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Skip-the-Line: St. Mark's Basilica & the Doge's Palace Tour

by Venice Events Srl Duration 2h+ Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveller Price is £57

On this essential combined walking tour, visit two of the most important buildings in the city of Venice, St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace. With informative commentary from your guide, enjoy convenient Skip-the-Line access to both St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace.

Enjoy a quick entrance and Skip-the-Line access at St Mark's Basilica, which mystically symbolises the lagoon and enshrines the saint's relics as well as the city's history with awe-inspiring mosaics. Your talented guide tells you about the church's past and how it was built.

At the Doge's Palace, marvel at the Byzantine architecture. As you explore the palace, once the centre of the Venetian Empire, pass through the chambers and gaze at paintings by Tintoretto, Titian and Veronese. Then venture through a small passage which takes you across the Bridge of Sighs and down to the prison cells, once home to Casanova, the prison's most famous escapee.

On this essential combined walking tour, visit two of the most important buildings in the city of Venice, St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace. With informative commentary from your guide, enjoy convenient Skip-the-Line access to both St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace.

Enjoy a quick entrance and Skip-the-Line access at St Mark's Basilica, which mystically symbolises the lagoon and enshrines the saint's relics as well as the city's history with awe-inspiring mosaics. Your talented guide tells you about the church's past and how it was built.

At the Doge's Palace, marvel at the Byzantine architecture. As you explore the palace, once the centre of the Venetian Empire, pass through the chambers and gaze at paintings by Tintoretto, Titian and Veronese. Then venture through a small passage which takes you across the Bridge of Sighs and down to the prison cells, once home to Casanova, the prison's most famous escapee.

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10:30 AM, Skip-the-Line St. Mark's Basilica & the Doge's Palace Tour in English

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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2:00 PM, Skip-the-Line St. Mark's Basilica & the Doge's Palace Tour in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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Skip-the-Line: St. Mark's Basilica & the Doge's Palace Tour

Activity Location

Piazza San Marco

Venice

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Piazza San Marco 75

    52 Piazza San Marco Piazza San Marco, 75

    Venezia 30124


Highlights

  • Skip-the-line access to the stunning St. Mark's Basilica

  • Opportunity to hear history & legends of the Bridge of Sighs

  • Insightful commentary & guided tour of the Doge's Palace

  • Chance to see paintings by Tintoretto, Titian & Veronese


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace;

  • Skip-the-Line access to St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace;

  • Live tour commentary provided in English;

  • Headset for tour commentary;

  • Entrance fees.


Exclusions

  • Admission to the upper floor and balcony of St Mark's Basilica;

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off;

  • Secret itineraries of Doge's Palace – we do not enter into these rooms.


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Skip-the-Line: St. Mark's Basilica & the Doge's Palace Tour ratings based on 37 verified reviews

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4.8 out of 5

4/5 16 Apr 2019

This is the only option is you do not want to stand in a very long queue to gain access to either the palace or basilica. Need to read carefully the instructions for meeting up, but this went smoothly. Time in each venue was about right, and nice in the palace to go over the Bridge of Sign into the old prison cells. the only disadvantage of an organised tour is that there are quite a few places you do not get to see eg some of the outside viewing places as there is not enough time to do all this. Guide was very knowledgeable and informative throughout.

3/5 6 Apr 2019

Knowledgeable tour guide but slightly weak electronic audio connection and strong accent meant that I didn’t take in more tha. 50% of what she was saying.