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2 hours Private Tour of Venice Highlights

For a wonderful quick overview tour of Venice, choose our 2 hours private tour. Get your bearings in this fascinating city with the help of a top private guide and skip the line to St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace!

2 hours Private Tour of Venice Highlights
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    On Request

  • Typology

    Kid friendly tour

Tour description

With our 2 hour overview Private Tour of Venice you will hit the really important sights of the most romantic city in Italy. With the help of our knowledgeable and entertaining private guide you will get the most from your visit and make sure you skip all the lines!

You will meet our local private guide in St. Mark’s Square where our 2 hour walking Private Venice Tour  begins. Your Overview Tour of Venice will start with an exploration of the religious center of Venice- its history, art and culture. Of course you will go inside Venice’s cathedral, St Mark’s Basilica, with skip the line tickets. Inside St Mark’s Basilica you will be delighted to have a private guide by your side to explain to you the precious mosaics and artwork the cathedral houses.

Your 2 hour private Venice tour will then move into the political history of Venice. Once one of the main maritime powers in Italy, you will discover Venice’s rich political past. You will enter the Doge’s Palace, once belonging to the rulers of Venice. Of course no waiting in line is guaranteed with our skip the line tickets to the Doge's Palace! Your private guide will ensure you learn all about the fascinating time of the Doge’s rule. They will expertly guide you from one room to the next, as you visit the famous hall of the council and of course… the prisons!

Your private Venice tour will end at the iconic Bridge of Sighs. Here you will learn about the darker side of Venice’s past...

Your tour includes a Murano Blowing glass demo held true venetian master in a Blowing Glass Factory.

In order to complete your experience, we can book you a private gondola ride to discover the beautiful canals of Venice- a must-do experience for any visitor to Venice.

If you’re looking for a quick, interesting overview of the city of Venice, our 2 hour overview tour of Venice is this right option for you. Being accompanied by a private guide you will have the freedom to ask any questions you may have and to steer the discussion towards what interests you most. With a private tour of Venice you are bound to get the most possible out of your visit to the city and discover the areas you wish to explore in more depth!

Languages: English

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Dress code: Comfortable walking shoes. To enter churches and places of worship shoulders and knees must be covered.

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Important info

Meeting point:

Meet your guide betwen the two white columns in St. Mark's Square: they will be holding a sign with your name


  • St. Mark’s Square;
St. Mark’s Square;
  • St Mark’s Basilica
St Mark’s Basilica
  • Doge Palace;
Doge Palace;
  • Bridge of Sighs; Bridge of Sighs;

Other info:

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.

Please note: orders of the sites visited may change.



  • Skip the line tickets to St Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace Skip the line tickets to St Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace

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