A relaxing day in Venice: the essential history and art, picturesque corners, and famous islands
A full day tour to visiting Venice and its beautiful Lagoon.
Your tour begins within the Square of St Mark to admire its most important monuments: the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge's Palace, the Belltower and the Basilica of St Mark. The visit to the church and its magnificent Pala d'Oro (the Golden Screen) is included. Leaving the tourist crowds behind, you'll then walk through narrow alleys and small tranquil squares, discovering curious and peculiar buildings and picturesque corners.
You'll then board our luxury boat and begin the private boat excursion, which will take you through the Venetian Lagoon to visit the important islands of Murano, Burano. These islands are famous for their excellent craftsmanship, and their extremely picturesque aspects.
In Murano, you'll have the opportunity to see the skillful glass masters producing impressive works of art.
You will then reach the quaint island of Burano famous for its colorful houses and lace making. You will then return to Venice by boat.
We'll pick you up at the cruise port and take you to the Square of St Mark to see the highlights of the city.
We'll see all the monument around the Square and visit the Basilica inside.
We continue walking through the backstreets and the less tourist area.
We'll then board then a private water taxi to visit the islands of Murano and Burano.
The boat will take us back to St Mark's or to the cruise port where the tour will end.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Venice cruise port, by the check point of your cruise ship
End location: Saint Mark's square boat station or the cruise port.
Duration: 6 hours
The tour can start from 9:30 in the morning up to 12:00 in the afternoon
Pick up at the cruise port by private water taxi
Private water taxi for 4 hours for the islands tour. Some walking.
- Professional local guide service for 6 hours
- Private water taxi for 4 hours
- Skip the line admission to the Basilica of St Mark (available only from April 1st to October 31st).
- port tax for pick up at the cruise port
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 euros - Refreshments
Admission to the Golden Screen (2 euros per person).