• Duration: 5 hours and 35 minutes

Set off on an enchanting adventure winding through the picturesque streets and enchanting canals of Venice with our unparalleled combination tour.


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Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Venice with our comprehensive combination tour, meticulously designed to ensure you make the most of your time in this mesmerizing city.

Begin your journey with a guided exploration of the iconic Doge's Palace. Delve into its rich history as you wander through its opulent rooms and marvel at the timeless masterpieces adorning its walls. Step into the halls where the Doge once wielded power over the ancient Republic of Venice, and uncover the secrets of this architectural gem.

Next, venture to the awe-inspiring Saint Mark's Basilica, affectionately known as the Golden Basilica for its breathtaking mosaics adorned with shimmering gold. Delve into the depths of its history as you learn about the significance of its countless artworks, and marvel at the treasures housed within its sacred walls. Ascend to the Basilica's terrace, where you'll be greeted by a replica of the famed horses of St. Mark, and behold panoramic views of the iconic St. Mark's Square, offering a glimpse into the heart of Venice.

Continue your journey with a visit to St. Mark's Museum, where an array of fascinating artifacts from various eras await your discovery, offering insight into the rich heritage of the Basilica.

As the day unfolds, indulge in a romantic gondola ride along Venice's picturesque waterways. Glide along the legendary Grand Canal, passing by landmarks such as the homes of Mozart and Desdemona, the legendary La Fenice Theatre, and the iconic Peggy Guggenheim Collection Palace. Marvel at the breathtaking vistas of Saint Mark's Basin as you soak in the timeless charm of Venice from a unique perspective.

Embark on a journey of discovery and romance with our meticulously crafted combination tour, offering an unforgettable experience of Venice's timeless allure.

Enhance your Venice experience with our exclusive bonus app, offering a digital map and audio guide to accompany you on your explorations. With this app in hand, you have the freedom to wander the city at your leisure, while immersing yourself in captivating narration about 200 of Venice's most iconic landmarks, including the renowned La Fenice Theater, the majestic Rialto Bridge, and many more.

The price includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket (valid also to visit the Museums in Saint Mark's Square: Museo Correr, Museo Nazionale Archologico, and Biblioteca Marciana)
  • Guided tour of the Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Visit to the Basilica terrace and St. Mark's Museum
  • Shared 30-minute gondola ride
  • App with an audio guide and digital map to use in your own time
The fee does not include
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
Things to know before leaving
  • Unfortunately the tour is not totally accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
    Wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities can enter the Basilica and Museum at the first floor with the elevator
  • Comfortable shoes and appropriate clothes suggested
  • 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
Meeting Point
  • Doge's Palace and Basilica Tour: at the brown wooden newsstand with the yellow sign where is written "MEETING POINT", Calle Larga de l'Ascension, St. Mark’s Square, in front of the Post Office. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time.
  • Gondola Ride: Venice Tours Assistance Point in St. Mark's Square, Calle Larga dell' Ascension #1257. The Assistance Point is the big grey newsstand between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (the Post Office) with a sign "VENICE TOURS – ASSISTANCE POINT". The staff will wait for you right there with the signboard “Gondola Tour”. Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the departure time.
Cancellation policies
  • Bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service.
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in this case it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded).