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Fairytale Venice: Palazzo Ducale, mysterious walking tour & Gondola ride provided by Venice Tours Srl

Fairytale Venice: Palazzo Ducale, mysterious walking tour & Gondola ride

Fairytale Venice: Palazzo Ducale, mysterious walking tour & Gondola ride
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An unforgettable experience (a 2 hours and 45 minutes guided tour) with 'Skip the line' entrance to the Palazzo Ducale, a unique walking tour and an unmissable gondola ride on the Canal Grande! This experience will allow you to discover the real soul of Venice and its glorious past! A professional guide will escort you through the marvelous rooms of the Palazzo Ducale and then around the labyrinth of “calli” (typical Venetian narrow streets) where you will admire some architectural jewels, like The Fenice Opera House, Bovolo staircase and Rialto Bridge! It ends with a breathtaking gondola ride on the imposing Canal Grande and its minor waterways.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 45m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 45m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 21441P33
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Guided tour of Doge's Palace and walking tour
  • 30-minute gondola ride without commentary
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Duration
2h 45m
Departure details
  • Torre dell'Orologio, P.za San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy Departure Point: Clock Tower (the white building with the blue clock face) near exchange office in St. Mark's Square.DO NOT GO TO THE BELL TOWER. Our assistant will wait for you with a sign "TOUR".
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
  • For security reasons sacks, bags, or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace.
  • The tour is not considered private; it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party.
  • Each gondola can accommodate a maximum of 6 persons; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on guests' weight.
  • From Aug. 6th to enter the Doge's Palace you need to have the Green Pass + ID card, you cannot enter the venue without it (if you don’t have it or forgot it and are not allowed to enter the venue, the tour will not be refundable)
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • The customers health is the most important matter for us, the tour operates in according to the Covid-19 National directives in order to guarantee the experiences in a safe environment.
  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned, and the tour will leave with small groups.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • We only ask the kindness to bring the own mask in case you need to wear it.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travellers
Inclusions
  • Guided tour of Doge's Palace and walking tour
  • 30-minute gondola ride without commentary
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Departure details
  • Torre dell'Orologio, P.za San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy Departure Point: Clock Tower (the white building with the blue clock face) near exchange office in St. Mark's Square.DO NOT GO TO THE BELL TOWER. Our assistant will wait for you with a sign "TOUR".
Duration
2h 45m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
  • For security reasons sacks, bags, or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Doges’ Palace.
  • The tour is not considered private; it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party.
  • Each gondola can accommodate a maximum of 6 persons; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on guests' weight.
  • From Aug. 6th to enter the Doge's Palace you need to have the Green Pass + ID card, you cannot enter the venue without it (if you don’t have it or forgot it and are not allowed to enter the venue, the tour will not be refundable)
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • The customers health is the most important matter for us, the tour operates in according to the Covid-19 National directives in order to guarantee the experiences in a safe environment.
  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned, and the tour will leave with small groups.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • We only ask the kindness to bring the own mask in case you need to wear it.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 5 Aug. 2021
A note from Fairytale Venice: Palazzo Ducale, mysterious walking tour & Gondola ride
From Aug. 6th to enter the Doge's Palace you need to have the Green Pass + ID card, you cannot enter the venue without it (if you don’t have it or forgot it and are not allowed to enter the venue, the tour will not be refundable)
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Torre dell'Orologio
    P.za San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Departure Point: Clock Tower (the white building with the blue clock face) near exchange office in St. Mark's Square.DO NOT GO TO THE BELL TOWER. Our assistant will wait for you with a sign "TOUR".
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Piazza San Marco
  • 1
    Doge's Palace
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Ponte di Rialto
    Stop: 75 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Teatro La Fenice
  • 3
    Canal Grande
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Museo Correr
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Marjorie G
Las Vegas, NV22 contributions
Average tour
May 2018 • Friends
This tour was only OK. The gondola ride was the best part. Our tour guide was hard to understand. The headphones were fine, but her command of English was not that great.
Written 25 May 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thanks for your review we will take care of your comments to improve our service. Regards
Written 28 May 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Venice Tours Srl
GrandTour743275
GrandTour743275
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Great experience
On my first day in Venice this was a soothing but instructional gondola tour. Frederica, our tour commentator, was
ianwebb75
ianwebb75
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Great way to experience a Venetian gondola
Excellent way to experience a Venetian gondola, great commentary on the history of gondola's and how they have evol
Daniel K
Daniel K
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Disappointed
Food was average compared to other venues in the immediate area and service was marginal…..waited forever to get a
Mick627
Mick627
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do not purchase
the line at the palace for "skip the line" ticket holders was just as long and slow moving as the line for people p
Marquezadri
Marquezadri
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Bellisimo!
Very good value for the money! These trips are not cheap, you can't beat this price. Alissa was very nice and our g
Quest21099964527
Quest21099964527
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Terrible experience with Venice Tours
We booked the Mask painting workshop through Venice tours and received an email confirmation. When we arrived at t
Ninapenny0
Ninapenny0
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Recommended tour
Nice tour walking around inusual places. News and gossip about old habits. Small group of tourists better to follow
florisvdbrink
florisvdbrink
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Wonderful experience
Very friendly gondolier and romantic music. Everything was well-arranged, making it the highlight of our stay in Ve
Heather W
Heather W
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Disappointed
This was good for fast entry but not worth the money for the audio. Do not recommend. It was over priced for what w
Y936GBjuliew
Y936GBjuliew
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Venice by Gondola
It was interesting to learn about the history and traditions of the gondola. It also was amazing to watch the gondo
Julie M
Julie M
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Great intro to gondola history
The tour was great. Our guide gave us a basic intro to the history of gondolas in Venice before and during the trip
MichaelK4254
MichaelK4254
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Very nice walk
Very Nice walk with a lot of venice secrets. The guide Was entertainment and told a lot of little storys and infor
pascalj290
pascalj290
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Useless
Ticket not recognized by the Palazzio Ducale, I paid full price eventually, useless ticket. The only thing it help
Y1022IPmarcob
Y1022IPmarcob
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Amazing and very nice
This was a really nice experience, the master craftsman that runs it with his family is amazingly skilled and a ver
TACostaRica2018
TACostaRica2018
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Gondola ride
This is a must when you visit Venice! This one the only thing my husband wanted to do! So i booked a tour using Vi
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