THE BEAUTIFUL HALLS OF THE DOGE’S PALACE, THE HEART OF THE VENETIAN POLITICAL POWER!
Come to discover the places where the Doge and his council held up the fortunes of Venice! Together with a qualified and experienced tour guide you will visit the halls of power, immersing yourself in the European Middle Ages, among stuccoed rooms and hundreds of artistic masterpieces. You will be amazed at the richness of the details of the Golden Staircase, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners along the famous Bridge of Sighs, and you will enter the Venetian prisons, where the prisoners of the Serenissima Republic lived
Since far back in time, a majestic building and architectural masterpiece greeted the ships coming from the lagoon: The Doge’s Palace, the place where the Doge and his Council used to rule the Republic of the Serenissima.
Today, the symbol of Venice and its power is still standing in all of its beauty and majesty, everyday taking travelers’ breath away.
A tour to discover the heart of Venice and its history, the charm of the past and a truly beautiful gem where inestimable art masterpieces are shielded
The Doge’s Palace is one of the most important symbols of Venice. For centuries, it has represented the seat of the Venetian political power. In its majestic rooms, the Doge and his Council for centuries controlled the fate of the Serenissima surrounded by hundreds of masterpieces of painting art.
Visiting its halls of power, gold staircases and the important paintings, we will have the opportunity to go back in time and breathe the charming atmosphere of the place where Byzantine and Orient architectures run into each other.
Inside the Palace we will admire some of the most famous works painted by Tintoretto, Veronese and other important artists.
Finally we will feel again the anguish of the prisoners, who after crossing the well-known Bridge of Sighs entered in the darkness of the prisons.
Let’s join this tour which will make us marvel in front of Doge’s Palace’s art masterpieces, its Golden Staircase, the Venetian prison which will reveal how the prisoners of the Serenissima used to live.
Validity: from 1 November 2019 to 31 March 2020 (not operational on 25 December and 1 January)
Availability: every day in English; Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in French; Monday and Friday in German; Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday in Spanish
Departure: 10.45 am
Duration: 1.15 hours
Languages: English, French, German and Spanish
Price: € 40,00 per person (age 6-99), free under 6 years
Clock Tower – Saint Mark Square, Venice
(Lat. 45.440915 – Long. 12.338979)
Present yourself at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour.
- Doge’s Palace interiors
- Golden staircase
- Le prigioni (prison)