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Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing TourHalf-day Tours

Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Visit Torcello, Murano, and Burano—three islands in the Venetian Lagoon—on this tour from Venice by motorboat. With a guide, watch glass being blown at a Murano glass factory, see historical cathedrals on Torcello, and admire exquisite handmade lace on Burano. This is a great way to see more than just the central sights of Venice and enjoy a cruise on the water. Select a departure time when booking.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Venice Super-Saver: Doge’s Palace, Walking Tour & Grand Canal Boat Tour Day Cruises

Venice Super-Saver: Doge’s Palace, Walking Tour & Grand Canal Boat Tour

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Explore the best of Venice at a 10% discount with this Super Saver combo of three popular tours. Skip the line at the Doge’s Palace, where you can wander through ornate public rooms and across the notorious Bridge of Sighs. You’ll also head to the front of the long queue at St Mark’s Basilica to tour the dazzling interior of this Byzantine masterpiece and enjoy a guided walking tour of Venice’s hidden gems. Finally, cruise down the Grand Canal aboard a motorboat and soak in the majestic passing scenery.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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4-Hour Venice Walking tour with Skip the line Doge's Palace & St Mark's BasilicaHalf-day Tours

4-Hour Venice Walking tour with Skip the line Doge's Palace & St Mark's Basilica

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Saint Marks Basilica and the Doges Palace are two landmarks rarely left off any Venice Itinerary, but their popularity means that visitors often spend more time queuing outside than exploring inside. Visit both on this 4-hour tour, including skip-the-line entrance and a walking tour of romantic Venice.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Best of Venice Tour with St Mark’s Basilica and Grand Canal Boat tour Day Cruises

Best of Venice Tour with St Mark’s Basilica and Grand Canal Boat tour

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See the best of Venice in a day on a tour that combines a guided walk with a cruise along the bustling Grand Canal. Hear the history of St. Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge from a guide, and visit St. Mark’s Basilica with a skip-the-line ticket to beat the long admission lines. Discover the tucked-away treasures of Venice’s backstreets and charming canals, and then finish on a high note: a water taxi cruise on the Grand Canal.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Venice: Doge's Palace, Basilica guided tour & gondola rideHalf-day Tours

Historic Venice: Doge's Palace, Basilica guided tour & gondola ride

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Skip the lines at Saint Mark’s Basilica and Doge Palace and opt a shared guided tour instead. Then, enjoy the quintessential Venice experience—a gondola ride through the city’s canals and waterways. Your ticket also includes access to several landmarks surrounding Saint Mark’s Square, as well as access to a mobile app that provides commentary to a walking tour of the city at your own pace.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Venice Walking Tour plus Skip the Lines Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica ToursHalf-day Tours

Venice Walking Tour plus Skip the Lines Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Tours

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Enjoy the best of Venice on this guided walking tour plus skip-the-line entry to the Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica. Explore the best that the canal city has to offer, winding your way through narrow alleys, and see Venice's top attractions.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Venice Half-Day Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Private Tour: Venice Half-Day Walking Tour

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Discover Venice exactly the way you want to with this completely customized private tour. Your friendly local guide will create a 3-hour itinerary based on preferences you provide at booking. Whether you’re interested in architecture, local legends or Renaissance art, this tour is for you! Along the way, pop in at a local bar for a glass of regional wine and appetizers, and feel free to ask all the questions you like.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures

Venice in a Day Tour with St Mark's, Doge's Palace and GondolasHalf-day Tours

Venice in a Day Tour with St Mark's, Doge's Palace and Gondolas

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Discover several Venetian attractions in one itinerary with this full-day tour. Visit St. Mark’s Square, St. Mark’s Basilica, and the Rialto Bridge with an art historian guide leading the way. Stroll along Venice’s romantic canals and climb aboard a gondola for a scenic boat ride. After free time for lunch, skip the line for instant access into Doge’s Palace to see Casanova’s prison cell and walk across the Bridge of Sighs.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Withlocals 10 Tastings: Safe & Private Food Tour with a Local Expert in VeniceHalf-day Tours

