Tour of Doge's Palace and Gondola Ride

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Walk the corridors of the magnificent Doge's Palace with its rooms full of historical artistic masterpieces, and afterward get on a gondola to discover the romantic waterways and the ancient palaces of the Grand Canal by water.

Highlights

  • Discover the Doge's Palace and its marvelous rooms
  • Admire the magnificent palaces on Grand Canal from the water
  • Visit the Royal Palace using the ticket from this tour

Description

This is an unforgettable experience through the most important palace of the Venetian Republic, where you will learn how Venice was ruled down through the centuries. Find yourself surrounded by hundreds of artistic masterpieces in its marvelous rooms, paintings and sculpture from the best of Venetian artists. After the Doge Palace tour, you will get on gondola for a romantic and unforgettable ride through the charming and picturesque waterways to the impressive Grand Canal with its historical palaces which belonged to the rich Venetian families of the past. Along the journey, see Mozart’s and Desdemona's House, La Fenice Theatre, Rio de le Ostreghe and on the Grand Canal, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection Palace, La Salute Church, Punta della Dogana and a breathtaking overview of Saint Mark’s basin. With this special ticket you will be able to visit the marvelous palaces by yourself in St. Mark’s Square: Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale (National Areological Museum) and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana. Find out how the Venetians lived in the past and many paintings, sculptures, old coinages and artworks of the famous Venetian artists. Don’t forget to visit the Napoleon wings which house the rooms of Sissi, the Empress of Austria.

Includes

Skip-the-line entry at the Doge’s Palace Guide Audio-receiver devices (for the Doge’s Palace, for groups of over 10 people) 30-minute shared gondola ride

Important Information

  • Each gondola can host a maximum of 5 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on the guest's weight The tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather. In such a case, tour will be postponed until the weather improves, or you will get a refund

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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