Venice: Walking Tour with Doge’s Palace and Basilica Entry

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See the main landmarks of Venice in one day. Visit Doge’s Palace and the Golden Basilica, and join a walking tour through the heart of the city.

Highlights

  • Be guided through the historical center of Venice
  • Admire Doge's Palace and the Basilica
  • Learn about the Golden Basilica with its mosaics of pure gold

Description

Meet your guide and enter the breathtaking Doge’s Palace. The guide will escort you through its stunning rooms where the Doges lived and decided the fate of the glorious Venetian Republic. Admire the Golden staircase and incredible artwork by famous Italian artists such as Tiepolo and Tiziano. Next, the guide will bring you to St. Mark’s Basilica, also known as the Golden Cathedral, thanks to its stunning mosaics made of pure gold. Here, you will discover its long history. The beauty of this five-dome Basilica will certainly impress you. Visit the Basilica's terrace with a copy of the famous horses, the St. Mark's quadriga, and admire the most beautiful view of the heart of Venice: St Mark’s Square. Discover St. Mark’s Museum and admire objects of various kinds and origins belonging to the Basilica, including the original quadriga which was moved from the terrace after the last restoration. After a break for lunch, join a guided walking tour departing from St. Mark’s Square. Admire the city's main monuments such as the Clock-Tower, Procuratie Vecchie, and the Bell Tower. Then, visit the famous Campo (square) Santa Maria Formosa, the house of Marco Polo, The Church of San Giovanni and Paolo, and the Rialto Bridge with its traditional market. Visit the other magnificent locations around St. Mark’s Square such as Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and the Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana.

Includes

Shared guided walking tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide Skip-the-line access to Doge’s Palace and the Basilica Access to the Basilica Terrace and St. Mark's Museum Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people Entrance ticket valid to visit various points of interest around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and the Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana)

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