Venice in a Day Tour with St Mark's, Doge's Palace and Gondolas
The Best Venice Walking Tour
Do you want to visit all the best attractions in Venice? Our Venice in a Day tour covers all the major attractions plus hidden gems. The walking and boat tour includes St. Mark's Basilica, Rialto bridge, Doge's Palace and a gondola ride.
1 St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Meet in St. Mark's Square, the political, religious and social center of Venice.
2 St. Mark's Basilica
St. Mark's Basilica
There are more than 85,000 square feet of mosaic in St. Mark’s Basilica. And that's just the beginning of the wonders inside the church.
3 Hidden Canals
Our guides are local and know all the best hidden routes in Venice. See the more quiet and authentic side of the city as you walk.
4 Rialto Bridge
This bridge is featured in famous literature including Shakespeare's “The Merchant of Venice”.
5 Rialto Neighborhood
Rialto is not just the name of the bridge, but also the adjoining neighborhood. Our guide will introduce you to this lively place and tell you the best places to visit for pre-dinner "cicchetti".
6 Hidden Gems of Venice
Hidden Gems of Venice
As you wind your way along the side streets of Venice's most beautiful canals, stop off along the way at some our favorite hidden gems.
7 Gondola Ride
A visit to Venice isn't complete without a gondola ride. A 30 minute ride is included in your tour, just before a break for lunch.
8 Lunch Break
Take a short break after your gondola ride to grab a quick lunch. Panino, pizza, wine or cicchetti? It's so hard to choose.
9 Doge's Palace
The pink palace in Venice is where you'll spend the remainder of your Venice in a day tour. But this isn't a regular tour, this is a "behind the scenes" tour of the Doge's Palace.
10 Secret Itineraries
Access secret rooms in the Doge's Palace with our guide to explore a darker side of Venice.
11 Casanova's Cell
Visit prison cells, important offices, torture chambers and even the prison cell Casanova escaped from when he was held inside Doge's Palace.
12 Bridge of Sighs
Bridge of Sighs
This bridge is eye catching for photographs, but it has a sad story. Walk across the bridge as regular visitors take pictures from the outside.