Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica: audio guide and skip the line ticket
Attractions & monuments

Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica: audio guide and skip the line ticket

Availability: Until 31st july: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. From 1st August: every day
Duration: from 1 hour to 5 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore Doge’s Palace and St. Mark's Basilica
  • Visit at your own pace
  • Enter in the Doge's Palace and Cross the Bridge of Sighs
  • Admire the marvelous St. Mark's Basilica
  • Listen to history and secrets of Venice and Piazza San Marco
What to expect

During this tour you will discover the gems of Venice at your pace, avoiding the long line thanks to your skip the line ticket and listening to your audio guide.

At the Doge’s Palace, you could admire masterpieces like the Staircase of the Giants and listen to stories and legends of the Palace where the Doge lived with his family. Cross the Bridge of Sighs and go down to the cold Venetian prisons to listen to the legends of the Casanova’s jailbreak

Enter in the stunning St. Mark’s Basilica, known also as the Golden one and admire the golden masterpiece of byzantine art with the breathtaking gold mosaics! Basilica’s mosaics was done by small golden tesserae that creates a shiny vibrant effect.

Later you can enjoy also the digital audio guide with 30 points of interest from San Marco areas until Rialto.

The Basilica is temporarily under restoration and, until the 31st July, the entrance is allowed only to a small number of believers, usually locals. Anyway, everybody can visit the St. Mark’s Museum and the Terrance, so you can visit the Basilica from the top. This service now costs € 24 euros instead of € 39 because the Basilica is not always open to visitors.

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What's included
  • Doge's Palace ticket skip the line
  • Digital audio guide with the description of the interior of Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica
  • Audio guide with highlights of the area between San Marco and Rialto
  • Skip the line tickets for Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana
  • Tickets are valid for 3 months
Reduced price
  • Child (0-5)
Where

Venice Tours Assistance Point, Calle Larga Ascensione, Venezia, VE, Italia

Meeting point:

Venice Tours Assistance Point: is the big grey newsstand between Fendi boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT".

The tickets must be collected every day from 09:00AM to 2:00 PM.

With Piazza San Marco and the arches of Museo Correr at your back and the Poste Italiane (Post Office) in front of you, look on the left and you will see a big grey newsstand (with many souvenir and newspapers): that one is the Venice Tours Assistance Point. Please, go there and ask for the ticket.

The newsstand is between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT".

What to remember
  • Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, entrance time to the Doge’s Palace will be chosen according to the availability (usually from 11:00 AM).
  • The Basilica is temporarily under restoration and, until the 31st July, the entrance is allowed only to a small number of believers, usually locals. Anyway, everybody can visit the St. Mark’s Museum. This service now costs € 24 euros instead of € 39 because the Basilica is not always open to visitors.
  • Collect your tickets to the Venice Tours Assistance Point from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
  • Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded).
  • For the visit of the Basilica proper clothing is required (no shorts or tank tops).
  • Comfortable shoes suggested.
  • For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace: FREE DEPOSIT INSIDE.
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When

You must collect your tickets at Venice Tours Assistance Point from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

  • Departure and Meeting: until 31th July is only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday - From 1st August every day
  • Opening hour Doge Palace: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 09:00am – 6:00pm (last admission 5:00 pm). On Thursday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Opening hour Basilica: 09.45 am – 5.00 pm
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Provider
Venice City Tour
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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