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.
COVID-19 informationThe 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
Doge's Palace skip-the-line tour
Earphones for groups of over 10 people
Calle Larga Ascensione, Venezia, VE, Italia
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.
Gray Line Venice
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