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Doge's Palace skip-the-line tour

4.2/5
Excellent
Based on 341 reviews
Free cancellation
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Visit the Palazzo Ducale, avoiding entrance queues

Admire the golden staircase and cross the famous Bridge of Sighs

Unique experience - definitely something to write home about

What to expect

The Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale) has represented the seat of Venetian political power for centuries. In its splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year-old republic. Together with a guide, you'll discover the history of the European Middle Ages and the centuries immediately following, admiring the beautiful rooms along the way.

You'll be surprised by the rich details of the golden staircase and the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who decorated this building. You will also have the opportunity to cross the Bridge of Sighs and enter the Venetian prisons.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

What’s included

Doge's Palace skip-the-line tour

Earphones for groups of over 10 people

Location

Calle Larga Ascensione, Venezia, VE, Italia

Meeting point:

Calle Larga Ascensione, in front of the Post office just next to St. Mark's Square. Go to the wooden stand with the yellow sign "Meeting point". Please arrive 15 minutes before tour starting time.

Provider

Gray Line Venice

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Due to newly imposed security checks, you may have to wait in queues even with your skip-the-line tickets
  • For security reasons, sacks, bags or backpacks are not allowed inside the Doge's Palace

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.2/5

Based on 341 reviews from verified customers

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  • Anonymous

    From Italy - August 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From Italy - August 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From Germany - August 2022

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Kein Warten, sehr gute Führung, gerne wieder!

  • Anonymous

    From United Kingdom - July 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Great tour, excellent guide very informative. The palace is amazing, huge!

  • Anonymous

    From Germany - July 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From Mexico - July 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    El tour inició a la hora indicada, realmente entramos muy rápido al Palacio Ducal y la guía muy buena y simpática