° St Mark’s Basilica with the spiritual, all-pervading light of its Byzantine mosaics, and its sumptuously colored marble floor.
°An illustration of all the different buildings in St Mark’s Square: the Library, the Bell Tower, the Clock Tower and much more!
°A tour of the Doges’ Palace, seat of Venetian power for over nine centuries, a majestic Moorish looking architecture built between the 14th and the 15th centuries.
°Here you will learn about the rise, long life, and fall of Venice, a Republic based on international commerce, ship building and diplomacy.
° Must sees’: the Golden Stair by Jacopo Sansovino, the powerful paintings Tintoretto and Veronese, the huge Council Hall, the Armoury.
° Cross the Bridge of Sighs we visit the Prisons, designed at the end of the 16th century to be a better jail, still in use until 1922!
Dress code and advice:
No shorts (knee high are fine) – no sleeveless (short sleeves are ok).
Our tours are intense and include quite a good amount of walking, good legs and good shoes are necessary!
This tour is operated in partnership with walks inside venice