Highlights of Venice walking tour with Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica
Activities

Highlights of Venice walking tour with Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica

4.5/5
Excellent
Based on 52 reviews
from
£106.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 4 hours
Do this because
  • Discover Venice's most famous buildings and symbols
  • Skip the line to St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace
  • Admire the small characteristic and picturesque squares of Venice
What to expect

Enjoy an exclusive walking tour and discover the wonders of Venice!

Walk through the most characteristic and important places in the history of Venice with a qualified and experienced guide. You'll be accompanied in the discovery of the Serenissima Republic and you'll be revealed its fascinating past.

The Doge's Palace has represented the seat of the Venetian political power for centuries. In its splendid halls, you'll get to know the history of Venice together with your guide who'll show you the rooms of power, making you experience the European Middle Ages and the following centuries. Admire the rich details of the gold staircase, relive the sensations experienced by the prisoners who crossed the famous Bridge of Sighs, and explore the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova.

Your tour will continue on to St Mark's Basilica, where you'll be able to admire a real majestic masterpiece of Byzantine art. Marvel at the stunning gold mosaics and marble inlays on the floors, appreciate the biblical scenes depicted and discover the history of this ancient basilica. During this tour, your guide will take you through the first floor of the Basilica, where you will visit the Terrace and the Museum.

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What's included
  • check Walking tour of Venice
  • check Skip-the-line ticket to the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica
  • check Entrance tickets to Terrace and Museum of St. Mark's Basilica
  • check Earphones for groups over 10 people
Where

Campo San Zaccaria, 4683g, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

Meeting point:
Meet our staff at Campo San Zaccaria, in front of the shop opposite to the Church. Please make sure to arrive 15 minutes before the tour starting time. Please provide or show a copy of your voucher to the staff
What to remember
  • On some days, due to liturgical events or exceptionally high tides, access may not be possible. In this case, you will be contacted to arrange another visit on a different date, or you will be reimbursed
  • Please wear appropriate clothing when visiting the Basilica (no shorts or tank tops) and for safety reasons, backpacks are not allowed inside
  • Due to new security controls, waiting times are also possible for customers with priority entry or skip-the-line tickets
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Provider
Gray Line Venice
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.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.5/5

Based on 52 reviews from verified customers

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Review categories

Safety

4.7/5

Service

4.7/5

Staff

4.7/5

Value for money

4.6/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - October 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Very informative

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - August 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - July 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Experiencia perfecta, nuestra guía Estela nos dio mucha información interesante, todo ok

  • Anonymous

    From United Kingdom - March 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Really good guide- very knowledgable. Relevant information delivered at a good pace

  • Anonymous

    From Netherlands - March 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Walking tour was very informative, I don’t think if we’d just gone walking on our own we would have seen as much.Tour guide was brilliant very knowled ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - February 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Perfetto. Les guides ont été très compétentes. Les visites très intéressantes. Merci

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