DOGE'S PALACE - Guided Tour.E

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ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE

  • 1 hour guided tour of Doge's Palace with a professional guide
  • Skip the line tickets
  • Ticket valid for visiting by yourself  the palaces around St. Mark’s Square (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).
  • 20 minutes demonstration of glass blowing in a glass factory near Saint Mark's Square

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!


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).

The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to entry without waiting.


At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark's square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally.


KEY DETAILS

  • Meeting Point: ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade). Please be there 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour.
  • Departure time: every day 10:45 AM (all year) - 02:15 PM (from april to october)
  • Languages: from November to March: English every day - French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday -German on Monday and Friday - Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
    From April to October: English, French, German and Spanish every day - Italian only Saturday. The afternoon tour is ONLY in english. The tour is monolingual
  • Duration: 1 hr. approx. (20 minutes more for demonstration in St. Mark's Square)
  • Price: Adulti: € 36 - Child: FREE under 6 years

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TERMS & CONDITIONS

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 does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded).

Tours does not operate on 25th December and 1st January

Mobile vouchers accepted

The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party.

REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTDOGESP

A partir de EUR 36

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Points forts

  • Guided tour with commentary  
  • Entrance ticket to the Doge’s Palace “skip the line”
  • 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).

Itinéraire

  1. ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER (NEAR EXCHANGE)