Afternoon Tour: Doge Palace, St Mark Basilica & Gondola Ride

Afternoon Tour: Doge Palace, St Mark Basilica & Gondola Ride

From $279.75 per person

Enjoy a walking tour of the most important sights in Venice. Enter the city’s two symbolic landmarks: Doge’s Palace and Saint Mark’s Basilica. Finish your day with a gondola ride through the city’s hidden canals.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 3 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Private group


  • Learn about the history of Venice and its main monuments
  • Skip the line at Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Experience Venice from the water on a 30-minute private gondola ride
Full description
Discover the most important locations in the historical heart of Venice on this small-group walking tour. Visit Doge’s Palace with a qualified guide and marvel at the Gothic architecture of this former residence of the Serenissima Republic. Then enter the majestic Saint Mark’s Basilica, a true masterpiece of Byzantine art, and admire its beautiful golden mosaics and marble floor. Finish your afternoon with a beautiful and charming gondola ride (up to 6 people for gondola), let the gondolier transport you along the canals and be fascinated by the hidden corners of Venice as seen from the water.
  • Qualified guide
  • Entrance ticket to Doge’s Palace and Saint Mark’s Basilica
  • 30-minute private gondola ride
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Under the blue Clock Tower in Saint Mark's Square

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Until further notice, entrance inside St. Mark’s Basilica is not possible due to ongoing restoration work. Tours will visit the basilica's Terrace and its Museum instead
  • Please note that there is a dress code for entrance to the monuments on this tour. Shoulders and knees must be covered.
  • The tour will take place rain or shine, however, in the event of exceptional high tides it may be cancelled and a refund will be provided
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Good experience, best tour for people who want an overview of rome

June 28, 2019

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Product ID: 234572