Venice Skip the Line Doge’s Palace and St Mark's Private Tour

This private tour is perfect for those who want to start understanding the history of Venice, its political system and its artistic splendor. Your guide will reserve your entrance tickets before your tour so you may enjoy the fast track passed the long lines. The tour will show you important institutional rooms of the Doge’s Palace where you will be able to see the masterpieces painted by Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese. The Doge’s Apartment, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Prisons will be explored with your private group. The tour usually includes skip the line access to St Mark's Basilica but this is temporary closed for restorations so the guide will explain the basilica from the outside and give you an historical introduction to St marks square and portico instead

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2 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Professional art historian guide or 2 hours
    • Private tour
    • Entrance fees to Doge's Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entrance to St. Mark's Basilica until restoration is finished
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Colonna di San Marco e San Teodoro, Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

    Meet your guide at the column with a lion on the top

    Stop At: Basilica di San Marco, Piazza San Marco 328, 30124 Venice Italy

    Due to restoration , the basilica is temporary closed, so you'll have the chance to admire St. Mark's square and the basilica from outside . 

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Doge's Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

    the former site of the Venetian government, and have a preferential entrance into the building. Here your professional guide will walk you through important institutional rooms of the Doge’s Palace, where you will see the masterpieces painted by Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Ponte dei Sospiri, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30100 Venice Italy

    Pass through the famous Sights bridge and learn why it was called like this

  • Departure Point : San Marco, 3, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Child under 18 old must provide valid ID to have reduced price to museums
    • Food and drinks are not allowed in the museums or churches
    • Due to the new opening restrictions, St. Mark's basilica is temporary closed so the tour will involve St.Marks basilica just from outdoor
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-29762P19

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