Withlocals 10 Tastings: Safe & Private Food Tour with a Local Expert in Venice

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Explore Venice without the hassle of researching or planning on a food tour with multiple food and alcoholic beverage tastings, from fresh mozzarella to prosecco. Booking a private tour ensures the full attention of your guide, who provides little-known facts about Venice’s history and robust food scene as well as recommendations for the duration of your visit. A range of departure times is available for your convenience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Venice Super Saver: Skip-the-Line Doge's Palace and St Mark’s Basilica Tours plus Venice Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Venice Super Saver: Skip-the-Line Doge's Palace and St Mark’s Basilica Tours plus Venice Walking Tour

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See two of Venice’s most iconic attractions and save 10% when you book them together with this Super Saver. Head to the front of the long queues with skip-the-line access to the famed Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica. Learn the history behind these architectural wonders from your local guide, and explore some of Venice’s lesser-known sights on a walking tour. Complete both tours in the same day with a 3-hour break in between to spend at your leisure.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Exclusive Venice private walking tour (4h) with a licensed tour guide (no group)Half-day Tours

Exclusive Venice private walking tour (4h) with a licensed tour guide (no group)

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Breeze past the crowds with your own private guide and enjoy a walking tour of Venice with just your friends or family. You’ll have all of your questions answered while you stroll to St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco), Rialto Bridge (Ponte di Rialto), Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale), and more. Or customize your half-day tour with shopping and sightseeing.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Venice Private TourHalf-day Tours

Venice Private Tour

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Explore top landmarks in Venice with a private guide during this half-day tour. Customize the itinerary according to your interests and visit city highlights including St. Mark’s Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, and Doge’s Palace. See a glass-blowing demonstration in Murano and climb aboard a gondola for a private ride.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures

Private Excursion by Typical Venetian Motorboat to Murano, Burano and TorcelloDay Cruises

Private Excursion by Typical Venetian Motorboat to Murano, Burano and Torcello

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Discover three of the most beautiful islands in the Venetian Lagoon on a private, half-day tour aboard a typical Venetian motorboat. See where the world’s finest blown glass is made in Murano, visit the home of artisan lace makers and famous biscuits in Burano and set foot on Venice’s oldest settlements in serene Torcello. Enjoy a customizable itinerary and the personalized attention of a private boat captain.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
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Fabulous Venice: Doge's Palace, Golden Basilica, glassblowing & gondola rideHalf-day Tours

Fabulous Venice: Doge's Palace, Golden Basilica, glassblowing & gondola ride

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Soak up the best of Venice by land and by water in one convenient half-day package. Tour inside the splendid Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica with a guide, discover the ancient art of glassblowing with a live demonstration, and glide through the city’s famous canals on a romantic gondola ride. Later, continue exploring at your own pace with an included ticket to the Procuratie museums of St. Mark’s Square and a self-guided tour using a special smartphone app to navigate through the city’s maze-like heart.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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4-hour Motorboat Cruise to Venice Lagoon Islands Murano Burano and TorcelloHalf-day Tours

4-hour Motorboat Cruise to Venice Lagoon Islands Murano Burano and Torcello

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Immerse yourself in the dreamy landscapes of the Venetian Lagoon on this half-day island-hopping cruise from Venice. See a different side to the city as you cruise around Murano, Burano and Torcello islands by motorboat. Hop off along the way to discover the glass-making heritage of Murano, snap photos of picturesque Burano and spot landmarks like Devil's Bridge and Attila’s throne on Torcello.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Venice Walking Tour and Gondola RideHalf-day Tours

Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

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The ideal introduction for first-time visitors, this classic walking tour combines the blockbuster sights of history-packed Venice with a relaxing gondola ride. Listen to legends and stories from the city’s Renaissance heyday as you travel down cobblestoned streets and over picturesque footbridges. Tours cover Saint Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace, and the legendary Calle Varisco.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Skip the Line: Best of Venice Private Tour Including San Marco Doges' Palace and Gondola RideHalf-day Tours

Skip the Line: Best of Venice Private Tour Including San Marco Doges' Palace and Gondola Ride

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Get exclusive, skip-the-line access to the very best of Venice on a private, 6-hour walking and gondola tour of the city. Learn about Venetian art and culture as you trace a route from Piazza San Marco to the elaborate Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Discover the remarkable architecture and history of the Basilica San Marco, and continue through a series of churches, landmarks and picture-perfect highlights. Finish the day in true Venice style with a private gondola ride through the iconic canals of Venice.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 6 hours
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Historical Heart of Venice PM - Skip the line tourHalf-day Tours

Historical Heart of Venice PM - Skip the line tour

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A classic Venice sightseeing package, this multi-faceted tour includes guided visits to Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica, topped off with a scenic gondola ride. Groups are kept small to ensure a personalized experience, with each boat capped at six people. Listen to stories from the city’s Renaissance heyday and discover centuries-old Byzantine masterpieces—plus lesser known canals off the main tourist track.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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private boat tour Murano & Burano Half-day Tours

private boat tour Murano & Burano

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As well as Venice, there are many other beautiful islands surrounding it, including Murano and Burano. Explore these two islands in a day by going on a private boat tour. No need to navigate to a meeting place in Venice, as a private speedboat picks you up from your hotel. See the island known for being the home of the glass masters—Murano, and the colorful fisherman village of Burano.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace islandDay Cruises

Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island

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Venice is famous for its UNESCO-listed lagoon, but the city’s islands are also renowned for their handicrafts. This half-day cruise by private boat stops at Murano Island, to watch a thrilling glass-blowing demonstration, and Burano Island, to visit a lace-making factory.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 hours
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Explore the Venetian Lagoon: Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands Half-Day TourHalf-day Tours

Explore the Venetian Lagoon: Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands Half-Day Tour

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See a different side to Venice on this half-day island-hopping cruise around the Venetian Lagoon, visiting the islands of Murano, Torcello and Burano. Discover the secrets of the world-famous Murano glass as you peek into the island’s glass-blowing workshops; admire the colorful houses and fishing villages of laid-back Burano, and marvel over the Byzantine treasures of historic Torcello.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day TourHalf-day Tours

Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour

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Take a private tour of the Venetian Lagoon and visit the enchanting islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello. Tour a glassblower’s workshop in Murano, and discover the traditional art of lacemaking in Burano. See medieval churches while learning about the ancient history of Torcello, Venice’s earliest settlement and a tranquil escape from the typical tourist path. Enjoy the dedicated attention of your private guide on this 4-hour tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures

Morning Venice Lagoon Cruise: Murano Island and Burano IslandDay Cruises

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Morning Venice Lagoon Cruise: Murano Island and Burano Island

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The UNESCO-listed Venice Lagoon is home to over a hundred islands and this half-day visits two of the most popular—Murano and Burano. Enjoy magnificent views of Venice as you cruise out across the lagoon, visit Murano Island to discover its ancient tradition of glass-blowing, and admire Burano’s brightly colored waterfront on a walking tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

VIP Secret Itineraries Doges Palace Tour with St. Marks BasilicaAttraction Tickets

VIP Secret Itineraries Doges Palace Tour with St. Marks Basilica

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No visit to Venice is complete without taking in the Doge’s Palace, but this Gothic masterpiece has vast sections that most visitors never see. With this tour, enjoy VIP access behind the scenes to explore the palace’s secret archives, torture chambers, and attic prison cells with a guide. Afterwards, enter St. Mark’s Basilica with skip-the-line tickets to admire the mosaics before taking a turn through St. Mark’s Square and past the Bridge of Sighs.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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