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

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Highlights

  • Priority access to the Doge's Palace

  • Admire the mosaics in the Doge's Palace

  • Discover the prison where Casanova was held

Essential info*

  • Instant confirmation

Duration 1hr

Languages
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

Fast-track entry

Starting time 10:45 AM, 2:15 PM

Departure point/location

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* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Discover the Doge's Palace, one of the must-see attractions in Venice!

Accompanied by your guide, you will head to the Doge's Palace, the seat of the Venetian government for several centuries.

With your priority-access ticket, you will go straight into the Doge's Palace to discover the stories and history of one of Venice's stand-out attractions.

You will discover the "Alleys of Power" the golden staircase, decorated by paintings and sculptures made from white stucco and gold, and even the paintings and mosaics of famous artists such as Tintoretto or Veronese.

You will then see the darker side of the Doge's Palace as you discover the prison known as the "Piombi", where Casanova was famously imprisoned.

 

Options

English: Every day 

French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

German: Monday and Friday

Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure: Piazza San Marco
  • The tour is led by an English-speaking guide - the visit could be bilingual from November 1st to March 31st
  • For security reasons, backpacks are not allowed inside the Doge's Palace
  • Comfortable footwear recommended
  • This is not a private tour; it will be shared with other participants
  • This activity is not accessible for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility
  • The glass blowing workshop visit is a special offer, and can not be reimbursed should it be cancelled for any reason
  • The glassblowing tour lasts approximately 20 minutes
  • Guides will explain to visitors how to partake in the tour 
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.

Price includes

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

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

Customer reviews

9 reviews
  • Barbara est une super guide ! Originale avec plein d'anecdotes !!!!! Et parle très bien français. Belle visite que je recommande vivement
    Angélique O.
    Oct 10, 2018
  • Très bonne organisation de la visite et surtout découverte de la richesse du patrimoine de Venise. la visite des prisons ainsi que la traversée du pont des soupirs et à faire
    Martine B.
    Sep 4, 2018
  • Magnifique vidite avec une guide Exceptionnelle. Avec le billet, nous avions la possibilité de visiter une usine de verre, ne sachant pas où elle se trouvait, j’ei Téléphone au numéro d’urgence figurant sur le billet et une personne parlant français nous a immédiatement mise en relation avec une personne sur place qui était là en 5mn 👍
    Severine S.
    Aug 17, 2018

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