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Saint Mark's Square is the symbol of Venice. An amazing place where history, art and the life of an entire city combine in a unique way.

It's a must see for everyone coming to Venice: try walking around the Square to see the Royal Palaces or visit the Palazzo Ducale and the Golden Basilica of Saint Mark's with their art treasures. 

An experience you will never forget!

Skip the line: inside Doge's Palace, Golden Basilica and.... much more.

A guided tour in the Palazzo Ducale which represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed! After, you visit one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! On this tour, escorted by a Tour Guide prepared in accordance with the Curia of Venice, enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show you the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire The Pala d'oro, exquisite example of the byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones. You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket! You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key details Meeting point: St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade) Timetable:  every day at 10:45 AM (not available on Sunday) Duration: 2 hours  (20 minutes more for the demostration in St. Mark's Square) Languages: From November to March: English from monday to Saturday - German on Monday and Friday - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish on Wednesday and Saturday. The visit could be bilingual. From April to October: English, French, Spanish and German every day - Italian only on Saturday. Price: € 55 - Free under 3 years old The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to entry without waiting. Entrance ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).  Venice needs your help: Check the guide of the responsible visitor. This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people. For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace.  Comfortable shoes suggested – For the visit of Basilica proper clothing are required (noshort or tank pops). The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party. The tour does not operate on 8, 25 of december, 1, 6 of January, 25 april, 15 august and during the religious functions and in case exceptional high tide or in case of special religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after ortherwise it will be refunded). During some days of high turnout or for reason of force majeure (for example high tide or security problems) the waiting time to access St.Mark's Balisica might be longer than expected: in this case, please line up and respect the instructions provided by the guide - For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”.  

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SKIP THE LINE: DOGE'S PALACE and St Mark's square palaces.

ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE 1 hour guided tour of Doge's Palace with a professional guide Skip the line tickets Ticket valid for visiting by yourself  the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). 20 minutes of glass making demostration in St.Mark's Square included THE TOUR The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed! The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to entry without waiting. You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket. You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. Entrance ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally.   Venice needs your help: Please respect the city avoiding to damage it, check the list of forbidden behaviors. Check also the guide of the responsible visitor. KEY DETAILS Meeting Point: ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade). Please be there 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour. Departure time: every day 10:45 AM (all year) - 02:15 PM (from april to october) Languages: from November to March: English every day - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday -German on Monday and Friday - Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday - The visit could be bilingual. From April to October: English, French, German and Spanish every day - Italian only Saturday. The afternoon tour is ONLY in english. Duration: 1 hr. approx. (20 minutes more for the demonstration in St. Mark's Square). Price: Adult : € 36 . Child: FREE under 3 years   TERMS & CONDITIONS This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.  Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people  For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace  Comfortable shoes suggested The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded). Tours does not operate on 25th December and 1st January Mobile vouchers accepted The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party  . 

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Canal Grande Tour

The only guided tour along the fascinating Canal Grande! Discover by yourself the most inimitable road in the world with your personal commentary in order to learn the ancient history of Venice and many secretes hidden its magnificent palaces! Let’s know about the history of Ca’Vendramin, the ancient gambling house of the lagoon; the Palazzo Grimani: ancient residence of one of the most famous Doge or listen to some curiosities about the outlandish life of Peggy Guggenheim and its marvelous house. 24 descriptions in 7 different languages of the most intriguing and charming palaces who adorn the Canal Grande. The audio descriptions will begin automatically on your device as you pass in front of each palace together with a picture displayed on your phone. When and how can I do it? Anytime by night and by day, how many times you want (the app is valid for 1 week). To use the app you must take public boat line number 1 (white circle with black number). Alternatively you can hire a private taxi or a Gondola and the app will take you by hand on this breathtaking experience of unforeseen surprises. How can I get it? At the moment that you buy the activity. Activity is valid for 1 week. (Click here for instructions) Price: € 15 p.p. including boat ticket line n.1 (The ticket line is valid for 75 minutes from the moment of validation) Languages: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only. If you want to know the list of attractions and monuments described in th the app click here Venice needs your help: Check the guide of responsible tourist.

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SKIP THE LINE: Walking Tour of Venice and the Doge's Palace

Have a walk outdoors (no entries) through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. An essential tour for the understanding of Venice!! Route: Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. Santa Maria Formosa - History and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre - Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. After, you visit the Palazzo Ducale which represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have  decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed! You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket! You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Key Details Meeting point: St.Mark's Square - Clock Tower near exchange office (the white building with the blue clock facade). Please be there 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour. Timetable: Every day at 9:00 AM Duration: 2.30 hours (20 minutes more for demostration in Saint Mark's Square) Languages: from November to March: English every day - German: Monday and Friday - French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The visit could be bilingual. From April to October: English, French, German and Spanish every day - Italian only on Saturday. Price: € 56,00 per persona - Free under 3 years. Entrance ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to entry without waiting.  Venice needs your help: Check the guide of the responsible visitor. This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people. Tour does not operate on 25 December and 1st January and in case of exceptionally high tide. Comfortable shoes suggested. For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside Doge’s Palace. The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party.  Mobile voucers are accepted. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”.

