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Legendary Venice St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace

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Highlights
  • Guarantee entry to the often sold-out Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica
  • Save hours waiting in line with skip-the-line entry to two top Venice attractions 
  • Enjoy special access to the first-floor terrace of St. Mark's Basilica 
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Legendary Venice St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace
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Overview
Guarantee your entry into two of Venice’s star attractions on a skip-the-line tour of Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) and St. Mark’s Basilica (Basilica of San Marco). Save hours of waiting in line as you bypass queues often in advance of two hours and head straight inside the often sold-out monuments. Discover details you may have otherwise missed, and enjoy special access to the first-floor terrace of St. Mark’s Basilica for panoramic views of Venice.
What to Expect

Greet your guide in central Venice and head straight to your first stop, St. Mark’s Basilica (Basilica de San Marco) to bypass the long lines often in excess of two hours. Inside your guide reveals hidden details and leads you to the first-floor terrace not usually open to the general public.

The next stop is Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), where skip-the-line tickets allow you to avoid waiting in line once again. Visit the opulent Hall of Great Council, home to frescoes by the likes of Veronese and Tintoretto, and discover the palace’s dark history in the Armory and New Prisons.

Your tour culminates with a walk across the Bridge of Sighs, where you bid your guide farewell.

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Reviewed yesterday
Best Tour Yet While in Europe!

Phenomenal tour with Marie and Walks of Italy! We have been on a whirlwind 1 month tour of Europe and found a true gem of a tour guide with Marie. She was very knowledgeable and organized. She was always smiling, laughing and had a great...More

Thank tfurber
Reviewed 1 week ago
We love Venice!

Our second visit to this marvelous and unique city, Our stepson was with us this time and it was memorable for all of us. Guide was knowledgable and we were able to skip many of the overcrowded lines.

Thank 975nealf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Interesting and fun

Myself and my partner visited Venice for only a short stay in our trip around many cities in Italy. We opted for this tour as it had good reviews, and came recommended. We arrived and were given headphones and a walkie-talkie like device with which...More

Thank PetaRhi
Reviewed 1 week ago
A Highlight of Venice

Our guide was passionate, incredibly knowledgeable, and so much fun! Both St. Mark’s Basilica and Doges Palace are breathtaking and their histories are amazing. This tour was a highlight of my visit to Venice.

Thank C F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A Great Way to See St Mark's

We opted for the 0900 tour and were very glad we did. Warmer than normal temperatures resulted in far more people than expected and we were very glad to skip the lines. The only drawback was to leave little to no time to stop for...More

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Approx 2-1:2 to 3 hours. Honestly it went by quickly. Our guide, Emma, was great & made it very enjoyable
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