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St. Mark's in Venice: guided tour of the Doge's Palace and the Golden Basilica

St. Mark's in Venice: guided tour of the Doge's Palace and the Golden Basilica

Wonderful guided tour through the two main attractions of St. Mark's Square: the Doge's Palace and the Basilica! Let yourself be enchanted by the historical places.

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Wonderful guided tour through the two main attractions of St. Mark's Square: the Doge's Palace and the Basilica! Let yourself be enchanted by the historical places.

The facts


  • Language: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Participants: 1 - 100
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Instant confirmation
  • public (with other participants)
  • mobile voucher is accepted
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Your experience


  • Discover the main monument of the beautiful Markusplatz
  • An amazing guided tour through the impressive basilica
  • See the city of Venice from the beautiful Bridge of Sighs


The qualified tour guide will accompany you through the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica and let you discover their breathtaking masterpieces! You will visit the history and curiosities of these historic places.

Doge's palaces were the seat of Venetian power during the secular republic. You will see the magnificent rooms where the Doges lived and the halls of power decorated by some of the most famous Italian artists such as Tiepolo and Tiziano! Let yourself be fascinated by the golden stairs and then cross the Bridge of Sighs to enter the cold Venetian prisons where Giacomo Casanova was held (he managed to escape once) The tour guide will take you to the Basilica of San Marco, known as the Golden Basilica thanks to its wonderful mosaics of gold. You will visit the Pala d'Oro, rich in precious stones, and the St. Mark's Treasury, an art collection that has been created over the centuries. The specialized tour guide will explain the meaning and curiosities about the beautiful things.

At both attractions you do not have to queue With this special ticket you have the possibility to visit the museums and palaces on St. Mark's Square yourself. Here you will discover the Venetian lifestyle of the past, a rich art gallery and the royal rooms where Princess Sissi lived for a while. After visiting the Basilica you have the opportunity to visit a glass factory near St. Mark's Square, where you can see a glass craftsman at work. Please note that this is a free optional tour of approximately 20 minutes, which is not part of the tour.

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Additional information

Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
The tour does not take place in case of extraordinary flood or religious events (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after, or otherwise it will be refunded). For reasons of force majeure (e.g. security problems) the waiting time for access to St. Mark's Church may be longer than expected. In this case, please stand up and follow the instructions of the tour guide.
For the visit of the basilica suitable clothing is required (no shorts). For security reasons, sacks, bags or rucksacks are not allowed in the basilica. Before your visit, you must deposit your belongings in the Ateneo San Basso (St. Mark's Square, Calle San Basso). The storage service is free of charge, but please take your time! Mobile vouchers are accepted.

From April to October:
The tour takes place every day in English, French, German, Spanish and Saturday in Italian.
(The visit is monolingual)

From November to March
The tour is held every day in English.
On Mondays and Fridays it also takes place in German.
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays also in French.
On Wednesdays and Saturdays it is also held in Spanish.
(The visit can be bilingual)

Included in the price

  • - Ticket valid to visit the palaces around St. Mark's Square itself.
  • - Joint tour with a qualified and experienced guide.
  • - Without waiting in line.
  • - Audio guides are included for groups of more than 10 people.
  • - Pick up from the hotel

Meeting point

ST. MARK'S SQUARE - Clock tower after the office The white building with the blue clock facade. Our assistant will be waiting for you with a sign saying "TOUR".

Cancellation Conditions

This deal can be cancelled for free up to one day before the date of the activity.

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