Join your guide and group of fellow travelers in front of the Doges Palace, an impressive Venetian Gothic-style palace and one of the citys most important landmarks.
Bypass the crowds and make your way indoors for an educational and enlightening 1-hour tour, in which youll learn how this building that once greeted all ships making their way toward La Serenissima also served as the heart of the Venetian Republic's political rulings andpublic administration for centuries.
Enjoy your guides expert commentary as you walk its halls, marvel at its gold staircases, and admire works of art by Italian painters like Veronese and Tintoretto. Take note of the palaces Byzantine and Orient architectural styles as you explore its grounds.
While crossing the 17th-century Bridge of Sighs connecting the palaces new prison and interrogation rooms youll sense what prisoners must have felt savoring their last glimpse of freedom as they made their way toward their cells.
Your tour includes an audio headset to make it easier to hear your guide.