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Venice In a Day: Basilica San Marco, Doges Palace & Gondola ride

Venice, Italy
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7 hours 30 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

If you only have a short time to explore Venice this tour is your perfect all-inclusive ticket to the top attractions of the city. Follow one of the expert, English-speaking guides to St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal (by gondola).

You’ll also get to explore Venice at ground level on an intimate walking tour and learn about the history, culture, and cuisine of the floating city.

What's Included

  • Venice walking tour including local Venetian English speaking guide
  • Venice gondola ride with no more than 6 people (unguided)
  • Small groups of 20 people or fewer for walking section
  • Headsets when necessary
  • Entry/Admission - Canal Grande
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
  • Lunch
  • Transportation in between the tours

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Canal Grande, 30100 Venice Italy

Relax on a 30 minute, all-inclusive gondola ride.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy


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

At St. Mark’s Basilica gape at the incredible works of art and architecture inside.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

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

Skip the line at the Doge’s Palace and

The Location

Where To Go

Campo S. Giacomo di Rialto, 255, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy

Departure time

8:30 AM


Venice, Italy

Return details

Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy


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Written Reviews (24)

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It was a very informative...

Boydradford | Nov 2021

It was a very informative tour, the local guide was very knowledgeable of the history and architecture of the area

Doges Palace and Basilica San...

Jerald_F | Nov 2021

Doges Palace and Basilica San Marco were very interesting. Our tour guide was exceptionally good. Highly recommended.

We were a little late...

JEK58 | Nov 2021

We were a little late getting started - Nicoletta did not introduce herself until everyone was there so we were a little confused. However, once we got going, the tour was excellent. Nicoletta was a wealth of information. We learned a lot. The

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • St. Mark's Basilica can be subject to unforeseen closures due to particular liturgical celebrations. In the case in which the basilica is closed, we will give you explanations from the outside.
  • Please note that lunch is not included on this tour. We have allowed time for you to eat lunch between the AM and PM tours. Your guide will give you recommendations and tell you where to meet after lunch but please be aware that it is your responsibility to arrive at the meeting point in time for your PM tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Venice In a Day: Basilica San Marco, Doges Palace & Gondola ride

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