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Overview
See two of Venice’s top attractions without the wait on a skip-the-line tour of the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica, where queues can often take up hours of precious vacation time. Learn about the illustrious history of the doges who once ruled Venice on a guided tour of the palace’s most impressive rooms and prison quarters. Across St. Mark’s Square, be dazzled by the golden mosaics and altars of the Neo-Byzantine Cathedral while a guide points out all the sacred highlights.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Ufficio Postale Poste Italiane
    Calle larga de l'Ascension, 1255, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Departure Point: Calle Larga dell'Ascensione, Venice Address: Calle Larga dell'Ascensione, between Museum Correr and the Post Office
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  • Pass by
    Piazza San Marco
  • 1
    Doge's Palace
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Ponte dei Sospiri
  • 2
    Basilica di San Marco
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Saint Mark's Basilica
    P.za San Marco, 328, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
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Highlights
  • Bypass the long lines with priority admission to the Doge’s Palace
  • See paintings by Tintoretto and other Renaissance masters on a guided tour
  • Cross the notorious Bridge of Sighs to enter the former palace prison
  • Learn about the most important parts of gilded St. Marks Basilica
Important Information
Departure Point
Ufficio Postale Poste Italiane, Calle larga de l'Ascension, 1255, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
Saint Mark's Basilica, P.za San Marco, 328, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Inclusions
  • 2-hour tour
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Because of security checks you might experience a line to get inside the Doge Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. You will skip the line for non-reserved tickets but security check is mandatory.
  • Maximum of 35 people on each tour
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 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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Angie E wrote a review Dec 2019
Wichita, Kansas9 contributions
Our tour guide had a great sense of humor and was able to provide a thorough history. She answered all the questions asked from those in our group.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Dan O wrote a review Dec 2019
United States2 contributions
Several individuals working together to get group ready. Testing radios providing proper ticket awareness. The guide, Veronica was excellent. Lots of details throughout. Her support of individual needs was obviously appreciated by all
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Date of experience: December 2019
Janete Rodrigues wrote a review Nov 2019
Fernandopolis, SP4 contributions
My guide was so awesome. She was funny, quick and very knowledgeable. I learned so much and saw all the important parts of both tourist attractions. They were on time and easy to find. Well worth it.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Annemie86 wrote a review Oct 2019
17 contributions
Our guide skillfully navigated the crowds and pointed out all of the main sights along with much historical insight and detail. There is no way I would wait in line and try to navigate the crowds at Doges Palace and St. Mark's Basilica without a guide. Well worth the money to
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Date of experience: October 2019
Cheryl M wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
The tour included listening devices with earbuds. The tour guide had a heavy italian accent and was difficult to understand, particularly with the devices and some static, as well as not being able to read lips. We had to stay in the front of the pack to understand anything. We
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Date of experience: June 2019
Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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