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Doges Palace Private Tour, Venice

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"Brilliant" graeme t crossley


  • Explore one of the most fascinating buildings in Venice with a private guide
  • A private tour allows you maximum interaction with your guide


The Doges Palace is arguably the most important building in Venice as it was the seat of the Government for centuries. On your own private tour, as you walk through its lavish chambers, learn more about the Doge and his counsellors who made Venice a modern, liberal state. But the most interesting part of this tour is the visit to the area that was closed to everyone but a few trusted men of the republic – the chancellor’s office where secret documents were stored, the torture chambers and the prison where Casanova was incarcerated


Your private guide will meet you at your hotels in the St. Marks area for your Doges Palace Private Tour.

You will walk to the Doges Palace for your tour of what is arguably Venice’s most important building, the Doges Palace, the seat of the Government for centuries. See the lavish chambers and enter areas that were closed to everyone but a few trusted men of the republic. See the Chancellors Office where secret documents were kept and the Torture Chamber where enemies of the state would be tortured before the state inquisitors. You will also see the "I Piombi" Prisons, where among others, Casanova was imprisoned.

This is a private tour and can therefore be adapted to your interest, discuss your requirements with your guide on the day.

The tour ends in the centre of Venice.

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  • Brilliant

    Excellent guide, full of little facts and knowledge....

    Graeme T Crossley
  • doges palace

    excellent guide was very knowledgable, on time...

    Mr Gr Heard
  • Very good tour "a must seen one"

    Very good tour with lot of hidden information about venice and the palace. After this tour u understand al lot better what was going on in the palace, hidden behind the...

    christiaan nys
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



2 hours

Start time

Start time: 0900h (09:00am) & 1100h (11:00am)
Duration: 2 hours

Meeting point

Hotel pickup is included in the St Marks area only. (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details to reconfirm the pick-up time.)

Ending point

The tour ends in the centre of Venice.

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  • Entrance Fees to Doges Palace and Secret Itinerary
  • Guided tour of the Doges Palace
  • Guide availiable in English, German, French, Spanish & Italian languages


  • Food & drinks

Please note

Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it

Hotel pickup is available outside the St Marks area in additional fee is 33 Euros

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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