This brief sightseeing tour of Venice departs from Florence and covers all of Venice's main highlights. At the beginning of the tour, you will have time at leisure to explore Florence independently, strolling the cobblestone streets and taking in the sights of the historic city center including the Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio. Then, you will leave Florence and stop in Padua, the city of St. Anthony, before arriving in Venice. Settle into your hotel on the main Venice Island and then enjoy a walking tour of Venice's major monuments including St. Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Your final day will be dedicated to Murano Island where you will observe a glass blowing demonstration before heading south to Rome, where the tour will conclude. Immerse yourself in Venice's captivating atmosphere during this escorted group tour of the famous Floating City.
From Florence to visit Venice
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Florence, Padua, Venice
DAY 01 (Tuesday): FLORENCE
Arrival on your own at your hotel accommodation in Florence and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. You may wish to admire some of Florence's most famous sights such as the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio. In the evening, meet and greet with your tour escort and your travel companions for dinner. Overnight stay at your hotel in Florence's city center.
Day 02 (Wednesday): FLORENCE, PADUA, VENICE
After breakfast at the hotel, you will depart for Venice. On the way you will stop in Padua where you will enjoy a brief visit of the Basilica of St Anthony, with its many lovely frescoes and guarded by the famous Gattamelata Statue by Donatello. The motor coach will then continue on to Venice, famous around the world for its beauty and lively canals. Our hotel will be located right on the main Venice Island, surrounded by canals and bridges, narrow lanes, beautiful palaces, gondolas and gondoliers. Join a walking sightseeing tour of Venice, stopping to admire Saint Mark's Square, the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons, before enjoying dinner with your group at your hotel then retiring for the night.
Day 03 (Thursday): VENICE
After breakfast at the hotel, you will cross the lagoon by boat and reach the Island of Murano to visit a glass factory and watch the artisans mold each piece by hand and create unique Murano Glass. In the afternoon you will board a motor coach or a high speed train to Rome (means of transport to be reconfirmed a few days before). Your arrival in Rome will mark the end of our services.
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PACKAGE START AT $754.00
- Transportation by Deluxe motor coach as per itinerary;
- 2 Nights accommodation in 4 Stars Hotels centrally located in double/twin rooms with private facilities (please note that in Venice the accommodation is a 3 Star Hotel Superior right on the Venice island);
- Daily Buffet Breakfast;
- 2 Dinners as per itinerary;
- English Speaking Tour-Escort;
- Panoramic Visits as per itinerary;
- Local Guided tours and entrance fees as per itinerary;
- Vat Taxes and service Charges;
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
- All Land & Air prices: Additional U.S. & Foreign Departure Taxes and Surcharges Fee(s) assessed by the Airlines.
- Hospitality city tax which varies by city and hotel category. Where applicable it must be paid locally to the hotel.
- Beverages during meals.
- Tips and Extras.
- All which is not listed under PACKAGE INCLUDES.
Only English speaking escorted group tour.
All departures are Guaranteed.
(*) Rate based on two adult persons sharing a double or twin bedded room with private bathroom. Single rooms are available at an additional supplement. Childrens, triple room rates and alternative accommodation arrangements are available upon request. (Additional and different charges may apply).