Combine two enchanting experiences in Venice with one Venice combo tours: a Venice gondola ride and St Mark’s Basilica tickets!
Venice Gondola Ride and St Mark’s Basilica Tour
Explore Venice on a peaceful journey through the gondola, then explore the stunning basilica of St. Mark.
For its simplicity and the way it glides along Venice’s green channels, the Venetian gondola is renowned.
Let’s explore Venice as local people have gone home, gliding through the tight canals and admiring the art and architecture masterpieces.
You will have the opportunity to admire some of the most lovely locations of Venice from the water during this Venice gondola journey, a rare sight that can only be seen from a gondola. The gondola will cruise into the Grand Canal for the last portion of the journey, exposing amazing views over Venice’s most popular canal and the Salute Church.
St. Mark’s Basilica
Next we will enjoy a guided tour of one of the most famous and amazing cathedrals in the world: the basilica of St. Mark.
This is the place where Eastern and Western architecture run into each other, as majestic as it is in its exterior, as it reaches and reflects in the history it has experienced.
Here we’ll learn more about Venice’s eternal history, about St. Mark’s and how his ruins came here to rest and be protected.
A tour not only to see Venice, but through its history and glorious past to experience this town, still shining in its historical locations and iconic personalities.
Surrounded by the beautiful golden mosaics and marble inlays of the basilica, our professional guide will take us on a journey through history and the special features of this unique Byzantine art masterpiece.
Among the priceless treasures shielded in the basilica, you will have the opportunity to admire the Pala d’Oro, a fine example of Byzantine art with thousands of gems and precious stones; and the Treasury, one of the most beautiful examples of Byzantine art. And, of course, the most popular characteristic might be the golden mosaics.
• Discover one of the symbols of Venice as well one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world
• Learn about the symbols and history of the Basilica’s interiors
• Admire the famous Pala d’Oro
• Romantic Venice gondola ride
Top attractions in Venice
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More travel info about Venice and Italy
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Top hotels in Venice
Offering luxurious rooms with antique furniture and fine fabrics, Hotel Metropole is set in a privileged place 350 m from Saint Mark's Square. The hotel boasts a modern restaurant, an...
Facing the Grand Canal of Venice and overlooking the Rialto Bridge, Al Ponte Antico provides lodging in a palace dating back to the 14th century. A daily breakfast is available...
Located in the historic center of Venice, just 450 meters from Rialto Bridge, Hotel ai Cavalieri di Venezia is a 6-minute walk from St. Mark's Square. There is free WiFi...
Offering elegant rooms and suites as well as a good restaurant, Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel is housed in a 16th-century building overlooking the Grand Canal in Venice. In the courtyard...
Just a 2-minute walk from St. Mark's Square in Venice, the Bauer Hotel provides spacious, elegant rooms with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. It has a gourmet restaurant and...
Overlooking the Grand Canal, Centurion Palace provides 5-star luxury in Venice, next to the Church of Santa Maria della Salute. Drinks are served at the private courtyard of the hotel.