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Venice: Doge's Palace & Basilica Tour with Optional Gondola

(75 Reviews)

What you'll get

Duration: 2.5 hours - 3 hours
Easy cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Skip the long lines to enjoy fast-track entry to the Doge’s Palace in Venice and discover a magnificent combination of Byzantine, Gothic, and Renaissance architecture. Later, explore the magnificent St. Mark's Basilica.


Highlights :
  • Benefit from skip-the-line entry to St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace
  • Admire the stunning mosaics of St. Mark's Basilica
  • Marvel at masterpieces from artists such as Tintoretto and Veronese
  • Upgrade your experience with a 30-minute gondola ride
  • Enjoy an intimate, small group tour with a maximum of 25 participants

Full description :

Includes :
  • Skip-the-line access to St. Mark’s Basilica
  • Skip-the-line-access and entrance to the Doge’s Palace
  • Local expert guide
  • Headsets where necessary
  • Gondola tour, if option selected
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Meeting Point
  • Meet next to Ponte della Paglia, the bridge with the view of the Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs). You can find the bridge in front of Doge's Palace, facing the lagoon. GPS Coordinates are 45.433538 , 12.340747". Please arrive 15-minutes before the tour's departure time. Late arrivals or no-shows are not eligible for a refund.

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  • Next to Ponte della Paglia, the bridge with the view of the Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs), in front of the Doge's Palace, facing the lagoon. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time. Late arrivals or no shows won't be refunded.

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Know before you go

• Groups are of no more than 20 people • For all running days (excluding Sunday), the tour ends at 12:30 at the Doge’s Palace. On Sundays the tour ends at 18:00 at the Doge’s Palace • This tour involves a fair amount of walking and steep staircases. Comfortable shoes are recommended • Wheelchairs and strollers cannot be accommodated on this tour • It is the individual responsibility of all visitors to arrive at the tour departure points • Entrance into churches requires appropriate dress. Shoulders and knees must be covered. Entry may be refused due to improper dress • Please do not bring large bags, tripods, non-collapsible umbrellas, or backpacks on this tour. They are not permitted in St. Mark’s Basilica and must be checked into the luggage storage area off-site. You may miss a portion of the tour for this procedure. • Please note, the Gondola ride (if selected) is a shared experience. This means that you might enjoy the ride with other customers

Customer reviews

Overall rating
4.75 / 5

based on 75 reviews


USD 81.67

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