Venice Day Trip from Florence in a Small Group
Take a day trip to Venice from Florence and enjoy the magic of the most romantic city in the world. Explore the maze of canals and admire the beauty of Gothic and Renaissance Venetian architecture.
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Visit the dreamy waterways of Venice on a day trip from Florence. See elegant palaces with Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance façades, delicate little bridges, magnificent patrician dwellings, bulb-shaped domes and golden mosaics. This tour includes pick up and drop off at your hotel, transport in a luxury minivan and a tour of Venice with an expert local guide in a group no larger than 8 people.
- Duration: 13.5 hour(s)
- Available: Tue, Fri
- Pick-up: Not available
- Inclusion: English speaking driver / Local guide in Venice / Transport to and from Florence in a luxury minivan
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Schedule & Location
Time & Location
Time & Location
07:55 Check-in and meet your guide
08:00 Depart from Florence
Venice, the most romantic city in the worldVisit Venice, built between the coast and the open sea on an archipelago of 120 islands linked by 350 bridges. Discover almost 2000 years of history, where east meets west and creates an exquisitely refined culture. The irreplaceable artistic heritage of the city is protected by UNESCO.
Guided sightseeing tour of VeniceWalking through the narrow calli you will enter the ancient sixths (sestieri) through Santa Croce and San Polo where the salt flats of the ancient and powerful Republic of Venice are found. Continuing to the Rialto area, the 1st settlement of the village, with a historical fish and vegetable market.
See the Church of San Giacomo, the oldest in Venice ...... and famous Rialto bridge, the oldest of the four bridges crossing the spectacular Grand Canal. Crossing this wonderful bridge you will reach the district of San Marco - the trade and cultural centre of the city.
The heart of this district is the splendid and magnificent Piazza San MarcoVisit the most elegant drawing room in Europe, surrounded by the most famous Venetian monuments: the splendid Byzantine Basilica with its four portals and wonderful golden mosaics, the interior of which is a must, the Renaissance Clock Tower and the fabulous Gothic Palazzo Ducale.
Delicate little bridgesBehind the Palazzo Ducale, from the Ponte di Paglia you can admire the famous Bridge of Sighs, that used to be crossed by the condemned prisoners before entering prison, hence the name.
Free-time for lunchAfter the end of the guided tour, you can find dozens of typical or elegant restaurants in the area around the square where you can sample something delicious produced by the excellent Venetian cuisine.
Explore Venice at your leisureIn the afternoon you will have free time to enjoy a romantic tour in one of the famous gondolas, get to know the city better or dedicate some time to shopping and discovering the historically famous crafts of the lagoon islands: the Murano blown glass foundries and the Burano lace-makers.
21:00 Tour ends
- Please make sure you are not late for the sake of other participants and yourself as the meeting times are strict.
- The driver-guide leads the Tour providing general introductory information. He is not allowed to lead a guided visit inside a city centre, nor to provide historical and artistic information inside museums or churches.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
- You can book a maximum of 8.
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- Any cancellations made after 08:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.