The Original Doge's Palace Tourfrom € 39.00
The Power and the Glory - Splendor Meets Terror.
Walk on to the setting of one of the world's great mercantile ‘dynasties'. Experience the pomp and pageantry of the magnificent Doges whose wizened exteriors masked a combined steel will to control international market forces.
The Doge's Palace embodies one of the grandest propaganda campaigns ever seen in history. Its superb gothic façades masked a sinister style of government developed to carefully drive the commercial interests so important to Venice's history.
Learn about the Doges' bizarrely cloistered lifestyles which were strictly interwoven into the very fabric of Venice and followed fascinating archaic rituals. Hear how the Doges orchestrated one of the greatest tragedies in the history of western culture and then profited from it. Follow in the footsteps of the condemned as we walk though bygone eras and see their poignant tracings engraved into the palace prison walls...
We have designed the Doge's Palace Tour to best avoid crowds inside the Doge's Palace.
Price: Adults - 39 euro per person
Students (13-26 years old) - 35 euro per person
Children (6-12 years old) - 35 euro per person
Children (5 years and under) - free
Include in Tour Price: Guided Doge's Palace tour, small group guarantee, audio head phones if required, Doge's Palace entry ticket
Excluded From Price: Optional gratuities
Tour Meeting Time and Dates: 4:35pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays from April 16-July 28 and September 3-October 27
The Doge's Palace Tour Meeting Point: At the exit to Doge's Palace, just to the right of the church of St Mark's. Our guide will be holding our Artviva Walking Tours brochure.
The Original Doge's Palace Tour ends: just by where our Grand Canal Tour meets so you have time to choose both options should you wish.
Tour Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Minimum Participants: 4 persons
Maximum Participants: 18 persons
Weather: This tour runs rain or shine
Please Note: Our Small-group Venice Tours are unavailable in the month of August but private tours are available all year round exclusively for you. Please see our Private Venice Tours for more information. Tour Original Doge's Palace Tour ends inside the Doge's Palace. You can stay until closing time (usually at 7:30pm) if you wish.
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