Venice cruise shore excursion

private water taxi transfer, St. Mark square, exterior of Doge’s Palace, Bridge of Sighs, Prisons and Basilica of St. Mark, walk off the beaten tracks, Rialto bridge

Cruise ships don’t stop long in every port of call and time to tour is often limited. So what about having a guide waiting for you at the pier to transfer you onto a private boat to Saint Mark crossing through the majestic Giudecca canal? Or perhaps linger with a one hour boat ride to experience the city from its unique water environment? That’s Venice cruise shore excursion

Later on you’ll get off in San Marco square and start the walking part of your tour visiting the cathedral and its gold shining mosaics (during opening times). After leaving the square you’ll continue on foot across the central part of Venice combining well known spots and less touristy areas where it will be easier to sense the true ambiance of this amazing city.
The tour will end by the Rialto market, the true navel of Venice and the perfect place to have lunch or enjoy a drink after the walk.

If you have enough time we can also include the island of Murano or more islands in your Venice cruise shore excursion.

For a half-day tour you can choose between meeting the guide in Piazzale Roma at the station of the People Mover cable car and start a regular walking tour, r meet them directly in San Marco square. You can share the cost of the tour with just a few travel mates.

Contact us for detailed information. Please always include the name of your ship and the arrival and departure times and dates in the request.


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