Enjoy an audio guided tour of Venice - and learn interesting tidbits about the most important buildings and sites, in your own time.
Themes and sites covered:
- Introduction to the history of Venice
- Rialto Bridge - how Venice’s most famous bridge was built, and why
- St. Mark's Square and its curiosities
- Doge's Palace, its exterior and its elegant interiors
- St. Mark's Basilica and its gold mosaics
Languages: Italian, English, Spanish, French, German
Total duration: 90 minutes (minimum time required to complete the tour: 2 hours)
Included: audio guide, city map
Pickup point: Calle San Gallo 1073/A - San Marco, Venice (1 minute walking from St. Mark's Square). The shop is located near the Trattoria al Gallo D'Oro.
Pickup and drop-off times:
- Collect your audio guide at any time from 8.30 am through 4:00 pm.
- Please return your audio guide at the latest at 7:30 pm.
Please Note: upon pickup, staff will explain how to use the light and easy-to-use device. Choose which building or site you want the description of and simply listen to the explanations. Kindly remember you will be required to leave an id document in order to pick the audio guide up. You will get it back as soon when you return the device.
Reservations must be placed a minimum of 2 days in advance.
Cancellation Policy: Once confirmed, bookings can be cancelled without penalty until two days preceding the visit. For later cancellations and no-shows, no refund is possible.
Save time ordering: Add all the service tickets you want to your basket, then fill in the form and send your request.
PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive an email with your order summary plus a second email confirming your successful payment. A confirmation email with links to the vouchers will be sent one business day after you place your order (Monday afternoon for orders submitted on Friday and during the weekend). Please make sure that your anti-spam filter does not block automatic emails from [email protected]
Enjoy a great overview of Venice. You'll travel back into the past of Venice, one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Rialto Bridge. The very first bridge over the Gran Canal is today the most famous intersection in Venice. Your audio guide will tell you about its history, its frequent reconstruction and the art work decorating it.
St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco). It is the only “piazza” in Venice. Immerse yourself in the European Middle Ages and see many of the city's most famous landmarks.
Doge's Palace. Explore the palace from the exterior with your audio guide descriptions. If you decide to visit the interiors of the Doge's Palace, you'll be conducted through its elegant rooms, discover the vicissitudes of the Venetian State from its origin until the fall of the Republic, and you’ll also receive an introdcution to the many masterpieces of art.
St. Mark's Basilica. Introduction to the exterior, and, if you like, you can enjoy the interior of this masterpiece of Byzantine art. The audio guide also covers the Pala d'Oro, an exquisite example of Byzantine art with thousands of gems and precious stones.
During the walking tour in San Marco square you will also hear about Saint Mark’s Campanile (the bell tower), the Procuratie Vecchie and Procuratie Nuove (office buildings), the Napoleonic wing, and the clock tower.
Price per audio guide: € 20.00