Guided Tour of the Doge's Palace & Saint Mark's Basilica – Priority-access ticket

Guided Tour of the Doge's Palace & Saint Mark's Basilica – Priority-access ticket

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Duration
2 hours

Languages

French
English
Spanish

Starting time
10:45 AM , 11:45 AM , 2:45 PM

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Description

With your priority-access ticket, enter the Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica – two of Venice's must-see sites – without waiting in line.

Your tour will start at the Doge's Palace. Explore the ancient seat of Venetian political power with your guide and discover the huge frescos which decorate the walls and ceilings. In the Great Council Hall, you can admire works from Veronese and the famous painting by Tintoretto. You will also see the prison known as the "Piombi" where the legendary charmer Casanova was imprisoned. Throughout your visit your guide will show you the key elements of the Doge's Palace while telling you all about its history.

You will then visit Saint Mark's Basilica, also in the company of your guide. Admire the interior of this magnificent cathedral: its walls covered in golden and marble mosaics;Discover St. Mark’s Museum where to admire objects of various kinds and origins belonging to the Basilica, including the quadriga of St. Mark’s, the famous horses, moved from its original in the terrace after the last restoration and  the Basilica's Terrace with the copies of the famous horses, From this spectacular location admire the most beautiful view of heart of Venice.

At the end of your visit your guide will accompany you to Saint Mark's Square.

Departure place

Good to know

  • Availability: Monday to Saturday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours 
  • Departure: Saint Mark's Square
  • Depending on the nationality of participants, the tour may be conducted in more than one language
  • Comfortable footwear recommended
  • For security reasons, backpacks are not authorized inside Saint Mark's Basilica or inside the Doge's Palace
  • In order to respect the religious nature of the sites you will be visiting please wear appropriate clothing
  • This activity is not accessible for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility
  • The ticket to the Doges Palace also gives you access to neighboring museums including: the Correr Museum - the municipal museum of Venice, the Archeologial Museum of Venice and the Marciana Library
  • Due to the Covid-19 restriction, the entrance inside the Basilica is suspended until the 30th August. The Basilica will be explained from the exterior.

Price includes

  • The services of a tour guide
  • Tour of the Doge's Palace
  • Tour of Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Access to the museums on Saint Mark's Square: Museo Correr, the National Archeologial Museum and the Marciana Library
  • L’accès coupe-file aux monuments
  • Les récepteurs audios pour les groupes de plus de 10 personnes

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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