BEST OF VENICE: MURANO ISLAND AND WALKING TOUR

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Save time coming with us and join our Monolingual group tour to discover the secrets of Venice. Cruising along the Grand Canal,while admiring the Rialto Bridge, we will arrive by Vaporetto in the heart of the lagoon where you will see San Marco Square and its Basilica and many other highlights of Venice before enjoying the gondola experience. After some free time, we will take the Vaporetto to reach Murano where we will be charmed by the mastery of glass blowers.
• Discover the Venetian History with the help of a local tour leader • Monolingual group tour max 25 pax • Hear about the history, culture, and important characters of Venice and Murano • Visit San Mark’s Square and Basilica  • Admire Rialto Bridge cruising through the Grand Canal by Vaporetto. • Watch the mastery of glass blowersThis excursion will lead you into the heart of Venice and its unique beauties. First, meet your guide at the meeting point and board the Vaporetto, the typical public transportation boat, an authentically Venetian expe-rience that will take you along the Grand Canal, and admire the Rialto Bridge as well as the sumptuous palaces, once home of the most powerful Venetian families throughout the Centuries. Arriving directly at San Marco Square you will start the walking tour that will show you the fascinating history of Venice as you wander through this romantic maze rich in secrets and will tell you about characters like Casanova or Titian. Get stunned by the impressive S. Mark’ s Square and Basilica and admire its golden mosaics that feature a typical Venetian style influenced by the Oriental architecture. At the end of the walking tour you will have time at leisure so, if you’d like, you may go for a gondola ride (optional), the most iconic experience in Venice. After meeting again, you’ll take the Vaporetto to reach Murano, worldwide known for its colorful houses and mostly for its handmade glass. You will be charmed by watching the mastery of glass blowers and you will have the chance to attend a workshop to create your personal and unique Venetian souvenir. At the end, the assistant will help you board the Vaporetto to reach Venice Station.IMPORTANT NOTE: The Gondola Ride must be booked on the spot. S. Mark’s Basilica is not open on Sundays and Jan 1/6, Easter and Easter Monday, April 25, August 15, Nov 1st, Dec 8/25/26 - Please mind that extra closing times may occur without notice.

What’s included

  • Tour Leader in Venice
  • Best of Venice and S. Mark’s Basilica
  • Roundtrip boat transfer to reach Murano Island
  • Glass Factory visit
  • Audio headsets if needed so you can hear your guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Gondola ride
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