Doge's Palace Ticket and Guided Tour

It was good to do the tour. . . as expected, you meet as a group, you get headsets, you walk through, and the guide explains things. It was good in that there were interesting things to hear eg the use of the Venetian Mask and Napoleon destroying the Venetian Lion images etc, and the building is very beautiful. ...Leeanne M., Australia – See more reviews
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What To Expect

Explore the richly decorated rooms of the Doges Palace as you relive the European Middle Ages.


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Meeting Point:
Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square
1 hour
daily at 10:45 AM
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The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In these 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 who 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 with the rich details of the gold staircase and 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!


  • Guided tour

  • Entrance fee to the Palazzo Ducale

  • Audio receiver device*

  • Optional trip to Murano Island**


  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Available Languages

April to October Schedule (Summer)

  • Morning departure: English, German, French, Spanish daily / Italian every Saturday only (visit can be bilingual)

  • Afternoon departure is in English only

November to March Schedule (Winter)

  • English: daily

  • German: Monday and Friday

  • French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

  • Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday (the visit can be bilingual)

Please Note

  • *For groups of 10 or more people

  • **The optional trip to Murano Island will take another two hours.

  • Morning departures and afternoon departures will meet at the Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square.

  • We recommend you wear comfortable shoes.

  • Children 5 years old and below are free of charge.

  • For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside Doge's Palace.

  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.

  • The tour does not operate during religious holidays and in cases of exceptional high tide and bad weather.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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