Venice Skip-the-Line Doge's Palace, Grand Canal Gondola Ride

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A guided tour of 1 hour to discover the magnificent Doge’s Palace with its marvelous rooms decorated by the most famous artists of the past! After this amazing visit you will enjoy a romantic promenade by gondola through the Grand Canal and the most charming minor canals! The only gondola tour with commentary! Download the app on your mobile and listen to your personal audio-guideWith the same ticket you will be able to visit by yourself the marvelous palaces in St. Mark’s Square An unforgettable experience to make you live Venice in a unique way!
An unmissable guided tour to discover the Doge Palace: the most important palace of the Venetian Republic, where you will see how Venice was ruled during the golden centuries. Be stunned by hundreds of artistic masterpieces in its spectacular rooms, paintings and sculpture from the best of Venetian artists. Cross the Bridge of Sighs and go down in the old Venetian prisons and feel the anguish of the prisoners. Here also Giacomo Casanova was jailed. After the Doge Palace tour, you will get on gondola for an amazing promenade through the lovely waterways and the magnificent Grand Canal with its historical palaces which belonged to the Doges and rich families. During the itinerary you will admire 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. Comfortably seated on your special boat you will listen to the mobile-app narrating history and legends  of the attractions around you: 10 points of interest described in your languages! With this special ticket you can visit by yourself the breathtaking palaces in in St. Mark’s Square: Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale (National Areological Museum) and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana. You will discover how the Venetians lived in the past admiring 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.

What’s included

  • Skip the Line”: Doge’s Palace shared guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people for the Doge’s Palace.
  • Skip the line 30 minutes shared gondola ride with commentart by mobile app or written booklet
  • Multilingual assistance for embarkation
  • Map with description of the palaces you admire during the tour.

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick up
  • Guided tour of Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana.