Venice: St. Mark's Basilica Tour with Doge's Palace Option

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Discover Saint Mark's Basilica in Venice on a guided tour with skip-the-line tickets. Upgrade your experience with a tour of the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, and a Murano glass factory.

Highlights

  • Watch the intricate mosaics of St. Mark's Basilica shimmering with golden hues
  • Admire an intriguing mix of architectural and art styles in the heart of Venice
  • Discover the Doge's Palace, the center of power of the Venetian government
  • See the Bridge of Sighs, the Golden Staircase, and the Staircase of the Giants
  • Visit a glass factory in Murano and observe a skilled glass artisan in action

Description

Discover the iconic monuments of Venice on a guided tour of Saint Mark's Basilica, with extended options available for Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Learn about the history of the city and the Doge's Palace, the center of power of the Venetian Republic. Meet your guide and head to the Doge's Palace. Admire the Golden Staircase, the Staircase of the Giants, and the Halls of Power where the Doges, the leaders of Venice, held court. See the works of Tintoretto, Titian, and Veronese. Continue to the Bridge of Sighs, named after the sighs of the prisoners who crossed it. Learn about the old prisons where the liberator Giacomo Casanova was imprisoned in 1755. After the first part of the tour, visit the St. Mark’s Basilica with priority access. Admire the famous Byzantine gold mosaics that cover the walls of the Basilica. Before saying goodbye to your guide, visit an ancient Murano glassworks factory. Watch a Venetian master make a glass sculpture and learn about the secrets of Murano glass.

Includes

St. Mark's Basilica skip-the-line tickets Guide Doge's Palace skip-the-line tickets (if option selected) Headset to hear the guide (for groups of over 7 people)

Important Information

  • Please follow a modest dress code for access to the Basilica On Sundays, public holidays, and unscheduled religious celebrations, the program provides direct access to the terrace and the Museum of San Marco on the first floor, from where parts of the mosaics can be seen On certain busy days or other unforeseen reasons, the wait time to enter St. Mark's Basilica may be longer than expected

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