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Combo Saver: Walking Tour & Grand Canal Boat Cruise
Combo Saver: Walking Tour & Grand Canal Boat Cruise

Explore Venice's history and culture with a combination of 2 tours: a walking tour along charming canals, including skip-the-line entrance to St. Mark's Basilica, and a take a breaking boat tour on th...


Small-Group Grand Canal Boat Tour by Avventure Bellissime
Small-Group Grand Canal Boat Tour by Avventure Bellissime

Venice, in addition to its canals, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Glide through the floating city's network of canals and let your guide introduce you to the history of the buildings that ...


Hill Towns of Veneto Tour
Hill Towns of Veneto Tour

Leave Venice behind for a journey through the charming Venetian countryside. Visit the enchanting towns perched on the hillsides before exploring breathtaking Palladian villas designed by Andrea Palla...


Dolomites Full-Day Tour
Dolomites Full-Day Tour

Appreciate the fresh alpine air as you explore Italy's impressive Dolomites mountain range, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Soak up the incredible beauty of charming villages and lush valleys, and take ...


Hidden Venice Walking Tour
Hidden Venice Walking Tour

Wander around a labyrinth of narrow streets and passageways and explore off-the-beaten paths of this charming city. Learn about the history of the old Venetian Republic and be captivated by tales of p...


Alilaguna Public Transport Card
Alilaguna Public Transport Card

Discover Venice at your own pace with the Alilaguna public transport card. You can take advantage of unlimited access to Venice's public transport system for either 24 or 72 hours. The pass enables yo...


City Highlights Tour with St Mark
City Highlights Tour with St Mark's Basilica

From the Rialto Bridge to the Bridge of Sighs, Marco Polo’s house, and St. Mark’s Basilica, explore the best that the floating city has to offer on a walking tour of its main attractions. Your skip-th...


Wine & Food Tasting Tour in the Jewish Ghetto
Wine & Food Tasting Tour in the Jewish Ghetto

Explore the historic Jewish Quarter of Venice, and taste the local tradition of cicchetti (appetizers) on this take a breaking stroll through the neighborhood. Walk away from the more crowded sites an...


Murano Glassblowing & Burano Lace-Making Tour
Murano Glassblowing & Burano Lace-Making Tour

The small islands of Murano and Burano live on as striking examples of what Venice used to be: a mix of ancient traditions passed down from generation to generation. Discover the age-old arts of glass...


Skip-the-Line: Doge
Skip-the-Line: Doge's Palace Tour & Secret Paths

Doge's Palace exhibits Venice's expansive history. Discover the secrets of the old Republic of Venice while wandering around stunning masterpieces by Tintoretto and Veronese. See Casanova's prison cel...


Rialto Market & San Polo Walking Tour
Rialto Market & San Polo Walking Tour

Experience daily Venetian life at the centuries-old Rialto Market and explore the winding streets of San Polo, the city's oldest neighborhood. Stop and savor some authentic cicchetti, locally made app...


Walking Tour & Gondola Ride by Night
Walking Tour & Gondola Ride by Night

Discover the mysterious side of Venice by night, away from the crowds, surrounded by the city's usual dreamy atmosphere. Walk through quiet streets and hear secrets and legends behind the floating cit...


Scholar-Led Walking Tours
Scholar-Led Walking Tours

Learn more about the traditions and culture of Venice with the help of expert docents of art, history, and architecture. Choose from multiple tour options, from the daily life of people during the Ita...


Hard Rock Cafe Dining with Priority Seating
Hard Rock Cafe Dining with Priority Seating

Get your priority seating and move straight to the front of the line at the Hard Rock Cafe Venice. In a charming and historic building on the floating city, enjoy a meal surrounded by rock 'n' roll me...


Private Photography Tour
Private Photography Tour

This tour offers a rare opportunity to explore some of Venice's most picturesque spots under the guidance of a professional local photographer. Your guide shows you how to approach local people and sn...


Venetian Islands Tour: Murano, Burano & Torcello by Oltrex Viaggi
Venetian Islands Tour: Murano, Burano & Torcello by Oltrex Viaggi

Venture into the Venetian Lagoon to explore 3 fascinating islands—Murano, Burano, and Torcello. Learn about Murano's historic glass-making factories, Burano's colorful, centuries-old lace-making house...


