Inside Venice: Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica

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A combined tour that allows you to discover the Doge’s Palace, once the seat of the power of the Republic of Venice and the Saint Marks Basilica, discovering its byzantine history and the glittering mosaics.

  • Combine super saver includes 2 of the best-selling tours in Venice
  • Great photos opportunities!
  • Local and appassionate guide


• Guided Tour inside the Doge's Palace
• Guided Tour of the Saint Mark's Basilica
• Skip-the-line entrance to the St Marks Basilica & Doge's Palace 
• Personal audio system and headset for tour commentary
• Tour available in english, italian, german, french, spanish

15 min before in Calle larga de l’Ascension 1258 - 30124 next to the post office San Marco (opposite side of the Saint Marks Basilica). Look for the yellow sign "Meeting point" on the wooden kiosk.
Children are free until 5 years, from 6 they pay the full ticket (document required).

• Check-in is 15 minutes prior to booked tour start time
• This activity is not wheelchair accessible
• Shoulders and knees must be covered inside the Basilica
• Backpacks are not allowed inside the Basilica and the Doge's Palace

It is your responsibility to be at the meeting point punctually.
Late arrivals, no shows, NO REFUND!



Combined guided tour the Saint Marks Basilica and the Doge's Palace:

1. Our guide will provide you with a wealth of information regarding Saint Mark's Square and then accompany you on a detailed tour of the Golden Basilica, once the private chapel of the Doge of Venice, admire the golden mosaics and impressive marble inlay flooring.Visit Saint Mark's Basilica first floor museum and see the famous horses and admire Saint Mark's Square from the Basilica's terrace.
2. During the second part of the tour your guide will accompany you to the Doge’s Palace. Once inside, you will visit the halls where the Duke (Doge) and his Council controlled the fate of the Serene Republic. You will be able to admire the paintings realized by some of the most important artists of the Italian Renaissance, amongst them, the world's largest oil painting by Tintoretto. Passing through the famous Bridge of Sighs, you will reach the new prisons.

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