fbpx

San Marco, the Basilica & Doge’s Palace

Venice Highlights San Marco, the Basilica & Doge’s Palace

Meet our experienced tour guide and get ready to explore two of the most important landmarks of Venice.

Once the political and the religious centres of the Serenissima Republic, the Doge’s Palace and the Basilica are the architectonic jewels of St. Mark’s Square.

3 hours

Max. 10 people

Services included: English speaking guide 2 hrs

1

Discover The Doge's Palace

The Doge's Palace

The Doge’s Palace was the seat of government of the Republic and the Doge’s private residence.

Walk around the halls of government and justice, wonder trough the private apartments, explore the prisons and the famous Bridge of Sighs, trying to picture what it must have felt like to cross it back in the past.

2

The Basilica

Basilica

Our tour will continue with the Basilica, where lies the body of St. Mark the Evangelist. Admire the wonderful golden mosaics, depicting stories from the Old and New Testaments, and marvel at the famous gold altarpiece decorated with enamels and precious stones, one of the masterpieces of Byzantine goldsmith work.

Finally climb to the loggia and enjoy a magnificent view of St. Mark’s Square and its monuments, right next to the famous horses’ sculptures.

3

Contact Us

Info & Reservations

For further informations and reservation, please fill out the form below.

 

Concierge CDD ENG
First
Last