A tour of Venice that will show you all the major tourist attractions of the most famous lagoon town in the world! Both a tour on foot and by boat along the Grand Canal will give you two very different but perfectly blended experiences.
This small group tour of Venice will give you the opportunity to get to know the city thoroughly; with the help of an expert guide at your disposal, you can discover the whole history of this unique city built on stilts.
This tour of Venice will leave you surprised at the originality that distinguishes it; in one day you will have the chance to explore all aspects of this world famous city. You will of course visit the main tourist destinations such as the palaces, churches, monuments, and picturesque squares, but you will also be able to stroll through the lesser known neighborhoods of the city. Away from the raging crowds, you will discover a different side of Venice - quiet areas where the real atmosphere of the city and its historical past remain preserved. Finally, you will discover the most important aspect of Venice, the water ways and canals. A boat ride on the Grand Canal will give you a different and unique perspective of this spectacular city.
Your Venice tour will continue with a walk in the famous St Mark's Square and a visit to the Basilica. Thanks to your skip-the-line tickets, you can enter the beautiful church without waiting in the queue at the entrance. The guide will accompany you on this tour of Venice to make sure your day is even more enjoyable with stories and anecdotes linked to what you are seeing. You will be able to admire the depth of detail in the mosaics, statues, and paintings that adorn this wonderful basilica, pride not only of Venice but of Italy itself. The closing leg of the land part of your tour will be to the Bridge of Sighs. From here you will embark on the boat experience on the Grand Canal.
The second part of the Venice tour will be dedicated to a lagoon tour; on board a luxury motorboat you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of the city from a different perspective. The guide will give you lots of information on the Grand Canal, considered the main street of the city. This is true not only today with all the water taxis and boats but also historically, where the channel would serve as the main root for trade with the rest of the world. You will then go to some of the smaller and quieter canals where you can enjoy the romantic and picturesque scenery. Your Venice tour will end with your return to St. Mark's Square.
If you want to discover more about the beautiful city of Venice, have a look at the Day Tour from Venice to Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands or the Guided Tour of the Byzantine Venice!
All information on the meeting point and local telephone numbers of your destination will be included on the Confirmation Voucher.
We advise you to wear comfortable shoes and clothing for this tour. Ensure your clothing is suitable to grant you access to places of worship (legs up to the knees and shoulders must be covered).