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Doge's Palace Priority Entrance & St. Mark's Square Tour

Duration: 2 hours
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Enjoy priority entrance at the Doge's Palace with a guided day or evening tour of St. Mark's Square, the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and New…

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Wonderful tour and excellent guide for Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s

The combination of Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica after hours made for a wonderful tour. It had started cooling off and there crowds had mostly left so we loved it. Our guide Pam was so good - she was very knowledgeable about Venetian history and these two historic places. And she was very charming. I highly recommend this tour. The walking is moderate and there are some stairs but not a lot. And the stairs were more half-flights at a time which made them easy to get past. And the views from Doge’s are magnificent. St Mark’s is breathtaking with the gold ceiling and we practically had the place to ourselves.

Worth it for an authentic Venetian experience

For those curious we had an amazing plate of cheese, olives and meat to start - all local. Then a couple of local sweet pastries, followed by tapas style dishes and finally some ciccheti at an amazing local bar. Alongside this we got a good walking tour round areas we hadn’t seen yet. Lovely host too! Great stuff.

Incredibly informative tour providing valuable historical insights!

Our guide Francesca was fantastic. She offered wonderful insights into both the building histories as well as Venetian. She maneuvered our group of 20 seamlessly through Summer tourist crowds. I strongly recommend the earlier morning tours as the crowds in the square multiplied over our 3 hour tour.

Energetic and passionate guide who showed interesting side to Venice

Denise was full of energy and passion for her home town. She shared interesting stories about each place we visited as well as stopping for a gelato at her favourite shop from her childhood. Highly recommend this free tour. Nothing cheap about it!

Venice: Free 2-Hour City Tour with Local Guide Reviewed by Adrienne, 27/06/2019

Shared gondola ride. Still a must do in Venice!!

We (2 of us) did this gondola ride and shared the ride with two other couples. Still a great experience & still got the great pics. Directions for meeting point were very simple and easy to find. Was happy to save some £ by doing this tour!

Venice: Gondola Grand Canal Ride Reviewed by Anonymous, 03/07/2019