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  • Location:Florence, Italy
  • Duration:11 hours (approx.)
Take a day out of your time in Florence to visit the nearby city of Venice on an independent day trip! Round-trip transport by high-speed train, a Vessel 'vaporetto' (water bus) ticket and a meet-and-greet session with a local Florence host (prior to travel) is included. Avoid the hassle of arranging the travel logistics yourself, and prebook this day trip that has everything you need to explore Venice with ease.

Highlights

  • 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

What You Can Expect

Independent Venice Day Trip from Florence by High-Speed Train

Admire the enchanting canals of Venice!

Make your own way to Santa Maria Novella Station in central Florence to meet your host. Receive your round-trip train ticket, vaporetto ticket and information about train times, and then leave your host to catch your train and travel to Venice independently.

Train journeys between the two cities can last up to 2.5 hours, but your high-speed train shuttles you into the heart of Venice in just 2 hours. On arrival in the city, head out to explore! How you spend your time in beautiful Venice is up to you. Entrance fees to attractions and any meals are at your own expense.

Check out Venice’s must-see sights such as St Mark’s Square and Doge’s Palace, from where the powerful yet treacherous doges of Venice once ruled, and discover iconic attractions including St Mark’s Basilica and Rialto Bridge. If culture is your thing, pay homage to contemporary artwork with a visit to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, or pay a visit to Ca' Rezzonico Museum of Eighteenth Century Art.

To help you get around the city, a Vessel ticket for use on the city’s vaporetto transport system is included. The ticket is valid for 12 hours and covers most areas in central Venice.

At the time advised by your host, make your own way to Venice’s Santa Lucia Station and travel by train back to Florence. Your independent day trip then finishes at Santa Maria Novella Station in Florence.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was so much fun and Venice is beautiful! Thanks Viator! I had a great time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

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!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour package went smooth, was reliable, and definitely eased our planning for our day trip to Venice.

ss.rudolph
United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The train ride was fun and an easy way to get to spend a day in Venice. It was very easy and the information given by the meeting person at the train terminal made sure we understood exactly what we needed to do. Definitely a great choice!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Fast and easy. We enjoyed being able to tour the city ourselves.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was great!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The best way to visit Venice

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

it was good having it all arranged but to be honest think it could be done cheaper by arranging train at the station yourself as Venice was quite easy to get around

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Excellent
As described
Problem free

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This tour was amazing!

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