Venice San Marco Tour with St. Mark's Bell Tower Tickets

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Discover essential Venice on a private tour of St. Mark's Square. See the world-famous St. Mark's Basilica and enjoy amazing views of the Old Town and the Venetian Lagoon from the Bell Tower.


  • Explore Piazza San Marco, the beating heart of Venice, with a Guide
  • Admire panoramic views from St. Mark's Bell Tower
  • See the world-famous Basilica of St. Mark, Grand Canal, and more
  • Immerse yourself in Venetian history, culture and legends
  • Discover the treasures of the Doge's Palace with skip-the-line tickets (4-hour)


Piazza San Marco is the principal public square of Venice. On this private tour, you will discover its must-see attractions, fascinating history, and best-kept secrets. Learn about St. Mark, St. Theodore, the Doges, the Mask Carnival, and more. Explore the beating heart of Venice and visit the towering St. Mark’s Campanile! Book a 2-hour tour of St. Mark’s Square and Bell Tower with a Licensed Private Guide. Discover one of the most photographed places in the world with its beautiful Venetian-Gothic architecture and amazing views of the Grand Canal and San Giorgio Maggiore island. Did you know that Napoleon once described St. Mark’s Square as the “drawing room of Europe”? After so many years, this World Heritage Site is still one of the most visited places in all of Italy. Immerse yourself in Venice’s history and legends as you admire the majestic facade of the Doge’s Palace. Take a closer look at the stunning mosaics, statues and Byzantine features of St. Mark’s Basilica (exterior only), and learn about the race to save this Gothic cathedral from flooding during the Acqua Alta (“high water”). See the beautiful Procuratie Vecchie, Museo Correr, the unique Astrological Clock of Torre dell'Orologio, and more. Take a lift to the viewing terrace of St. Mark’s Bell Tower and marvel at the best view over the Old Town and the Venetian Lagoon. Entrance tickets are included. Come and fall in love with Venice! Choose the 4-hour option to see highlights of St. Mark’s Square, admire views from the top of St. Mark’s Bell Tower, and visit the majestic Doge’s Palace with skip-the-line tickets. This is your chance to discover the treasures hidden inside the luxurious apartments of the Doges of Venice, admire the view from the Bridge of Sighs, and find out how easy it was to be arrested and locked in the palace prison. It’s a must-do in Venice!


Private Walking Tour of St. Mark's Square with St. Mark's Bell Tower and the Doge's Palace (number of attractions depends on the selected option) 5-Star Licensed Guide who is fluent in the language of your choice Regular tickets to St. Mark's Bell Tower Skip-the-line tickets to the Doge's Palace (4-hour tour only) Personalized experience with tips on the local restaurants, cafes and other points of interests

Important Information

  • Check your email the day before the tour for important information. Please note that the number of attractions depends on the selected option. Tickets to St. Mark's Campanile (Bell Tower) will be purchased on the spot. Entry includes lift access to the viewing terrace. Tickets to St. Mark’s Basilica are not included. In the event of adverse weather conditions (fog, strong wind, intense cold), the Bell Tower will be closed. Skip-the-line tickets to the Doge's Palace are valid for a specific date and time. You will skip the queue at the ticket office, but you may have to queue for security checks at the entrance with those in your time slot. Headsets will be provided for groups larger than 10 inside the palace. Due to tourist regulations, 1 licensed guide can lead a group of 1-20 people. We will arrange additional guides for larger groups.

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