Visit two of the most iconic sites in Venice as part of a small group walking tour, the Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica. Enter this famous monuments with skip the line tickets and an expert licensed guide!
If you are looking for a small group tour of Venice, why not join our skip the line walking tour of St Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. Your small group tour of Venice will be lead by an expert full- licensed guide who will be able to walk you through the art and history of these fabulous sites with their engaging and interesting commentary. You will learn all about the Republic of Venice, past and present, and gain skip the line access to St Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace.
You will meet your guide and the rest of your group (of maximum 20 people) in St Mark’s Square, where your small group tour of Venice will begin. You will admire this elegant piazza, with its cafes, restaurants and fair share of… pigeons! You will see the bell tower of St Mark’s Basilica, which you can choose to climb by yourself at the end of your tour for a great view looking over Venice!
With your guide and group you will enjoy skip the line entrance to St Mark’s Basilica, the so-called Golden Church. Adorned with marble and golden mosaics, St Mark’s Basilica’s opulence will really give you a taste of the importance Venice once held as one of key maritime powers. Your guide will explain to your group all about the artists and architects who helped to design and adorn St Mark’s Basilica, as well as Venice’s religious past.
From the religious, your Venice small group walking tour will continue to the political past of the city, with a visit to the Doge’s Palace. Once the residence of the rulers of the Republic of Venice, known as the Doge’s, the Doge's Palace was also the main judicial building of the Republic. You will learn all about the Doge’s political rule from your guide, as well as the fascinating period of the Venetian Republic. Of course, your visit will include skip the line tickets- no waiting around with RPG’s Venice small group tour! Inside the Doge’s Palace you will be able to admire the Doge's apartments, adorned with beautiful artwork.
For all those looking for a skip the line small group tour of two of the most important sites of Venice, RPG’s Venice small group walking tour is the perfect choice for you. You will be hooked from start to finish by your guide’s knowledgeable and interesting explanation of St Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace!
Your tour includes a Murano Blowing glass demo held true venetian master in a Blowing Glass Factory.
Meet your guide betwen the two columns in St. Mark's Square: they will be holding a sign with Rome Private Guides.
Dress code: Comfortable walking shoes, to enter into churches and places of worship shoulders and knees must be covered.
MINIMUM 4 PARTICIPANTS
This tour is not suitable for people with hearing disability. People with hearing disabilities can contact us and we will be happy to customize a private tour.
This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Please note: order of the sites visited may change.