This exclusive tickitaly.com private tour (for a maximum of 4 people) lasts about an hour and 45 minutes (with 6 different start times before midday), and offers an in-depth insight into the political history of Venice and an understanding of the incredible longevity of La Serenissima - The Most Serene Republic of Venice. Your experienced guide will not only cover the splendid chambers covered by other tours, but also give you an informative glimpse into the secret passages and chambers of the Palace.
The tours are available seven days a week and are for a maximum of 4 people, meeting at the Porta della Carta at the Doge's Palace.
You will discover the Doge's Palace in every aspect, not only the lavish institutional rooms where the different Councils publicly administered the Republic, but also the secret parts where the darker side of Venetian justice was dealt: through secret doors and hidden passages you'll see the Chamber of Torture, hear how Casanova escaped from his cell against all odds, and learn how one of the largest rooms of Europe was built.
Your expert guide will tell you interesting stories and reveal funny anecdotes, while providing an informative introduction to the most important works of the Venetian Renaissance masters: Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto.
Please be aware that the route taken by this tour is often a restricted one, by its very nature. There are numerous steps and small inclines, often quite steep, and many of the passages are small and tight. For these reasons the tour is not for children under the ages of six, for pregnant women or for the disabled. Children under six will not be permitted to take part in this tour.
These are exclusive tours, and the price reflects this; there are many advantages, not least peace of mind that everything will be arranged well in advance, leaving you to simply meet up with your guide on the day and forget about any problems entering or exploring this wonderful city.
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A glimpse of the atmosphere you can expect if you join us on one of our exclusive 'Secret Itineraries' tours at the Palazzo Ducale, Venice. Tours offer an in-depth insight into the political history of Venice and an understanding of the incredible longevity of La Serenissima - The Most Serene Republic of Venice.
Your experienced guide will not only cover the splendid chambers covered by other tours, but also give you an informative glimpse into the secret passages and chambers of the Palace.