Venice: Doge's Palace and St Mark's Tour with Gondola Ride

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Discover the highlights of Venice on a tour combining guided visits to St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace, followed by a relaxing gondola ride along the famous Venetian canals.


  • Admire the interior of St Mark's Basilica
  • Learn about Venetian history at the Doge's Palace
  • Benefit from skip-the-line entry & a guided tour at the Doges Palace & Basilica
  • Take a gondola ride through Venice's romantic canals
  • Discover the best of Venice in one day


Home to the magnificent St Mark’s Basilica, Bell Tower and Doge’s Palace, St. Mark's is the largest square in Venice. Discover the highlights of Venice's main sights, with a traditional gondola ride. After meeting your guide, skip the line and enter the awe-inspiring St Mark's Basilica. The church dominates the square with its incredible facade and domed roof. However, the interior is even more stunning. Learn about its fascinating history with your guide. Then, visit the majestic Doges Palace which was once home to Venice's justice system, prison as well its Duke. Bypassing the queues your guide will walk you through the monuments imposing hallways and take you on a journey through time, discovering the ins and outs of the Venetian empire. Following your visit to the Doges palace, the guide will accompany you to our trusted gondolier a couple of blocks away. For the next half an hour, sit back, relax, and see Venice from a whole new vantage point.


Skip-the-line entry and guided tour of St. Mark’s Basilica Skip-the-line entry and guided tour of Doge’s Palace Grand Canal gondola ride Professional guide

Important Information

  • Skip-the-line access to St Mark's is offered during busier months; from November through March, St. Mark's Basilica does not offer skip-the-line entry to tour groups, since the lines are generally non-existent
  • St. Mark's is a sacred place so all participants must cover their knees and shoulders
  • Strollers or baby carriages are not allowed
  • There will be security checks at the entrances – please expect queues

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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