St Mark's Square Tour: Doge's Palace and Basilica

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Tour Number

Activity Level

301042


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
People on a wheelchair need an accompanying person to help. Please, note that there are parts of the church and the Palazzo that are not accessible by wheelchair.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

A visit to Venice headquarters: politics and religion, two faces of the same coin


Let's visit the symbols of the political and religious power of the most admired "city-state" in the old Continent.
The Queen of the Adriatic, as Venice is still addressed, was able to develop a body of laws and international relationships that allowed her to prosper. During our visit we'll see the corridors of power and will understand why Venice was called the Serenissima Republic.
The Golden Basilica was the private chapel of the Palace and a State-church.

Itinerary

An overview of the main tourist attractions around St Mark's Square will be followed by a visit to the precious Basilica and the seat of Venice Parliament in the past times.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

This is a foot tour in a restricted area

What’s Included

Other: My guiding inside the Doge's Palace and St Mark's church
Entrance tickets to the Doge's Palace

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 EUR - You might buy a drink or a souvenir at the Doge's book store.

What’s Extra

Other: 3 Eur per person for the skip the line tickets to enter St Mark's church. This service is available from March to October; the rest of the year is usually not crowded and we might spend just a few minutes queuing.
For parties of 10 or more audio sets are mandatory at the price of 3 eur per person.
These costs have to be settled on spot.

Restrictions

Licensed guides have no restrictions.
For tours run on the mainland, vehicles will be driven by professional drivers.

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Thank you for this wonderful tour itinerary and Isa our great guide. Perfect combination of history and humor! Thank you and I highly recommend this tour and guide!
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