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  4. Saint Mark's Basilica

Venice: Private Walking Tour with St. Mark's Square

Product ID: 353351
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Enjoy an outdoor tour walking among the most important places in Venice with a qualified tour guide. Together with this guide you will enter two of the city's most prominent symbols: the Doge’s Palace and the Basilica.
About this activity
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Duration: 2 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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English, French, German, Spanish

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  • Take a private tour
  • Eceive 2 hours to enjoy and learn the history of Venice and its most important symbols
  • Skip the lines with your tickets
  • See the Doge's Palace from the inside
  • Explore the St. Mark's Basilica from the inside
Full description
After meeting your guide in Saint Mark’s Square, your private tour will begin. You will see the magnificent Doge’s Palace, the ancient seat of the Serenissima Republic, as well as an impressive palace of Gothic architecture in which you will explore the halls of power, gold staircases, and important paintings.

Following that you will visit the St. Mark’s Basilica, a real masterpiece of Byzantine art in which you can admire the beautiful golden mosaics and the marble inlay floor. You will learn more about the everlasting history of Venice as well as St. Mark and how these ruins came to rest to be shielded there.

Throughout this tour you will not only see Venice, but experience this city through its history and glorious past. Surrounded by the Basilica’s beautiful golden mosaics and marble inlays, your professional guide will take you along the history and the special features of this unique masterpiece of Byzantine art.
  • Qualified guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Doge’s Palace and Saint Mark’s Basilica
  • Hotel pickup (for accommodation located in the St. Mark’s area)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup for areas located outside the St. Mark’s area
  • Food and drinks
  • Pala D'Oro of the St. Mark's Basilica
  • Treasury and Terrace of the St. Mark's Basilica

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the Column of Saint Mark in Saint Mark's Square. Your guide will be next to column with the winged lion on top of it.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• This is a private tour, please specify the language and the name of your hotel
• This tour includes skip-the-line tickets to the Doge's Palace and the St. Mark's Basilica
• Please wear appropriate clothes to enter the Basilica, no bare knees or shoulders are permitted
• No refunds will be accepted for no shows or late arrivals
• The tour will be provided rain or shine (with very high tides the tour may be canceled and refunds will be given)
• This is a private tour, please specify the language and add in the note the name of your hotel
• Comfortable shoes and clothes are advised
• For security reasons backpacks and bags are not allowed inside the Basilica and they have to be left at the free deposit available in Calle San Basso

From US$ 190.15 per person

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Gray Line Venice - Park Viaggi

Product ID: 353351