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St Mark's Basilica After-Hours Group or Private Tour with Optional Doge's Palace

Venice, Italy
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90 to 210 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

Due to Covid19, until the end of 2020, this tour will be amended to ensure your safety:
-If you book a private tour you will have a private tour guide, but you may have another Walks group inside the Basilica at the same time.

Explore St Mark’s Basilica without the crowds on an after-hours tour, and enjoy an optional visit to Doge's Palace, if you wish. Inside St Mark’s Basilica, admire treasured mosaics and a Byzantine altarpiece, and then follow your guide into the crypt where St Mark himself is believed to rest. Upgrade for late access to the Doge’s Palace and learn about the Higher Council Hall, the Doge's apartments and the Bridge of Sighs as you explore. Numbers are limited to 15 for a small-group experience.

Upgrade your tour to include a 2 hour late entry tour of the Doge’s Palace, including the armory, New Prisons and incredible council rooms and frescos of Palazzo Ducale.

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • After-hours St. Mark’s Basilica tickets
  • Doge’s Palace tickets (if option with Doge Palace selected)
  • Small groups of 20 people or fewer
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

Piazza San Marco

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

Basilica di San Marco, Veneto

Inside, take a deep breath. You’re experiencing St. Mark’s Basilica as almost nobody else does, or ever has ever been able to (aside from the Doge himself)—empty! No standing elbow-to-elbow with other tourists, no seeing the church as if through a strobe light from hundreds of

The Location

Where To Go

Museo Correr, San Marco, 52, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy


Venice, Italy

Return details

St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy


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Written Reviews (24)

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This is expensive but you...


This is expensive but you are buying a truly exclusive experience. To be the only people in the church, with all the lights on, was magical. The guide was excellent and made the experience even better.

We went last night to...

Janet M | Dec 2019

We went last night to the after hours tour. Our guide ‘Moses’ was just fabulous. He managed to convey everything with just the right touch of information and explanation. We got to see the stunningly beautiful interior lit as no ione on a day

Excellent tour and it was...

Carol J

Excellent tour and it was terrific to see the interior of the Basilica with all the lights on and without the daytime crowds.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Occasionally St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace are closed to the public, without previous notice, due to high tides or particular festivities
  • If option with Doge's Palace selected: The prisons and the armory of the Doge's Palace are not wheelchair-accessible
  • 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.


St Mark's Basilica After-Hours Group or Private Tour with Optional Doge's Palace

From $115.62
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