Venetian Dream: A 3-Day Itinerary

  • 3 Days
  • Adult

From $1,500.00 Per Adult

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Venetian Dream: A 3-Day Itinerary

Experience the magic of Venice in three unforgettable days. Begin in the heart of the city, exploring iconic landmarks like St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and enjoy a romantic gondola ride. Discover the artisanal wonders of Murano and Burano, savoring local seafood and Venetian art. Wander through the authentic Cannaregio district and the vibrant Zattere promenade.

Dive into culture at the Accademia Gallery and Santa Maria della Salute church. Enjoy local flavors at a bacaro and end your journey with a performance at Teatro La Fenice, followed by a farewell dinner. This itinerary offers a perfect mix of must-see attractions, cultural experiences, and local delights, ensuring you capture the essence of Venice in just three days.

Duration

3 Days

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Highlights

  • St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace
  • Gondola ride through Venice's canals
  • Day trips to Murano and Burano
  • Iconic Rialto Bridge and Grand Canal views
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Accademia Gallery
  • Teatro La Fenice performance

Included

  • Accommodation: 3 nights in 4-star hotel in Venice.
  • Transportation: Vaporetto pass for unlimited travel on water buses for 3 days.
  • Tours and Entry Fees
  • Meals
  • Day trips: Round-trip vaporetto tickets to Murano and Burano

Excluded

  • Flights: Round-trip airfare to Venice
  • Travel Insurance: Personal travel insurance
  • Personal Expenses: Shopping, souvenirs, and additional meals or drinks not specified
  • Tips: Gratuities for guides, drivers, and hotel staff
  • Optional Activities: Opera or concert tickets at Teatro La Fenice, additional tours, or activities not included in the itinerary

Travel Itinerary

Day 1 - Classic Venice

Morning:

  • Piazza San Marco: Start your day at St. Mark’s Square, the heart of Venice. Visit St. Mark’s Basilica and climb the Campanile for panoramic views.
  • Doge’s Palace: Explore this stunning Gothic palace and its secret passages.

Afternoon:

  • Rialto Bridge: Walk over the iconic bridge and enjoy views of the Grand Canal.
  • Lunch at a local trattoria: Try traditional Venetian dishes like risotto al nero di seppia (squid ink risotto).

Evening:

  • Gondola Ride: Experience a romantic gondola ride through the canals at sunset.
  • Dinner: Enjoy seafood at a canal-side restaurant.

Day 2 - Hidden Gems

Morning:

  • Murano Island: Take a vaporetto (water bus) to Murano, famous for its glassmaking. Visit glass factories and the Glass Museum.
  • Burano Island: Continue to Burano, known for its brightly colored houses and lace-making tradition.

Afternoon:

  • Lunch in Burano: Enjoy fresh seafood and local wine.
  • Return to Venice: Head back to the main island and visit the Peggy Guggenheim Collection for modern art.

Evening:

  • Stroll along the Zattere: Enjoy the waterfront promenade and grab some gelato.
  • Dinner: Savor Venetian cuisine at a hidden gem in the Dorsoduro district.

Day 3 - Culture and Relaxation

Morning:

  • Accademia Gallery: Explore masterpieces of Venetian art.
  • Santa Maria della Salute: Visit this beautiful baroque church.

Afternoon:

  • Lunch at a bacaro: Try cicchetti (Venetian tapas) and local wine.
  • Explore Cannaregio: Wander through this less-touristy district, visit the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoy the authentic atmosphere.

Evening:

  • Teatro La Fenice: Catch an opera or concert at this historic theater.
  • Farewell Dinner: Celebrate your final night with a special meal at a top Venetian restaurant.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best time to visit Venice?

The best time to visit Venice is during the spring (April to June) and fall (September to October) when the weather is pleasant, and the crowds are smaller.

How do I get from the airport to my hotel in Venice?

You can take the Alilaguna water bus service directly from Marco Polo Airport to various stops in Venice or arrange for a private water taxi. However, you can contact us to organize all that for you.

Is Venice expensive?

Venice can be pricey, especially in the tourist areas. However, there are many budget-friendly options for food and activities if you plan accordingly.

Do I need to book attractions in advance?

Yes, it’s recommended to book major attractions like St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, and popular museums in advance to avoid long queues.

What languages are spoken in Venice?

Italian is the official language, but English is widely spoken in tourist areas. Knowing a few basic Italian phrases can be helpful.

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