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Venice City Experience

There's a reason why people come to Venice... let a local guide show you why

4 nights from £799 pp

Depart: UK Airports

Discover an exquisite city that seems miraculously built on water, full of secret piazzas, handsome Gothic palazzi and cultural treasures...

Departures from UK airports are available throughout the year. Flight schedules vary between airports and seasons so please contact us for details of flights operating from your local airport. The lead-in price from £799pp is available in the low season from November through to March. April to October prices start at £969pp. The price is based on two people sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on the choice of departure date and airport. All holidays are tailor-made with extra nights, single rooms and hotel upgrades available at a supplement.

Your itinerary

Day 1

Fly direct to Venice. On arrival join the private transfer to your hotel where you will spend 4 nights.

Day 2

Meeting your private guide in St. Mark’s Square for a 2 hour privately guided walking tour of the historical centre of the city and its monuments. Take in St. Mark’s Square, the Basilica and the Doge’s Palace amongst other famous sights. 

Day 3

Meet your private guide for a Grand Canal tour by private motor-launch with a tasting of local wines and appetizers in a typical osteria. A true Venetian experience you will start the tour by private water taxi travelling along the most spectacular "high street" in the world. Your guide will entertain you with stories of the most historical palaces, many of which have famous owners. This 45 minutes boat tour will also take you through secluded waterways to enjoy picturesque small bridges and 'off the beaten track' sights. The boat trip ends at the opposite side of the city. Then your guide will accompany you on foot through the narrow alleyways to a typical osteria where you can enjoy a couple of glasses of wine and taste the local ‘cichetti’.  At the end of the tour, you can either stay in the osteria or your guide will walk you back to the Rialto bridge or St. Mark’s Square. 

Day 4

Enjoy a day on your own.  Perhaps you will want to return to some of the sites already visited or just relax with a coffee and watch the world go by. 

Day 5

Check out of your hotel and join the private transfer back to the airport for the return flight to the UK, or if your flight time permits, leave your luggage with the hotel and enjoy a final few hours taking in the atmosphere of Venice.

Your Holiday Price Includes

 Return direct flights from UK airports to Venice
 4 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Venice
 Private 2 hour walking tour with guide taking in St. Mark’s Square and the interiors of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace.
 Private 2 hour Grand Canal tour by private motor-launch with guide and tasting of local wines and appetisers in a typical osteria.
 Return private airport transfers
 Hand Luggage Only
 UK Air Passenger Duty
 Airport Taxes
 Services of Our 24 hour duty manager

Your Holiday Hotels

Our opinion… The Hotel Hesperia provides an excellent, personalized service, thanks to the fact that the owners are always present, and available to give their constant care and attention to the needs of their guests.

Location… The hotel is situated in the historic centre, looking onto the Canale di Cannaregio.

Accommodation… Rooms are furnished with care in a modern style, but still maintain a typical Venetian look. All the rooms have a private bathroom and are equipped with all modern conveniences such as telephone with direct outside line, satellite TV, air-conditioning with individual control, central heating, mini-bar, safe, hair-dryer and Wi-Fi internet connection.

Facilities… Breakfast rooms and lounge. There is also a splendid terrace, from where you can watch the hustle and bustle of daily Venetian life.

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