AFTERNOON IN VENICE - Afternoon Doge's Palace Tour & Discover Venice

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From EUR 60

ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE

  • 1 hour guided tour of Doge's Palace
  • Summer afternoon tour
  • Visit by your self  the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).

THE TOUR

The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries.

You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase of 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. An unforgettable tour not to be missed! The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to entry without waiting.

You may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square under the name of Procuratie with the same ticket. You will discover the way of life of the venetians, with paintings, library, coinage, sculpture. You will be entered in the secrets of Venice Empire, with description of Arsenale who produced the famous battleship Galea. You will visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi Empress Austria.

Entrance ticket valid to visit yourself the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).


KEY DETAILS

  • Meeting Point: ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade)
  • Departure time: At 2.15 PM 
  • Languages: English only
  • Duration: 2.45 hrs. approx.
  • PriceAdult: until 31 October 2018 53 € - Child: FREE under 6 years - From 1st April 2019 € 60 - Children FREE under 6 years old 

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TRAVEL TIPS

  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
  • For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace: FREE DEPOSIT INSIDE.
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party

REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTAFINVE1

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Route

  1. Clock Tower in Saint Mark
  2. Piazzale roma