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Doge Palace: Skip-the-Line Tour with Gondola Ride

4.3 / 5

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Doge Palace: Skip-the-Line Tour with Gondola Ride

From US$ 86.11 per person

Skip the long lines at Doge’s Palace. Admire its lavish halls and vast collection of artworks on a guided tour that includes a picturesque gondola ride under the city canals.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration options: 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
German, Spanish, English, French
Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Backpacks

Know before you go

  • In case of bad weather, the activity may be changed, canceled, or postponed.
Highlights
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entry to Doge's Palace an see its art masterpieces
  • Explore the lavish halls and corridors alongside and expert guide
  • Admire the Golden Staircase at the waterside entrance to the palace
  • Cross the Bridge of Sighs and reach the prison cell of Giacomo Casanova
  • Go on a charming gondola ride and glide through Venice’s iconic canals
Full description
Benefit from skip-the-line access to Doge’s Palace and explore one of Venice’s most iconic buildings on a guided tour. View its impressive artworks, admire magnificent interiors, and afterward explore the canals of the floating city on an unforgettable gondola ride. Travel back in time to the Middle Ages as you explore the seat of a 1,000-year republic. Marvel at the vast collection of masterpieces of art adorning the walls of the palace. See the rich details of the golden staircase at the waterside entrance to the palace. Learn the history of the dukes of Venice as you wander around the lavish halls and corridors at your own pace. Relive the anguish of the prisoners that crossed the Bridge of Sighs at the palace and experience the inside of the prison cell that once hosted Giacomo Casanova. After your visit, enjoy a complimentary admission ticket to the Correr Museum, the National Archeological Museum, and the Biblioteca Marciana on St. Mark's Square. Finish your experience with a charming gondola ride. Let the gondolier transport you along the canals and be fascinated by the hidden corners of Venice as seen from the water.
Includes
  • Access to Doge's Palace
  • Access to New Prisons, Doge's Palace
  • Access to Bridge of Sighs
  • Access to Piombi Prisons
  • Access to Grand Canal
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Gondola
  • Access to The Doge’s Apartments
  • Access to Pozzi Prisons
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    3.8/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Lots of information, well conducted, easy to find meeting point. Guides have been very friendly

July 17, 2022

July 8, 2021

Both guides very good. The palace was also worth seeing. The guide is definitely worth a trip, you can get a lot more out of the tour.

June 16, 2021

Product ID: 397207

VA ID: 397207