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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$ 82.49 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
  • See iconic sights such as the Rialto Bridge on a walking tour
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
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app

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Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 422 reviews

Review summary

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

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it was a lovely trip from malcecine to venice and back. we chose to walk around venice on our own - and we had a lovely day with delicious pizzas & ice cream desserts, our own gondola ride and saw the sights on the go-legs and fr the gondola. we had booked a guide trip by motorboat with the group, the trip was really nice & good in the Venetian island kingdom, and the guide who was on board unfortunately knew a lot meeeen could not keep his opinion to himself and constantly laughed at his own jokes… . but otherwise it was a really nice trip AND we were tired when we came back to Malcecine ❤️

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May 13, 2022

Everything went very well, the lunch (which you can book) tastes ok, but it's nothing special, so I'd rather look for something in the city. The gondola ride was good but very short. One point has to be deducted, because if you don't book the additional options, then you really don't have a long city tour in mind. The guide is very nice and competent. But it would be nice to know in advance that you can book things in addition.. which then total around €70 again

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April 20, 2022

Christina was great. Had a good feeling for the people, the stories were entertaining and interesting. Unfortunately, unfortunately, we booked the trip from Limone. This is not recommended. We left at 7am, arrived at 9:35pm. Driving time each way more than 4 hours. This is clearly too much and not so recognizable in the description. It's a shame... should we live in Bardolino, we can only recommend this trip.

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April 15, 2022

Product ID: 64492