City Discovery Tour & Gondola Ride
City Discovery Tour & Gondola Ride

Discover the most romantic views of Venice from the comfortable seats of a gondola. Glide through the peaceful canals of the city, under bridges and past palaces, after a guided walking tour to see so...


The Romantic Waterways—Gondola Ride by Oltrex Viaggi
The Romantic Waterways—Gondola Ride by Oltrex Viaggi

As the city passes around you, your authentic gondola slices the canal water in a quiet rush. Glide along the Grand Canal and venture into small, peaceful waterways. Planning your ride in advance is t...


Gondola Ride & Serenade by Oltrex Viaggi
Gondola Ride & Serenade by Oltrex Viaggi

For a truly authentic Venetian experience, there are few things better than sitting back and take a breaking from the comfort of a charming gondola while being serenaded with traditional Italian songs...


Collegium Ducale Orchestral Concert
Collegium Ducale Orchestral Concert

With a repertoire ranging from Baroque to 20th-century music, the famous Collegium Ducale Orchestra is comprised of 7 of the best players from across the Veneto region. Taking place in either the Pala...


The Doge
The Doge's Palace & St Mark's Basilica Tour by Oltrex Viaggi

The 2 most prominent monuments in Venice are the majestic Doge’s Palace and the vast St. Mark’s Basilica. Get up-close and personal with both and access areas normally closed to the public. Skip past ...


Venice in 1 Day Highlights Tour
Venice in 1 Day Highlights Tour

From historic monuments and iconic palaces to bustling piazzas and intricate glass making, this full-day Venice tour gives you a comprehensive look into one of the world’s most charming cities. The fi...


Private Gondola Ride with Meal for Couples
Private Gondola Ride with Meal for Couples

Enhance your trip to Venice with this romantic gondola ride followed by an intimate 4-course lunch or dinner in a traditional Venetian restaurant. Glide through the water with your loved one as the ci...


Private Murano Island Excursion
Private Murano Island Excursion

Learn about the famous art of glassmaking on this personalized tour to the captivating islands of Murano. Go behind the scenes of factories to admire talented glassmakers in action. Get close to see s...


Doge
Doge's Palace & City Highlights Tour

Your informative walking tour of Venice’s main highlights, including St. Mark’s Square, is followed by a tour of Doge's Palace—a Venetian cultural icon. This comprehensive introduction to Venice leave...


Skip-the-Line: Doge
Skip-the-Line: Doge's Palace Tour by Oltrex Viaggi

Known locally as Palazzo Ducale, the imposing Doge’s Palace stands proudly in St. Mark’s Square overlooking the Venetian Lagoon, a symbol of the former Republic of Venice. Skip the long lines to exper...


Skip-the-Line: St Mark
Skip-the-Line: St Mark's Basilica & Murano Boat Trip by Oltrex Viaggi

This exciting tour gives you a comprehensive view into one of the world’s most majestic cathedrals. Learn why it earned the nickname “The Golden Basilica” as you wander around its vast ope...


Heart of Venice Walking Tour
Heart of Venice Walking Tour

Take a stroll among many of Venice's top attractions and learn interesting facts and anecdotes about the city’s past and present. Explore the renowned St. Mark’s Square—home to the imposing Golden Bas...


Glassblowing Showroom & Foundry Tour
Glassblowing Showroom & Foundry Tour

Discover the Venetian art of glassblowing and go behind the scenes to learn the secrets and traditions employed by expert Murano glassblowers. Watch as they create artisan-crafted pieces, ranging from...


Legends & Ghosts Walking Tour
Legends & Ghosts Walking Tour

As the sun sets, Venice loses its usual bustling atmosphere and takes on a much darker, more mysterious tone. With the streets deserted and the buildings casting shadows on the alleys, explore lesser-...


Unusual Venetian Walking Tour
Unusual Venetian Walking Tour

Step off the well-trodden path of usual tourist sites, and delve into the real atmosphere of Venice. This tour takes you to authentic local markets, historic neighborhoods, hidden attractions, and pla...


Venetian Craftsmen Workshop & Shopping Tour
Venetian Craftsmen Workshop & Shopping Tour

Visit exclusive Venetian ateliers and learn all about how some of the city's most famous traditional products are created. Enjoy an informative and enlivening shopping tour of local workshops, and gai...


