Guided Afternoon Tour of the Doge's Palace and Venice – Priority-access ticket

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  • Priority access to the Doge's Palace

  • Discover the beautiful city of Venice

  • Explore the prison known as the "Piombi", where Casanova was imprisoned

  • Admire the Baroque paintings

Essential info*

  • Instant confirmation

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 2hrs15 mins

Tour with Commentary

  • English

Starting time 2:15 PM

Departure point/location

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See the key sites in Venice during a guided walking tour of the La Serenissima and visit the Doge's Palace!

After meeting your guide, you will go directly to the Doge's Palace and benefit from a fast-track entry ticket to explore the prestigious building.

Inside, you can climb the Golden Staircase and make your way through the grand institutional rooms. From the Chamber of the Great Council to the Chamber of the Council of the Ten, via the Antechamber to the Hall of the Full Council, you can admire magnificent frescos and paintings from several Italian masters, such as Tintoretto and Veronese.

Your guide will then show you the prison known as the "Piombi", where the famous rogue Casanova was imprisoned, and tell you all about the palace's secrets.

After your visit to the Doge's Palace you will continue your tour on foot with a stroll across the Rialto Bridge. Accompanied by your guide, you will explore the historic streets to see the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo and La Fenice Theatre, one of Europe's most famous opera houses.

During your visit you will discover Venice's stand-out sites and get priority-access to the Doge's Palace!

Good to know

  • Seasonal activity: available Monday to Sunday from April to October only (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure: Piazza San Marco
  • Comfortable footwear recommended
  • For security reasons, backpacks are not allowed on the tour (the storage service is free of charge inside the Doge's Palace) 
  • This is not a private activity so other people will be present when your tour takes place
  • This activity is not recommended for people with reduced mobility
  • This activity does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or bad weather (in these cases the tour will be postponed or refunded)
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • The services of a tour guide
  • Priority-access ticket for the Doge's Palace
  • Venice walking tour

Not included

  • Lunch
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

Customer reviews

1 reviews
  • Palais des Doges is a must visit once in Venice, the history, the art, everything is a so beautiful, and the walking tour really great walking all the small alley with a guide explaining the history of the town of Venice is awesome.
    Marc M.
    May 4, 2016

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