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Legendary Venice St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace

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Highlights
  • Guarantee entry to the often sold-out Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica
  • Save hours waiting in line with skip-the-line entry to two top Venice attractions 
  • Enjoy special access to the first-floor terrace of St. Mark's Basilica 
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Legendary Venice St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace
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Overview
Guarantee your entry into two of Venice’s star attractions on a skip-the-line tour of Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) and St. Mark’s Basilica (Basilica of San Marco). Save hours of waiting in line as you bypass queues often in advance of two hours and head straight inside the often sold-out monuments. Discover details you may have otherwise missed, and enjoy special access to the first-floor terrace of St. Mark’s Basilica for panoramic views of Venice.
What to Expect

Greet your guide in central Venice and head straight to your first stop, St. Mark’s Basilica (Basilica de San Marco) to bypass the long lines often in excess of two hours. Inside your guide reveals hidden details and leads you to the first-floor terrace not usually open to the general public.

The next stop is Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), where skip-the-line tickets allow you to avoid waiting in line once again. Visit the opulent Hall of Great Council, home to frescoes by the likes of Veronese and Tintoretto, and discover the palace’s dark history in the Armory and New Prisons.

Your tour culminates with a walk across the Bridge of Sighs, where you bid your guide farewell.

Reviews (525)
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Reviewed today via mobile
An Overview of the Venetian Republic

Duration: 2.5 hours Our guide Marco hosted our group (family of 4 plus approx 20 other people) on a wondrous journey through the Venetian Republic. Tour started at Correr Museum (we did not go in but tour tickets are valid at museum for 3 months)....More

Thank davebork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour with a guide who cares

It was obvious that our guide Alessandro really cares about his city and wants to share it with others. Thank you for a fantastic 2 hours!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Annalisa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic Tour

Well organised and very informative tour. Our tour guide Alessandro ⭐️ was extremely knowledgeable. We had a great afternoon in his company and would highly recommend this tour.

1  Thank IzaW_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Really grear tour with lots of small facts

Francesca was a brilliant guide who not only seems to know everything about the history of venice but also presents it with a lot of passion and love. Great tour with so many small and funny details

Thank Franz Ferdinand S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent

This tour was well worth it. Our guide was knowledgeable and everything was unrushed. You don’t see anything you wouldn’t if you went on your own, but I am sure there are things you would miss. At the time of year we went there were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank arlettej2016
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Response from DANAAAAAAAAAAAA | Reviewed this property |
the earlier the better as in the afternoon it gets a bet hot and also more crowded so when u go erly u have the chance of taking u r time and looking around without losing u r tour group also keep a big bottle of water and... More
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Response from sienapj | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can check with them, but I think we had just over 20 people. It was very well managed though. It was an incredible & worthwhile tour !
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