Doge's Palace Secret Itineraries Tour

641 reviews

2.5 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • Explore the more impenetrable parts of the Doge's Palace, including torture chambers and interrogation rooms
  • Learn more about the people who passed through this building
  • Acquaint yourself with the long and fascinating history of Venice through stories told by your expert guide
  • Sites Visited
  • Casanova’s prison cell
  • Torture chamber
  • Secret archives
  • Hall of the Great Council
  • Courtrooms
  • Sala della Scrutinio
  • New Prisons
  • Bridge of Sighs
  • Tour Includes
  • VIP Doge’s Palace Secret Itineraries tickets
  • Skip-the-line Doge's Palace tickets
  • Expert local guide

Take a walk through hidden torture rooms, cells and council rooms

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Total Customer Reviews: 641

Verified Ratings
4.7 /5
based on 641 Walks’ customer ratings
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Latest reviews
Excellent
Our tour was outstanding. Our guide, Maria Terese was so knowledgeable and funny. Highly recommend.
Verified · Susan · Oct 15, 2023 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Great
Tour guid walked too fast and did not keep group together very well
Verified · Darryl · Oct 15, 2023 · USA · Male · 55 to 64 years
Excellent
Pamela was great guide and tour was interesting
Verified · britt · Oct 12, 2023 · USA · Male · 55 to 64 years
Great
Nico was an excellent tour guide! I Didn’t think I’d enjoy a group tour but I was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. I learned details I wouldn’t have gotten on my own.
Verified · Stacey · Oct 01, 2023 · USA · Female · 65 to 74 years
Excellent
Our excellent tour guide Mose made the tour both informative and entertaining.
Verified · Aileen · Sep 28, 2023 · United Kingdom · Female · 55 to 64 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point  

This tour meets underneath the Portico, just outside the entrance of the Correr Museum in Piazza San Marco, 30124. The Correr Museum is directly opposite the entrance of St. Mark's Basilica. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign. 

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.  

FAQs

Does this tour run when it rains?
This tour runs rain or shine. However, occasionally the Doge's Palace is closed to the public, without previous notice, due to high tides or particular festivities. In these cases we endeavor to contact customers as soon as possible to arrange a suitable alternative.
Is this tour wheelchair accessible?
No. Unfortunately, due to site restrictions we cannot accommodate wheelchairs on this tour. If you use a wheelchair and book this tour by accident, we are happy to offer you credit for a future tour that is wheelchair accessible anywhere in the world, or a full refund.
Are the Doge's Palace Secret Itineraries Wheelchair accessible?
No, unfortunatley they are not. But tours to general-access areas are.
Does St. Mark's Basilica have a dress code?
Yes. Because it is a holy place, St. Mark's Basilica insists that both men and women wear clothing that covers their shoulders and knees. They can and will refuse entry to anyone who does not meet this standard and we can't do anything about it, so come prepared.
Can I bring children on the Secret Itineraries Tour?
Children under the age of 6 are not allowed to visit the Secret Itineraries of the Doges palace, so unfortunately they cannot take this tour.
Is there air conditioning?
There is no AC which means the narrow passages featured throughout can become quite hot over the course of the tour.

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