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Italy Whistle-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 blowin...

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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Tour itinerary includes
  • City
    City
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Arts and crafts
    Arts and crafts
  • Sailing activities
    Sailing activities

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

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

Venice Murano Burano

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
Season Price Per Adult
Prices Starting From
January 2020 to December 2020 $860

Included in price:

  • Transports as specified in the DAY-BY-DAY Itinerary
  • Activities as specified in the DAY-BY-DAY Itinerary
  • Breakfasts and meals as specified in the DAY-BY-DAY Itinerary [14 breakfasts]
  • Accommodation as specified in the DAY-BY-DAY Itinerary
  • An emergency number you can call 24/7 in case of need
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent
  • Airport transfers

Not included in price:

  • Flights
  • Personal Insurance (covering medical assistance, repatriation, cancellation and damages to luggage)
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals not mentioned in the DAY-BY-DAY Itinerary
  • Visa and airport fees
  • Gratuities and tips (though not compulsory)
  • The assistance of a professional tour director following the group for the entire tour
  • Anything not specifically stated in the DAY-BY- DAY Itinerary
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