Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Italy

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Jump from MIlan to Venice and Murano Island by high-speed train to visit the Venice Lagoon with its beautiful sites known in all the Word: Rialto Bridge, San Marco Square, Doge’s Palace, and more before to arrive by Vaporetto to reach Murano with its colorful houses and mostly for handmade glasses.
Enjoy riding on a Frecciarossa high-speed train and returning to Milan with plenty more time to explore Venice Lagoon and Murano Enjoy a meet-and-greet with a local host at Milan railway station Meet you tour leader directly at Santa Lucia railway station in Venice Experience Vaporetto to pass along the Gran Canal Walk tour thought the Typical Venetian Alleys to admire S. Marco sq. and Its Basilica, Doge’s Palace. Take the Vaporetto to reach Murano English monolingual tour leader Enjoy a Glass Factory visit Meet your Greeter at Milan Central Station and board on your high-speed train to reach Venice Santa Lucia in 2 hours. This excursion will lead you into the heart of Venice and its enchanting Lagoon. First, meet your guide at meeting point and board on the Vaporetto, the typical public transportation boat, an authentically Venetian experience that will let you pass along the Grand Canal and admire the Rialto Bridge, as well as the sumptuous palaces, once home of the most powerful Venetian families along the Centuries. Arriving directly at San Marco Square you will start the walking tour that will let you learn the fascinating history of Venice as you wander through this romantic maze rich in secrets and characters like Casanova or Titian. Get stunned by the impressive S. Mark’s Square and Basilica, as well as the elegant Doge’s Palace that feature a typical Venetian style influenced by Oriental architecture. At the end of the walking tour you will have time at leisure so if you fancy you may go for a gondola ride (optional), the most iconic experience in Venice. After meeting again, you’ll take again the Vaporetto to reach Murano, worldwide known for its colourful houses and mostly for handmade glasses. 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 again on the Vaporetto to reach Venice Station again. There, meet your greeter and board again on your high-speed train and relax while reaching Milan after your trip through Venetian History, Art and Tradition. IMPORTANT NOTE: The Gondola Ride must be booked on the spot

What’s included

  • Greeter at Milan Central Station and expert english speaking Tour Leader in Venice
  • Roundtrip high-speed train tickets from Milan  to Venice
  • ”Vaporetto” taxi to reach Murano Island
  • Glass Factory visit
  • Walking tour of Venice with English local guide.
  • Audio headsets if needed so you can always hear your guide

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick-up/drop off 
  • Food/beverages 
  • Gratuities