Venice, Italy

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Overview

Spend an unforgettable day at port with this completely private shore excursion in Venice including a 2-hour city tour and romantic gondola ride along the city famous canals. Skip the line at the magnificent St. Mark's Cathedral, where you'll admire the glittering Palo d’Oro, and take a tour through centuries of Venetian history and intrigue at the Doge’s Palace. Round-trip transfers from the cruise terminal make for a seamless, stress-free experience.
  • Private combo shore excursion in Venice
  • Explore the heart of the 'floating city' on a 2-hour walking tour led by a licensed guide
  • Skip the line at St. Mark's Cathedral and admire the glittering Pala d'Oro altarpiece
  • Learn about the mighty rulers of the Venetian Republic on a tour of the Doge's Palace
  • Glide through romantic canals on a private gondola ride
  • Shop, dine, or explore during built-in leisure time
  • Includes port pickup and drop-off and private water taxi transfers
  • Price listed is per group
When your cruise ship docks at the Venice port, meet your waiting tour escort and boat driver, who will whisk you on a private water taxi to the heart of the city at St. Mark’s Square. Here, connect with a private, licensed guide for a 2-hour walking tour of the city center’s highlights. Soak up the atmosphere on a stroll through enchanting alleyways and piazzas, and then step inside the splendid, Italo-Byzantine St. Mark’s Cathedral with included skip-the-line tickets. Gaze up at glittering mosaics and fantastic frescoes, and be dazzled by the gem-encrusted Pala d’Oro (Golden Pall) altarpiece.

Across the square, get a glimpse into the lives of the powerful doges who ruled the Venetian Republic during its glory days with a tour of the massive Doge’s Palace. Wander through stately apartment and chambers adorned with Renaissance masterpieces, and see the famous Bridge of Sighs that connecting the palace to an infamous prison network.

After some free time to shop, dine, or explore on your own, enjoy a quintessential Venetian experience with a private, 30-minute gondola ride. Delight in the romance of meandering canals, stone bridges, and historic palazzos as a professional gondolier rows you and your party along the city’s famous waterways. When the ride comes to an end, reconnect with your tour escort for the return transfer to your waiting cruise ship.
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