Private tour

Venice: St. Mark's Square Private Tour with Bell Tower View

Activity provider: Faberest

Venice: St. Mark's Square Private Tour with Bell Tower View

Activity provider: Faberest

From US$ 284.48 per group up to 2

Get the most out of your time in Venice on a private tour of the city’s highlights around the world-famous St. Mark's Square. Take the elevator up to the St. Mark's Campanile and enjoy the best view of the city you can possibly imagine.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, French, German
Private group


  • Visit St. Mark's Square and its beautiful Byzantine surroundings
  • See the famous Bridge of Sighs as well as picturesque streets and canals
  • Take the elevator up to St. Mark's Bell Tower for one of the best views of the city
Full description
On a tour led by an expert guide, discover the most beautiful and famous monuments of Venice around the area of St. Mark's Square. You'll see the outside of the majestic St. Mark's Basilica — one of the most incredible cathedrals of the world — and of the Doge's Palace, formerly the Doge's residence and seat of Venetian government.   Follow your guide until you reach the famous Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri) and learn everything about its interesting history and the romantic legends. In St. Mark's Square, you'll also see the Clock Tower (Torre dell'Orologio), with its extraordinarily beautiful and elaborate timepiece. Towards the end of the tour, you'll get the chance to take the elevator up to St. Mark's Bell Tower (Campanile di San Marco). A sight to behold at 99 meters tall, this has the best view over the city and its lagoon.
  • Private tour guide
  • Entrance to St. Mark's Bell Tower
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance to Doge's Palace
  • Entrance to St. Mark's Basilica
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet your guide between the two big columns in St. Mark's Square (Colonne di San Marco and San Teodoro).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • In the event of adverse weather conditions the bell tower may be closed.
  • Please wear clothes that are appropriate for a place of worship.
  • You cannot enter the basilica with luggage.
  • Photos and filming are forbidden in St. Mark's Basilica.
  •  Please note: entrance to Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica are not included with this experience. Your guide will show you both buildings only from the outside.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Angel a great guide. A provilegio go with her around the environment and climb without queues

October 27, 2019

June 15, 2020

Highly recommended tour & guide, very knowledgeable and engaging! Effortlessly guided us in around labyrinth of Venice pointing out many interesting items that we surely would not have found out. Leaned so much and tailored to out interests. Bravo!

March 8, 2022

Product ID: 270237