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From Lake Garda: Full-Day Guided Group Tour of Venice

Activity provider: Likegarda

From Lake Garda: Full-Day Guided Group Tour of Venice

Activity provider: Likegarda

From US$ 88.52 per person

Join a day trip from Lake Garda and marvel at the Byzantine and Gothic monuments of the Venetian Empire. Take a private boat trip to see highlights such as St. Mark’s Basilica and Doges’ Palace.

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Duration 11 - 13 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Audio guide included
English, German

Experience

Highlights
  • See the Byzantine sights of St. Mark's in Venice on a day trip
  • Drive across the lovely landscape of the Veneto from Lake Garda
  • Catch a private boat to the St. Mark's area in the city center
  • Learn about the Venetian Republic and how it became the "Queen of the Adriatic"
  • Enjoy some free time to buy a coffee in St. Mark's Square
Full description

Spend the day in one of the world’s most romantic cities on a full-day guided tour to Venice from Lake Garda. Travel across the Veneto on an air-conditioned bus, and hop on a private boat to the heart of the city. Finally, join a walking tour from St. Mark's Square to Rialto Bridge.

Following your pick-up from various points in the Lake Garda region, including Limone, Riva del Garda and Bardolino, transfer to Venice with a short coffee break (at your expense) near Soave. Arrive in Venice by 11:00 AM and hop on a private boat and cross the lagoon to St. Mark's.

Take a 40-minute walking tour of St. Mark's Square, complete with a guide and headphones, and see some of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as St. Mark's Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Campanile. Stroll the main streets to the Rialto Bridge and other monuments of “La Serenissima.” Learn more about the Republic of Venice and how it came to dominate the east and the west as the “Queen of the Adriatic.” The central district is teeming with beautiful squares, canals, crumbling mansions, ancient churches, artist workshops, and bridges — all of which you get to admire on this tour. In the afternoon, get some free time to relax and explore Venice on your own. Go off the beaten path for a more authentic look at everyday life in the city, or just sit back and people-watch in one of the many cafés of Piazza San Marco.

At the end of the day trip, jump back on the boat to get from St. Mark's Square to the transfer bus at approximately 5:45 PM.

Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Tour guide
  • Live commentary
  • Round-trip private boat to Saint Mark's Square
  • Headphones during the walking tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 568 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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It was an eventful day. During the bus ride there was interesting and entertaining information about Venice, just like during the city tour. There was still the option of a relatively inexpensive lunch and a gondola ride, but we preferred to explore the alleys and canals on our own. The booked boat trip through the lagoon was also very interesting.

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October 7, 2022

Really enjoyed our trip to Venice. We travelled from Malcesine on lake garda so it was an Early start but worth it to see the sights. Tour guide was excellent and very clear with instructions on meeting places & times. They have to be strict as the boats & buses have timetables to stick to so can’t wait about for dilly dalliers lol. Food included was ok but nothing special. All in all a great way to see the sights of Venice if you’re restricted on time in Italy.

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October 4, 2022

The organization of the tour was perfect. Our tour guide Francesco entertained us very well during the trip to Venice with lots of jokes and interesting facts about Venice and its region. We also received a lot of helpful information on how best to spend a nice day in Venice. Arriving in Venice, you had the opportunity to accompany Francesco on his tour. All in all, Francesco and his colleagues made it an uncomplicated, beautiful day in a very lively city. We would like to thank Francesco and his colleague for a nice, well-organized day!

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September 25, 2022

Product ID: 64492