Private Venice doge’s palace tour skip the line tour

Private Venice doge’s palace tour skip the line tour

Private Venice doge’s palace tour skip the line tour

Meeting point : at your disposal 

Kind of tour: private

Duration of this tour : 2 hours

Admission to the Doges’Palace (not included) = 20 euros (reductions for students are available)

St Mark’s Basilica, the Doges’ Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, the Prisons

St Mark’s Basilica with the spiritual, all-pervading light of its golden mosaics, with its sumptuously colored marble floor, will introduce the theme of Venice’s intense relations with Constantinople and the Eastern world.After that your guide will spend some time at illustrating all the different buildings surrounding the two world famous Squares, the Piazza and the Piazzetta San Marco: the Library, the Bell Tower, the Clock Tower…there’s a lot to say and see…!

We’ll then continue with a tour of the Doges’ Palace, seat ofVenetian power for over nine centuries, a majestic, Moorish looking architecture built between the 14th and the 15th centuries.

Here you will learn about the rise, long life, and fall of „La Serenissima“, the Most Serene Venetian Republic, a powerful maritime state that based its legendary wealth on international commerce, ship building and diplomacy.

Amongst the ’must sees’: the Golden Stair (la Scala d’Oro) by Jacopo Sansovino, the powerful  paintings by Jacopo Tintoretto and  Paolo Veronese, the enormous Council Hall (Sala del Maggior Consiglio) and the Armoury.

Cross the Bridge of Sighs we’ll visit the so called ”New” Prisons, located on a separate  building designed at the end of the 16th century to be a more humane and funtional jail, still in use until 1922!This tour operates: TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS FROM 2.30 TO 5.00 PM

Meeting point : St. Mark’s Square, by ‘Porta della Carta’,at the exit of the Doges’ Palace (see the right picture)

Price for this tour: Euro 62 per person

Maximum number of participants :  8 people

Duration of this tour : 2,5 hrs

Admission to the Doges’Palace (not included) = 16 euros per person(reductions for students are available)

Dress code : no shorts (knee high are fine) , no sleeeveless (short sleeves ok)

As official city guides we can access St Mark’s Basilica Basilica through a priority entrance from April through October(as noted above, high tide and religious services permitting !)IMPORTANT :  if you’re on your own please contact us before booking !

SMALL GROUP TOURS
Our small group tours are designed for those who would like to share our
Venice walks with some other travelers.
Tours will operate weekly from May 1st, until October 31st

All tours are conducted in English by professional, expert guide-lecturers

For any help get in touch with us: info@tourleadervenice.com

 

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