Venice guided tour with Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica
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Venice guided tour with Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica

based on 8 reviews
Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Cross the famous Bridge of Sighs and reach the prison cell of Giacomo Casanova
  • Visit Saint Mark's Basilica first floor museum and see the famous horses
  • Admire Saint Mark's Square from the Basilica's terrace
What to expect

Join a combined tour that will allow you to discover the Doge’s Venice and its oriental empire and the upper floor of Saint Marks basilica and it terrace.

This guided tour is divided into two parts. From a centrally located meeting point, you will be lead by a professional guide inside the magnificent Doge’s Palace, once the seat of the power of the Republic of Venice, passing through the great courtyard and over the Bridge of Sighs down into its new prisons.

You then will continue the tour into Saint Marks Basilica discovering its Byzantine history and biblical scenes and the glittering mosaic, visiting the first floor only, which includes the museum and the terrace.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Staff have their temperatures checked regularly
  • Staff are regularly tested for COVID-19
  • Tickets can only be purchased online
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Audio headset when more than 10 people in a group
    • Guided tour in English, Italian, German, French and Spanish
    • Fully qualified guide
    • Admission fees
    What's not included
    • Hidden itineraries in the Doge's Palace
    • Pala d'oro
    Where

    Piazza San Marco 15, Venice, VE, Italy

    Meeting point:

    15 minutes before the departure time in front of the clock tower (the white tower with the blue clock and the bell on top) next to the YEX change office in St. Mark's Square, Venice. Please look for the white "TURIVE TOUR" sign. Children are free until 5 years (document required). Meeting point address: Piazza San Marco 15, 30124, Venice, Italy

    What to remember
    • This activity operates rain or shine
    • This is a combination tour, you will not stop between tours
    • Shoulders and knees must be covered in the Basilica
    • Backpacks are not allowed inside the Basilica and Doge's Palace, lockers are available on site
    • If you wish to spend more time inside the Doge's Palace independently after the tour your museum pass will allow you to do so
    • At the end of the tour, keep your Doge's Palace ticket to visit: Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana in Saint Mark's square
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    Provider
    VENICE EVENTS srl
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
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