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Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Tour provided by Park View Viaggi

Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
If you’ve only got limited time in Venice then you’re unlikely to want to waste any time waiting in line. Tick off two top attractions without having to wait in line on a tour that includes skip-the-line admission tickets to both Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) and St. Mark’s Basilica (Basilica di San Marco).
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Torre dell'Orologio
    P.za San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Meet our staff (holding the sign "TOUR") in front of the arches on the left side of the blue Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square
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  • 1
    Doge's Palace
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Basilica di San Marco
    Stop: 60 minutes
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    Pass by
    Piazza San Marco
  • You'll end at
    Torre dell'Orologio
    P.za San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Meet our staff (holding the sign "TOUR") in front of the arches on the left side of the blue Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Tick off two top Venice attractions without having to wait
  • Exploring with a guide gives you the inside scoop on local history and culture
  • An obvious choice for time-pressed travelers
  • Explore the area on foot for a more intimate glimpse into the City of Water
Important Information
Departure Point
Torre dell'Orologio, P.za San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Qualified guide
  • Personal headsets
  • Skip the line ticket to the Doge's Palace
  • Terrace and Museum of St. Mark's Basilica (until when interior visits will be restored)
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Inside visit of St. Mark's Basilica (ground floor)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • For security reasons, backpacks and bags must be left at the free deposit in Calle San Basso; they are not allowed in the basilica
  • No refund will be given for no shows or late comers.
  • Wheelchair partially accessible, due to structural reasons some areas of the Doge's Palace are not accessible, so the tour may be limited. If assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • The tour will be provided rain or shine, though may be cancelled if tides are exceptionally high. In this case we'll provide a full refund
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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vicky150289 wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom2 contributions4 helpful votes
The tour was good however, there was a lot of focus on the art in the palace rather than the history. I would have preferred to hear more about the history of the palace, government and Venice in general over its long history
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Annabel H wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom5 contributions7 helpful votes
Marco was exceptionally funny, knowledgeable and personable. Our tour was wonderful and we enjoyed every moment. We couldn’t have asked for a better guide to walk us through this time of Venetian history.
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Response from parkviewviaggi, Public Relations Manager at Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Tour
Responded 27 Aug 2020
Thank you very much for your review. We are really happy to know that you enjoyed our tour so much! Hope to see you soon for another tour!!
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Tyler R wrote a review Aug 2020
8 contributions8 helpful votes
Very great tour and experience! The guide was very knowledgeable about the Doge's Palace and Venice in general. We weren't able to go into St. Mark's proper because of restoration, but we were still able to go onto the balcony and see it, which was fine as its still very
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Murray F wrote a review Dec 2019
Mosman, Australia226 contributions134 helpful votes
If you are into the Venetian local history than a good trip to do with a guide given they explain all that happened along the way. Personally didn't gain a lot from this given the cost and the skipping the line piece was a little light on. Dragged on a bit in the church
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Mary J wrote a review Nov 2019
Aiken38 contributions38 helpful votes
In October we took the Legendary Venice: St. Mark’s Basilica & Doge’s Palace Tour. Our guide was Alessandro: he was an outstanding guide. He was on time, was extremely knowledgeable, and shared his passion for Venice & her history. Our tour went beyond 3 hours, as there was so
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Date of experience: October 2019
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