Guided tour

Venice: Doge's Palace & Basilica Tour

Venice: Doge's Palace & Basilica Tour

Activity provider: Florencetown
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 145.42 per person

Have an exclusive and intriguing tour of the prisons in Doge's Palace. Visit St. Mark's Basilica with skip-the-line tickets and a guide.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide


  • Have a interesting and comprehensive tour from an expert guide
  • Get skip-the-line access to St. Mark's Basilica, its terraces, and the Doge's Palace
  • Enjoy access to the Doge's Palace prisons
Full description

Visit 2 of Venice's main attractions with an art-expert guide. Explore Doge's Palace on an exclusive visit to its prisons. Enter St. Mark's Basilica with skip-the-line entrance and admire its grandiose domes. This tour takes you inside the center of the religious power of Venice, the beautiful St. Mark's Basilica. Enjoy skip-the-line access and receive a comprehensive and informative tour of the landmark church. Admire its profusion of polychrome domes, walls clad in marbles, and over 8000 square meters of glittering ceiling mosaics. Enjoy a special visit to Doge's Palace, the symbol of political Venice. Be impressed by its intricate architecture and see paintings from world-renown artists. See the prisons and from there, visit the great ballrooms, the Council Hall, the Doge’s lavish apartments, and the Opera Museum featuring a collection of portrait paintings. You will also have the chance to walk the famous Bridge of Sighs and learn the story behind the origin of its name.

  • Licensed guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance to San Mark's Basilica
  • Skip-the-line entrance to Doge's Palace
  • Exclusive access to St. Mark's Basilica terraces
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
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
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Doge's Palace, under the column with the lion on the top.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Drinks

Know before you go

  • This tour runs rain or shine

Product ID: 394853