Highlights of Venice walking tour with Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica

Campo San Zaccaria, 4683g, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy, Venice, Italy
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What To Expect

Enjoy an exclusive walking tour and discover the wonders of Venice!Walk through the most characteristic and important places in the history of Venice with a qualified and experienced guide. You'll be accompanied in the discovery of the Serenissima Republic and you'll be revealed its fascinating past.The Doge's Palace has represented the seat of the Venetian political power for centuries. In its splendid halls, you'll get to know the history of Venice together with your guide who'll show you the rooms of power, making you experience the European Middle Ages and the following centuries. Admire the rich details of the gold staircase, relive the sensations experienced by the prisoners who crossed the famous Bridge of Sighs, and explore the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova.Your tour will continue on to St Mark's Basilica, where you'll be able to admire a real majestic masterpiece of Byzantine art. Marvel at the stunning gold mosaics and marble inlays on the floors, appreciate the biblical scenes depicted and discover the history of this ancient basilica. During this tour, your guide will take you through the first floor of the Basilica, where you will visit the Terrace and the Museum.

What to remember

Important info

  • On some days, due to liturgical events or exceptionally high tides, access may not be possible. In this case, you will be contacted to arrange another visit on a different date, or you will be reimbursed
  • Please wear appropriate clothing when visiting the Basilica (no shorts or tank tops) and for safety reasons, backpacks are not allowed inside
  • Due to new security controls, waiting times are also possible for customers with priority entry or skip-the-line tickets
  • Please be aware that starting from April 25th, 2024, and on certain dates, registration and payment of an access contribution will be necessary to visit the city of Venice. We encourage you to check all the information and procedures for registration or payment on the dedicated website of Comune di Venezia
What's included
Walking tour of Venice. Skip-the-line ticket to the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Entrance tickets to Terrace and Museum of St. Mark's Basilica. Earphones for groups over 10 people
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Know Before You Go

Discover Venice's most famous buildings and symbols. Skip the line to St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace. Admire the small characteristic and picturesque squares of Venice

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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Meeting Point

Meet our staff at Campo San Zaccaria, in front of the shop opposite to the Church. Please make sure to arrive 15 minutes before the tour starting time. Please provide or show a copy of your voucher to the staff