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Morning Guided Walking Tour of Venice & The Doge's Palace – Priority-access ticket

7 reviews

Highlights

  • Avoid waiting in line for the Doge's Palace

  • Discover Venice's landmark monuments

  • Explore the Doge's Palace

Essential info*

  • Instant confirmation

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 2hrs30 mins

Languages
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Starting time 9:00 AM

Departure point/location

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* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

After meeting your guide, you will begin by exploring Venice on foot to discover its most emblematic sites, including:

  • Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Saint Mark's Campanile
  • The Clock Tower
  • The Procuratie
  • Campo Santa Maria Formosa
  • The Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo (known as the "Pantheon of Venice")
  • Marco Polo's House
  • The Malibran Theatre

You will then head to Saint Mark's Square and get direct access to the Doge's Palace, the ancient seat of Venetian political power!

Once inside the Doge's Palace your guide will show you the splendid halls decorated in the Baroque style. After going up the Golden Staircase, orned with stucco and frescos, you will access the council rooms on the upper floors.

Here, you'll be able to witness the extravagance and magnificence of the justice chambers. Works of art such as the Triumph of Venice by Veronese, or Paradise by Tintoretto line the walls and ceilings of the huge halls.

Throughout your visit the guide will tell you about the finer points of the architecture in the Doge's Palace.

At the end of your tour your guide will accompany you back to Saint Mark's Square. 

Options

The languages available for this activity vary depending on the day and period.

April to October

  • English, French, Spanish and German: Monday to Sunday
  • Italian: Saturday


November to March

  • English: Monday to Sunday
  • German: Monday and Friday
  • French: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

Good to know

  • Availability: Monday to Sunday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: Saint Mark's Square
  • From April to October the visit is monolingual, from November to March the visit could be bilingual
  • Comfortable footwear recommended
  • The guided Venice walking tour doesn't include entry to the sites visited
  • For security reasons rucksack are not permitted inside the Doge's Palace (a storage service is available for free)
  • Out of respect for the places of worship visited, please wear appropriate clothing
  • This activity is not accessible for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility
  • The ticket to the Doges Palace also gives you access to neighboring museums including: the Correr Museum - the municipal museum of Venice, the Archeologial Museum of Venice and the Marciana Library
  • In case of exceptional high tide the tour will not operate (possibility for the tour to be postponed or to be refunded)
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 3 days prior to the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price. Any reservation made for special dates cannot be canceled, modified or refunded.

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • Services of a tour guide
  • Guided walking tour of Venice
  • Priority-access entry to the Doge's Palace
  • Access to museums of Saint Mark's Square: Museo Correr, the National Archeological Museum and the Marciana Library

Not included

  • Entry to the sites during the walking tour
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

Customer reviews

7 reviews
  • C'est tres bien, elle donne enplus acces au magnifique musée corner
    PASCAL L.
    Mar 29, 2019
  • Visite et commentaires très agréables. Bravo au guide Barbara
    sabine G.
    Jun 4, 2018
  • Nous avons préféré la découverte de Venise + palais des doges le matin avec Barbara. Cette visite le soir avec Fransca se veut plus originale avec un aspect de VENISE moins touristique et un peu moins intéressante a notre gout (visite du quartier DORSODURO). Il faut noter que le temps n'était pas au rendez-vous avec l'annulation de la ballade en Gondole.
    CARLOS G.
    Apr 3, 2018

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