The Doge’s Palace represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power.
In its splendid rooms, surrounded by hundreds of masterpieces of painting art, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history Republic. Visiting its halls of power, gold staircases and important paintings, you will have the opportunity to go back to the past and breathe the charming atmosphere of the European Middle Ages.
Furthermore, you will still feel the anguish of the prisoners, who, after crossing the well-known Bridge of Sighs, entered in the darkness of the prisons(famous for having hosted Giacomo Casanova).
Enjoy a guided tour in one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals.
Surrounded by its beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays, with our professional guide who will explain you the history and the special features of this unique masterpiece of byzantine art, you will have also the chance to admire the Pala d'Oro, a perfect example of Byzantine art with its thousands gems and precious stones, and the Treasury, a splendor of the religious art.
At the end of the tour, included in the price, you can choose to go to Murano by private boat and to visit one of the most precious glass factories of the Island. Return to Saint Mark’s Square is included.
Duration for the Cathedral visit: 1 hour approx. (up to Murano Island: 2 hours approx.)
LANGUAGE AVAILABILITY FROM APR TO OCT:
ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, GERMAN - Everyday
ITALIAN - Saturday
LANGUAGE AVAILABILITY FROM NOV TO MAR:
ENGLISH - Everyday
FRENCH - Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
GERMAN - Monday, Friday
SPANISH - Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
ATTENTION: FROM NOVEMBER TO MARCH THIS TOUR STARTS AT 10:45 AM
This tour includes: professional guide, Doge's Palace and Basilica entrance tickets, earphones are provided for groups of over 10 participants.