Day Trip From Florence To
Venice: The Floating City
A day of exploration through the maze of canals and narrow streets in Venice is an unforgettable experience…prepare to enter another world! Florence and Venice are equal in beauty, but contrast in artistic heritage and architectural style. In addition to the diverse Byzantine style architecture, the main means of transport in Venice is by gondola or vaporetto, meaning that the city has been entirely built on water!
Your tour leader will take you directly to the heart of the city: the majestic Piazza San Marco, home to the luxurious and radiant San Marco Basilica, an incredible example of Venetian Gothic and Byzantine style architecture. Admire the colorful mosaics decorating the church as well as the incredible triumph of golden details embellishing the façade.
Just a short walk from the Basilica, you can find the elegant Palazzo Ducale, a masterpiece that embodies both elegance and grandeur. For centuries, the Palazzo Ducale was the perfect representation of the rich Venetian political power!
Finally, discover Venice from the most natural point of view: on board a gondola (optional activity)! You will be stunned by the reflections of the palaces overlooking the canals, as well as the incredible skill and balance displayed by your personal gondolier.
Naturally you will have free time to explore the city on your own. Enjoy a bellini along the Grand Canal, browse the shops filled with hand-blown glass and decorative masks, get lost in the tiny streets, and take in all that makes up Venice, one of the most unique cities in the world.
- Roundtrip journey by fully-fitted luxury GT coach
- Expert multilingual escort
- City orientation tour with tour leader
- Glass blowing demonstration
- Free time for independent sightseeing
- Map of Venice
- Comfortable shoes are recommended
- English and Spanish are always guaranteed. In order to confirm the excursion in Italian, German, Portuguese or French a minimum of 4 pax is required.
- Important note: the city of Venice is planning to introduce a visitor city tax. In the case that it is confirmed, your tour leader will collect it directly from customers during the bus drive to Venice. It could be up to 10€ per person according to the period of the year.
DURATION: 14.5 hours
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REGULAR TOURS – GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
Tours can be performed in various languages.
Clients are requested to arrive at the meeting point at least 20 minutes before the tour departure.
No refund will be given to those clients who do not show up at the meeting point at the set time or to clients who lose contact with the guide or who do not complete the tour.
Free cancellation within 48 hours prior the tour departure, unless noted otherwise.
Please note that all the tours by train are not refundable once booked.
CANCELLATION BY THE TOUR OPERATOR
When, for any reason, the Tour Operator cancels the excursion, the client has the right to claim reimbursement, only of the sum paid.
In case of unforeseen circumstances (strikes, road conditions, weather, etc) Ciaoflorence may modify the itinerary with alternative solutions maintaining the duration and quality of the service.
Any complaint by the client must be communicated in writing to Ciaoflorence staff within and no later than 10 business days after the date of the tour.
Complaints or disputes that cannot be resolved amicably between the client and the Tour Operator, shall be referred to the Florence Court.