Venice Highlights: St.Mark's Basilica & Doge's Palace

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  • 3 hr

Spend 3 hours in Venice to see the major highlights of the city Enjoy pre-reserved tickets to make the most of your valuable time Join a small group tour for a more personalized and interactive experience Explore Venice and its major monuments with an expert local guide for more insider's knowledge Leave your tour and guide with enough knowledge to be independent in Venice

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Venice

Spend 3 hours in Venice to see the major highlights of the city led by a scholarly and local guide with the two must-see sites: Doge’s Palace and Basilica of St. Mark with pre-reserved tickets

Stop At: Piazza San Marco

Meet your expert guide at the famous St. Mark’s Square and start getting to know the city and its origins. See the most renowned public space in the city and, learn about its historical, social, and political importance. Learn about the Clock Tower and the Marble Lions that are all part of St Mark’s history.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Marco

Continue your way to the Basilica of St.Mark and enter the cathedral with your pre-reserved tickets. Savor its amazing sheer size and the fascinating golden mosaics. Learn about its opulent design, and its status as a symbol of Venetian wealth and power, known by the name Church of Gold. Immerse in the achievement of its oriental feeling of exoticism with all the elements of the Venetian style of the Renaissance Art. Listen to the story of the life-size Horses of St Mark’s Basilica said to be some of Europe’s finest creations. Find out the answers to all of your questions and more as you accompany your guide on this well-planned Venice walking tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Doge's Palace

Follow your guide at a relaxed pace to visit the Doge’s Palace with pre-reserved tickets straight into this opulent palazzo. Learn about the supreme authority and wealth of the ruling Venetian Doges in the Gothic architecture of the palace. Ask about the talented 14th-century sculptors that worked on the palace and enjoy stunning views across the Lagoon as you explore this world-famous landmark. Continue to the Old Prison that was part of the Doge’s Palace, learn why the New Prisons were built, and understand the significance of the Bridge of Sighs, another highlight of Venice. Leave your guide with enough knowledge to enjoy the rest of your stay at Doge’s Palace.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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