The Heart of Venice: A Visit to the Extraordinary St. Mark Square

by Vexperio
  • Location
    Venice, Italy
  • Duration
    1h
  • Group Size
    Up to 100+ guests
  • Language(s)
    • English,
    • Italiano (Italian)
  • $

Itinerary

Admire the most captivating buildings in Venice, in this virtual tour that focuses on the area around the beautiful Piazza San Marco, or 'La Piazza', the square, as it is referred to by Venetians. Admire the stunning St Mark's Basilica, one of the best-known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture and see the exceptional ground gold mosaics that took centuries to complete. Stroll by one of Europe's most impressive and easily recognizable buildings, the Doge's Palace, and wonder at the Bridge of Sighs, which has become a renowned symbol of romance. On this one-hour virtual experience your expert guide will explain how the captivating Piazza san Marco became known as 'the drawing room of Europe' and helped shape Europe and the world.

This is a private live virtual tour. Our professional, local guide will be showing you Venice’s most fascinating sights in real time, directly from the streets of Venice. You will be connected via video call and you can then explore the city together. With your experienced guide you will see more than just the Venice of today, you’ll also get a glimpse back in time because each tour is complemented with an excellent selection of multimedia. You will be shown historic photographs and videos to help with explanations, stories and the historical context of Venice's incredible and turbulent past. You can’t get any closer to history without a time machine!

Our private tours run between 8:00AM and 7:00PM Venice time. Please send us a message if you would like to request a specific date and time.

Meet Your Guide

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Vexperio

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Preparing for your Experience

Please make sure you have a stable internet connection that allows for streaming video and audio. The video calling software used for the tour is called Zoom. You will need to have it downloaded on your laptop, tablet or cellphone – with a connection to speakers or headphones – in order to participate in the tour.

Reviews

  • Weston, MA Council on Aging - Voyager

    Elena is not only incredibly knowledgable, but she is also hilarious! Great group activity and incredible sightseeing.