Excursions in Venice

*The itinerary and duration of the excursions are subject to change.

Other excursions available, contact your travel agent for more information.

GUIDED WALKING TOUR OF VENICE

Duration: 1h30

Panoramic walking tour of Venice, including St. Mark’s Square, with emphasis on the history and origins of the main monuments of Venice such as St. Mark’s Basilica,  the Bell Tower, the Doge’s Palace, the ‘’Pantheon’’of Venice, the Clock Tower and the Santa Maria Formosa Church. Tour ends at St. Mark’s Square.

Meeting point: Calle Larga de l’Ascension, in front of the Post Office. Brown wooden newsstand with a yellow sign “MEETING POINT”.

PRICE PER PERSON: $X

From December 01, 2022 to March 24, 2023

Departure time 09:00
Every dayLanguage to confirm

THREE ISLANDS: MURANO, BURANO AND TORCELLO

Duration: 6 hours 

Transfer from Venice to Murano by boat for a visit to a glassblowing factory. You will then discover Burano, famous for its lace production and its colorful fishermen’s homes. Continue to Torcello where the first settlers arrived and was once the most populous island of the region. A tour escort will assist you on the islands. Entrance fees for the churches in Torcello are not included. 

The tour will not operate on days the weather does not permit.

Meeting point: In front of the Prison Palace (yellow box) between the Doge’s Palace and the Hotel Danieli. The tour will end in Saint Mark’s Square

PRICE PER PERSON: $X

From December 01, 2022 to February 28, 2023

Departure time11:00
Every day  English • French 

VENICE AND GONDOLA RIDE

Duration: 2 hours

You will enjoy a panoramic tour of the area between St. Mark’s Square and Santa Maria Formosa including the Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre. You will embark on a gondola for a 30-minute tour on the Grand Canal and the small surrounding canals. Entrance fees not included. 

The gondola is not considered private, it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party – Each gondola can accommodate up to 6 people. The tour will not operate on days the weather does not permit and does not include a historical explanation of St. Mark’s Square.

Meeting point: Calle Larga de l’Ascension, in front of the Post Office. Brown wooden newsstand with a yellow sign “MEETING POINT”.

PRICE PER PERSON: $X

From December 01, 2022 to March 24, 2023

Departure time9:00
MondayEnglish • French 
Tuesday English • French 
WednesdayFrench 
Thursday English 
FridayEnglish • French 
Saturday English • French 
SundayEnglish 

THE DOGE'S PALACE

Duration: 1 hour

Experience a step back in time with this unforgettable visit of the Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale). This building of Gothic art made history for its political power. You will be impressed by the details of the golden stairs and the realism of the paintings depicted by the artists.  You will be accompanied by a qualified guide. Then you will be able to visit by yourself the Museo Correr (Old Royal Palace), Biblioteca Marciana and National Archeological Museum in St.Mark’s Square.

Meeting point: Calle Larga de l’Ascension, in front of the Post Office. Brown wooden newsstand with a yellow sign “MEETING POINT”.

PRICE PER PERSON: $X

From December 01 to March 24, 2023

Departure time11:45
Every day Language to confirm

THE DOGE’S PALACE AND ST. MARK’S BASILICA

Duration: 2h15

Experience a step back in time with this unforgettable visit of the Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale). This building of gothic art made history for its political power. You will be impressed by the details of the golden stairs and the realism of the paintings depicted by the artists. Afterwards, you will visit one of the most majestic cathedrals in the world, St. Mark’s Basilica! Enjoy a full visit to admire this masterpiece of byzantine art, its gold mosaics and marble floors. You will be accompanied by a qualified guide. Then, you may visit by yourself the other magnificent palaces in St. Mark’s Square (Old Royal Palace now Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana).

Meeting point: Calle Larga de l’Ascension, in front of the Post Office. Brown wooden news stand with a yellow sign “MEETING POINT”.

PRICE PER PERSON: $X

From December 01, 2022 to March 24, 2023

Departure time10:45 

From December 05 to December 24, 2022*

English: from Monday to Saturday

French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

From December 26, 2022 to January 10, 2023*

English and French: from Monday to Saturday

From January 9 to February 10, 2023

English: from Monday to Saturday
French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

From February 11 to February 21, 2023English and French: from Monday to Saturday
From February 22 to March 24, 2023English: from Monday to Saturday

French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

  
  

*The tour will not operate on December 08 and 25, 2022, and on January 01 and 06, 2023.

VENICE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Travel differently with your smartphone. Enjoy this self-guided experience by downloading an app which will guide you through all the treasures of Venice at your own pace. This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only. Available in 5 languages (English and French included).

ITINERARY 1: Live the soul of Venice and discover its heart through the most picturesque corners and singular squares of the city. The itinerary includes the ancient Jewish ghetto and Cannaregio area, the Arsenale and Castello area, where Venice’s fleet was built. From San Rocco and Frari Basilica to the world famous Rialto Bridge, the Accademia Bridge, Dorsoduro area, and the Grand Canal, the main waterway of Venice. You may also discover the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello.

Duration: approximately 5 hours

Departure time: every day at 09:30 – 10:00 – 10:30 – 11:00 – 11:30 – 12:00 – 12:30 – 14:00 – 14:30 – 15:00 – 15:30 – 16:00 – 16:30

PRICE PER PERSON: $X

ITINERARY 2: Get on the public boat and discover the main waterway of Venice, the Grand Canal, 4 km long. You will discover more than 200 magnificent palaces that belonged to the Venetian nobles and the Doges. During this incredible experience the boat will pass under the Rialto Bridge, the oldest in Venice.

Duration: approximately 1 hour

Departure time: every day at 9:30 – 11:00 – 14:00 – 15:00

Meeting Point: Collect the app and/or boat ticket at Venice Tours Assistance Point in St. Mark’s Square, Calle Larga Ascensione, 1257. The Assistance Point is a brown newsstand between the Fendi boutique and the Post Office with a sign “VENICE TOURS – ASSISTANCE POINT”.

PRICE PER PERSON: $X