VIP Secret Itineraries Doges Palace Tour with St. Marks Basilica

67 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Skip the line
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

A visit to Venice wouldn’t be the same without delving into its long and fascinating history as the world’s oldest republic. We take you beyond the traditional route, going behind the scenes of the Doge’s Palace to explore the secret archives, offices, torture chambers, and the palace attic, home to top-security prison cells, including that of the famed Casanova! Gain exclusive VIP Access to the secret itineraries of the Doge’s Palace, a hidden labyrinth of secret archives, offices, torture chambers and top-security prison cells. The only tour in Venice that visits all these sites and explores the backstage of the Doge’s Palace with a small group. Your expert guide reveals Venice’s dark secrets, fascinating stories, and entertaining anecdotes. Enjoy skip-the-line access to St. Mark’s Cathedral and admire 4,000 square meters of mosaics in St. Mark’s while you hear the improbable story of its construction and how it came to house all its treasures.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Walks - Italy, Spain & Greece

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Doge's Palace

-Casanova’s prison cell -Torture chamber -Secret archives -Hall of the Great Council -Courtrooms, the Doges’ Apartments -Sala della Scrutinio -Palace Armory -New Prisons

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Palazzo delle Prigioni

Doge's Palace Prison

Stop At: Piazza San Marco

-St. Mark’s Basilica -Bridge of Sighs -Bell Tower -Clock Tower -Procuratorie -Columns of St. Mark and St. Theodore

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Basilica di San Marco

Saint Mark's Basilica including Pala d'Oro altar

Pass By: Torre dell'Orologio

St Mark's Clocktower

Pass By: Campanile di San Marco

St Mark's Bell Tower

Pass By: Procuratie Vecchie

Procuratie of St. Marks

Pass By: Ponte dei Sospiri

Bridge of Sighs

Pass By: Colonna di San Marco e San Teodoro

Columns of San Marco and San Todaro
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