The Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale) represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. 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. 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! The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to enter without waiting.
Visit the Palazzo Ducale, the seat of the Venetian political power.
Enter the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova.
Admire the gold staircase and the realism of the scenes depicted.
Relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs.
Tour is available everyday. Summer Season : 11:45 Am - Winter Season : 10:45 Am
Mobile Voucher is accepted.
The Duration of this tour is 1 hour 30 Minutes.
The Ticket to the palace is included in the price of the tour. Please arrive 15 minutes before tour starts.
Children up to 5 years old are free of charge.
Comfortable shoes are recommended.
For security reasons sacks, bags or backpacks are not allowed inside Doge’s Palace.
Meeting Point: S. Marco, 288, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy. In front of Yex Change Office near the Clock Tower in St Mark's Square.