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

by Venice Events SAS Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees
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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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Skip-the-Line: St. Mark's Basilica & the Doge's Palace Tour

Activity Location

Piazza San Marco

Venice

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Museo Correr Piazza San Marco, 78

    Venice


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 34 verified reviews

4.8 out of 5

3/5 Oct 06, 2018

St Mark's Basilica is beautiful and should not be missed. However I found our guide was not as clear, interesting and informative as she could have been.