Early Entrance Doge's Palace St Mark Basilica & Rialto Bridge

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Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Venice, Venice

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Gain early priority access to the Doge’s Palace, before the normal public access times, allowing you the chance to admire this wonder in a whole new light.

Skip-the-line priority access to St. Mark’s Basilica and its terrace and then transition into a walking tour amidst all the gems of this city till the famous Rialto Bridge.

Get on bord this three and a half hours walking tour that leads you to some famous and treasured locations of the enchanting world-famous floating city of Venice.

Immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of Venice and fall in love with its culture, art and food while marveling at the incredible architecture, canals, and bridges of this city on water.

This small group tour will, let you experience some of the most iconic sites, locations, and monuments of Venice

What's Included

Professional local guide


Skip the line Entrance and reservation tickets

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infect
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Specialized infant seats are available

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Doge's Palace
You will get the privilege of a priority entry to the Doges Palace before the
normal public entrance. This palace held the main political power seat of Venice for centuries.
Appreciate the magnificent works of art adorning the walls of this Venetian Gothic Architectural
masterpiece. Across the Bridge of Sighs, and true to its name sense the anguish of the prisoners
that would have walked across the same bridge once upon a time Your highly qualified local professional guide will firstly accompany you to the Doge’s Palace or “Palazzo Ducale”. This Venetian Gothic architectural masterpiece is said to have been built in
1340 and extended and modified throughout the following centuries.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Basilica di San Marco
After having experienced the grandiosity and the opulence of the Doge’s Palace, you will make your way towards one of the most imposing and important monuments of the city.
St Mark's Basilica is one of the best-known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. The cathedral declares and displays the wealth of Venice over centuries with its domes and turrets and
gold mosaic standing out over the square. This Cathedral was the city’s chief monument, it acted as a temple of civic life as well as of religious faith, bearing witness to the greatness of Venice. Forabout a thousand years it had served as the Ducal Chapel, coming directly under the Doge who nominated its Primicerius, with episcopal authority. The access to the Basilicas terrace will surely top of this marvelous experience of witnessing the majestic and luxurious cathedral below. The panoramic view of Piazza San Marco and the island of San Giorgio.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Piazza San Marco
St. Mark's Square as well as being the largest square is also one of the largest open spaces in
Venice, a big contrast to the winding alleys and lanes within Venice where you are hemmed in by
the buildings most of the time. This Square is considered to be the heart of Venice. As the largest
square in the city, it has always been the location of important government buildings and other
facilities in Venice. N

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo)
The basilica of Saints John and Paul/ Santi Giovanni e Paolo is one of the most impressive
medieval religious buildings in Venice, together with the basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei
Frari. It is considered the pantheon of Venice thanks to the large number of Venetian doges and
other important figures who have been buried there

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Casa di Marco Polo
A short distance from the Rialto Bridge, in the direction of the Fondamenta Nuove or
the Ferrovia, deviating a little at the height of the Church of San Giovanni Grisostomo, is an
enchanting place that retains the charm of medieval Venice .
The sixteenth-century houses that surrounds are risen on the ancient foundations of the houses of Marco Polo (the famous Venetian traveler/explorer nicknamed Milione) more commonly known as the Houses of Marco Polo

• Admission Ticket Free

Ponte di Rialto
Rialto Bridge, or “ Ponte di Rialto”, a stone arch bridge crossing over the narrowest point of
the Grand Canal in the heart of Venice. Built in the closing years of the 16th century, the Rialto
Bridge is the oldest bridge across the canal and is renowned as an architectural and engineering achievement of the Renaissance. The bridge has defied its critics to become one of the architectural icons,
and top tourist attractions, in Venice. This immersive walking tour experience will conclude at the
Rialto Bridge, where you can always ask for suggestions and directions from your local guide for additional places to visit on your own around Venice, such as restaurants, scenic locations, the best spots for shopping and souvenir hunting etc.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Great experience no line!
MairaBeatrice_C, 11-04-2022
This must have been one of the most amazing tour I have ever experienced.
The fact that the Doge's Palace was an early entrance was so great , there was no line and it wasn't crowded!
I really reccomend it to everyone !

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