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Grand Day Tour of Venice with Skip-the Line Doge's Palace and St Mark’s Basilica

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    Spend a delightful day in Venice with three best-selling tours. Choose from two different touring options to suit your schedule. With either option, begin your day with a 9am skip-the-line tour of the Doge’s Palace. Afterward, opt to explore the city at your leisure for 1 hour before the start of your next tour, or meet your next guide right away.
    Enjoy skip-the-line access to the glorious St Mark’s Basilica, followed by a walking tour of the city’s quieter backstreets and historic treasures. Complete your day with an exciting motorboat cruise down palazzo-lined banks of the Grand Canal. See Itinerary below for tour details.
    Click the 'View additional info' link for a map of the start point for your first tour.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Doge Palace was fantastic, the Basilica was not that great of a tour. Very short, brief and didn't really see as much as expected. Apparently that was on another tour.More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Joyce C
    monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Joyce Thank you for the 5-star feedback - could you contact us to advise when you toured exactly or perhaps you can recall the name of the guide? We will be happy to forward your comments to the correct person. I am confused by...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Arianna was our tour guide... friendly and very knowledgeable. We loved the history and the architecture and art were truly beautiful.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Scituatediva
    monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Client, Thank you for your positive feedback about our Doges Palace tour - we will certainly forward your comments to Arianna and we are pleased to read the tour was informative and wonderful. Kind regards, Aleksandra Sales Dept

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Our day started out with a 2 hour tour through Doges Palace and our guide was excellent. Great insight to historical and architectural details and entertaining as well. I feel like our walking tour of the city couldn’t quite match the high standard set for...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Siestageezer
    monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Client, Thank you for the 5-star feedback about our special offer combo tour combining two walking tours and an afternon boat tour. As we are in super high season in Venice arranging tours with skip the line tickets is indeed strongly recommended in order...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I think you are better off only doing the Doge’s Palace only in the AM. Unless you absolutely want to see yet another church (don’t he me wrong it is very impressive) but is is another church. I you have been in other tours and...More

    Thank FdejesusUDFC
    monica368, General Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Clients , Thank you for your feedback . I'm glad you appreciated the doges palace tour , as for the other parts of the tour combining a walk that includes also St Marks Basilica , one the most extraordinary work of art with splendid...More

    Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

    What a great way to experience Venice! Started the day at 9am touring Doge’s Palace with Barbara who is as both entertaining and informative. This tour was 2 hours long. Then we had about a 2.5 hour break before we had to be back at...More

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    monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

    Dear Client, Thank you for your detailed feedback about our Grand tour of Venice - I will certainly forward your comments to the guides! I am very pleased all the tour portions were informative and your family appreciated your tour choice. Hopefully you will visit...More

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    September 15, 2018|
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    Response from Cheryl E | Reviewed this property |
    The tour is in 3 parts. The first 2 parts - Doges and the Basilica both have the same meeting point with time in between so you can eat and shop. The 3rd part Grand Canal has a different meeting point and is on a boat. The... More
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    May 20, 2018|
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    Hello, we dock at 8.00am on 27th. Have you had people from the cruise ships that have arrived that morning? I am just wondering if we would be off the ship and to your meeting point in time? If we do not make it would we be... More
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    May 4, 2018|
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    Response from lolamoore93 | Reviewed this property |
    The tour group was about 20 people, but we did go during off-season. It might be larger during the peak season.
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