Doges’ Palace tickets: how to buy your ticket to skip the line

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DOGE’S PALACE TICKETS: WHERE AND HOW TO BUY YOUR TICKET TO SKIP THE LINE

Doge’s Palace tickets: To visit the most important building in Venice you have to plan your visit well in advance and first you need to book the tickets, to avoid queuing at the entrance.

Often, when I pass in front of Palazzo Ducale I see an interministerial row of people waiting to buy the ticket. There is no time of year when there is not a crowd of tourists waiting and every time I wonder why they have not booked priority access.
In fact, I think that they also ask for it, especially when they see the visitors who have reserved the entrance pass in front and immediately go to the entrance and start the visit to the Palazzo Ducale without unnecessary waiting.

Here, then, all the information to book tickets for the Doges’s Palace in Venice.

Doges’s Palace tickets

WHERE YOU CAN BUY YOUR TICKET TO THE DOGE’S PALACE

You can buy your tickets to the Doge’s Palace in three places:

1 – at the museum ticket office, but in this case you have to queue to enter (and you have to be very patient!).

2 –online, on the – Doge’s Palace Skip the Line
This way you’ll skip the line, but be careful: don’t be late, otherwise you’ll have to queue.

3 – buying the Museum Pass. A ticket to see the most important museums in Venice.

4 – choosing one of the many tours that include either a guided tour of the Doges’ Palace or a combined visit to the Basilica of San Marco and Piazza San Marco.
On TourScanner I found the most interesting and also the cheapest proposals –> Palazzo Ducale – Biglietti salta fila e Visite Guidate

DOGE’S PALACE: HOW TO GET THERE

The Doge’s Palace is in San Marco Square.

From Piazzale Roma: Line 1, Vallaresso or San Zaccaria stop; Line 2 Giardinetti stop; Line 5.1 or Line 4.1, San Zaccaria stop.
From Santa Lucia Railway Station: Line 1, Vallaresso or San Zaccaria stop; Line 2 Giardinetti stop; Line 5.1 or Line 4.1, San Zaccaria stop From Lido di Venezia: Line 1, Vallaresso or San Zaccaria stop; Line 5.2, San Zaccaria stop

THE DOGE’S PALACE IN VENICE: OPENING HOURS

From April 1st to October 31st 8.30 am – 7 pm (last admission 6 pm).
From November 1st to March 31st 8.30 am – 5.30 pm (last admission 4.30 pm)

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