Carnival of Venice Guided Walking Tour
Carnival of Venice Guided Walking Tour

Be part of a medieval tradition amid the Carnival's extravaganza of colors, masks, and costumes. Travel through a festival among masked, timeless faces as a codega (guide) reveals the secrets and trad...


Small-Group Cicchetti & Wine Tour of Venice by Urban Adventures
Small-Group Cicchetti & Wine Tour of Venice by Urban Adventures

Experience the real taste of Venice as you explore the city’s best Bacari wine bars. Enjoy bite-size versions of local appetizers, called cicchetti, and walk around Campo della Maddalena before taking...


Venice Full-Day Trip from Florence
Venice Full-Day Trip from Florence

Take a journey by high-speed train to one of the world's most romantic and enchanting cities. Leave Florence behind and enjoy your day trip to Venice, making the most of the serene canals and pictures...


Venice Day Trip
Venice Day Trip

Truly living up to its reputation for classic architecture, narrow passageways, and romantic canals, Venice is sure to steal your heart. Take a day to explore the wonders of this beguiling city with a...


Shared Water Taxi: Venice Airport (VCE)
Shared Water Taxi: Venice Airport (VCE)

Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Marco Polo Airport and central Venice mooring points aboard a water taxi. For transfers to and from Marco Polo Airport, the zones to s...


Private Water Taxi: Venice Airport (VCE)
Private Water Taxi: Venice Airport (VCE)

Enjoy convenient private transportation between Marco Polo Airport and your Venice City Center hotel in the comfort of a water taxi. For transfers to and from Marco Polo Airport, the zones to select f...


Small-Group Yoga, Beach & Brunch by Urban Adventures
Small-Group Yoga, Beach & Brunch by Urban Adventures

Embark on a morning filled with take a breakation, reflection, and rejuvenation at the lush gardens and natural oasis of peaceful Lido Island. Perfect your yoga poses, and then indulge in a gourmet br...


Venice in 1 Day & St Mark
Venice in 1 Day & St Mark's Basilica by High-Speed Train

Journey by high-speed train to one of the world's most charming cities. With over 7 hours of free time and all the necessary tools to make navigation easy, this is a fantastic opportunity to cruise al...


Grand Canal Boat Tour
Grand Canal Boat Tour

Discover the unique charm of Venice from the water on this 1-hour cruise along the Grand Canal. Marvel at elegant palaces, historic churches, and picturesque bridges as you glide through the city's ch...


La Fenice Theater Tour
La Fenice Theater Tour

Discover the majestic architecture and redemptive history of the famous La Fenice Theater. Marvel at the luxurious décor of its interiors and feel the vast musical history that resonates through its a...


Venice Art Card
Venice Art Card

Venice's historic art scene is at your fingertips with the Venice Art Card. Save money and time with skip-the-line admissions to some of the best-known sites of this charming city, including the museu...


Venice Day Trip by High-Speed Train from Florence
Venice Day Trip by High-Speed Train from Florence

Take a journey by high-speed train to one of the world's most romantic cities. Leave Florence behind and enjoy a day trip to Venice, with its serene canals and picturesque alleyways. Unlimited access ...


2-Day Venice Trip by High-Speed Train from Florence
2-Day Venice Trip by High-Speed Train from Florence

Discover the charm of one of the most enchanting cities in the world on this overnight trip from Florence. Spend 2 days exploring Venice at your leisure and take advantage of your 48-hour vaporetto (w...


Combo Saver: Walking Tour & Gondola Ride
Combo Saver: Walking Tour & Gondola Ride

Enjoy a combo of 2 special tours designed to give you a quintessential Venice experience. Start with a fascinating stroll through St. Mark's Square, including entrance to its incredible basilica. In t...


Combo Saver: Doge
Combo Saver: Doge's Palace, Walking Tour & Grand Canal Boat Tour

Experience the highlights of Venice with this combo of 3 top-selling tours. Start with skip-the-line entrance to the incredible Doge's Palace and then enjoy a tour of St. Mark's Basilica, a walking to...


Private Gondola Ride
Private Gondola Ride

Leave the crowds behind and enjoy an intimate gondola ride along the Venice's charming canals. Marvel at some of the city's most charming attractions, including ancient palaces and splendid bridges. H...


