Duration: individual 

Audioguide languages: English, Spanish, German, French and Italian


Skip the line and enter the breathtaking Doge's Palace! Visit the symbol of Venice and the marvellous St. Mark's Square. The audio guide will tell you their history and legends!


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Collect your skip-the-line tickets and digital audio guide and discover the Doge's Palace and St Mark's Square in all its splendour. 


With its incredible thousand-year history and hundreds of masterpieces, the Doge's Palace will welcome you among its inner courtyards and spectacular halls.


The palace has also been cited by John Ruskin as 'the central building of the world'. Not surprisingly, it is located right in the heart of the city. Stroll through the wonderful halls and corridors, admire the works of Tiepolo and Titian and be amazed by Tintoretto's 'The Last Judgement', one of the world's greatest paintings.


The magnificent staircase “Scala dei Giganti” will leave you speechless with its white marble and refined lines, typical of Italian art. What will leave you even more enraptured are the golds that cover and decorate the palace's ceilings, creating a breathtaking play of light and mirrors!


Cross the Bridge of Sighs to reach the prisons where criminals were enclosed, including the 18th-century poet Giacomo Casanova! Discover the historical facts of Venice's most fascinating heartthrob and his escape from prison on a gondola.


Enjoy a visit to the Doge's Palace with the audio guide created for you by an expert Venetian storyteller. Trust him to discover the hidden gems of Venice, thanks to his knowledge and passion. He will make you fall in love with the city, letting you see its sumptuousness through his eyes.


Be enchanted by the imposing and majestic buildings of St Mark's Square and its hidden gems!

The price includes
  • Skip-the-Line entrance ticket to the Doge’s Palace
  • Commentary by audio guide with a digital map of Doge's Palace 
  • Access to the Bridge of Sighs
  • Access to Doge’s Palace Prisons
  • Skip-the-Line entrance ticket to Royal Palace (Correr Museum)
  • Skip-the-Line entrance ticket to National Archeological Museum 
  • Skip-the-Line entrance ticket to Marciana Library
The fee does not include
  • Tickets for St. Mark’s Basilica
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Things to know before leaving
  • The price is per person.
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility
  • Ticket is not refundable
  • Tickets from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM are available starting from 10:00 AM of the day of the visit
  • TIckets from 1:00 PM  to 4:00 PM are available starting from 1:00 PM of the day of the visit
  • Doge's Palace opening time: from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (last admission: 5:00 PM)
  • The ticket includes single admission to the Doge’s Palace and other museums 
  • Royal Palace (Correr Museum) ticket is included and can be used on the same day of the Doge's Palace tour or on the following day. 
  • The Marciana Library is closed on Sundays.
  • For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace (Free deposit available inside).
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Digital and printed vouchers are accepted (to be shown to staff)
Meeting Point
  • Meeting Point: Campo San Gallo, San Marco 1093/B, Venice Tours office, close to San Marco Square. The clients must present themselves at the meeting point at 10:00 AM and not before.


  • The office is located close to San Marco Square. Having the Basilica of San Marco behind you, stay on the right side of the square and go under the arches. Find Olivetti Museum, turn right passing under the archways, cross the little bridge and go straight on to “Campo San Gallo”, Venice Tours Office is located in the campo (small square).
Cancellation policies
  • The ticket is non-refundable. In the event of cancellation a cancellation fee of 100% of the ticket price will be applied. On line customer service 7 days a week, 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather or exceptionally high tide (in these cases it will be rescheduled for the following day or refunded)