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SKIP THE LINE: The Golden Basilica

A guided tour in one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! On this tour, escorted by a professional and passionate Guide, you will enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you'll have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics (the Basilica has 43,000 square feet of mosaic alone!) and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show you the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire The Pala d'oro, exquisite example of the byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendor of the religious art collected along the centuries. The Basilica is the perfect synthesis of Venetian art and a unique blend of Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic elements with the Five Oriental-looking domes crown.  BOOK THIS TOUR AND JUMP THE QUEUE ! Key details Meeting point: Clock Tower in Saint Mark Square, near the exchange office (the white bulding with the blue clock facade). Please be there 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour. Timetable: from monday to saturday at 12:00 PM Languages: from November to March: English every day - German: monday and friday - French: tuesday, thursday and saturday - Spanish: wednesday and saturday. The visit could be bilingual. From April to October: English, German, Spanish and French: every day - Italian only on saturday. Price: € 24 - Free under 3 years Duration: 1 hour (20 minutes more for the demonstration in St. Mark's Square) At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally.  Venice needs your help: Check the guide of the responsible visitor. This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people Tour does not operate on sunday, on 25th April, 8th and 25th December, 1st and 6th January; and in case of exceptional high tide or in case of special religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded). For the visit of the Basilica proper clothing is required (no shorts or tank tops) – For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Basilica. During some days of high turnout or for reason of force majeure (for example high tide or security problems) the waiting time to access St.Mark's Balisica might be longer than expected: in this case, please line up and respect the instructions provided by the guide. Comfortable shoes suggested. The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party. Mobile vouchers accepted. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”  

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AMAZING VENICE IN A DAY.

ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE Travel with an experienced guide through the Serenissima Republic. Admire the Piazza San Marco with the history of the main monuments in this area including the Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. 1 hour of walking tour 1 hour guided tour at Doge's Palace 1 hour guided tour at the Golden Basilica 20 minutes for glass demostration in St. Mark's Square Visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket Walking tour Walk trought Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo (the “Pantheon” of Venice), the Great school of Charity before viewing Marco Polo’s House and the Malibran Theatre. Return to San Marco through the main shopping area, Mercerie. Move to the front of the entry line and take a guided tour through Doge’s Palace (the Palazzo Ducale). Doge's Palace guided tour The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. The Golden Basilica Follow a tour guide through St. Mark's Basilica, one of the most majestic cathedrals in the world. Learn about byzantine art and its religious background while taking a glimpse at the gold mosaics and marble floors. Optional glass demonstration At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally. Special Ticket You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket. You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria. Entrance ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). KEY DETAILS Meeting Point: ST. MARK’ S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade). Please be there 15 minutes before the beginning fo teh tour Departure time: From Monday to Saturday (Not available on Sunday) at 9:00AM  Duration: 3 hours and 30 min. approx. (with optional tour to Murano please consider about 2 extra hours or 20 minutes more for demostration in St. Mark's Square) Languages: from November to March: English: from monday to saturday - French: tuesday, thursday and saturday-  Spanish: wednesday and saturday -  German monday and friday. The visit could be bilingual From April to October: English, French, Spanish and German: from monday to saturday. Italian only saturday. The visit could be bilingual. Price: Adult: 79€ - Child: FREE under 3 years   Venice needs your help: Check the guide of the responsible visitor. TRAVEL TIPS This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities  Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded) For the visit of the Basilica proper clothing is required (no shorts or tank tops) For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Basilica and inside the Doges’ Palace Comfortable shoes suggested Tour does not operate on sunday, on 8th and 25th december; 1st and 6th january, 25th April and 14th August and during religious celebrations. The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party During some days of high turnout or for reasons of force majeure (for example high tide or security problems) the waiting time to access to St.Mark's Basilica might be longer than expected: in this case, please line up and respect the instructions provided by the guide For general conditions refer to our brochure "Discover Venice"  Mobile Vouchers are accepted  

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San Marco Doge’s Palace Skip the line and Guide book

1- Skip the line ticket for San Marco Museums  2- Handy Guide Book with details of Doge’s Palace, Basilica, Saint Mark’s square. 3- Free entrance to Music Museum and ticket for Saint Mark's Square Museums. The Doge's Palace was founded after 812 in the monumental zone of Piazza San Marco. It is a masterpiece with a distinctive style inspired by Byzantine and Oriental architecture. The Doge's Palace and the New Prison are connected via a double passageway over one of Venice's most famous bridges: the Bridge of Sighs, so called because prisoners, crossing the bridge, used to sigh at the idea of seeing Venice for the last time. The Royal Palace - today's Museo Correr, was once the palace of the highest dignitaries in Venice: the procurators. At the far end of the square stood the Church of San Giminiano, demolished and rebuilt by Napoleon to make sumptuous salons. During Napoleon Kingdom of Italy (1805-1814), the Procuratie Nuove buildings were the Royal Palace, refurbished for Empress Elisabeth of Austria. This function continued until 1946. Today, in Correr Museum,  visitors can learn about the Venetian way of life through sculpture, paintings, libraries and discover secrets of Venice's naval power. Doge Palace Opening hours: from 1st April to 31st October: 8.30AM to 7PM (last admission 6:00PM) From 1st November to 31st March: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (last admission 4:30) Handy guide book included! We  give you the opportunity to discover an hidden treasure of the city, free entrance. Handy guide book information: Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Russian. Detailed map is included with public boat information. Price: € 24 per person - Free under 6 years old. Where can I take the handy guide book? - To BOOKSHOP MUSIC MUSEUM, in Campo San Maurizio at the Church of St. Maurizio. From Bookshop Music Museum to Doges Palaces is about 7 minutes walking distance. When? Every day from 9:30 am to 7:00 pm (Staff of book shop speak English only) What's included? - "Skip the line" entrance ticket to the Doge's Palace and ticket valid to visit  by yourself the palaces around St. Mark's Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). - Handy guide book (one for each couple) with details of Doge's Palace, Basilica, Saint Mark's Square and suggestions for 7 itineraries to visit Venice. (The Doge's Palace and Palaces of Saint Mark' Square are without commentary. - Detailed map is included with public boat transportation information.  Venice needs your help: Check the guide of the responsible visitor. This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace.  Comfortable shoes suggested. Mobile vouchers are accepted. For general conditions refers to our brochure "Discover Venice".

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