Venice: Doge's Palace and Basilica Tour with Gondola Ride

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Discover Venice's symbols, The Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. In the afternooon, explore the canals and bridges on a relaxing gondola ride that pass underneath the Bridge of Sighs.

Highlights

  • Discover Venice most famous buildings and symbols
  • Step into history and Ducal Venice
  • Learn interesting facts about Venice's history and present
  • Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride that goes underneath the Bridge of Sighs

Description

During this tour, you will visit one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world: the St. Mark’s Basilica. This is an extraordinary example of Byzantine art as well as the living symbol of Venice’s bound with the East. The Basilica embodies a mixture of Byzantine, Roman and Venetian styles giving birth to a breathtaking architectural masterpiece. The Golden Mosaics covering the high walls are breathtaking, together with gold, silver, glass and precious materials. Next stop will be the Doge’s Palace. For centuries, the destiny of the Serenissima Republic was decided from the majestic halls of the Doge’s Palace, where the Doge and his Council used to meet and rule the Republic. Stepping through the magnificent halls, will be like going back to the time of the Republic of Venice, where priceless treasures, art masterpieces and frescos can still be admired today. in the afternoon, at 3:00pm, you will enjoy a 30-minute gondola ride. An enchanting and relaxing way to enjoy the colors, lights, sights, charm and beauty of Venice. You will admire elegant bank-side palaces, unique bridges and breathe the charming and magic atmosphere that only a town built on water can give you. You will pass underneath the iconic Bridge of Sighs.

Includes

Qualified guide Skip the line entrance ticket to Saint Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace Entrance to the Basilica’s Museum & Terrace Personal headsets Boarding assistance 25/30 minutes ride on a shared gondola that pass underneath the Bridge of Sighs

Important Information

  • No refund will be provided for no shows or late arrivals
  • The tour will take place also with rain, in the event of exceptional high tide it might be cancelled and refund will be provided
  • This is a shared gondola (up to five people for each one)
  • The gondola ride is in the afternoon at 3:00pm

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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