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Venice: St. Mark’s Basilica & Doge's Palace Fast Track

(31 Reviews)

What you'll get

Duration: 2 hours
Easy cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Skip the long lines to 2 of the most important buildings in Venice on a 2-hour guided tour. Marvel at the golden interior of St. Mark’s Basilica, and see awe-inspiring mosaics. Explore the corridors of the Doges’ Palace, and walk over the Bridge of Sighs.


Highlights :
  • Skip the long lines to St. Mark's Basilica and the Doges' Palace
  • Walk over the Bridge of Sighs
  • See masterpieces by Tintoretto, Titian, and Veronese
  • Go to the prison cell where Casanova was imprisoned until his escape
  • Marvel at the work of the Venetian goldsmiths
  • Travel back in time to the days of the Venetian Empire

Full description :

Includes :
  • Skip-the-line entrance to Saint Mark's Basilica
  • English-speaking guide
  • All tickets and entrance fees
  • Entrance to the upper floor of Saint Mark's Basilica

When you get there

Meeting Point
  • Meet under the arches at the entrance to Saint Mark's Square and the Correr Museum. A tour assistant will be holding a sign with the name of the tour, and an orange umbrella. Directions by boat (Vaporetto): Take Vaporetto No. 1 or 2 to the “Valleresso” boat stop. Walk directly down Calle Valleresso, passing Harrys Bar on your right and the Hotel Monaco and Grand Canal on your left. At the end of the street, turn right and walk towards Saint Mark's Square. Before you pass under the arches, bear left and then go right under the arches in front of the post office, making your way onto the square. Here you will find the entrance to the Correr Museum and see the tour assistant holding an orange umbrella at the entrance to the square. Directions on foot: Make you way into Saint Mark's Square. The Correr Museum is at the opposite side of the church on the other side of the square under the arches.

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Know before you go

• Please note that shoulders and knees must be covered when entering Saint Mark's Basilica • Rucksacks are not allowed into Saint Mark's Basilica • This tour is not recommended for people with walking difficulties. You must be able to walk up the stairs inside the Doges Palace and cross a bridge • Please note, on rare occasions, Saint Mark's Basilica may be closed without warning. On these days, the Basilica and the Square will be done externally only and the Doge's Palace will be 1.5 hours; total length of tour (Basilica + Doge's Palace) 2 hours

Customer reviews

Overall rating
4.81 / 5

based on 31 reviews


USD 74.94

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