Venice: Doge’s Palace guided tour and gondola ride

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Visit the Doge’s Palace with the Bridge of Sighs and then get on gondola to explore the Grand Canal!

The experience starts with the guided visit to the Doge Palace: the expert guide will show you the incredible halls of the power and the residences of the most powerful dignitaries of the Venice Republic.
You’ll see the golden staircase, the stunning “Last Judgment” by Tiepolo and then you’ll cross the Bridge of Sighs to go down to the Venetian Prisons.

In the afternoon get on gondola and admire the Grand Canal in all its beauty: you’ll see the Mozart House, Fenice Opera House, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Santa Maria della Salute Church and, at end, you appreciate a marvelous overview of Piazza San Marco.

This is the only gondola ride with commentary aboard that will explain the itinerary step by step.

Additional Info

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Starts: Venezia, Italy
Trip Category: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours >> Gondola Cruises



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Visit the Doge’s Palace with the Bridge of Sighs and then get on gondola to explore the Grand Canal!

The experience starts with the guided visit to the Doge Palace: the expert guide will show you the incredible halls of the power and the residences of the most powerful dignitaries of the Venice Republic.
You’ll see the golden staircase, the stunning “Last Judgment” by Tiepolo and then you’ll cross the Bridge of Sighs to go down to the Venetian Prisons.

In the afternoon get on gondola and admire the Grand Canal in all its beauty: you’ll see the Mozart House, Fenice Opera House, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Santa Maria della Salute Church and, at end, you appreciate a marvelous overview of Piazza San Marco.

This is the only gondola ride with commentary aboard that will explain the itinerary step by step.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

The tour starts in the marvelous Saint Mark’s Square where there is the imposing Doge’s Palace

Stop At: Doge’s Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

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.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Canal Grande, 30100 Venice Italy

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!

Duration: 30 minutes



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