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  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Doge's Palace

Doge's Palace Secret Itineraries: Skip-the-Line Tour

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Explore Doge's Palace on our special and exclusive Secret Itineraries Tour led by a knowledgeable guide. See very special rooms that you wouldn't see on normal group tours and learn the secrets behind this fascinating place.
About this activity
Duration 1.25 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • See very special rooms that you wouldn't see on normal group tours
  • See the cell where Casanova was imprisoned
  • Cross the Bridge of Sighs and learn the bittersweet reason for its name
  • Skip the line and save your time
  • Enjoy a small tour group led by a knowledgeable guide
Full description
The Doge’s Palace features the very best and the very worst of Venice’s history. From vast paintings by Tintoretto and Veronese to the wooden slot where accusations of treason were slipped to the fearsome Secret Police, this notorious landmark tells a compelling tale.

Follow your guide to the attic prison where Venice’s famous lover Casanova was kept for months before he miraculously managed a successful escape. Visit the spectacular Bridge of Sighs. Its name refers to the prisoners who walked over it, taking their last glance over Venice, and couldn't help but sigh.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line access and entrance ticket to the Doge’s Palace
  • Entrance into the Doge’s Palace Secret Itinerary
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Headsets where necessary
  • Groups no larger than 25 people
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Meeting point

Meeting Point: Meet at the foot of Ponte della Paglia, just in front of the Doge's Palace, facing the lagoon. Meeting Time: 15 minutes prior to tour departure.

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Know before you go
• Please note that children under 6 years old are not permitted on this tour
• Late arrivals will not be able to catch up with the group and no refunds will be given for those who arrive after departure time