Venice Highlights with Rialto Borough

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3 hour private English-speaking guide maximizing your time

Walk through the enchanting streets of Venice and discover some off the beaten alleys

Enter St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace

Learn all about the history and anecdotes and scandals of the ancient aristocratic

Skip the lines with our pre-purchased tickets

Mark’s Square
Doge Palace
Bridge of Sighs
Mark’s Basilica
Contarini Palace with its spiral staircase (outdoor)
Rialto Bridge

Tour Description

Venice Highlights Tour with Rialto Borough gives you the opportunity to explore two of Venice’s top must-see sites! In just 3-hour you will be able to cover the unique sites of Venice learning stories and anecdotes of the aristocratic families and about the rivalry of the artists that in the past centuries made Venice one of the most unique town.

Meet our local private guide in St. Mark’s Square where our 3-hour Highlights of Venice Tour begins. Enter the Doge Palace, once the political heart of Venice and the seat of the rulers of Venice. Here, along with our guide, you will visit the different rooms of the building, such as the apartments of the Doge, enriched with countless works of art, the Hall of the Council and even the old prisons! See art works of Titian and Tintoretto, learn about their rivalry, discover some secrets and scandals of the aristocratic families that exerted their power in Venice for many centuries. Walk to the worldwide famous Bridge of Sighs whose name derives from the last sigh of prisoners crossing the bridge just before being executed; today it is one of the most romantic spots in Venice, especially if you go beneath it on a gondola ride.

Your next stop will take you to the Basilica of St. Marks, its first portion was created at the end of the 9th century, the Basilica is decorated with over 4000 square meters of mosaics. Continue your Venice Highlights Tour to the Rialto Bridge: once you’ve passed the bridge, your dedicated guide will lead you through the hidden corners of the Rialto borough, a picturesque district known for its colorful market. The Rialto borough is definitely one of the most characteristic districts of the area, you will see several shops selling local goods and local food, take the opportunity to be Venetian for a Day!

In order to complete your experience, we can book a private gondola ride for you so that you may discover Venice from its waters. It will be the cherry on top of your stay in Venice!

Get the best Venice experience by choosing our Venice Highlights Tour with Rialto Borough! Just contact us and book it now!

Tour's Notes

DRESS CODE: in order to enter religious sites, such as Churches, shoulders and knees must be covered.
We also suggest you wear comfortable shoes, as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.

Pick up only if the hotel is located in St. Mark’s Square and by paying extra charge.

3 hour English-speaking private guide
Skip the line tickets for St. Mark’s Basilica
Doge’s Palace tickets

Gratuity for the guide

Meet your guide between the two columns in St. Mark’s Square.