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ItalyWhistle-stop Venice

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Discover the true meaning of La Dolce Vita on a weekend getaway, meandering the colorful streets and cruising down the canals of Venice. Begin with a food tour dining as the locals do, nibbling on cicchetti and washing them down with Veneto wine. Check off all the top sights on a full-day guided city tour and delve into the traditions of local crafts like glass blowing and lacemaking. ...

Discover the true meaning of La Dolce Vita on a weekend getaway, meandering the colorful streets and cruising down the canals of Venice. Begin with a food tour dining as the locals do, nibbling on cicchetti and washing them down with Veneto wine. Check off all the top sights on a full-day guided city tour and delve into the traditions of local crafts like glass blowing and lacemaking. 

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Trip highlights
  • City
    City
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Arts and crafts
    Arts and crafts
  • Sailing activities
    Sailing activities

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Day 1: Welcome to Venice

Benvenuti in Italia!

• Meet your local guide at 3:00 pm when the daytime crowds start to clear

​• Your guide will lead you on a food tour of Venice to sample cicchetti—the local version of tapas

Explore picturesque and hidden alleyways and dine at the bacariwhere the locals go

Visited:
Venice
Accommodation
Ca’ Pozzo Inn (Venice)

Day 2: Venice in a Day

Check out the main sights plus local hangouts

• Meet your expert guide at 8:30 am to get a head start before the crowds appear

• Discover the beauty and fascinating history of Venice on a small-group walking tour

• From St. Mark’s Square, take a relaxing gondola ride before visiting the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica with your skip-the-line tickets

Visited:
Venice
Accommodation
Ca’ Pozzo Inn (Venice)

Day 3: Discover Murano & Burano 

Colorful islands of the Venetian Lagoon

• Hop in a water taxi headed for Murano and Burano on a small-group tour

• Spend a half-day exploring these two cherished islands and learn about their traditional craftsglassblowing and lacemaking

• Delight in their tranquil canals and charming piazzas before enjoying the rest of the day at leisure

Visited:
Venice, Murano, Burano
Accommodation
Ca’ Pozzo Inn (Venice)

Day 4: So long, Venice!

Arrivederci! 

• Perhaps linger a little longer in the Lagoon City with a morning walk and coffee before your onward travels

Let us know if you need any assistance with your departure transfer.

Safe travels!

Visited:
Venice

VeniceMuranoBurano

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

For 2 Adults
SeasonPrice Per Adult
Average trip price
From January to December $830

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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