Venice Day Trip from Rome by High-Speed Train

Day Trips & Excursions in Rome

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Discover the enchanting ‘City of Love’ on this independent day trip to Venice from Rome. Travel out of the capital on a high-speed train and enjoy your time in Venice at your own pace. Wander through the maze-like web of cobblestone alleys, squares and bridges, and soak up the city’s romantic charms, before making use of your skip-the-line ticket to head inside the famed St Mark’s Basilica. With your included 'vaporetto' (water bus) ticket, travel through Venice quickly and easily to make the most of your trip.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Canal Grande, VenetoThe main waterway that runs through Venice is the Grand Canal.Precisely because it is the main artery of the network of canals and canals, large transport ships carrying all the goods with which Venice traded throughout the known world entered and stopped along its banks.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Piazza San Marco, VenetoElegant, precious, inimitable, fun, romantic: this is Venice, a gem of the Venetian and Italian tourist scene, where churches, palaces, ancient bridges, monuments and squares tell the artistic and cultural liveliness that marked and still marks the history of this city. The heart of Venice is the splendid Piazza San Marco, the most elegant living room in Europe, surrounded by works of unquestionable value: the imposing bell tower and the Basilica with its five portals and the decorations of marble and mosaics that anticipate the magnificence and interior riches; the Palazzo Ducale, symbol of the golden age of the Serenissima;Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ponte dei Sospiri, VenetoThe Bridge of Sighs, located a short distance from the famous Piazza San Marco, is one of the most famous bridges in Venice, to the point that there are structures in the world that bear the same name. Built in Baroque style, and made of Istrian stone.Duration: 35 minutesStop At: Basilica di San Marco, VenetoInitially the current Basilica of San Marco was just a small temple dedicated to San Teodoro, then in 820 the Venetians stole San Marco's remains from Alexandria and the rebuilding of the old temple began.The Basilica is a Greek cross with a central dome; on each bay there are four hemispherical domes; in the thirteenth century on each dome small bulbous domes were built.The interior was covered with gold mosaics.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Doge's Palace, VenetoThe Doge's Palace (Italian: Palazzo Ducale; Venetian: Pałaso Dogal) is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of Venice in northern Italy. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the former Venetian Republic, opening as a museum in 1923. Today, it is one of the 11 museums run by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • High-speed train round-trip from Rome
  • Vaporetto pass valid for 12 hours
  • Tour Escort for the all duration of the day
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Round-trip train fares
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