Doge's Palace skip-the-line tour
Attractions & guided tours

Doge's Palace skip-the-line tour

based on 310 reviews
Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Doge's Palace skip-the-line tour
    • Earphones for groups of over 10 people
    Where

    S. Marco 146, 30124 Venice VE, Italy

    Meeting point:
    In front of Yex Change Office next to the Clock Tower in St Mark's Square. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starting time.
    What to remember
    • 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
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    Provider
    Gray Line Venice
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
    What people say about this experience
    based on 310 reviews
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