Experience the Majesty of Venice: Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s Basilica Tour

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🏰 Doge's Palace: A Symbol of Venetian Power

Explore the Doge’s Palace, a stunning representation of Venice’s historical might. This architectural marvel, with its intricate layers from the Renaissance and Mannerist periods, stands as a testament to Venice’s rich political history. Inside, discover masterpieces by Titian, Tiepolo, Tintoretto, and Veronese, setting the stage for the famed Venice Carnival.

⛪ St. Mark’s Basilica: A Religious Masterpiece

Step into the awe-inspiring St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice’s main cathedral. Adorned with Venetian-Byzantine domes, this basilica is a treasure trove of history. Inside, over 8,000 square meters of glittering mosaics, many adorned with 24-carat gold leaf, await your admiration.

🖼 Exclusive Insights: Opera Museum & Noble Halls

Your tour includes an exclusive visit to the Opera Museum within the Doge’s Palace. Here, encounter a remarkable collection of Renaissance and Mannerist art, including prominent works from the Venetian school. Explore the grand ballrooms and the halls of the Great Councils, immersing yourself in the opulence of Venice’s past.

🌉 The Bridge of Sighs: A Story of Mystery

Learn the intriguing story behind the famous Bridge of Sighs, a key part of your tour. This iconic bridge holds secrets and stories from Venice’s history, adding a layer of mystery to your experience.

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🎨 Art Lover's Dream: A Masterclass-Level Tour

Led by a highly specialized licensed history guide, this tour is tailored for art enthusiasts. It’s a deep dive into the art and history of Venice’s most significant political and religious landmarks, offering a masterclass-level experience.

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🔹 Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Basilica with Italy4Real

As your tour concludes, remember that this exceptional experience is only available as part of Italy4Real’s complete travel packages. We ensure a comprehensive journey through Venice, combining luxurious accommodations with insightful sightseeing and comfortable transportation. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime exploration of Venice’s artistic and historical treasures.

Departure Details

Departure Days:

  • March – October: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Information about this day tour

  • Tour Code : FLT043.24
  • Duration : 3 Hours
  • City : Venice, Italy
  • Type : Small Group Tour
  • Departure : Guaranteed Departure
  • Grade/Difficulity : Easy To Moderate
  • Transport Mode : Not applicable
  • Children Allowed : Yes
  • Max Group Size : 15
  • Arrangement : Guide
  • Entrance Fee : Included
  • Hotel Pickup : No
  • Hotel Dropoff : No
  • Language Offered : English



Embark on a journey through time with Italy4Real’s exclusive tour of the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica. This tour, offered only as part of our comprehensive travel packages, invites you to delve into the heart of Venetian history and art. Experience the grandeur of Venice’s most iconic religious and political landmarks, with all accommodations, sightseeing, and ground transportation included for a seamless and enriching Italian experience.

What's Included


What’s Included in This Day Tour

Tour Includes

  •  Licensed English speaking guide
  •  Skip the line entrance to San Mark’s Basilica
  •  Exclusive access to Basilica terraces
  •  Access to Palazzo Ducale

Not Included

What’s Not Included: For Your Information

  • Airfare to and from Italy. However, we offer free research and pricing services for finding the best airfare—an exclusive service only for Italy4Real customers.
  • Travel insurance, which we strongly recommend for your peace of mind.
  • Transfers to meet your guide for the scheduled tours, and return transfers to your hotel after the tours, unless specified otherwise.
  • Transfers to and from train stations, unless specifically noted.

Pricing Transparency: Our Euro-Centric Approach

We place a premium on offering extraordinary value in concert with exceptional services, hence all our package prices are stated in Euros. Here’s why this matters:

Clarity in Financial Dealings

By presenting prices in Euros, we ensure you receive the most straightforward and competitive rates, devoid of hidden costs that often lurk in U.S. Dollar quotations due to ever-changing exchange rates.

Staying Ahead of Currency Trends

Our team of Travel Specialists is perpetually monitoring the value of the Euro against other principal currencies. This proactive approach enables us to guide you on the ideal moment to lock in your payment, thereby maximizing your financial well-being.

Billing Made Clear

Each invoice you receive is meticulously crafted to display the current exchange rate, ensuring absolute clarity in your financial transactions. With Italy4Real, what you see is what you get—no hidden fees or unanticipated charges.

Payment Flexibility Tailored For You

We solidify the exchange rate between the U.S. Dollar and the Euro solely at the time of your concluding payment, allowing you the leeway to capitalize on favorable exchange rates as they arise.

Your choice of Italy4Real as your European tour partner is deeply valued. We consider your satisfaction and the value we provide to be the cornerstone of our service.

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