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Sightseeing & Excursions 2015
ex Venice, Italy

  

 
Walking Tour Of Venice
 

Have a walk outdoors (no entries) through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the past full of charm of this unique city. An essential tour for the understanding of Venice!!

Route
Piazza San Marco – Origins, history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie.
Santa Maria Formosa – History and anecdotes related to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo – The “Pantheon” of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre – Anecdotes and past and recent history cross each other in this beautiful corner of Venice. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping.

Departure TBA
Language Mon – Sun: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian
Mon – Fri: Portuguese
Length 1.5 hours
Code: 2015-AC

 
The Doge’s Palace
 

The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed!
The ticket for the Palace is included in the tour price and will allow you to entry without waiting. Audio-receiver devices for groups of 10 or more people is included.

Departure TBA
Language Mon – Sun: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian
Mon – Fri: Portuguese
Length 1 hour
Code: 2015-AC

 
The Golden Basilica
 

A guided tour in one of the most majestic cathedrals of the world! On this tour, escorted by a Tour Guide prepared in accordance with the Curia of Venice, enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art, unique of its kind in Italy, you’ll have the pleasure to savour beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show you the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire The Pala d’oro, exquisite example of the byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendor of the religious art collected along the centuries.
At the end, included, but optional, you can have a trip by private boat to Murano Island, in a glass factory to see and touch one of the Venetian greatest arts. The return to San Marco is included. The duration of the trip to Murano is of about 2 hours. The privileged entry and the special collaboration with the Curia of Venice allow us to avoid the queues! Audio-receiver device are included. Some days, due to church services or exceptional high tides, the access may not be possible. The tour can be held the next day or reimbursed For the visit of the Cathedral is needed proper clothing (no shorts or tank tops) and for security reasons backpacks are not allowed.

Departure TBA
Language Mon – Sat: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian
Mon – Fri: Portuguese
Length 1 hour
Code: 2015-AC

 
Discover Venice On Foot
 

Outdoors visit with the Tourist Guide of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing by some special places: Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo, Rialto Bridge. The tour does NOT include the explanation of the Piazza San Marco.

Departure TBA
Language Mon – Sun: English, French
Mon – Fri: German
Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun: Spanish
Length 1.5 hours
Code: 2015-AC

 
Gondola Tour
 

Embarking on a gondola (up to 6 people per gondola) and 30 minutes ride on the Grand Canal (S. Maria della Salute area) and minor canals (Fenice area).

Departure TBA
Length 30 minutes
Code: 2015-AC

 
Gondola Tour B
 

Embarking on a gondola (up to 6 people per gondola) and 30 minutes ride on the Grand Canal (S. Maria della Salute area) and minor canals (Fenice area).

Departure TBA
Length 30 minutes
Code: 2015-AC

 
Mysteries & Gosts Of Venice
 

Have an evening walk to discover unusual itineraries accompanied by tales of the rich tradition of legends and anecdotes of a city with ancient culture. The route is variable, tended to avoid big concentration of tourists and be immersed in an intimate and quiet atmosphere, helped by the twilight and darkness. Rialto area, Cannaregio and Castello.

Departure TBA
Language Tue, Fri, Sat: English
Sat: French
Length 1.5 hours
Code: 2015-AC

 
Islands Excursions
 

Excursion by motor boat in the Venetian lagoon with the visit of islands famous for the handicraft: Murano for the blowing glass and Burano for the laces, Torcello for the first Cathedral in Venice.

Departure TBA
Language Mon – Sun: English, Italian
Mon – Sun: Spanish (except 3:00pm)
Mon – Sun: German (2:30pm)
Mon – Sun: French (11:00am)
Length 4 hour
Code: 2015-AC

 
Grand Canal Tour
 

A water taxi tour with professional hostess along the Canal Grande to admire the main Venetian palaces facing the canal. The hostess will introduce the most important historical and artistic features of the palaces. The tour ends at San Marco passing through the Giudecca Canal.

Departure TBA
Language Mon – Sun: English, Italian, Spanish
Length 1 hour
Code: 2015-AC

 
Regular Gondola Serenade
 

A romantic “promenade” by gondola with music and songs, which will make you dream along the canals of Venice. A gondola ride is the quintessence of romantic Venice!
Book a Gondola Serenade Group Tour and enjoy a soothing journey along the canals. You will be captivated by the glamour and elegance of such an experience. This is the best way to soak up the atmosphere and feel part of this unique city.

Departure TBA
Length 30 minutes
Code: 2015-AC

 
Fenice Theatre Special Visit
 
Departure TBA
Length 1 hour
Code: 2015-AC

 
Sunset Tour
 
Departure TBA
Length 2 hour
Code: 2015-AC

 
Combo Tours
   
       

 

Title Tours Length
  The Ducal Venice  Walking Tour of Venice + The Doge’s Palace 3 hours
  Inside Venice The Doge’s Palace + The Golden Basilica 2 hours
  Byzantine Venice Walking Tour of Venice + The Golden Basilica 3 hours
  Absolute Venice Walking Tour of Venice + The Doge’s Palace + The Golden Basilica 4 hours
  Discover Venice On Foot & Gondola Discover Venice On Foot + Gondola Tour 2 hours
  Discover Venice on foot Discover Venice On Foot + Gondola Tour B 1.5 hours
  Code: 2015-AC    

 

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