Discover the magical city over the water, just a short drive away from Florence. Wandering through the maze of alleys and narrow streets of Venice is an experience that you will not forget easily..So get aboard our comfortable coach and get ready to enter another world.
Florence and Venice are equally beautiful but at the same time poles apart as for artistic heritage and architectural style. And, what is more, in Venice the main means of transport is a gondola or a Vaporetto, meaning that the city has been entirely built on water! [readmore] You will be amazed by the wealth of art and of elegant palaces dotting the city center, a real feast for the eyes and a triumph of Baroque style and Rococo. Your tour leader will take you directly to the heart of the city itself: the majestic Piazza San Marco, housing the luxurious and radiant St Marks’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 details decorating the façade.
Just a short walk from the Basilica, there is the elegant Palazzo Ducale, a real masterpiece in terms of elegance and grandeur. Actually, it is no coincidence that this majestic building represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power!
Finally, discover Venice from the most natural point of view: on board of a gondola (optional activity)! You will be stunned by the reflections of the palaces overlooking the canals, as well as by the incredible skills of balance displayed by your personal gondoliere. Finally, meet again your tour leader at the end of the day, and get back to Florence full of happy memories.Read more
Comfortable shoes suggested
Tours in English and Spanish are always guaranteed. In order to confirm the excursion in Italian, German, Portuguese or French a minimum of 4 persons is required
Important note: the city of Venice is planning to introduce a visitor city tax. In case it will be confirmed, our 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