OUR DOGES PALACE TOUR features an in-depth tour of a building that was once both the seat of the Venetian Government and residence of the Doge of Venice. Cross the bridge of Sighs, visit the famous prisons of the Doges Palace and in the company of one of our licensed expert tour guides learn why the Venetians only allowed one building in Venice to be called a Palace! Guaranteed no standing in line to enter the Doges Palace.
DOGES PALACE TOUR WITH SKIP THE LINE TICKETS
Enjoy an in-depth Doges Palace Tour , one of the most important building in Venice. With one of our expert licensed guides - equipped with head-phones - you'll explore the lavishly decorated chambers of the Doge's palace to learn how a small community of fishermen created one of the most liberal states in Europe.
Learn about the Venetian unique form of government, the role of the Doge ( the Duke of Venice ), of the different councils and, among them, the notorious Council of Ten, created to maintain the security of the State. Your expert local english speaking guide will tell you about the architecture of the Doge's palace that exemplifies the extraordinary Venetian Gothic style and you will enjoy detailed discussions on the fabulous works of art created by some of Venice's most celebrated artists. You'll visit the elegant Doge's apartment and the magnificent institutional chambers.
At the end of the tour cross the Bridge of Sighs and visit the Prison! Learn why the bridge was given this nickname and how prisoners lived in the prisons of the Republic.
And you'll learn why the Venetians only allowed one building in Venice to be called a Palace.
WE GUARANTEE SKIP THE LINE TO ENTER THE DOGES PALACE
This was one of our favourite tours in Venice. The small group was a perfect way to see the Palace and our guide was exc...
This tour is available any day of the week and includes entrance into the Secret Itineraries of the Doges Palace. Visit the infamous torture chamber, Casanova's prison cells, and enjoy a detailed and thorough tour of the Doges Palace with one of licensed expert tour guides. More info ..........