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DARK ROME. BEST OF VENICE & DOGE'S PALACE

 
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Fall in love with the rich architecture of Venice with an unforgettable guided tour to two of the city´s most iconic landmarks St, Mark’s Basilica and the majestic Doge’s Palace. Fall in love with the rich architecture of Venice with an unforgettable guided tour to two of the city´s most iconic landmarks St, Mark’s Basilica and the majestic Doge’s Palace.Highlights- Stroll through the spectacular and ornate Doge's Palace - Admire the gold mosaics inside St Mark’s Basilica - The perfect introduction one of the world's most romantic cities Our tour starts at one of Venice’s must-see sights, Doge’s Palace. Once home to the Duke of Venice and the city’s courts, it is the center of Venetian history – and as one of the world’s oldest republics, that’s quite a history. We’ll explore all the best sights of the palace open to the public, from spectacular works produced on demand by artistic masters Tintoretto and Veronese, to the evidence of the genius checks and balances that made the republic so successful. With your guide on hand to lead you through the most important rooms, to explain magnificent frescoes and to tell you the tales behind every nook and cranny, your visit to the Doge’s Palace will be the perfect way to wrap up your tour through the history and culture of Venice. Next we admire the heart of Venice – St. Mark’s Square, once pronounced the “finest drawing room in all of Europe” by Napoleon. One of the highlights of our tour comes at the end when we Skip the Line Access getting straight inside St. Mark’s Basilica, saving precious vacation time that would otherwise have been wasted in line. Marvel at the diversity of Venetian culture, where eastern architecture and western design have blended to create a structure with an onion dome, before following your guide through the beautiful frescoes inside the basilica. After the tour, at your own expense, you can also get the chance to climb up to the first floor terraces, which offer beautiful views over the piazza, photo opportunities and some down time to soak up everything you have learned on your tour. Small group sizes of 15 people or less and headsets on group tours means your tour will be intimate and your guide easy to hear and interact with. Join us for an introduction to Venice, that shows you the very best of the Floating City. Important information Please note that the terraces are not included in the guided tour, however can be visited on your own buying the ticket in cash on the spot. Please note that many sections of the Doge’s Palace are not air-conditioned. Redeem informationVoucher type: Printed and e-VoucherPrinted voucher or E-voucher. Print and bring the voucher or show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity. LocationStart point: Doge’s PalaceAt the foot of Ponte della Paglia, the bridge with the view of the Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs), in front of the Doge's Palace, facing the lagoon. End point: Inside St. Mark’s Basilica.ScheduleDuration: 2,5 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: GuideGroup size: 15 PeopleRequirementsExtra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security. Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. We may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour. Please do not bring large bags, tripods, non-collapsible umbrellas, or backpacks on this Tour. They are not permitted in St. Mark’s Basilica and must be checked into the luggage storage area off-site. You may miss a portion of the tour for this procedure. Shoulders and legs must be covered. The supplier cannot be held responsible for refused entry due to improper dress. We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments on our tours. We are also unable to accommodate pushchairs or strollers on our Tours.
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