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Venice in 1 day: Doge’s Palace, Basilica, Gondola ride, The magic art of glassblowing and City Self-Guided Tour

See Venice in a day with our Doge's Palace and Basilica Tour + Gondola ride + The magic art of glassblowing + City Self-Guided Tour

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Adult (Ages 15+)
Young (Ages 6-14)
Child (Ages 3-5)
Infant (Ages 0-2)

Discover the Best of the City in 1 day

Enter in the imposing Palazzo Ducale with its marvelous rooms, rich of history and incredible masterpieces made by great artists as Tintoretto that made the “Last Judgment, one of the largest paintings in the world, for the “Major Council Hall”.
Admire the Golden staircase: the main entrance for the halls of power where the Doge decided the faith of the Republic! Cross the Bridge of Sighs going down to the dark Venetian prisons famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. Here you will relive the anguish of the prisoners who, from the bridge, saw Venice for the last time.

Later, enjoy a marvelous 1-hour visit inside the Golden Basilica: famous for its five-domes covered by gold and the uncountable art masterpieces. The expert guide will accompany along its secular history narrating history, curiosities and legends around the Church!

In Piazza San Marco you’ll visit a glass showroom where a local craftsman creates a unique glass artwork using the ancient Murano techniques. During the 20-minutes demonstration you’ll learn the history of this magic art that made Murano worldwide famous. At end you’ll receive a small present as souvenir.

Get on gondola and discover the Canal Grande and its romantic waterways! During the pleasant promenade you will admire some of the main Venice highlights as Mozart’s house, the world-wide famous Fenice Opera house, Basilica of Santa Maria della SalutePunta della DoganaPeggy Guggenheim Collection and many others!
The guide will narrate you the fascinating history of gondola and gondoliers! On board you will listen to all about the palaces, churches, and attractions around you. You will learn also tales known only by Venetians! At the end of the gondola tour you will receive a QR code to download a digital map with 2D images of Venice from the middle ages until the 18th century.

Finally, discover independently, with a self-guided tour, the most famous and marvelous areas of Venice: San Marco and Rialto!
31 points of interest spread across the itinerary, among them you will see the magnificent Theatre “La Fenice”, Rialto Bridge with its typical market and the majestic Accademia Bridge! Of course, the audio-guide will escort you through the endless-history of Saint Mark’s Square and its breathtaking basin!