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1-Day Best of Venice with Venetian Islands Guided Tour Tour Code: 724-8800

From USD$106  
Tue,Thu,Fri,Sat (4/1-10/26)
Venice, Italy
10 Hours 30 Minutes
Visit Venice (Bridge of Sighs, Burano, Doge's Palace, Murano, Piazza San Marco, Saint Mark's Basilica).
  • Explore the Doge's Palace, Murano and Burano
  • Visit St. Mark's Basilica inside
  • Enjoy a rare bird's eye view of St. Mark's Square
  • Get 10%+ discount at the glassblowing and lace-making shop
  • A fully-guided tour with an expert, English-speaking tour guide
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    Adult $106
    (2-14 yrs)

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In the morning, we will head to the Rialto Bridge and walk through the winding Venetian streets and over its tiny bridges. In the tour, the local English-speaking guide will teach guests the history and culture of Venice. Then we will visit Marco Polo's house and hear his tales. After we ambling through quaint piazzas including the lively Campo SS Giovanni e Paolo and Campo Santa Maria Formosa, we will visit the Bridge of Sighs and St. Mark's Square. We may enter St. Mark's Basilica with the skip-the-line access to view the perfect blending of eastern and western design. Then, we will head to Doge's Palace, former home to the Duke of Venice and the city's courts. Guests may enjoy some free time here. In the afternoon, guests will board a water taxi across the lagoon to the timeless islands of Murano and Burano. When we arrive at the Murano, we will wander on the island before continuing to the next island. We will take water taxi to the next island - Burano and take some leisure time to explore it. Afterwards, this tour ends.
  • Venice, ITALY

    Venice, ITALY
    This city off the coast of northeast Italy is famous the world over for its many canals. It is actually a chain of 118 islands linked together by bridges and waterways. Venice is world-renown for its art and beauty.

    Bridge of Sighs

    This gorgeous white-limestone bridge in Venice gets its name from an almost ironically bleak place: In the 1800s, the windows looking out from the enclosed bridge's interior were the last views of sublime Venice convicts would see before their imprisonment.

    Saint Mark's Basilica

    The Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco is the most famous church in Venice and is known for its unique and ornate Italo-Byzantine architecture that includes five hemispherical domes and fine patterns. It was built in the 11th century AD.

    Doge's Palace

    This palace was once the residence of the supreme authority of the Republic of Venice. Built in a Venetian Gothic style, the construction plans began in 1340, and the building was completed in 1424.

    Piazza San Marco

    The Piazza San Marco is the largest and primary public area in Venice. The structures surrounding it date back more than one thousand years, although the vast majority are from Renaissance times. It has been called "the drawing room of Europe."


    This small series of islands within the Venetian Lagoon is connected by canals and footbridges. It is famous for its vibrantly colorful houses and the signature glass manufactured on the islands.


    This island in the Venetian Lagoon is best known for the vibrantly painted colors of its homes. Much like nearby Venice, Burano is a city of canals.
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Location Address Departure
Venice, ITALY Campo S. Bortolomio, Metropolitan City of Venice, (near the San Marco side of the Rialto Bridge ) 9:00am
  • Meeting Time: Morning: 8:45am; Afternoon: 2:15pm
    Departure Time: Morning: 9:00am; Afternoon: 2:30pm
  • Meeting Point:
    Morning: At the bronze statue in Campo S. Bortolomio
    Afternoon: At the statue of a man (Vittorio Emanuele II) on a horse in Riva degli Schiavoni (San Zaccaria vaporetto stop), in front of the lagoon.
  • There is a break, from 1:00pm to 2:15pm. It is the responsibility of the client to make his/her way back to the meeting point at 2:15 pm for the start of the Murano and Burano tour.
  • The tour ends in front of Hotel Gabrielli Sandwirth (near San Marco).
  • Note: It is the responsibility of all guests to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated & missed tours or tickets cannot be refunded.

Price Includes

  • Entrance to St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace with skil-the-line access
  • Both of Glassmaking demonstration at a factory in Murano and Lacemaking demonstration at a shop in Burano with commentary in English
  • Discount at the glassblowing and lace-making shop where the demonstrations are given (10%+ depending on the item)
  • Round-trip transportation by boat
  • Expert, English-speaking guide
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide

Price Excludes

  • All meals and drinks during the trip except specified described in itinerary
  • Any private expenses

Additional Note

  • Photography is permitted throughout most of the tour; however, photography is prohibited in St. Mark抯 Basilica.
  • We strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour since large luggage may cause delays because of security checks.
  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments on our group tours, and we are unable to accommodate pushchairs or buggies on our group tours.
  • Entrance into some churches may require a dress code that specifies that knees and shoulders should be covered.


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  • Cancellation and Refund policy
    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
    All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within one business day after purchase, customers will be fully refunded if the orders cannot be confirmed.
    Cancellations received within 72 hours of departure will incur a penalty of 100% per person. The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.

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