A Day In Venice: Small Group Tour By Minivan From FlorenceWrite a Review
OverviewBe part of the waterways dream that reflect elegant palaces with Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance faÃ§ades, small and delicateÂ bridges, magnificent portals of the patrician dwellings, bulb-shaped domes and golden mosaics.
- Small group ensures personal service
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- Small-group tour
Know More about this tourDiscover the millenary history in which east and west interweave giving life to a refined and charming culture, exploringÂ a city of invaluable artistic patrimony, declared heritage of humanity by UNESCO. Venice is all this and muchÂ more and is waiting to offer you an unforgettable day that begins with meeting up with a local Guide who will reveal its treasuresÂ to you.
Walking through the characteristic calli you will enter the ancient districts sestieri in Santa Croce and San Polo whereÂ the salt flats of the ancient and powerful Republic of Venice are located, you will then proceed to the Rialto area, the firstÂ settlement of the village, with its characteristic fish and vegetable market, the Church of San Giacomo, the oldest of Venice, theÂ famous Rialto bridge, the oldest of the four bridges crossing the spectacular Grand Canal. Crossing this wonderful bridge you willÂ reach the district of San Marco that is the centre of trade and culture of the city. The heart of this district is the splendid andÂ magnificent Piazza San Marco, the most elegant lounge in Europe, overlooking the most famous monuments of Venice: theÂ splendid Byzantine Basilica with four portals and wonderful golden mosaics, to be viewed inside, the Renaissance Clock TowerÂ and the masterpiece of the Gothic Palazzo Ducale.
Behind the Palazzo Ducale, from the Ponte di Paglia you can admire theÂ famous Bridge of Sighs, that used to be crossed by the condemned people before entering prison, hence the name.Â After the end of the guided tour, you can find dozens of typical or elegant restaurants in the area around the square where youÂ can taste the excellent Venetian cuisine.
In the afternoon you will have free time to enjoy a romantic tour in one of the famous gondolas, get to know the city better orÂ dedicate some time to shopping and discovering the valuable crafts of the lagoon islands: the Murano blown glass and theÂ Burano lace.
Before leaving, you can stop at one of the famous historical cafÃ©s of Piazza San Marco and enjoy an authentic Venetian styleÂ pleasure.
Inclusions for A Day In Venice: Small Group Tour By Minivan From Florence
- Pick-up and drop-off at the Hotel in the city center
- Transport by luxury Minivan
- Qualified English-speaking driver-guide
- Professional local guide in Venice
Exclusions for A Day In Venice: Small Group Tour By Minivan From Florence
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (if hotel is located out of the city center)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Not wheelchair accessible
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
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
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.