Palazzo Ducale And Piazza San Marco Guided Tour - Venice

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Torre dell'Orologio, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Here is your super combo-saver to explore Venice! An incredible 2.5-hour walking tour of Venice and its main highlights, St. Marks Square which bring you back to the centuries and history of the glorious republic, and lets you be guided in a stroll around the streets of Venice, its buildings, and its stories! A qualified tour guide will lead you on a visit to the residence of the Doge, discovering its breathtaking rooms. The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. Entrance ticket is valid to visit by yourself the palaces around St. Marks Square (Museo correr, Museo archeologico nazionale, and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca nazionale marciana).

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Itinerary

This is a typical itinerary for your Palazzo Ducale And Piazza San Marco Guided Tour - 

Stop At: St. Mark's Square, Veneto

Have a walk outdoors through the most characteristic and historical highlights of Venice. A qualified guide will escort you through the millennia of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the charm-packed history of this unique city.

Here is the route: Piazza San Marco - Origin, history, and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie, Santa Maria Formosa - History and anecdotes relating to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polos House and Malibran Theatre - Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, a vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the city's main shopping street

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Doge's Palace, Veneto

you will visit the Palazzo Ducale, which has been for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of paintings masterpieces, the duke and his council controlled the fate of a thousand-year-old republic. Youll live it together with a qualified and experienced guide who will show you the halls of power, plunging you into a very special historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediate-following centuries.

You will be surprised at the rich details of the gold staircase, at the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building. You will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and enter the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. The ticket for the palace is included in the tour price, and it will allow you to enter without waiting.

After the visit to the Doge's Palace you will have the opportunity to visit a Glass Factory close to Saint Marks Square where you can see a Glass Craftsman at work. Please note this is free of charge optional tour of approximately 20 minutes and it is not a part of the tour.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Pass By: Museo Correr, Veneto

You may visit the other magnificent palaces around St. Marks Square with the same ticket by yourself (Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).

You will discover the way of life for the Venetians with paintings, libraries, coinage, and sculpture. You can also visit the area built by Napoleon and the rooms restored for Sissi, the Empress of Austria.

Inclusions

Glass Craftsman at work close to Saint Marks Square

Audio-receiver devices are included in the case of groups over 10 people

Walking tour of historical center with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide

Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace

Exclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Mobile vouchers are accepted

Most travelers can participate

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Confirmation will be received at the time of the booking

The tour is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party

This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities

Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the days after; otherwise, it will be refunded)

For security reasons sacks, bags, or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges Palace. Free deposit inside.

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers

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