Best of Venice 2 Day Tour

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Our Best of Venice 2 Day Tour offers an engaging experience of sipping wine from Venetian rooftops and exploring regal landmarks. Enjoy learning about the treasures of the Floating City from San Polo to the Red Light District. Enjoy fine Prosecco and savor the flavorful notes with every sip. Wander through the opulent halls of Doge’s Palace – a true testament to Gothic architecture – and learn about the fascinating history from your experienced guide. Note Byzantine influences and paintings from famous Italian artists like Tintoretto and Tiziano before visiting St. Mark’s Basilica, a wondrous cathedral with golden mosaics and intricate detailing. Climb to the top of gorgeous terraces – overlooking the stunning canals – to take in the best Venetian view.

If you are seeking an incredible 48 hours in Venice, our Best of Venice 2 Day Tour is perfect for you. Enjoy wandering the ancient streets of the Floating City, taking in rooftop panoramic views, and exploring St. Mark’s Basilica as well as Doge’s Palace. This tour includes an overnight stay in a hotel of your choice from our hand-picked list, experienced guides, attraction entries, and food + wine tastings. Book your incredible tour today!

Best of Venice 2 Day Tour Highlights

  1. Explore Venice’s Rialto market, Red Light District, with intimate tours of two incredible landmarks: St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace
  2. Discover the rich history of St. Mark’s Basilica marvel at the Gothic architecture of Doge’s Palace
  3. Appreciate fine paintings lining the walls and halls by notable painters like Tintoretto and Tiziano
  4. Taste fine Prosecco on a Venetian rooftop as you take in the glorious panoramic view of the city
  5. Enjoy high-quality guides and gain insider knowledge from experienced and local experts every step of the way
  6. Select your overnight hotel stay from our well-curated list of top-quality options; all in convenient locations
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Best of Venice 2 Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Venice from the Rooftops with Prosecco Tasting
  • Meet your tour guide in a centralized location in Venice
  • Visit the hidden streets of the San Polo district and learn about the secret history of these ancient streets
  • Enter Venetian palaces and admire the magnificent views from panoramic terraces
  • Explore the vibrant Rialto market where the freshest seafood, cheeses, and produce are sold
  • Admire the Grand Canal and sip Prosecco from the dreamy Fondaco dei Tedeschi terrace as you take in the Venetian landscape
  • Finish the tour in Venice City Center and explore the city on your own
  • Overnight in Venice
Day 2 - Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica Tour
  • Meet your local guide in the afternoon and begin your 3.5 hour tour journeying through art and history to learn all you can about Venice’s incredible sites
  • Visit Doge’s Palace and Saint Mark’s Basilica, both historic structures offer incredible treasures like golden mosaics, paintings, and legendary tales
  • Tour the glorious cathedral with preserved golden mosaics and discover the captivating history of its regal interior.
  • Climb to the terrace for an unbelievable view of Venice
NB - all timings on Best of Venice 2 Day Tour are approximate
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St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace skip-the-line ticket
Rooftop access & 2 tastings
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Hotel pick up and drop-off
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Essential Information
Each day of this tour package will be led by a local guide who opitimizes Tourist Italy's values: to provide you with an authentic, passion-filled tour.
Choose your own hotel from our hand-picked selection during the booking process.
The order of the days is subject to change so that we can optimize your itinerary to provide the best experience.
Please note that you have to follow a precise dress code for the Basilica entrance: shoulders, knees and thighs need to be covered so please avoid short dresses, tank tops, shorts and hats (for men). It is not allowed to enter with large bags, animals, weapons, lighters and scissors
St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace can be closed to the public during high tides; in this case, you will be contacted and provide an alternative
St. Mark's Basilica can be subject to closures for liturgical celebrations; in this case, the explanation will be done outside
We kindly inform you that the Skip the line service for St. Mark's basilica during certain periods of the year is not available