Doge's Palace: guided tour & skip the line ticket

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Amazing guided tour inside the Venice Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale): old residence of the Doge. The guide will escort you along the halls of power to admire the breathtaking artworks as the Golden Starticase, the parliament and many paintings of Tiepolo.

You’ll cross the infamous Bridge of Sighs to go down in the Prisions. Only Casanova managed to escape from these dark and cold cells.

The entrance is skip-the-line and so you’ll avoid the endless...
Amazing guided tour inside the Venice Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale): old residence of the Doge. The guide will escort you along the halls of power to admire the breathtaking artworks as the Golden Starticase, the parliament and many paintings of Tiepolo.

You’ll cross the infamous Bridge of Sighs to go down in the Prisions. Only Casanova managed to escape from these dark and cold cells.

The entrance is skip-the-line and so you’ll avoid the endless queue in front the Palace.

Included in the tour you’ll have the skip the line ticket to visit by yourself the most important museum of Piazza San Marco: Museo Correr, Museo Archeologio Nazionale and Monumental rooms of Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana.
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Itinerary Details

Visit: Doge's Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of Venetian political power. In its splendid rooms, surrounded by hundreds of painting masterpieces, the Doge and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year old republic.
The experienced guide will show you the halls of power, plunging you into a very special setting: the European Middle Ages and the centuries immediately following.

You’ll be surprised at the rich details of the gold staircase, at the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova.

Duration: 1 hour

Visit: Museo Correr, Piazza San Marco San Marco 52, 30124 Venice Italy

The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow...
Visit: Doge's Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of Venetian political power. In its splendid rooms, surrounded by hundreds of painting masterpieces, the Doge and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year old republic.
The experienced guide will show you the halls of power, plunging you into a very special setting: the European Middle Ages and the centuries immediately following.

You’ll be surprised at the rich details of the gold staircase, at the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova.

Duration: 1 hour

Visit: Museo Correr, Piazza San Marco San Marco 52, 30124 Venice Italy

The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to enter without waiting.  Entrance ticket also gives you access to the following palaces around St. Mark’s Square that you may visit by yourself: Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana.

After the visit of the Doge’s Palace (MORNING TOUR) you will have the opportunity to visit  a Glass Factory close to Saint Mark’s Square where you can see a Glass Craftsman at work. 

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Glass Craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square (MORNING TOUR ONLY)
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Correr
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
  • Skip the Line”: Doge’s Palace guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup
Departure Point
ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade) - Our assistant will wait for you with a signboard in which is written “TOUR”.
Return Details
St. Mark’s Area
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the days after; otherwise, it will be refunded)
  • For security reasons suitcases, backpacks or large bags are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace, the storage service is free of charge.
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.