Full Day Roundtrip from Rome to Venice by Train!

Tour Number

Activity Level

306045


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Italian (fluent)

Venice Highlights with Doge's Palace and St Mark's Cathedral


This journey will start from your hotel in Rome via train. We will get on a private wooden water taxi upon arrival and be driven through the Grand Canal and over to the island of Murano for a glass presentation of the historical pieces. Afterwards, we will be taken to Piazza San Marco where I will guide you through the very heart of Venice, as your knowledgeable guide I will point out the city's landmarks, including the Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica, the Campanile and the many arcade buildings around the square.

St. Mark's Basilica - Venice's basilica is a testament to Byzantium's influence on Venice. Included features are gold mosaic arches rising above the carved, Romanesque portal and the rooftop is bedecked with five domes, reminiscent of St. Sophia in today's Istanbul. The basilica's interior features marble floors and walls that blend in exquisite, carpet-like patterns. Gilded mosaic murals, like icons, adorn the walls.

Then ride the train back to Rome together.

Itinerary

This tour includes the famous Doge's Palace - Residence of the Doge and Venice's seat of government the Palace was the example of the Republic's maritime and commercial power. The ornate facade features an arcaded loggia, and your interior tour takes in the famous Golden Staircase, the Great Council Chamber, other historic rooms, and paintings by Tintoretto and Veronese.

Bridge of Sighs - Cross the 17th-century covered stone bridge that is one of Venice's most photographed landmarks. The bridge links the Doge's Palace with the old prison dungeons.

It also includes many hidden gems along the way and some incredible views!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your Hotel in Rome

End location: Your Hotel in Rome

Duration: 12 hours 30 min.

Transportation

We will travel on the People Mover, Private Water Taxi, Gondola and walking. Train tickets round trip from Rome.

What’s Included

12.5 Hour Guided Private Tour

Private Water Taxi Ride on the Grand Canal to the island of Murano

Private Tour of the Murano Glass factory

Gondola Crossing

Entrance tickets to the Doge Palace & St. Mark's Cathedral

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 Euros - Shopping and food

What’s Extra

Meals, shopping and any additional museums you wish to explore such as the Guggenheim.

Restrictions

I am not a certified Vatican Museum or Colosseum Guide.

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Mauro S.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/Venice-from-Rome-Tour

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