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

Venice, Italy
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90 to 210 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

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.

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.
Please note that there may be a break up to 2 hours between your Doge’s Palace tour and your exclusive After Hour Visit, due to temporary earlier closing time at the Doge’s Palace. Your guide in this case will provide bar/restaurant recommendations

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 San Marco, 76, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy


Venice, Italy

Return details

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


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One of the Highlights of...

Stephanie_S | Nov 2021

One of the Highlights of our trip to Venice! Such a fun, respectful and informative tour. So grateful we chose this after hours tour. St. Mark’s Basilica exceeded all expectations as did the tour. Highly recommend!

Being able to tour St...

adamour856 | Nov 2021

Being able to tour St Mark’s after hours with a small group was amazing. We were able to get close up to certain areas and visit the crypt. And our tour guide, Moses, was fabulous.

Tour guide was a no...

tomalto810 | Nov 2021

Tour guide was a no show. No way to contact anyone. Bizarrely incompetent organization. Really nothing more to say, is there?

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.


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