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Walks of Italy

Corte Sant'Antonio 1, 30122 Venice, Italy
+1 202-684-6916
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Legendary Venice St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace
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St Mark's Basilica After-Hours Tour with Optional Doge's Palace Visit
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Walks of Italy offers one-of-a-kind experiences in Venice, both on land AND on the water! As featured in Rick Steves' guidebooks. Day trips, activities & guided tours in Italy's greatest destinations. Our tours are truly small group (maximum 12) or private, giving you the maximum choice and flexibility for all budgets. Discounts offered for seniors, students & children, so bring the whole family! Unlike other companies, Walks of Italy secures EXCLUSIVE access to sites across Italy, unlocking hidden gems like the private suburban baths in Pompeii, Doge's Secret Passages in Venice, a private Renaissance palace in Florence, the Colosseum's underground & top tier in Rome, and even VIP access to the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City—just to name a few! All our guides are hand-picked, English-fluent passionate experts in their local regions. Our company is committed to the principles of sustainability in travel, providing carbon offsets for transfers, patronizing local artisans and farmers, and bringing you off the beaten path away from tourist crowds whenever possible. Walk with us, and fill your vacation with unforgettable experiences that will last a lifetime!
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Corte Sant'Antonio 1, 30122 Venice, Italy
San Marco
+1 202-684-6916
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Reviewed 3 days ago


Thank nonrev1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on the Legendary Walking Tour of St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace. It was a great tour and we felt it was worth every penny. We breezed passed the lines and our tour guide, Markus, was great. His unrelenting dry humour might...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago


Thank Laura A
Reviewed 5 days ago

I made a mistake in booking, and they handled it without issue, and everything went smoothly. We went on the tour of the Basilica and the Doge's Palace...great tour, very nicely done. Led by Susan, who was the right level of deadpan funny and full...More

Thank BDavis1236
Reviewed 6 days ago

I completed 2 tours with Walks of Italy. Venice in a Day and VIP David and Duomo. I love the small group size and the demenor of the tour guides. I felt like I got quite a bit of bang for my buck. You get...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Walking Tour of Venice with San Marco and a gondola ride at the end. Moise was a magnificent guide - superb English skills and very easy to understand. Very much enjoyed exploring the neighborhoods of the city, and especially the fish market....More

Thank BettendorfTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since we had limited time in Venice we elected to do the full day tour of St. Marks, the Doges Palace, gondola ride, etc. Sabrina was a great guide who clearly had a passion for the city and a wealth of knowledge. One of the...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the commentary and the fish market and the small plates of Venice were delicious. Worth the money.

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide Mose was outstanding; the tour exceeded expectations. Very detailed, interesting, kept us moving along but not rushed. About 3 hours. Just right . . fantastic tour!

Thank Damon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a tour of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace through Viator, and Walks of Italy was the provider. Great tour and our guide was informative and funny! Easy meeting point and our guide made sure to take care of everyone along the...More

Thank Alex J
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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Response from Les M | Reviewed this property |
I would wrap around like a purse and your likely to be ok as you can carry a small handbag. In think backpacks just offer the potential to carry unwanted items and be to big in what becomes crowded museums as the day goes on. More