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A qualified tour guide will lead you on a visit (1 hour) of the residence of the Doge, discovering its breathtaking rooms. Jump back into the political and artistic residence of the Doge! The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In this tour you will be able to discover its history. Grab the opportunity to join the visit of the three most important museums of Saint Mark's area on your own! Entrance ticket is valid to visit by yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).


An unforgettable tour not to be missed! The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of  Venetian political power. In its splendid rooms, surrounded  by hundreds of painting masterpieces, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year old republic. You’ll experience with a qualified and experienced guide   who 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. 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. You will discover the way of life for the Venetians, with paintings, libraries, coinage, and sculpture. You will also have the opportunity to visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi, the Empress of Austria. 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. Please note this is a free of charge optional tour of  approximately 20 minutes and it is  not a part of the tour.

  • All entrance fees included
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  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Location: Venice, Italy

Duration: 60 minutes

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

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Additional Information

    Operates: Daily

    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”.

    Departure Time: You are kindly requested to be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the departure.

    Doge's Palace: starts at 10:45am and ends at 11:45am
    AFTERNOON TOUR: at 2:15pm and ends at 3:15pm (ONLY ENGLISH)

    Return Details:
    St. Mark’s Area

  • Inclusions:
    • “Skip the Line”: Doge’s Palace guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide
    • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
    • Entrance ticket valid to visit by yourself  the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana)
    • Glass Craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square (MORNING TOUR ONLY)

  • Exclusions:
    • Hotel pickup

  • Other Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
    • 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.
    • The tour is not considered private, and it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party
    • The visit is monolingual from April to October, from November to March could be bilingual.
    • Mobile vouchers are accepted

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