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Absolute Venice

  • See important Venetian buildings up close on the walking tour
  • Admire the Golden Basilica from the inside
  • Explore the previous residence of Venice’s Doge (ruler)


Similar to “Inside Venice”, this excursion provides you with a guided tour of the Doge’s Palace and Golden Basilica but with the added extra of a walking tour to observe more of Venice’s famous sites.

The tour starts at the famous Piazza San Marco and passes sites including the Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Marco Polo’s House. Along the route the professional guide will provide you with a brief history of the buildings and help answer any questions you may have. The tour will end with an escorted tour of Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica, also known as the Golden Basilica due to its 24-carat gold ceiling.

Prices: From £85 per person

Operates: Monday - Saturday

Start time: 08:45 am

Duration: 4 hours

Included: Entrance to Doge’s Palace and Golden Basilica, professional guide.

Not Included: Hotel pick up and drop off

To book this excursion, please call one of our Italy Experts. Please note that excursions operate seasonally from April – October and are subject to availability and minimum numbers. Start times and departure points shall be reconfirmed once in resort.
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