Venice Private Tour including St Mark Doge's Palace & Gondola Ride from Rome

Venice Trip Overview

Venice is a unique city where instead of streets, you find water canals between the historical buildings of the city. In this 6 hour private tour of Venice you will get to visit the main landmarks of the city and take a Gondola ride along the typical canals! Your local guide will pick you up at the Santa Lucia Train Station and then start your journey reaching San Marco Square where you will visit the St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doges Palace, two important buildings of Venice’s history. You will visit them with skip the line tickets already included so can enjoy the sites without waiting in line. You will then get to see the famous Rialto Bridge, from where you can enjoy the view of the city and the canals. End your tour with a relaxing trip on the iconic Gondolas. A Venetian rower will guide you through the little canals : a true Venetian experience you cannot miss!

The fast train from Roma Termini at 6:50 am and arrives in Santa Lucia Train Station at 10:35 am is suggested.

Additional Info

Duration: 6 hours
Starts: Venice, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Venice is a unique city where instead of streets, you find water canals between the historical buildings of the city. In this 6 hour private tour of Venice you will get to visit the main landmarks of the city and take a Gondola ride along the typical canals! Your local guide will pick you up at the Santa Lucia Train Station and then start your journey reaching San Marco Square where you will visit the St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doges Palace, two important buildings of Venice’s history. You will visit them with skip the line tickets already included so can enjoy the sites without waiting in line. You will then get to see the famous Rialto Bridge, from where you can enjoy the view of the city and the canals. End your tour with a relaxing trip on the iconic Gondolas. A Venetian rower will guide you through the little canals : a true Venetian experience you cannot miss!

The fast train from Roma Termini at 6:50 am and arrives in Santa Lucia Train Station at 10:35 am is suggested.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia, Fondamenta Santa Lucia, 30121 Venice Italy

From Rome you will arrive by train at the main train station of Venice, Santa Lucia. Your guide will pick you up here.

Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

Piazza San Marco is the main square of the city of Venice, considered the social, political and religious centre, for the presence of important historical buildings, including the Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. All the other urban spaces of Venice are called “Campi”, which in English means “Fields”.

Stop At: Basilica di San Marco, Piazza San Marco 328, 30124 Venice Italy

The construction of the Basilica of St. Mark was completed in 1092, and is an important example of Italo-Byzantine and Gothic architecture. It is known as the “Church of Gold” for its golden decorations and ornaments, especially mosaics, that adorn the facade. For its Byzantine elements it gives the Basilica an Oriental feeling, blended with an Italian touch

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Doge’s Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

The Doge’s Palace was initially built in the 800s but then destroyed due to a fire. It was then rebuilt in the 1340s and remains as it was to this day. It is of Gothic architecture and is considered one of Venice’s main landmarks. It was built as the residence of the Doge, the supreme authority of the former Venetian Republic, and today is the site of a museum, including the hidden treasures and passageways of the Doge.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Castello, Venice Italy

Campo Santa Maria Formosa is one of the largest Venice Camps and is famous for the beautiful church of Santa Maria Formosa.

Pass By: Fondamenta Nove, 30100 Venice Italy

A “Fondamenta” is a sort of sidewalk that runs along a canal. Fondamenta Nove is a main sidewalk from where you can enjoy a marvellous view of the Venetian Lagoon.

Pass By: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

Ponte Rialto is one of the 4 main bridges of Venice. It is considered the symbol of Venice and the main attraction of tourists. It is a romantic location especially when the sun sets, because the lighting is perfect for the white marble of the bridge.



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