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

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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.

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  • 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


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 5 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

Important Information

  • 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 exceptionally high tides it may be canceled and a refund will be provided

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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