With this audio guide, you’ll discover the monuments that made the history of Venice. Decide the order of the attractions you want to visit and take a pause at the moment you want to.
- Discover the history of Venice
- Learn about the origin of the Rialto Bridge
- Explore St. Mark's Square and its curiosities
- Visit the Doge's Palace and admire its wonderful salons
- Visit 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: When you pick up your audio guide at the office (1 minute walking from St. Mark's Square), the staff will explain how to use the audio guide. The device is light and easy to use. 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 made at least 2 days in advance.
Cancellation Policy: Once confirmed, bookings can be cancelled without penalty until two business days preceding the visit. For later cancellations and no-shows, no refund is possible.
Before You Book
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IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The museum or attraction will automatically confirm the closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, if your preferred time is no longer available.
Venice Audio Tour | Weekend in Italy
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.
Once a confirmation code has been assigned to the reservation we can refund the cost of unused tickets minus a service fee (reservation fee and online booking fee) up to 1 business day before the visit. No refund is possible for a cancellation less than 24 hours before the visit, and for no-shows.