5-Day Italy Tour: Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Venice & Padua
5-Day Italy Tour: Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Venice & Padua

Make the most of your time in Italy and explore some of its most iconic cities on this 5-day tour from Rome. Visit charming towns, including Assisi, Siena, Montepulciano, and Bologna. Marvel at Floren...


Shared Shuttle: Venice Airport (VCE)
Shared Shuttle: Venice Airport (VCE)

Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Venice Marco Polo Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Venice Marco Polo Airport, the zones to select fr...


Morning City Walking Tour by Miki Tourist
Morning City Walking Tour by Miki Tourist

From historic monuments and world-renowned palaces to bustling piazzas and intricate glassmaking, this walking tour gives you a great introduction to the floating city. After seeing Italian attraction...


Afternoon City Walking Tour & Gondola Ride by MYU
Afternoon City Walking Tour & Gondola Ride by MYU

Meander through buzzing piazzas, see monumental architecture, and drift down Venice's exquisite waterways on this fantastic afternoon tour of the magical city. Explore the brilliant Palazzo Ducale, ad...


Palazzo Ducale Tour by MYU
Palazzo Ducale Tour by MYU

Explore one of the premier landmarks in Venice, the Palazzo Ducale, and explore the city's expansive history. As you stroll through the palace, a cultural icon, admire the incredible rooms and art col...


Murano & Gondola Tour with Seafood Dinner by MYU
Murano & Gondola Tour with Seafood Dinner by MYU

Enjoy 2 must-see Venetian experiences—the age-old art of glassblowing and a delightful gondola cruise—in 1 unforgettable morning in the romantic Italian city. Head to the colorful, eye-catching town o...


Romantic Gondola Ride & Seafood Dinner by MYU
Romantic Gondola Ride & Seafood Dinner by MYU

A trip to Venice is not complete without a romantic gondola ride. Admire the sights of the city in the sunset light and float past quaint palaces and bridges. Round off this enchanting experience with...


Private Bàcari Tour by MYU
Private Bàcari Tour by MYU

As dark comes over the city of Venice, explore the moonlit streets and experience some of the most popular wine bars in town, known as bàcari. Visit these Venetian taverns and enjoy Italian wine while...


Private Walking Tour of 3 Churches by MYU
Private Walking Tour of 3 Churches by MYU

Take a private walking tour to explore some of Venice's most ancient churches. Marvel at the intricate architecture of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and the Chu...


The Spirit of Traditional Textiles Walking Tour
The Spirit of Traditional Textiles Walking Tour

Venice boasts an incredible 1,000-year history of handcrafted textiles, which is often overlooked by its more famous craft of glassmaking. Step behind the scenes of this traditional art form and learn...


Alone in St Mark
Alone in St Mark's Basilica by Walks of Italy

Enter St. Mark’s Basilica after closing time for an incredible experience rarely afforded to visitors. Meet the basilica's key-holder to gain exclusive after-hours access. During your special 1-hour o...


Venice Food Tour: Markets, Tastings & Cicchetti by Walks of Italy
Venice Food Tour: Markets, Tastings & Cicchetti by Walks of Italy

When you know the right places to go and get away from the tourist traps, Venetian food is a surprising delight—based on fresh fish, local ingredients, and delicious Veneto wines. Learn what to eat an...


Luxury Small-Group Boat Tour & Tower Climb by Walks of Italy
Luxury Small-Group Boat Tour & Tower Climb by Walks of Italy

Traveling by luxury boat, tour the charming Grand Canal as an expert guide points out key sights and gives you a history of the city. Disembark at rarely visited San Giorgio Maggiore Island for a guid...


Get a Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto eBook with all Venice ‘Things to Do’
Get a Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto eBook with all Venice ‘Things to Do’

Get a Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto eBook when you purchase any activity or airport transfer for the same destination. Offer ends midnight Friday 10th April 2015. Qualifying purchases will tri...


Venezia – The Show
Venezia – The Show

For an evening at the theater with a twist, step inside the charming Teatro San Gallo for a joyous romp through 1,500 years of Venetian history. As the longest-running show in Italy, Venezia has been ...


VIP Full-Day Tour: Best of Venice with Doge’s Palace & Private Boat Cruise
VIP Full-Day Tour: Best of Venice with Doge’s Palace & Private Boat Cruise

Experience Venice’s major landmarks and lesser-known gems on foot and by boat on this full-day tour. Walk across the Bridge of Sighs and Piazza San Marco, see Marco Polo’s house, skip the line into Do...


