Private Venice Shore Excursion

Private Venice Shore Excursion

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Venice Private Shore Excursion with Boat Tour of Grand Canal and Walking Tour of Venice. This private Venice shore excursion offers an immersive experience that combines a scenic 1-hour boat tour of the Grand Canal with a 3-hour walking tour of the city's most iconic landmarks. Start your adventure on the water, exploring the vibrant and historic Grand Canal. Following the boat tour, you'll embark on a walking tour featuring visits to St. Mark's Square, St. Mark's Basilica, the Rialto Bridge, and lesser-known gems of "secret Venice."

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4 hours

Private Venice Shore Excursion

From: 109.00

Duration: 4 hours

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Included in the Private Venice Shore Trip
  • Pick up at the port of Venice
  • English speaking and licensed guide for 4 Hours
  • Luxurious motor-launch for a comprehensive tour of the Grand Canal
Tour Overview Tour Overview

Explore the Grand Canal: Best Shore Excursions in Venice, Italy
Our Private Venice in 1 Day shore excursion begins directly from your cruise ship and offers a comprehensive look at the city's splendours. Enjoy a private one-hour boat tour of the Grand Canal aboard a luxurious motor-launch. Accompanied by an expert Venice tour guide, you will explore the stunning array of prestigious palaces, historical warehouses, churches, and gardens that line this unique waterway.

Discover St. Mark's Square: Shore Excursions in Venice
Upon arrival at St. Mark's Square, receive a detailed introduction to Venice's rich history by our expert tour guide. If you want, you can add skip-the-line tickets to your shore excursion in Venice to enter the magnificent St. Mark’s Basilica. On request, we can also include an optional visit to the Doge's Palace. After exploring these iconic landmarks, the tour transitions into a walk through the quieter, back streets of Venice. This journey through hidden Venice aims to capture the essence and soul of the city, offering a more intimate glimpse into its lesser-known areas.

Customize the Itinerary to Create the Best Shore Excursions in Venice, Italy
Our local expert guides tailor each Venice shore excursion to meet your specific interests, whether you wish to focus on major historical sites or explore the "Hidden Venice" through its labyrinth of less-travelled backstreets and alleyways. Together with our expert guides, you'll delve into the history and highlights of Venice, ensuring a memorable experience of this magical city.

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  • Eventual entrance fees are not included
  • Gratuities, or any additional fees for extended tour options

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Where Will Your Private Shore Excursions of Venice (Italy) begin
This private Venice Shore Excursion departs from the port of Venice, directly from your cruise ship

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Private Venice Shore Trip Important Information and Accessibility

To enter Catholic churches like St. Mark's Basilica, it is required that shoulders and knees be covered. Also, large bags are not permitted inside the Basilica.

Please specify the name and port of call of your cruise ship when booking.

If you decide to visit the interior of the Basilica, please note that it might close unexpectedly due to high water or religious ceremonies. During high water, the tour will proceed, but adaptations may be made based on weather conditions. On occasions when St. Mark’s Basilica is open during high water, skip-the-line tickets will not be accepted as all visitors will enter through a single door.

This tour covers historical areas and involves significant walking, which might not be suitable for wheelchair users or individuals with walking disabilities. Please contact us directly for alternative routes that are more accessible. Comfortable footwear is strongly recommended.

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Sep 19 2019

We loved this tour. Barbara was an excellent guide. She was early to meet us, spoke excellent English and passionate about Venice. She provided us with an interesting and enjoyable visit to Venice. We would love to return to spend more time in Venice and we highly recommend Barbara!