1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Teatro La Fenice

Doge's Palace Skip-the-Line and Gondola Afternoon Tour

Product ID: 106210
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Spend the afternoon exploring the Venice of the Doges on a combined walking tour and gondola ride. Skip the long lines to the Doge's Palace, see the beautiful Scala Contarini del Bovolo and more.
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Duration: 210 minutes
Starting time 2:15 PM
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  • Discover Venice on foot and by gondola
  • Skip the long lines to the Doge's Palace
  • Admire priceless works of art
  • Venture down less-traveled lanes
Full description
Skip the long lines to the Doge’s Palace and marvel at majestic rooms filled with impressive art collected by the powerful dukes of Venice. Learn the impressive history of the Republic of Venice – traditionally known as La Serenissima – during the Middle Ages and Italian Renaissance.

Then, get off the beaten track and discover the hidden treasures of Venice on a guided walking tour. Venture down small calle (streets) to discover some of the most enchanting corners. See highlights such as the Fenice Theater and the extraordinary exterior staircase of the Scala Contarini del Bovolo at the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo.

Marvel as the story of the city is brought to life through captivating stories and amazing facts. Experience the city like a noble of centuries past on a shared gondola ride of no more than 6 people per boat.
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Doge's Palace
  • Experienced guide
  • Personal audio system
  • 30-minute shared gondola ride (1 gondola per 6 people)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

In front of the blue Clock Tower, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venice.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Entrance to the Doge's Palace may be delayed due to enhanced security measures
• This is a shared tour and during bank holidays or special dates a larger number of participants may be expected
• No refund will be given for no-shows or late arrivals
• The tour will take place in the event of rain. In the event of exceptionally high tides, the tour may be cancelled and a refund will be provided
• The tour may be multilingual in the winter season, depending on the number of participants
• Backpacks and bags are not allowed inside the Doge's Palace for security reasons and must be left in the cloakroom. To avoid delays, you are kindly requested to take as few bags as possible
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Gray Line Venice - Park Viaggi

Product ID: 106210