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Absolute Venice | San Marco, Santa Maria Formosa, Marco Polo House, Doge's Palace visit, San Marco Basilica visit

Price: 85

Description

Highlights:

  • San Marco Basilica
  • San Marco Square
  • Palazzo Ducale
  • Santa Maria Formosa
  • Doge Palace

 

Explore the heart of Venice joining our daily guided tours: - the morning tour of San Marco square, worldwide known for its unique beauty and architecture.
You will discover San Marco Basilica with its imposing campanile and the enchanting Palazzo Ducale (entrances are not included). The Palazzo Ducale
represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. The Golden Basilica, enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show you the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire The Pala d'oro, exquisite example of the byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendor of the religious art collected along the centuries.
 

Inclusions:

  • Gondola tour
  • Professional guide
  • Tickets Headset if necessary
 
Exclusions:
  • Hotel pick up
  • Hotel drop off
  • Everything that it is not specifically mentioned under "the tour includes"
  • Tips
 

Additional information:

  • This tour is not wheelchairs accessible.
  • The provider is not liable for any partial or full closures of monuments due to religious celebrations, events or force majeure.
  • Itinerary might be changed according to season changes or any cause beyond our control, the provider is absolved of responsibility.
 
 
 

Specific details

DURATION 3-5 hours
Language English, Spanish, French, German
DEPARTURE TIME at 9.00 a.m.
Meeting point Bucintoro agency in Campo San Luca
Check in time at the meeting point at 8.45 a.m.

Location

Venice
YEX office

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