Venice Day Trip from Porec by High Speed Ferry


12 hours (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 10
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Overview

When on holiday in Porec, make the most of your holiday and take the opportunity to join Venezia Lines on a one-day visit to intriguing Venice. A 2 hour and 45-minute catamaran crossing gives you the opportunity to have a holiday within a holiday, making you Croatian vacation an unforgettable experience. The time on our comfortable catamaran crossing to Italy will allow us to present an overview of the day and give you an insight into the rich history of La Serenissima, the Most Serene Republic of Venice! Once having entered the Venetian lagoon you will discover a completely different world to what you are used to. Canals are substitutes to roads, boats replace cars, buses, trucks and all other road transport means. Every island and building plays an important role in the mosaic of this rich city. After disembarking in the port of San Basilio you will set off to discover the wonders of this unique city on the north-east side of the Adriatic coast.

Inclusions

  • Round-trip fast catamaran crossing.
  • Guided tour of St. Mark's Square.
  • All Fees and Taxes

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Venezia Lines, Zagrebacka 7, Porec 52440 Croatia

07:00 Check-in begins 1 hour prior to departure.

It is important to present your passport or identity card. After you collect your boarding card you will proceed to passport control. Remember you are now about to embark on a ship which will take you on an international voyage.

08:00 Departure from Porec.

During the first 2 hour sailing from Porec to Venice over the Adriatic, our guides will give you an insight into the history of this wonderful city, the development and fall of the Republic "Serenissima" and explain what is waiting for you upon arrival to the port.

During the crossing, you can also enjoy a coffee or a freshly baked croissant from our fully stocked bar.

10:00 Arrival in the Venetian Lagoon.

Here you get a taste of what to expect so enjoy the slow and scenic 45-minute sailing through the canals which will take you to San Basilio and start your Venetian adventure. In this time you also have the opportunity to purchase any of the optional extras which will make your trip more enjoyable, special and hassle-free.

10:45 Disembarkation and passport control.

11:15 Here the guests can choose the boat transfer (optional and at a cost)  which will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will tell you about the sights while sailing through the Giudecca canal: you will sail past the house of Elton John, church "Il Redentore" (the Redeemer), Hotel Danielli (known for movies such as "From Russia with love", "Moonraker", "The Tourist") and see the magnificent entrance into the Canale Grande. For guests that choose not to book this trip, a guide will walk with you to the city centre.

12:00 Arrival to St. Mark’s square and enjoy the free guided tour where you will hear about the old and new Procuratie, ala Napoleonica, bell tower, clock tower, basilica of St. Mark’s, Doge’s palace, Library, 2 Granit towers by the water and the "most" romantic bridge in Venice: bridge of sighs.

12:30 Free time to walk to the Rialto bridge, to drink a cappuccino on St. Mark’s square or use any of the optional addons, offered by the team on the ship such as lunch or a romantic gondola ride.

16:00 Meeting in the square for the return. Choose to walk with our guides or enjoy the last opportunity to visit the Canale grande with a Water taxi which will bring you back to port just in time for departure. 

16:45: Passport control and embarkation. Oncew again you must present your passport or Identity card and your boarding card.

17:15: Departure from Venice. Sail past the city centre and Lido Island and exiting the lagoon the same way we came in. Relax in the comfortable air-conditioned ship which will take you back to your port of origin.
 
20:00: Arrival back in Porec. Your Venice experience comes to an end and we can assure you it will be an unforgettable experience you will keep close to heart for years to come.

Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Venice, Venice, Veneto

Our high-speed Catamaran allows you to spend a day in Venice. Once you pass the border control you are free to explore the city. You can join in our guides to walk to the centre or opt to use our optional guided transfer by boat. Either option will last approximately 30 minutes. Once you arrive in the centre, you can join our free guided tour of Piazza San Marco. Take a walk in the city, top for a typical Italian lunch, you have enough free time to enjoy the city. You can also choose to take a gondola ride or stop for lunch with our guides. When it is time to return back to the ship, you have 3 options to choose from, you can return by yourself at your leisure and time, you can meet up with our guides who will escort you back on foot, or you can opt for an optional water taxi transfer which will allow you to view the Grand Canal en route to the port. All extras are optional and may be purchased on the ship on the way to Venice.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

All our passengers can join in a free guided tour of Piazza San Marco, where our guides will give an overview of what can be seen and a brief description of the History of Venice. The tour points out the palaces from the outside but does not include guiding on the interior of the palaces.

Duration: 35 minutes

Meeting point

Obala Maršala Tita 17, 52440, Poreč, Croatia

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide.
  • Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Passport or ID number, name and surname, nationality and date of birth are required at time of booking for all participants.
  • A current valid passport or EU identity card is required on the day of travel.
  • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveller.
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Itinerary provided is subject to arrival time as per schedule, however this may vary due to unfavourable weather conditions or border control.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Access fee to Venice will be applicable as per Italian legislation Article 1, paragraph 1129, of Law 145 dated 30.12.2018. We currently do not have information on how this will be applied.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 300 travelers

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Optional extras sold on the ship
  • All prices quoted do not include access fee to Venice
  • It will be applicable as per Italian legislation Art 1, paragraph 1129, of Law 145 date 30.12.2018
  • We currently do not have information on how this will be applied
  • Entry/Admission - Piazza San Marco

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Sharon_B
June 2022

Very well organises, the guides were excellent and very informative. We managed to so much as a result of the guides. Thoroughly recommend

Claire_V
May 2022

Great trip, not cheap for excursions but definitely value for money and would highly recommend. Long day but well worth it

Debra_J
May 2022

Enjoyed the gondola. The guides were informative and extremely helpful. I needed help to get into the water taxis. They were very kind and considerate.

lucretia4321
April 2022

The trip was amazing. All was exactly as stated on website. We ended up going with the “Full Package Tour” On board for$90 EU. Guides were terrific. If we were to do it over, we would NOT do the luncheon arranged by Venezian. The restaurant seemed good, the food and pre selected choice however...

sylviar235
September 2019

I went with my cousin on a day trip to Venice while we were on holiday in Porec. It was a really lovely trip, the staff were very polite and helpful and it was a very smooth crossing. We even saw a couple of dolphins on our way back, which made the trip even more special.

Cathy M
September 2019

Would defo NOT recomend Venezia Lines. I booked a trip from Pula Croatia to Venice months ago. Arrived in Croatia on our holiday 6th Aug, Venice trip was suppose to be 13th Aug. Only by pure chance my husband rang them the day before our trip to ask a question and the reply he got was "That trips...

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