Venice Shore Excursion: Private Tour and Gondola Ride

Get picked up at Venice Port and visit Venice highlights with your expert guide!

This tour is the perfect solution for cruisers who wish to maximizing their time in town and get the best out of it! Meet your private driver at Venice Port: he will lead you through Venice Canals and to the marvelous St. Mark Square, where you will meet your expert guide.

Skip the line both at Doge's Palace, the place where political power was administrated, and at St. Mark Basilica, adorned with golden mosaics and lion shaped statues, that is the iconic symbol of the Lagoon city.

Enjoy a private gondola ride and discover Venice through its myriad of canals that makes this city so unique.

Families with children will be assigned with a top child-friendly guide, to keep the whole family entertained.
Your tour includes a Murano Blowing glass demo held true venetian master in a Blowing Glass Factory.

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2 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide for 2 hours
    • Private tour
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • 30 minutes private Gondola ride
    • Private transfer with private boat and tour escort from port to city center and from city center to port
    • Entry/Admission - Piazza San Marco
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

    You will be met at Venice Port by your tour escort and private boat driver for your transfer to St Mark's Square in the heart of Venice. †

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica di San Marco, Piazza San Marco 328, 30124 Venice Italy

    Your guide will take you inside the St.Mark Basilica. you won't wait in line thanks to your skip the line tickets.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Doge's Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

    Your tour will now proceed to Doge's palace. This is a very important site in Venice, it is the place where once people who ruled Venice lived

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte dei Sospiri, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30100 Venice Italy

    Your privateguide will then take you to one of the most famous bridge of the whole city: Bridge of Sighs. Your guide will show you all the particular of the bridge and tall you some anecdotes

    Your tour includes a Murano Blowing glass demo held true venetian master in a Blowing Glass Factory.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Venice Port Authority, Fabbricato 13, Santa Marta, 30135 Venezia VE, Italy
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your cruise dockPorts
    • Venice port, Santa Croce, 30100 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late arrival or not arrival of cruise ship
    • Please be on time
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please note: Your tour includes a Murano Blowing glass demo held true venetian master in a Blowing Glass Factory.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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Activity ID: V-21175P16

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