Doge's Palace guided tour with skip the line ticket
City tours

Doge's Palace guided tour with skip the line ticket

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Do this because
  • Discover the imposing Doge's Palace and its prisons with a professional and local guide
  • Cross the Bridge of Sighs and admire Venice from an exclusive point of view
  • Visit a glass furnace and admire a local craftsman at work
  • Admire the Golden Staircase and the rooms where Doge lived
What to expect

Enjoy the visit of breathtaking Doge’s Palace with an expert guide: an unforgettable experience that will allow you to discover the old residence of the Doge and its rooms.

The Doge’s Palace was the seat of the power along centuries and where most important political decisions were taken, and you will have the opportunity to see the Golden Staircase and many art masterpieces. Cross the famous Bridge of Sighs to go down to the old prisons, where you could understand the prisoners’ conditions in the cold and dark jails.

At the end, you could participate in the optional tour in a glass furnace where you will see a local craftsman at work creating a unique item in front of your eyes.

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What's included
  • Shared guided tour to the Doge's Palace, Bridge of Sighs and Prisons.
  • Skip the line ticket to the Doge’s Palace
  • Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square (optional)
  • Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Guided tour of Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana
Reduced price
  • Free: children under 6 years old
Where

St. Mark's Square (Clock Tower), Venezia, VE, Italia

Meeting point:

St. Mark's Square - Clock Tower near the exchange office (the white building with blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with the sign “TOUR”. Do NOT go to the Bell Tower. Please arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour

What to remember
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace: It is possible to leave them in the free deposit inside
  • Comfortable shoes are suggested
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded)
  • The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party
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When
  • Until 30th August 2020: only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:45 AM
  • From August 31st 2020 till March 2022 everyday at 10:45 AM
  • The visit is monolingual: From 20th June until 30th August 2020: Friday, Saturday and Sunday: English, French, German, Italian and Spanish
  • From August 31st to 1st November 2020: English, French, Spanish and German every day - Italian only on Saturday.
  • From 2nd November 2020 to 28th March 2021: English and French: everyday - German on Monday and Friday - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish on Wednesday and Saturday and Sunday.
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Provider
Venice City Tour
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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