VIP Best of Venice Walking Tour & Grand Canal Private Boat Cruise
VIP Best of Venice Walking Tour & Grand Canal Private Boat Cruise

Embark on a water taxi for a scenic cruise along the Grand Canal before skipping the line at St. Mark’s Basilica. From the pigeon-filled piazza, take a walking tour of the city’s major landmarks and l...


Venice Off-The-Beaten-Track Tour & Gondola Ride
Venice Off-The-Beaten-Track Tour & Gondola Ride

Step away from the crowds and off the beaten track to explore Venice's less-seen, winding back streets. Past houses where laundry swings out over canals, hear stories of hauntings and interesting char...


Redentore Festival by Gondola
Redentore Festival by Gondola

Enjoy the annual July event of Redentore, one of Venice’s most treasured celebrations. In the comfort of a gondola, explore the small waterways as the city comes to life with dancing and illuminated b...


VIP Private Gondola Ride with Lunch
VIP Private Gondola Ride with Lunch

For a truly special Venetian experience, take to the serene canals by private gondola before enjoying a stroll through a traditional part of the city. With an expert guide, make your way to a renowned...


VIP Grand Canal Boat Tour with Lunch
VIP Grand Canal Boat Tour with Lunch

Explore Venice as a VIP with a luxurious private water taxi ride along the city’s main “street”–the Grand Canal. Enjoy a delicious 4-course lunch at a renowned restaurant before enjoying a stroll wit...


Skip-the-Line: St Mark
Skip-the-Line: St Mark's Basilica Tour by Venice Events

Discover the fascinating history of Venice and find out what it's like to live in this “Most Serene Republic.” On this 1-hour tour, enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the renowned St. Mark's ...


Shared Gondola Ride by Venice Events
Shared Gondola Ride by Venice Events

Glide through the canals to see Venice at its best—from the water—and pass through centuries of history. Stunning palaces capture the glamour and elegance of this unique city. This gondola ride is the...


Small-Group Photography Tour by Venice Events
Small-Group Photography Tour by Venice Events

See Venice through the eyes of a professional photographer who teaches you how to take expert photos in some of the lesser-known, enchanting parts of Venice. You come equipped with a digital camera (h...



Small-Group Wine Tour of the Doges by Venice Events

Making your way southeast of Treviso, head to the Veneto region which offers some of the best wines in Italy. Visit a historical cantina surround by vineyards, learn about the centuries-old history of...



Winetasting in Venice

If you are staying in Venice for only a few days and do not have time to visit the renowned Italian vineyards directly, this is a great opportunity to sample 4 different types of Venetian cicchetti (t...


Full-Day Tour of Venice by Venice Events
Full-Day Tour of Venice by Venice Events

Short on time? Take this full-day tours to experience the must-see and must-do attractions of Venice. Enjoy your day with a gondola ride, a roundtrip boat along the Grand Canal, a tour of St. Mark's S...


Panoramic Sunset Cruise
Panoramic Sunset Cruise

Set sail through the world-famous San Marco Basin as the sun begins to set. Admire the breathtaking views of the inimitable Venetian skyline as the sky gradually darkens and the city lights come on, i...


Private Personal Photo Shoot by TripShooter
Private Personal Photo Shoot by TripShooter

Get a memorable and personalized souvenir of your vacation with a private photo shoot using Venice's major landmarks as a background. With the help of a bilingual local photographer, explore the city ...


VeniceBox
VeniceBox

The VeniceBox provides everything you need to enjoy the most of the city during your time in Venice. The box includes a public transportation card, admission vouchers to all the museums of St. Mark's ...


Art, Spices & Coffee City Walking Tour by Oltrex Viaggi
Art, Spices & Coffee City Walking Tour by Oltrex Viaggi

Stroll over bridges and down cobbled alleys as you meander through the streets of Venice with an experienced guide. Sip espresso, admire centuries-old architecture, gaze at the home of a famous explor...


Secret Corners of the City Walking Tour by Oltrex Viaggi
Secret Corners of the City Walking Tour by Oltrex Viaggi

Spend an afternoon strolling through the streets of Venice, admiring the Gothic architecture of centuries-old cathedrals and cruising down scenic canals flanked by bustling markets. Explore the sights...


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