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VIP Venice in a day - The best of Venice

a cruise excursion in Venice

Duration: 4 hours
Languages: EN, IT, ES
  • Local prices from local partners
  • Timely return to your cruise ship
  • Cruise friendly cancellation policy

VIP Venice in a day tour is the best way to spend a whole day in Venice with your own private guide.

We start our day with a private guided gondola tour through the smaller canals, the perfect way to appreciate the beauty, charm and colour of this unique city built on water.  We than take a short walk and skip the line into the Doge's Palace crossing the Bridge of Sighs and visiting its prisons cells. We than continue to skip the line with our special pass into Saint Mark's Basilica also includes entrance fees to get a closer look at the breath taking mosaics on the 2nd floor and views from the terrace.

After the Basilica and just a short walk to the waterfront we pick-up a private motor launch (water taxi) which will take you along the most spectacular high street in the world "Venice's Grand Canal" giving you a great overall view of the city covering many of the "sestieri" (areas).

Duration of this tour is 4 hours can be taken in the morning or in the afternoon.

  • Departure time in the morning 9.30 am
  • Departure time in the afternoon 2.00 pm
  • Price is for 1 to 5 people 

Why this excursion?

  • If you short on time this is the most exclusive way possible to visit Venice in one day and see all of Venice’s top sights.

Important remarks

  • Entrance fees to the Doge's Palace, Saint Mark's Basilica skip the line and 2nd floor terrace included;
  • Large bags and rucksacks are not allowed inside the Basilica or Doges Palace, shoulders and knees must be covered when entering into churches.
  • Pre-booking highly reccomended well in advance to guarentee a guide.


  • Your own personal guide throughout the tour
  • Private gondola ride (30 minutes)
  • Skip the line into the Doge's Palace 
  • Skip the line and entrance to the terrace of Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Grand Canal boat tour (1 hour)
  • Highly qualified English speaking guides

Not included

  • Transfer from cruise port/hotel to meeting point (on request - extra supplement of 50 Euros from cruise port)

Start location

The tour starts at Gondola Park of Santa Maria del Giglio, next to the hotel Gritti Palace.

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VIP Venice in on day - The best of Venice

Departure afternoon 2.00 pm 

Price is for 1 to 5 people max


from €890 per unit