1st Day: Arrival in Venice
Arrival at Venice airport, where a hostess will assist you during the transfer in private car to your 4* hotel located in the city centre. Accommodation. In the afternoon guided walking tour of Venice and its main attractions: San Marco Square and its Basilica, symbol of the city and its treasures, also known as “the golden church”, the official church of the Republic of Venice, to which in the past people used to refer as Serenissima (the serene), the Rialto Bridge and the Bridge of Sighs, which connected the Doge’s Palace to the New Prisons. Return to the hotel and overnight stay.
2nd Day: Venice
After breakfast at the hotel, departure for a very original tour of Venice. With your local guide, you will discover the secrets of Venetian masks and costumes visiting two famous ateliers. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, you will experience a romantic gondola tour through the canals of the city, an activity that you cannot miss once you visit Venice! After your gondola tour, you will enjoy a candlelight dinner in a typical restaurant. Return to the hotel and overnight stay.
3rd Day: the Lagoon Islands
Breakfast at the hotel and departure for a private boat tour (optional) of the three islands of Venice lagoon. First you will reach Murano, famous for its artisans who realize marvelous handmade glass productions; Burano the fishermen’s island known for its colorful houses and the art of lace. Lunch in a fish restaurant in Burano or Torcello. In the afternoon, tour of Torcello Island: visit of the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, recognized as the most important work of art of Venetian-byzantine style because of its precious mosaics. Then visit of Santa Fosca church. In alternative you have the possibility to choose: free time in Venice or a shopping tour with a personal shopper (optional) to discover the boutiques preferred by local people, far from tourists’ attention (clothing, local crafts..). Return to the hotel and overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, free time before your transfer in private boat to the airport. End of our services.
- Bed & breakfast treatment in a centrally located 4* hotel, double room accommodation, Italian classification, private services
- Transfer in private boat from Venice airport to your hotel and vice versa on day 01 and 04 ;
- Escort for assistance upon arrival (2 h) on day 01
- Half day guided visit of Venice (2 h) on day 01 and 02
- Entrance fees to the masks’ and costumes’ ateliers on day 02
- Gondola tour (35 min) on day 02
- Dinner in a romantic restaurant on day 02
- A personalized booklet with all necessary information for your stay
- Assistance during the entire stay
- All services mentioned in the programme
- Meals and drinks (except when mentioned as included)
- Full day guided visit of the Lagoon Islands (4 h) on day 03
- Private boat for the excursion to the islands (max 5 h) on day 03
- Lunch on day 03
- Half day tour with the personal shopper on day 03
- City tax to be paid on the spot
- All services not mentioned in the programme