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Legendary St Mark’s Basilica in Venice with access to the terrace and Doge’s Palace

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3 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people




Legendary St Mark’s Basilica in Venice with access to the terrace and Doge’s Palace. Delve into Venetian history on this tour that showcases two of the city’s most iconic structures and sheds light on the stories behind them both. Enjoy skip-the-line access to both popular attractions.

Your first stop is legendary St. Mark’s Basilica. Wander around the mosaic-covered interior and Byzantine treasures while a local guide fills you in on how this collection came to be. Then continue to the Doge’s Palace to explore the former political heart of Venice.



  • Skip-the-line access and tours of St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace
  • Explore two of the floating city's most iconic sites and learn the stories behind them
  • Visit the opulent apartments and the Hall of the Great Council at Doge's Palace with a guide
  • Take a walk over the Bridge of Sighs
  • Enjoy special access to the first floor terrace of St. Mark's for panoramic views over the city


Piazza San Marco

We begin in the world-famous St. Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), sharing a few breath-taking moments to appreciate the space laid out in front of us. Your guide will lay the foundation for your experience engaging all your senses and establishing the course of Venetian history under the famed arched portico.

- Duration: 30 minutes
- Admission Ticket Free

Basilica di San Marco

Get special access, skipping the long lines into the pristine St. Mark's Basilica. Wander the interior in the company of a local guide - skilled at reviving the past through storytelling and expert knowledge. Sight the mosaics, the opulence, and then take a walk out onto the balcony for a once-in-a-lifetime view overlooking Piazza San Marco, the Doge's Palace, and the Venetian Lagoon.

- Duration: 1 hour
- Admission Ticket Included

Doge's Palace

Weave your way through the Doge’s Palace, where pre-reserved tickets once again get us past the lines and inside what was the political heart of the empire for hundreds of years. Walkthrough the Doge's private apartments and learn how politics and crime went hand in hand, even in medieval Venice.

- Duration: 1 hour
- Admission Ticket Included

Ponte dei Sospiri

Finally, like many other (unlucky) Venetians before you, you’ll wander over the Bridge of Sighs and learn why this romantic icon is a little grimmer than you have probably heard.

- Duration: 15 minutes
- Admission Ticket Included


  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line ticket for St. Mark's Basilica
  • Headsets when necessary
  • Exclusive access to the balcony of St. Mark's Basilica
  • Pre-reserved ticket to the Doge's Palace
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off

Tour's Location



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- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

When and where does the tour start?

Departure Point San Marco, 76, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Correr Museum (Museo Correr) in Piazza San Marco. Meet under the portico just outside the entrance of the museum. Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no shows after tour commencement or departure

Return Details
Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
In St. Mark's Square.

Do you arrange airport transfers?

We can arrange transport for your tour experience destination according to your convenience with an extra fee apply.

If interested, you can make the request when you book the tour on the “Additional Information” field or by sending an email to

What is the age range?

Adult: 14+
Child: (ages 2-14)
Infant: (under 2)

Does this tour take place in case of rain or bad weather?

Light Rain: YES
Storm or very bad conditions: NO

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