Guided tour

Venice: Doge's Palace and Basilica Private Guided Tour

Venice: Doge's Palace and Basilica Private Guided Tour

From US$ 260.95 per group up to 8

Discover the Doge's Palace and the Prisons, the heart of politics and justice in Rennaissance Venice. See stunning Venetian Gothic architecturee and the Basilica dedicated to St. Mark, decorated with 8000 sqm of breathtaking golden mosaics.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Discover the heart of politics and religion in Venice
  • Explore the history of the Venetian Republic and marvel at masterpieces by famous Venetian painters
  • Admire 8000 sqm of golden mosaics at St. Mark's Basilica
Full description
Visit the Doge's Palace, which hosted the government and city court of Renaissance Venice. Tour the apartments of the Doge from the times of the Venetian Republic. Explore a stunning example of Venetian Gothic architecture and discover the history of the Republic as you stroll through the opulent rooms. See masterpieces by Venetian artists such as Tintoretto and Paolo Veronese. Finish off your tour with a visit to St. Mark's Basilica, a spectacular example of the Byzantine style. Walk inside and feel like you're walking into a jewelry box as the rich decorations glitter around you.
  • Guide
  • Tickets for the Doge's Palace (pre-book online)
  • Tickets for the Basilica (3 euro to pay on-site)
Not suitable for
  • Visually impaired people
  • Hearing Impaired
  • People with recent surgeries
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Under the pillar with the winged lion in San Marco Square.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Cash

Know before you go

  • To enter St. Mark's Basilica, your shoulders must be covered and shorts and mini skirts are not allowed
  • Backpacks are not allowed in either the Basilica and the Doge's Palace but can be left at the deposit
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