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

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Save time on a walking tour of Venice with fast-track entrance to Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica, topped off with a gondola ride through the city.

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  • See the sights of Venice from an iconic gondola
  • Skip the lines at Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Admire key sights, such as Ponte di Rialto, Grand Canal, and St. Mark’s Square


See Venice's top attractions during one tour. Join a walking tour of Venice's city center to learn more about the city's most popular attractions and how to navigate the maze of canals. Take a gondola ride then, skip the line to enter the Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica. Starting from the Rialto Bridge, head to a rooftop terrace where you can admire panoramic views of the picturesque Grand Canal. Stroll through the city's streets and squares to reach Piazza San Marco where you will learn more about the magnificent St Mark's Basilica during a guided tour. Then, hop on a gondola for a ride through the city's canals. Stop at Doge's Palace where you will skip the long lines of tourists for a fast-track guided tour. Head up to the palace's terrace where you can admire Piazza San Marco from above. Inside the palace, learn more about Venice's most famous painters before heading to the prisons to learn more about the Serenissima Republic of Venice.


Licensed guide Gondola ride St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace fast-track entrance

Important Information

  • This tour runs with a minimum of 2 participants St. Mark's Basilica may be subject to closure for liturgical celebrations, in which case the explanation will take place outside St. Mark's Basilica and the Palace may be closed to the public during high tides, in which case an alternative will be arranged In case of heavy rain and high tides, gondola rides are not available and an alternative will be provided From November 3rd to March 31st, skip-the-line access to St. Mark's Basilica is not available, but lines are short Please remember that you have to follow a precise dress code for the Basilica entrance: shoulders, knees and thighs need to be covered so please avoid short dresses, tank tops, shorts and hats (for men). You are not allowed to enter with large bags, animals, weapons, lighters and scissors. Please note that some parts of the tour may not be easily accessible for people with reduced mobility (or any kind of disability) feel free to contact us for more details.

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