Make the most of your time in the romantic city of Venice on this two-hour private tour of the amazing Doge’s Palace. This is one of the most iconic sites in the city and you’ll have a dedicated expert tour guide walking alongside you who will bring not only the palace itself but the city of Venice to life with compelling tales and interesting anecdotes. Not only that, but you’ll benefit from Skip-the-Line Access to the palace, meaning there is absolutely no waiting around; so even if your trip to Venice is a fleeting one, you’ll get to tick something fantastic off your bucket list!
Your private tour of Doge’s Palace will give you a brilliant insight into Venetian history; the building was home to the Duke of Venice as well as providing a venue for the city’s courts, so it is one of the most historically important locations in the city. This is where the republic rose and fell; history was quite literally made right here, back when Venice was one the world’s major players.
Following its time as a political powerhouse, Doge’s Palace was turned into a prison. There are so many stories and secrets hidden in the walls of this beautifully crafted building! Now it is one of the city’s very best art museums, giving you the chance to see artwork from Veronese and Tintoretto, as well as some truly stunning frescoes. The palace itself is a work of art - Venetian Gothic is a marvelous architectural style, and the palace was built way back in 1430.
This private tour is the perfect way to introduce yourself to the Floating City as you cross from St. Mark’s Square to Doge’s Palace, and get yourself familiar with the history of Venice in a short time - it’s an intimate exploration of this breathtaking part of Italy, and an ideal way to ensure your visit is as perfect as possible.
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This tour is subject to a 24-hour cancelation policy. If you wish to cancel or amend your booking, you can do so without charge by contacting us up to 24 hours in advance of your expected departure time.