Venice Combo Tour: Doge's Palace, Gondola, and Walking Tour

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Unforgettable experience (2 hours and 45 minutes guided tour) with 'Skip the line' entrance to Doge's Palace, Gondola ride, and entrance to the Three Tops Saint Mark's Square museum. In this tour you will be able to discover its history with a professional guide and after that you will enjoy a scenic walking tour of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge. Glide along the Grand Canal on a gondola and venture into small, peaceful waterways discovering the hidden peculiarity of Venice.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Doge's Palace, VenetoThe Doge’s Palace was the seat of the Venetian power during the golden centuries of the Republic. In its stunning rooms you will admire the artistic masterpieces of the most important Venetian artists as Tiepolo. The qualified guide will bring you inside you the halls of power and the residence of the Doge. Admire the incredible gold staircase and then, cross the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Venice Tours, Veneto After the visit to the Doge Palace let your guide escort you in the heart of Venice with a unusual walking tour in order to visit the off beaten-track parts of Venice! The expert guide will accompany you through the secrets and mysteries of Venice along some of the most fascinating and picturesque corners such as Rialto Area with the traditional markets and San Giacometto’s Church: the oldest church of Venice, built about 1200 A.C. You will go in the labyrinth of calli (narrow streets) and “campi” (venetian squares) to discover the hidden artistic jewels as the Phoenix theatre, where Giuseppe Verdi composed the “Traviata”, its absolute masterpieces and the incredible Scala Contarini del Bovolo: a stunning spiral staircase belonged to one of the most important venetian families.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Canal Grande, Veneto After that, get on a gondola and starts and unforgettable cruise along the Grand Canal and its romantic waterways, you will admire Mozart’s house, Fenice Theatre, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Salute Church and Punta della Dogana from where you will enjoy a quick unique breathtaking view of S. Giorgio’s Island, Saint Mark’s with its Belltower and the Doge’s Palace. The days after the tour, you may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces around St. Mark’s Square with the same ticket by yourself. (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide.
  • For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace. Deposit free inside
  • 30-minute gondola ride without commentary
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
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