St Mark’s Basilica Tour and Doge’s Palace Tour

Tour Description


Discover the terrific city of Venice on a small walking tour that shields the most significant highlights of St Mark’s square Venice, with entry to the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica. This Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica tour of one of the world’s most gorgeous and romantic cities will offer you a countless sketch of Venice. Meet your guide at St. Mark’s Square and head for Doge’s Palace tour, the astonishing palace that served as the seat of Venetian political power for eras. Go in the impressive rooms, hung with hundreds of painted masterpieces.

$69.17 per person

Duration: 2 hours


Includes

  • Guided tour (maximum 35 people on each tour)
  • Entrance ticket to Doge’s Palace
  • Entrance ticket to St. Mark’s Basilica and access the Pala D’Oro
  • See the impressive halls of Sala del Maggior Consiglio
  • Professional guide

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Highlights St Mark’s Basilica Tour


  • Walk around where the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a 1,000-year republic. 
  • Travel back to the Middle Ages as you determine the rich details of the magnificent gold staircase, and revive the suffering of the prisoners that crossed the prominent Bridge of Sighs.
  • The popular doge’s palace secret tour permits visitors, escorted by a guide, into chambers of the palace which is not open to the common public. 
  • Topped by soaring domes and with an interior of astonishing golden mosaics, the church is so opulent it is known as the Chiesa d’Oro or the Golden Church. 
  • Skip the line doge’s palace is wheelchair accessible, and an audio guide is offered for rental.

More About  St Mark’s and Doge’s Palace Tour


St Mark’s Basilica is the top ornament of Venice, one of the utmost splendid cities in the western world. This decorative cathedral blends elements of Gothic, Byzantine, Romanesque, and Renaissance architecture—testimony to the city’s political and economic dominance that spanned centuries. Appreciate a complete Venice guided tour of this masterpiece of Byzantine art, and enjoy attractive gold mosaics and marble floor inlays. Doge’s Palace was one of the first things those arriving in Venice saw as their ships sailed through the lagoon and landed at St Mark’s Square, and the doges ruled with an iron fist justice was often meted out here.

Things to Know Before You Go


  • This tour is a guided tour with maximum 35 people on each tour.
  • Because of security checks, you might experience a line to get inside the Doge Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica.
  • Like furthermost churches in Italy, St. Mark’s Basilica involves visitors to wear suitable clothing—no exposed shoulders, knees, or midriffs.
  • Booking an St Mark’s Basilica tour with skip the line pass allows access to the three museums in St. Mark’s Square.

When to Get There


The St Mark’s Basilica is greatest crowded at midday, so initiate or end your Venice tour with a morning or late-afternoon visit. Summer is the most prevalent time of year to visit, while Venice is moderately quiet from November through February (away from the Christmas and New Year holidays, and through Carnival). The palace’s hours vary seasonally, so choose the right time for doge’s palace tour.

What Not To Miss at Venice


You’ll see the secret chancellery where the delicate work of governing was done, the secret archives, the torture room, and the cell from which the famous writer Giacomo Casanova made his escape with doge’s palace secret itineraries tour. St. Mark’s Basilica is the most famous monument in Venice and hosts millions of visitors each year, so there are often long lines to enter. Visiting St Mark’s Basilica can be one of the fascinating parts of your Venice guided tours.

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$69.17 per person

Duration: 2 hours


Includes

  • Guided tour (maximum 35 people on each tour)
  • Entrance ticket to Doge's Palace
  • Entrance ticket to St. Mark's Basilica and access the Pala D'Oro
  • See the impressive halls of Sala del Maggior Consiglio
  • Professional guide

Book Now

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