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The Ultimate Milan to Venice Day Trip 2024

Escape the hustle of Milan and allow us to whisk you back through time. Discover the enchanting world of Renaissance Italy expressed in the beautiful city of Venice, where gondolas glide peacefully through the tranquil canals creating serenity that easily makes you forget all the problems in the world. Let our experienced guides take you through the magnificence of St Mark’s Square and the elegance of Rialto Bridge that are bound to leave you speechless.

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Milan to Venice Day Trip

Join us on a full-day journey that takes you back in time and experience the uniqueness that characterizes the city of Venice. Discover how this magnificent town got its nickname: The City of Water and marvel at the astonishing beauty of Renaissance architecture.

Your adventure begins at the Milan Visitor Center, where you can get comfortable and let the stunning scenery of Northern Italy unfold before your eyes during your bus ride. Feast your eyes on the picturesque Lombardy region and catch glimpses of the impressive landmarks of Brescia, Verona, Vicenza, and Padua as our knowledgeable guides introduce you to insightful information about these historical towns. Soak in the beauty of rolling hills and vineyards of the Veneto region as you approach the recognizable Venetian lagoon.

Enjoy Venice through a lagoon boat trip and explore the charm of small islands scattered around the Venetian lagoon. Get awe-struck by the incredible beauty of San Giorgio Maggiore and Venezia Santa Lucia, known as one of Europe’s most stunning train stations. Experience the unique view of the exquisite arches on the Rialto Bridge and discover the mesmerizing artwork of Palazzo Barbarigo while passing through the Grand Canal.

Let our guides teach you about the mask tradition and the importance of the carnival held at the Piazza San Marco. Learn about the history written in the Doge’s Palace, once the seat of Venetian power, with its Gothic characteristics bound to amaze you. Feel the gratitude that symbolizes the prominent Santa Maria della Salute basilica, a true masterpiece of Baroque architecture.

Explore the charm of the Floating City at your own pace, as you’ll have enough free time to get lost in numerous cobblestone streets and canals and take in the diverse design of each bridge you cross. To truly feel like a local, take a gondola ride and experience the primary way they navigate through their homeplace. Remember to indulge your taste buds in delicious Venetian cuisine and try their traditional recipes to immerse yourself in a whole Venetian experience.

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Included

  • Round-trip transportation in an AC bus
  • Professional guide
  • 2-hour guided walking tour of Venice
  • Boat trip through Venice Lagoon

Not included

  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Food and beverage
  • Entry fees
  • Gondola rides
  • Tips (optional)

Not suitable for

  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
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Tour Highlights

Explore the beautiful city of Venice

Prepare to be amazed by more bridges than you could count, stunning architecture, and unique cultural heritage preserved for centuries. Immerse yourself in the beautiful mosaics that symbolize St. Mark’s Basilica and feel the weight of history at the iconic Piazza San Marco.

Enjoy the guided tour

Gain insightful knowledge about Venice’s historical impact throughout thousands of years. Learn about its crucial role in maritime trade as a powerful Republic. Take in the beauty of its art and culture while exploring the different styles of architecture that decorate each corner of Venice.

Experience a lagoon boat trip

Indulge yourself in the unparalleled beauty of Venetian lagoon on our boat trip, where you’ll get awe-struck by the mesmerizing beauty of small islands scattered throughout. See the Venetian skyline from a unique perspective as you glide through the canals, and experience the true essence of this remarkable city.

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FAQ – Milan to Venice Day Trip

Can Venice be a day trip?

Yes. It is easy to get to Venice from nearby cities, leaving you with enough time to explore the highlights this historical town has to offer. If planned correctly, you can check off all the priority sights on your bucket list and experience the mesmerizing beauty of The City of Water. Consider booking a guided tour, as this will ensure a stress-free way to explore all the must-see attractions and make the most of your time. Also, think about booking a day trip from Milan to Switzerland and indulge in an incredible experience on the Bernina Express Train.

How far is Milan from Venice?

The distance between Milan and Venice is roughly 250 km. The duration of the trip may vary depending on your choice of transportation. The quickest way to get from Milan to Venice is by train.

How much is a gondola ride in Venice?

The price of a gondola ride in Venice may vary depending on the time of the day, the duration of your ride, and the number of people taking the gondola. While wishing your gondola driver to sing or play makes an ultimate Venetian experience, it comes with an additional cost. The best way to avoid surprises is to communicate the price before the start of your gondola adventure.

Can you just walk around Venice?

Definitely! Venice is an entirely pedestrian town, making the main ways of transport by foot or by taking a gondola ride.

Meeting point

The meeting point is at the Milan Visitor Center. You can easily reach the location via the metro; the nearest stations are Cairoli M1 (red line, exit via Cusani) or Lanza M2 (green line, exit via Foro Buonaparte).

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Good to Know Before You Go

  • The tour is guaranteed in the selected language. 
  • Remember that you’ll spend a few hours traveling from Milan to Venice.
  • During special events, opening times can change.
  • Since Venice is an entirely pedestrian city, be sure to wear comfy clothes and shoes, as you’ll be doing a fair amount of walking during your exploration.
  • Pets and luggage are not allowed on tour.
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An incredible way to visit Venice!

We were looking into ways to reach Venice and we’re happy that we chose the guided tour as it made exploration so easy with no planning on our side. The guide was very cheerful and informative, making our experience unique! We took the gondola ride during our free time and enjoyed the sight before us. The trip’s highlight was St Mark’s Square and the impressive Grand Canal. We fell in love with the town during just one day trip to Venice! We will never forget this day and the amazing city of Venice.

Rafaela

An experience worth your time!

A very organized tour made it possible to see all the main attractions of Venice. We loved the lagoon boat trip so much that we didn’t even feel the need to take the gondola ride afterward. We spent our free time walking around the town and eating at the restaurant our amazing guide recommended. She was super informative, which made this experience truly unique. We highly recommend this Milan to Venice day trip as it gives you a stress-free way of travel.

Antonio

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