Venice (3 nights)

“Every time I describe a city I am saying something about Venice.” - Italo Calvino
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540,00 €

Description

Venice is one of those cities in the world you just have to visit. Its charm and elegance will leave you breathless. The best way to discover its beauty is by getting lost and simply wander around...

The Venetian Lagoon Islands: Murano-Burano and Torcello

Murano - the most popular of the smaller islands in the Venetian lagoon. It is famous in all world for its glass blowing tradition. Do not miss the opportunity to visit one of the few remaining factories, is an unforgettable experience!

Burano - Its colourful houses make it the prettiest among the Venetian islands and it is famous for its precious laces.

Torcello was the first island populated by the inhabitants fleeing the Barbaric invasion and it is also famous for the “Locanda Cipriani” where Ernest Hemingway was hosted in the fall of 1948 while he was writing “Across the River and Into the Trees”. Nowadays, it is a peaceful haven where only a few dozen of people live.


DAY 1: Arrival in Venice
Arrive in Venice on your own or private transfer/boat transfer to your hotel.
Check-in to your hotel and enjoy the afternoon/evening strolling around in one of the most romantic cities in the world.
… Apartment in Venice

DAY 2: Guided tour in Venice City
After breakfast, meet your English-speaking guide for a 3-hour-tour in the heart of this beautiful city. You will visit Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower, Marco Polo’s House, Basilica San Marco (with priority entrance) and its wonderful square - with a complete historical overview.
Afternoon at leisure. We suggest you to walk through the “calli” (narrow streets) and cross the larger and smaller canals using the dozens of bridges available, it will be a great opportunity to see how life in Venice works, as everything is done by boat!
Option to visit the famous Guggenheim Museum or the National Archeological Museum or any other Museum you are interested to. Contact us, we have plenty of options!
… Apartment in Venice??

DAY 3: Murano, Burano and Torcello
After breakfast, take the "vaporetto" (water bus) and you first stop is in the island of Murano. Visit one of the most historic furnaces of Murano- where you’ll watch a glass blower creating beautiful pieces of glassware, a Murano tradition that dates back to 1291. Next stop, is the island of Torcello, an island established between the 5th and 6th centuries, to see its ornate palaces and churches. Highlights include the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, founded in the 7th century. Then head to your last stop, Burano, an island known for its lace production, which dates back to the 16th century. While you visit local shops and the museum to admire high quality lace on display, admire the island’s brightly colored fishermen’s houses. Your tour then ends with the return boat ride to Venice.
… Apartment in Venice

DAY 4: Departure
Departure on your own or private transfer on request.
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The price includes
  • 3 night accommodation in a comfortable apartment in Venice
  • local English-speaking guide for a 3-hours guided tour in Venice
  • entrance tickets during the guided tour on day 2
  • guided visit to a Glass Factory in Murano
  • Italian VAT
Not included in the price
Tips, transfers (on request), boat/vaporetto transfers (on request), dinners, lunches, breakfasts, drinks, souvenirs, museum entrance fees (except during the guided tour), private expenses, insurance and anything not mentioned in "cost include".
Additional information
B = breakfast
L = lunch
D = dinner

In high season period July & August the cost can raise between 6 – 12% of the given cost.

Please note, that all guided tours may be subject to changes, depending on:
  • weather conditions
  • organization issues
  • the physical condition of each participant
  • equipment and clothing not suitable for the excursion (e.g. sneakers instead of mountain boots, clothing not suited to the weather conditions...)
On request
  • visit the famous Guggenheim Museum or the National Archeological Museum or any other Museum you are interested to