If it’s your first time in Venice, see all the highlights of this magical city on a combination walking tour of Venice’s narrow streets and a boat tour on the Grand Canal. From Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) to the Rialto Bridge, your informative guide will offer historical perspectives on this fascinating medieval city.
Explore three famous islands of the Venetian Lagoon – Murano, Torcello and Burano – on a half-day sightseeing excursion by motorboat. Accompanied by a local guide, you'll stop at a glass-blowing factory on Murano, visit Venice's first cathedral on the tranquil island of Torcello and shop for handcrafted lace on Burano.
For the quintessential Venetian experience, take a serenaded gondola ride on the canals of Venice, followed by lunch or dinner – depending on your afternoon or evening selection. You'll swoon to the magic of Venice on your 35-minute gondola ride as you coast down the Grand Canal. Then, wend your way through the city’s romantic minor canals while listening to the serenade.
Named after a glamorous nightclub that once stood on the beach, the Blue Moon serves the spiaggia comunale (public beach) at the northern end of the Lido.
Let the Doge's Palace Walking Tour through Venice lead you to the most sumptuous and splendidly decorated rooms of what used to be 'the brain' that governed the Republic of Venice. Along the way, your professional guide will provide you with informative commentary as well as discussing the infamous Council of Ten.
Aspiring sea captains with nerves of steel can take on Venetian water traffic in a rented boat from Brussa . You can hire a 7m boat (including fuel) that can carry up to six people for an hour (€32.50) or a day (€181.50), or make arrangements for longer periods.
Explore the famous islands of the Venice lagoon - Murano, Burano and Torcello - on a private half-day trip. You'll watch glass-blowers at work on Murano, shop for lace on Burano and visit Venice's first church on the tranquil island of Torcello.
See the best of Doge's Palace in Venice on a 2-hour skip-the-line tour! With a priority-access ticket, you won't waste time standing in line. Walk right past the long queue with your guide, and enjoy a tour that combines the palace's magnificent public rooms with rare access to the Piombi attic prison and the Bridge of Sighs.
Explore romantic Venice by night, and see the city's hidden gems! During a relaxing walking tour, you'll pass top Venice attractions like the Rialto Bridge, alongside the lesser-known spots that influence Venetian culture. Your tour ends with a serene Venetian gondola ride (maximum six people per boat) along the canals.
Travel from central Venice to the Venice cruise port (Venezia Marittima ) in style by motorboat! Book this shared transfer for a fast, fun and hassle-free journey to the Venice cruise terminal. Board your motorboat, sit back and take in the sights as you glide along the Venetian lagoon.
Design it yourself at this institute which offers three- to four-week English-language summer courses in fashion design, photography and graphic design, in addition to year-long programs and accredited masters degree coursework.
Spot rare lagoon wildlife, admire architectural gems of Burano and Torcello, and moor for a tasty fish-stew lunch, all via bragosso (Venetian barge).
Create Carnevale masks in a 2½ hour workshop here. Classes focus on either the art of papier mâché sculpting or painted-mask decoration.
Ensure a hassle-free way to finish your Venice vacation by booking this shared departure transfer from your city or Venice Lido hotel to Santa Lucia Station or the bus station at Piazzale Roma.
Ensure a hassle-free way to finish your Venice vacation by booking this private departure transfer from your city hotel to Treviso Airport.