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Doge's Palace: guided tour & skip the line ticket

Amazing guided tour inside the Venice Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale): old residence of the Doge. The guide will escort you along the halls of power to admire the breathtaking artworks as the Golden Starticase, the parliament and many paintings of Tiepolo.

You’ll cross the infamous Bridge of Sighs to go down in the Prisions. Only Casanova managed to escape from these dark and cold cells.

The entrance is skip-the-line and so you’ll avoid the endless queue in front the Palace.

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).

Later, enjoy the Audio guide with digital map to discover the 5 districts of Venice with their best attractions and squares, day or night, on a self-guided tour.

For an exclusive experience, choose the private option: enjoy a personal guided tour.

per adult from




1 hour


Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Skip the Line”: Doge’s Palace guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide
    • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
    • Mobile Audio guide with commentary for a self-guided tour of the 5 districts of Venice
    • Glass craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square
    • Skip the line ticket to visit by yourself Museo Correr, Biblioteca Marciana & Archeological Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Correr
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup
    • PRIVATE OPTION: Tickets must be paid on the spot € 25 p.p. - € 13 up 18 y.o. - Free under 6 y.o.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Doge's Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

    The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of Venetian political power. In its splendid rooms, surrounded by hundreds of painting masterpieces, the Doge and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year old republic.
    The experienced guide will show you the halls of power, plunging you into a very special setting: the European Middle Ages and the centuries immediately following.

    You’ll be surprised at the rich details of the gold staircase, at 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.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

    Later you can enjoy the audio guide with digital map to discover more tha 200 Venice Highlights at your own pace.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Museo Correr, Piazza San Marco San Marco 52, 30124 Venice Italy

    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.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    1: Torre dell'Orologio, San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    2: Venice Tours Assistance Point, Calle larga de l'Ascension, 1257, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Departure Time :
    10:45 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the days after; otherwise, it will be refunded)
    • For security reasons suitcases, backpacks or large bags are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace, the storage service is free of charge.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • You must download the audio guide with digital map on your mobile phone
    • You will receive the audio guide with digital map by e-mail. If you have any problems with this, please come to Venice Tours office (San Marco 1130) for assistance.
    • PRIVATE OPTION: Tickets must be paid on the spot € 25 p.p. - € 13 up 18 y.o. - Free under 6 y.o.
    • The customers health is the most important matter for us, the tour operates in according to the Covid-19 National directives in order to guarantee the experiences in a safe environment.
    • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned, and the tour will leave with small groups.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • We only ask the kindness to bring the own mask in case you need to wear it.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Organised by VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

Activity ID: V-21441P18

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