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Venice: Doge's Palace Guided Tour With Skip-The-Line Tickets

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Activity provider: Walks In Europe

Venice: Doge's Palace Guided Tour With Skip-The-Line Tickets

Activity provider: Walks In Europe

From US$ 46.73 per person

Explore the Doge's Palace in Venice on this guided tour with skip-the-line tickets. See highlights and learn about the city's legendary past and the lives of its heroes, including the famous Casanova.

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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  • Visit the iconic Doge's Palace in Venice on a small group guided tour
  • Head in faster with pre-reserved tickets and bypass the lines
  • Delve into Venetian history on a tour that showcases the highlight of the city
  • See the opulent apartments and the Hall of the Great Council at Doge's Palace
  • Take a walk over the Bridge of Sighs and see the Old Prisons
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Venice: Doge’s Palace Guided Tour with Pre-reserved Tickets. Enjoy two hours in Venice to visit the major highlight of the city led by a scholarly and local guide. Choose a small group of 12 people or less, with local tour guides to tell you the stories behind this top attraction. Meanwhile, pre-reserved, skip-the-line tickets potentially save you hours of waiting in line. Meet your expert guide at the famous St. Mark’s Square and start getting to know the city and its origins. See the most renowned public space in the city and, learn about its historical, social, and political importance. Learn about the Clock Tower and the Marble Lions which are all part of St Mark’s history. Follow your guide at a relaxed pace to visit the Doge’s Palace with pre-reserved tickets straight into this opulent palazzo. Bypass the long lines to explore the political heart of an Empire. Learn about the supreme authority and wealth of the ruling Venetian Doges in the Gothic architecture of the palace. Ask about the talented 14th-century sculptors that worked on the palace and enjoy stunning views across the Lagoon as you explore this world-famous landmark. Continue to the Old Prison that was part of the Doge’s Palace, learn why the New Prisons were built, and understand the significance of the Bridge of Sighs, another highlight of Venice. Listen to the extraordinary story of the famous Casanova and his life in Venice. Leave your guide with enough knowledge to enjoy the rest of your stay in Venice on your own. Your tickets include complementary tickets for the Correr Museum.
  • Pre-reserved tickets for the Doge's Palace
  • 2 hours guided tour at a relaxed pace
  • Expert local guides for insider knowledge
  • Correr Museum complementary tickets
  • Transport to the meeting point

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Meeting point

We meet at Saint Mark’s Square by the big column with the winged lion at the waterfront. Your guide will have a signboard that says Walks In Europe

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Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable, and made the visit a really pleasurable one. The Doges palace is a fantastic piece of architecture and well worth a look at, the history and stories told by our guide about the palace and adjoining prison increased the enjoyment. I would highly recommend this trip.

September 27, 2022

Our guide Elisabetta was delightful. She was very knowledgeable about the history of Venice and the palace. It was very easy to focus on the information because of her excellent presentation with maps, pictures and humor. She wove everything together with interesting facts about people and culture and time just flew by. The palace itself was grandiose and a true representation of the spirit and glory of Venice. We were also only 7 people and the 4h30 time slot had the advantage of less people in the building. The audio system worked perfectly and made it easy to understand Elisabetta from a distance. We highly recommend a tour with Elisabetta.

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September 24, 2022

Wow, we had an amazing time, our guide Chiara was just brilliant, gave us such an intrepid synopsis of the history of Venice & the Doges, she displayed such pride & passion for her home. Could not recommend enough, already looking forward to returning next time. Viva la repubblica forza italia

July 4, 2022

Product ID: 420126