Venice cruise shore excursion
Private water taxi transfer, San Marco square, exterior of Doge’s Palace, Bridge of Sighs, Prisons and Basilica of San Marco, 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, transfering you onto a private boat to Saint Mark, through the majestic Giudecca canal ? Or what about a longer boat ride and experience the city from its unique water ways ? That’s Venice cruise shore excursion.
You will then get off at San Marco square and start the walking part of your tour. You will visit the cathedral and its gold shining mosaics (during opening times), continue on foot across the central part of Venice to combine well known spots and less touristy areas where it is 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 at the end of your walk.
Had you more time, we could 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 by the People Mover sky train and start a regular walking tour, or meet the guide directly in San Marco square. You can share the cost of the tour with a few travel companions.
Contact us for detailed information. In your enquiry, please always include the name of your ship, date, arrival and departure time.
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