This is a combination city tour, of 4 of the most popular tours in Venice and the best way to spend to see it all! The tour is composed of four parts and allows you to discover all of Venice’s most important places including a classic gondola ride, the skip-the-line entrance into Saint Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace and a relaxing Grand Canal Boat tour to end your day.
You'll start your day with a shared gondola ride our classical gondola ride, that takes you on a 30 minute round trip starting on the Grand Canal followed by smaller canals. It is the perfect way to appreciate the beauty, charm and color of this unique city built on water. Then after a short walk you will meet your assistant and your english speaking guide.
Discover the fascinating history of La Serenissima and enter with your skip-the-line ticket into the Saint Mark's Basilica. Your ticket also includes entrance fees for a closer look at the breath taking mosaics of the Pala d’Oro the Golden altar, universally recognized as one of the most refined and accomplished works of Byzantine craftsmanship.
You will then continue to skip-the-line with your special pass into the Doge’s Palace, crossing the Bridge of Sighs and visiting its prisons cells. The Palace is a magnificent combination of Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance architecture, in the heart of Venice. Once the residence of the Doge, the elected ruler of the city, and his counsellors, it became the centre of the Venetian Empire and the seat of the Government.
After the Doge's Palace, you'll get a short break before ending your Venice in a day on a private motor boat which will take you on a one hour boat ride along the most spectacular high street in the world "Venice’s Grand Canal" giving you a great overall view of the city covering many of the “sestieri” (areas).