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Venice: Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Private Tour

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Venice: Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Private Tour

From US$ 316.19 per person

Enjoy a 3-hour private walking tour of Venice's most important locations with priority tickets for Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica, followed by a guided tour of the city.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, German, French, Spanish, Russian
Audio guide included
French, Italian, English, German, Spanish
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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines at Venice's most important buildings
  • Discover the glorious history of Venice through its art pieces
  • Learn more about the city on a private walking tour
Full description
Avoid the long lines and discover 2 of Venice’s most important treasures on this walking tour. Meet your guide at Doge’s Palace and walk straight past the long lines of tourists. Walk through what used to be the home of the Dukes of Venice and learn more about this symbol of the city from your guide’s detailed commentary as you admire the numerous Renaissance frescoes located in the building.   Continue your visit to St Mark’s Basilica, where you will once again skip the lines of tourists. Admire the church’s famous gold mosaics and listen to your guide as they explain the meaning of each of these mosaics.   Finally, enjoy a 1-hour walking tour of Venice’s most important locations, learning more about its exotic history and transformation throughout the years as you stroll through its picturesque canals.
Includes
  • Priority entrance to Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica
  • Headsets
  • Guided tour
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
    • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide by the Column of San Marco, next to the entrance to the Doge's Palace.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Until further notice, entrance inside St. Mark’s Basilica is not possible due to ongoing restoration work. Tours will visit the basilica's Terrace and its Museum instead
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    August 15, 2021

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    Very informative! Made history to an experience!

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    November 19, 2021

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