Breakfast at the hotel, then departure for Venice, full day dedicated to visiting this fascinating city. Once you arrive in Venice, you can either take a guided walking tour through the most famous places of the city (Piazza San Marco with the Basilica and the Clock Tower, the Rialto Bridge, Campo Santa Maria Formosa) and others less known; or a skip-the-line guided tour of the Doge's Palace, with the Doge's luxurious apartments and the famous Bridge of Sighs; or a tour of the traditional shops, to see the craftsmen who create carnival masks in papier-mache, velvets and brocades, gold and silver jewellery, marbled paper, books and leather bindings and other wonders.Alternatively, you can take the boat trip to the islands of the Venice lagoon: Murano, known all over the world for the processing of glass; Burano, famous not only for its lace, but also for the picturesque fishermen's houses painted in bright colours; and Torcello, the first settlement centre in the lagoon. In the afternoon, a gondola ride is included. The gondola, the iconic Venetian wooden boat, will be shared with other passengers. At the end you can live the experience of 'drinking like a Venetian' with a tasting of local wines.Return to Padua at the end of the day, overnight stay at the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast.
OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES: Guided walking tour, Guided tour of the Doge's Palace, Tour of the artisan shops, Excursion to the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello, Tasting of local wines.