VENICE (by bus)
Don’t miss the opportunity to the explore one of the world’s most beautiful cities — Venice — an icon of history, architecture and art. Journey along the famous Giudecca Canal to St. Mark’s Square, where the time is yours for exploring. See elaborate buildings showcasing Venice’s medieval glory. Glide along the Grand Canal on a romantic gondola ride under the Bridge of Sighs. Roam waterfront promenades and meander the charming narrow streets and passageways.
THUESDAY, 21ST JUNE 2016 – VENICE BY BUS (full day)
(last bookings till Monday 20th of June at Bernardin hotel 12:30-14:00 PM LUNCH BREAK)
Departure: 7:30 AM at the hotel Bernardin and hotel Ville Park
Take a trip to the unique fascinating city of Venice, famous for its narrow streets, pigeons, the Murano glass, gondolas and monuments.
Pick up in the morning at the reception of your hotel and drive towards the Venetian Lagoon passing some Italian cities such as Trieste, Portogruaro... After of two hours of scenic drive coming to Tronchetto parking place, you'll board a water transport for a scenic ride on the Giudecca canal, taking you to your destination for the day - St. Mark's Square, or as it's known locally Piazza San Marco.
After two hours of bus drive, we are coming to, where we board a boat that directly takes us to the St. Mark square. While sailing trough the Venetian lagoon the guide will give the insight into the venetian history, interesting sights on the way. When coming to the one and only St. Mark square, you have a guided tour of main attractions and most important buildings: Doge's Palace, the St. Mark’s Basilica, the St. Mark’s Clock Tower, the Procuratie Vecchie, the Napoleonic Wing of Procuratie, the Procuratie Nuove, St. Mark's Campanile and the Loggetta, and the Biblioteca Marciana. To explore even more of Venice, we organize the guided tour to Murano glass showroom. In St. Mark's area, you'll get to see the craft and examine some of the exquisite works for yourself as you tour one of the leading glass showrooms. We witness glass production and look at the collection of art products and jewelery.
Free time for lunch, afternoon romantic gondola ride which is the ultimate Venetian experience. Traditionally clad gondoliers pilot you along the some of the Floating City's inner waterways crossed with scores of ancient stone bridges. You can relax with cup of coffee or tea at St. Mark’s square or explore the city on your own. Departure in late afternoon and arrival to hotel in the evening.
Excursion length: 12-13 hours
Max. group size: 50
Min. group size: 15
Meeting point: at the hotel Bernardin and hotel Ville Park
Price: 70€ p.p.
Price includes: professional English speaking guide, transportation, guided tours, entrance to Murano glass showroom, parking fees, entrance fee to the city, toll taxes.