The Splendor’s of San Marco, Doge’s Palace and Basilica di San Marco

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St Mark’s Square

Doge’s Palace

Basilica of San Marco



Spend the tour with your expert guide and visit the famous Saint Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace and Basilica of San Marco.

It will start at your hotel where you will meet your expert guide who will accompany you to Saint Mark’s Square to hear its history and learn about the various types of architecture present in the square from the Byzantine golden Basilica to the Renaissance Campanile.

We will then continue our tour to the Gothic Doge’s Palace where you will enter with a reservation and advance purchase entrance tickets to have an extensive tour of its treasures. You will be enchanted by the glorious tales of the “Serenissima Republic” along with the imagery of the most important Venetian artists, Bellini, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, and Tiepolo…

This tour will conclude at the Basilica of San Marco to view its golden mosaics dating back to over a millennium, “A pirate cathedral enriched with the spoils of the universe (T. Gautier).”

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3 hours
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Private Tour
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