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Venice Day Trip from Florence

Venice in One Day Private Tour from Florence
Duration
Duration 12 hours
Type
Tours and Sightseeing
Calendar
Daily

Private day trip from Florence to Venice to visit the most important highlights with your personal guide.

With your private guide you will visit the two most important monument in Saint Mark square: Saint Mark Basilica and the Doge's Palace with skip-the-line tickets to avoid long queues.

In addition, your professional guide will take you on a walking tour to discover and appreciate Venice off the beaten track and famous attractions such as the Rialto Bridge with its food and fish market, the San Polo district and the Cannaregio area.

Your private day tour from Florence to Venice begins with meeting your private English speaking driver at your hotel in Florence to reach Venice on a comfortable trip seated in a luxury Mercedes vehicle.

Upon your arrival in Venice, meet your private local guide who will take you to explore Venice through the typical neighborhoods and hidden corners giving you a comprehensive introduction to the secular history of Venice, its traditions, craftsmen and with a look at the noble palaces which represent a reminder of the ancient Venetian splendor.

With your guide enter the Saint Mark Basilica where you will be able to breathe the spiritual atmosphere, admire the precious mosaics and the majestic architecture of the sumptuous vestments that cover the walls and the domes that make the Saint Mark Basilica a priceless work of art.
Admire the main altar, containing the remains of Saint Mark and behind it the Golden Pall, a great intact example of the Gothic goldsmith's art.
Continue to visit through the museum to reach the Horses Loggia to enjoy an amazing view of Venice.

With a visit to Doge Palace you will be immersed in the world of Venice during the years of the Serenissima Republic.
The Doge's Palace which was the official residence of the kings and magistrates of Venice, and during the period of the Serenissima Republic and until the Napoleonic occupation was the residence of the Doge of Venice, today houses a precious collection of paintings by Tintoretto, Tiziano, Veronese and many others.

 

DETAILS

 

Duration:
12 hours
Departure Time:
Morning

Pick up and drop off of your trip:
At the lobby of your Hotel in Florence centre.

Price include:
- Tour with your personal expert and licensed guide in Venice.
- Private Mercedes E series car (for your party from 1 to 2 persons)
- Private Mercedes Minivan (for your party from 3 to 6 persons)
- Professional English speaking driver
- Doge's Palace and Saint Mark Basilica with skip the line tickets

Price does not include:
Gratuities (optional)
Meals and Beverage
Admission tickets fees to churches and monuments


On Request:
rate for more of 6 people


F.A.Q.


  • Is Doge's Palace worth seeing?


Yes, Doge's Palace, also known as the Palazzo Ducale, is definitely worth seeing. Located in Venice, Italy, it is one of the city's most iconic landmarks and a masterpiece of Venetian Gothic architecture. Here are several reasons why Doge's Palace is worth visiting:

1. Historical Significance: Doge's Palace served as the residence of the Doge, the ruler of the Venetian Republic, for centuries. It was the seat of government and the center of political power in Venice. Exploring the palace allows visitors to delve into the history of Venice and learn about its unique political system and cultural heritage.

2. Architectural Splendor: The palace is renowned for its stunning architecture, characterized by intricate Gothic details, elegant arcades, and ornate facades. Highlights include the beautiful facade facing St. Mark's Square, the grand staircase (Scala dei Giganti), and the golden staircase (Scala d'Oro), adorned with elaborate decorations.

3. Artistic Treasures: Doge's Palace houses an impressive collection of art, including paintings, sculptures, and decorative elements by renowned artists such as Tintoretto, Veronese, and Titian. Visitors can admire magnificent frescoes depicting scenes from Venetian history and mythology, as well as intricate ceiling decorations and marble reliefs.

4. The Doge's Apartments: Exploring the Doge's private apartments provides insight into the daily life and living quarters of Venice's rulers. Visitors can see the luxurious chambers, council rooms, and audience halls where the Doge conducted official business and received foreign dignitaries.

5. Bridge of Sighs: Doge's Palace is connected to the Prisons by the famous Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri), named for the sighs of prisoners who crossed it on their way to imprisonment or execution. The bridge offers picturesque views of the Venetian lagoon and is a popular photo spot for visitors.

Overall, Doge's Palace offers a captivating blend of history, architecture, and artistry that makes it a must-see attraction for anyone visiting Venice.

 


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But you'll also have the opportunity to submit any specific customization preferences, from tweaking the itinerary to adding unique experiences and we would be delighted to assist you in planning your ideal vacation to make your journey unique and unforgettable.

  



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