if you are short on time!
Incredibly beautiful place and informational and educational tour. Really enjoyed it.
laur3n.allender United Kingdom
We did numerous tours on our honeymoon around Italy but this was definitely the best.
We had Andre for our tour of the Doge's Palace, who was absolutely fantastic. Incredibly knowledgeable and proud of the history he was explaining. He was really interesting and enthusiastic and was our favourite guide from our whole tour. Amazing.
Basilica and Walking tour in the afternoon with a different guide which was interesting but definitely a bit 'dry'.
Finally the boat tour around Venice - definitely not a substitute for a gondola ride prebook on viator as they'll charge you lots if you try and buy on the day, but completely worth doing to see a mix of the lagoon, the grand canal and the smaller side canals.
Amazing package and really well organised. Well worth doing!
Very interesting, so much history in the Doges Palace, beautiful paintings and roof alfrescos, walked across the bridge of sigh and past the prison cells, walking tour interesting we were taken around some residential areas and ended at the Rialto Bridge, you then have some free time before your boat trip that was great going through the small canals, Grand Canal, good tour in all. Easy to find meeting place.
These 4 tours are an excellant way to hit the highlights of Venice. The Doge Palace is a can't miss. Our tour guide was very informative weaving Venice history into the beauty of the palace. Skipping the line at the Basilica is worth the cost of the tour. Our walking tour guide pointed out hidden gems. The grand canal cruise was a highlight of our Venice visit. It was informative about the beautiful villas and neighborhoods from the canal. Our boat driver also took us through smaller canals due to extra time.
Best package deal giving us a wonderful overview of the city. Viator's guides were all very good and eager to share their knowledge about their city.
ollie brown Australia
We loved this tour. These old buildings are amazing. If you like history, then this is for you.
Great package, which allowed us to do the things we most wanted to do in central Venice in a very efficient way. Skip-the-line tours of both the Basilica and Doge's Palace are definitely the way to go! Saved us lots of time and aggravation. We had a little bit of a hiccup with timing of the Grand Canal Tour a number of us were told to show up at 5:00p rather than 4:00p - but the company quickly resolved the problem and we had a lovely cruise.
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