An exciting gondola ride in Venice that will take you along the canals of this magical city. Enjoy the gondola cruise through the Venice most secluded waterways passing under small bridges and along part of the Grand Canal! During your pleasant gondola ride you will admire the Mozart House passing by the worldwide famous La Fenice Theatre proceeding along the Rio (Canal) De le Ostreghe leading into the most charming part of the Grand Canal, where you will admire the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Once reached the Salute Church and Punta della Dogana you will enjoy a quick unique breathtaking view of the Doges Palace and of St. Marks Belltower. During this amazing gondola tour, you will have the most beautiful views of Venice.
Doge Palace skip the line and guide book
You will be able to visit the Doge Palace and its magnificent halls at your own pace and with the Handy guide book, in your languages, that will explain everything about the Doge Palace, The Museum Correr and 8 itineraries suggest discovering Venice in all its splendor. Your ticket allows you to enter in the Doge Palace without doing any lines. Skip the line ticket for San Marco Museums.
The Doge's Palace was founded after 812 in the monumental zone of Piazza San Marco. It is a masterpiece with a distinctive style inspired by Byzantine and Oriental architecture. The Doge's Palace and the New Prison are connected via a double passageway over one of Venice's most famous bridges: The Bridge of Sighs, so called because prisoners, crossing the bridge, used to sigh at the idea of seeing Venice for the last time.
The Royal Palace - today's Museo Correr, was once the palace of the highest dignitaries in Venice: the procurators. At the far end of the square stood the Church of San Giminiano, demolished and rebuilt by Napoleon to make sumptuous salons. During Napoleon Kingdom of Italy (1805-1814), the Procuratie Nuove buildings were the Royal Palace, refurbished for Empress Elisabeth of Austria. This function continued until 1946. Today, in Correr Museum, visitors can learn about the Venetian way of life through sculpture, paintings, libraries and discover secrets of Venice's naval power.