The tour starts from the entrance to the Royal Gardens on the water front of St. Mark’s square. Accompanied by a guide you will set out on your walking tour which introduces many of the most exciting sights of Venice.
In St. Marks Square see the Doges Palace and the adjoining prisons and listen as your guide will tell you the fascinating stories behind these buildings.
Then enjoy a guided tour of the interior of St. Marks Basilica. Skip the line entrance to the Basilica and make the most of your time. This grand building dominates St. Marks Square and is one of the most iconic structures in Venice.
Walk through the Labyrinth of backstreets, alleys and narrow passages forming the hidden side of Venice, which many tourists never see.
Move on to explore the dynamic Campo Santa Maria Formosa with its splendid Gothic Palaces. Learn about the renowned trade schools of Venice which laid the foundations of the great mercantile empire at the Scuola di San Marco. The sights with enriching historical narrations enlighten you on how illustrious Venetians, the likes of Marco Polo, and more common citizens made this stone city a lively and magical place. Visit Marco Polo's House and enjoy tales of this legendary globe-trotting Venetian.
Praise the Church of San Giovanni e Paolo "the Pantheon of Venice", enter an old merchant's warehouse and see the most beautiful well-head in Venice before finishing the tour near the Rialto bridge. Discover how Venice is at present and how it feels to live in the world’s most unique city, though not the most practical.
Board a private motor launch for the next part of your tour. Enjoy a soothing and rewarding Grand Canal cruise. Discover the history and stories about the magnificent churches and palaces lining its banks, as well as a few anecdotes on Venice's most significant street where the famous people resided.
Your tour ends at St. Marks Square.