St. Marks' Square top ten highlights walking tour
City tours

St. Marks' Square top ten highlights walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , German
Availability: Saturday and Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Do this because
  • Enjoy an exclusive walking tour with your friendly guide
  • Explore St.Mark's Square and its famous gems
  • Admire the Doge’s Palace, the Golden Basilica and much more
  • History, legends and secrets of the main Venetian Square
What to expect

Let you guide through the mysteries and legends of Piazza San Marco; you’ll discover the tales of Doge (King of Venice)and highest nobles that ran the empire and trading with all over the world. The most famous crusades against the Muslims were planned inside the imposing Doge’s Palace: the old political center of the Venetian Empire.

See the breathtaking St. Mark’s Basilica known as the Golden Cathedral, with the worldwide famous horses carried from Constantinople that overlook the Square from the imposing Terrance decorated by the most celebrated Venetianartists.

Listen to the many infamous stories about the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons Palace: thousands of criminals were imprisoned here by the Lords of Nights but only Casanova managed to escape!

Pass under the Napoleon’s palace built to have a ballroom in St. Mark’s Square and see the fascinating Royal Garden built for Sissi: the Austrian Empress.

A walking tour as a journey in the past along the glorious centuries of the Venetian republic.

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What's included
  • Live commentary by a local qualified guide
  • Shared walking tour of Piazza San Marco: exterior of Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica, Clock Tower, Bell Tower, Bridge of Sighs and many other
What's not included
  • Entrance tickets
Reduced price
  • Free (0-5)
Where

Venice Tours Assistance Point, Calle Larga Ascensione, 1257, 30124 Venezia, VE, Italia

Meeting point:

In front of Ponte Degli Scalzi: the stone bridge on the left of Train Station Santa Lucia. Please, wait for the guide at the bottom of the bridge on the side of Train Station. The guide will have a sign with written "VOX CITY GUIDE"

What to remember
  • Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • The tour could be bilingual
  • 11:00 AM Germana and Italian - 12:00 PM : English and Italian
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When

From Friday to Monday at 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 3:15 PM

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Provider
Venice City Tour
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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