The Treasures Of St. Mark's Square (2 Hours )

Venice, Italy

Tour Features


  • Family Vacations



Recommended Ages

5 and Above

Activity Level



Visiting St. Mark’s Square is a must when traveling to Venice with your family and we know just how to do it so that everyone will have a great time.

Avoid long lines and boring cultural visits, and let your private certified guide show you how fascinating and beautiful this square really is.

After a brief introduction and a look at the outside of the Doge’s Palace, enter what was once the heart of Venetian politics. From the Palace’s courtyard to the Chamber of the Great Council, Europe’s largest room, by way of the creepy prison cells, our guide will tell you all about the history and secrets of this iconic palace, while keeping the young ones fully engaged.

A visit to Saint Mark’s Basilica is also part of the program. After looking at its spectacular facade and golden mosaics, skip the line and enter this holy place, which still hold the remains of St. Mark the Evangelist. Get a chance to go behind the altar and gaze at the precious altarpiece, “Il Pala d’Oro”.

Finally, discover the secrets of the Bell Tower, the Campanile and the buildings around the iconic square from the outside (visits inside these areas are not included in this tour).

A game booklet is handed out to each child to make sure that they learn about St. Mark's Square as much as they have fun!

About Us

Family Twist is your one stop shop for private luxurious family breaks in Europe. We take pride in turning your family travel expectations into an unforgettable experience. We provide in-house designed fun-filled cultural tours and hands-on activities for the whole family in cities throughout Europe. We also provide luxury services and suitable accommodation in each destination.

Insider Tip

Family Twist operates in Paris, The Loire Valley, London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Rome, Venice, Florence, Barcelona, Madrid and Amsterdam. Contact us for insider knowledge to help enhance your experience.

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A Truly Engaging Experience

By: Anna

Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2018

Family Twist provided several kid-friendly tours on our trip to Paris and London. The guides were knowledgeable and related easily to our children. We were all thoroughly engaged because of the professional and friendly guides. The little gifts for the children were a sweet perk.
Travel Advisor:  Jessica Hart

Family Twist Review

By: Rajiv

Reviewed on: 30 Mar 2018

Our experience with Family Twist was wonderful. Our main interaction was with two of their employees, Susanna and Camille. They were prompt, courteous and extremely helpful. One our most recent trip to Paris, Family Twist engaged two guides for us. Each of them was perfect in their own way. For the historic part of the itinerary, we had Katia. She was very knowledgeable and was able to engage a 9 year old for long periods of time. She has great games for my child that entertained him and educated him at the same time. The other guide, Laurenie, is a chocolate expert who gave us a fantastic walking chocolate tour of Paris.
Travel Advisor:  Ourisman Travel