Venice: Skip-the-Line Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica

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Venice: Skip-the-Line Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica

From $92.99 per person

Visit the top two sights of Venice, see intricate art, and learn about the rich history from your expert guide on this essential Venice guided walking tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian


  • Explore the most important rooms in the Doge’s Palace
  • Pass through the famous Bridge of Sighs
  • Discover the history and dark past of Venice from your professional local guide
  • Immerse yourself in the beautiful treasures of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Pala D’Oro
  • Learn interesting information about the city from an insider perspective
Full description
Explore the most famous tourist attractions of the floating city of Venice. Experience both of these Venetian waterfront gems with special skip-the-line tickets so you can immerse yourself in the rich history and art with ease. Visit the grand Doge’s Palace, the Venetian Gothic-style palace built in 1340 and the birthplace of the Republic of Venice. Walk around this former residence of the Doge of Venice turned museum, a prominent landmark, and symbol of the city. Discover Saint Mark’s Basilica, one of the most important religious temples and best-known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture – not to mention one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world. Gaze at the treasures in the basilica including Pala D’Oro, sacred relics, rich artifacts, trophies, Sansovino’s sculptures, the icon of the Madonna Nicopeia, and one of the largest mosaic ensembles in the world.
  • Skip the line entrance to St. Mark's Basilica
  • Priority entrance to the Doge's Palace
  • Guided tour with an expert guide
  • Headset to hear the guide clearly
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide at Calle Larga dell'Ascensione inbetween Museo Correr and the Post office.

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    What to bring

    • Long-sleeved shirt
    • Long pants

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags
    • Backpacks
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 / 5

    based on 6 reviews

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    very well organized tour; Daily changes to the access regulations, especially for St. Mark's Cathedral, were mastered well by the team; Communication via audio system was very good; small group; in Veronica we had an experienced and historically / art-historically qualified museum guide, who also told us about today's life in the city of Venice

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    June 24, 2021

    Unsere Tourguide war super! Wir haben die Tour sehr genossen und fanden es kurzweilig und gut organisiert. Zudem war die Guidin sehr sympathisch. Daumen hoch!

    July 2, 2021


    June 29, 2021

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