- Independent day trip from Florence to Venice with round-trip train transport
- Receive train times, tickets and city information from a host at Venice station
- Sit back and relax on the 2-hour high-speed train journey from Florence to Venice
- Explore independently and discover top Venice attractions such as Doge’s Palace at your own pace
- Make your way around the city with ease by using a Vessel vaporetto ticket
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What You Can Expect
After roughly two hours, arrive in the heart of the UNESCO-listed city of Venice. Hop off and hit the streets to explore, enjoying the leisurely pace of your own sightseeing plans. To get around the city, use your Vessel ticket on the city’s vaporetto transport system, valid for 12 hours and covering most areas in central Venice.
Marvel at major landmarks including St Mark’s Basilica, Rialto Bridge and the Venetian Gothic style of Doge’s Palace. After strolling through St Mark’s Square, perhaps relax with an espresso or lunch at one of the many cafés and restaurants in the city center. To check out Italian art, consider visiting the Peggy Guggenheim Collection or the Ca' Rezzonico Museum of Eighteenth Century Art. Entrance fees to attractions and any meals are at your own expense.
After a day of independent sightseeing, make your own way to Venice’s Santa Lucia Station to return to Florence by high-speed train.
The tour guide was there early to give us our tickets and explain everything to us. We loved going independent and planning our Day in Venice as we wished. It was an awesome Day.
A high speed train takes you from the central train station in Florence to the station in Venice for a full day tour of the beauty that is Venice and its many islands. A MUST, it is very comfortable on the train and the experience of 8 hours in Venice is easy as the main areas to see are within close proximity. The addition of the included vaporeto tickets water taxi with unlimited day use is great!
It was great!!!!!!! We loved it..Received our tickets.. Everything was on time..Train was wonderful, clean and nice..I would definitely do it again!!!!
Very well organised and professionally done...thanks
We traveled to Venice last Monday from florence by the high speed train and what a pleasure.Viator have been so professional everything was fantastic we were met in florence station the rep explained everything to us and we had a great time .Venice is a must if going to Italy
Coolmitch United Kingdom
I know it was expensive but we were so looking forward to this tour as we had got engaged in Venice 2 years before. The train station of Venice is well away from the hustle and bustle of St Marks square. At first we made advantage of the water taxi ticket we had been given and caught a boat to the glass making island of Murano.This took 45 minutes and its so beautiful. We came back to Venice for lunch and found a reasonably priced restaurant in the back streets. Afterwards we visited the Rialto bridge where we got engaged and took some photos before looking through the market. We boarded our train just after 5pm and watched the countryside while drinking wine and reminiscing on our 2 hour journey back to Florence.
This was so much fun and Venice is beautiful! Thanks Viator! I had a great time.
Loved the new train in Europe experience. Great hotel in Assissi. Thank you Rebecca Freek - can't wait to have you plan our next trip!