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  3. Venice

Venice: 1.5-Hour Power & Gondolas

Product ID: 129807
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An enchanting tour of the Doge's Palace and its prisons followed by a gondola tour.
About this activity
Duration 90 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the visit to the Doge's Palace, the ancient seat of Venetian political power
  • Be surprised by the rich details of the scenes depicted by many artists
  • Board a gondola for a tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals
Full description
Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand year history republic. 

The halls of power, plunging visitors in a particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediate following centuries. Be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. 

Afterwards, board a gondola for a fascinating 30-minute tour along the Grand Canal and minor canals.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Admission ticket
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Under the Clock Tower at 14:00.

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Important information
Know before you go
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers
• The tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions
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Product ID: 129807