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CLASSIC VENICE GONDOLA RIDE

You can't leave Venice without taking a gondola ride! A visit to Venice is not complete unless you take a gondola ride down the world-famous Grand Canal. Enjoy Venice from the privileged view of a condola, accompanied by its gentle movements. A classic gondola ride is the perfect way to appreciate the beauty, charm and color of this unique city built on water. You will be enthralled by the elegance of the grand mansions with their fine facades and richly toned plaster work. You’ll also explore many hidden canals so small you can literally touch the palazzos and breathe in the Italian culture, all the while being cradled in the atmosphere unique only to Venice. Feel part of an ancient Venetian tradition and experience Venice as the locals have for more than a thousand years. The tour ends with the landing at the station Vallaresso (Dogana). DETAILS: MEETING POINT Campo San Luca TIME 11:00am  - 2:00pm - 4:30pm summer schedule 12:00pm - 2:30pm - 4:30pm winter schedule DURATION 30mins approx WHEN Daily PRICE € 31pp   PLEASE NOTE: - Please reach at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour starts. Venice can be a labyrinth so you want to give yourself enough time to reach the right meeting point. - This is not a private tour, so you will have others along to make it all the more festive and fun! - Seating is on first come first served basis and left to the discretion of gondolier in order to balance the load on Gondola. - There is no serenade (singing) or commentary on this Gondola option. - Minimum number of people per gondola is 4 and the maximum number of people is 6 - As no explanation are needed, this tour does not foreseen language services   IMPORTANT: you MUST print all pages of the voucher you will receive after booking to present the voucher at the tour start point or attraction entrance

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MURANO, BURANO & TORCELLO ISLANDS

Discover the Venetian islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello in one day! Take the trip to visit the famous islands of Murano and Burano and learn about the age-old handcrafts that brought these little islands fame from the quality Murano glass and Burano lace being made first-hand. It’s the perfect afternoon trip from Venice for those seeking a combination of history and behind-the-scenes action! After a short ride on a boat you will reach MURANO. Explore the island on foot and stop at a glass factory to watch a skilled glass blower create works of art. Learn from your guide about Murano’s wealth in the 15th and 16th centuries when the island was central to Europe’s glass making. Before re-boarding the boat, you'll have time to visit a museum showcasing the world-famous Murano glass. Afterward, journey to the island of BURANO and admire the picturesque fishermen's houses painted in bright pastel colors. In this miniature Venice, you’ll find the famous lace – abundant since the 16th century and once considered the most refined in Europe. Browse local shops and find lace on display at a museum dedicated to the craft of lace making before your guide returns you to Venice. The tour will continue to the delightful island of TORCELLO, home to Venice’s first cathedral. The cathedral, Santa Fosca, is a masterpiece with its mosaics and Byzantine structure. After your tour, re-board the motor launch to cross the lagoon back to Venice. The tour ends at the original starting point. DETAILS: WHEN DAILY DEPARTURES 9:30am - 11:00am - 2:30pm Summer Schedule 11:00am Winter schedule Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing MEETING POINT Alilaguna ticket office. Please verify the meeting point on your voucher that MUST be printed and presented to the meeting point PRICE € 23.00pp INCLUDED Boat transportation to Murano, Burano and Torcello islands, local guide DURATION 4h NOTE: The tour could be multilingual IMPORTANT TO KNOW: - Passengers have to reach the meeting point 15 minutes prior to departure. - You will have around 30 minutes at leisure to explore each island - Tour will not operate in the event of bad weather. Your tour will either be rearranged or a full refund offered. - The tour is not private but shared with other guests not belonging to the same party in fact Italy on a Budget tours is not the direct organiser of this tour and we collaborate with a local agency. This means that the target of the partecipants is varied. It is important for us if you could send us your feedback after the tour by email in order to understand if the service offered is up to your espectation and high standard - The entrance fees to churches in Torcello is not included. - The morning of the Vogalonga Regatta (May 24th 2015) tour does NOT operate. - The afternoon of the Historical Regatta (September 6th 2015) tour ends at “Fondamente Nuove” area instead of Saint Mark’s area. - The afternoon of the Burano Regatta (September 20th 2015) tour does not stop in Torcello. - Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). - No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher

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VENICE GONDOLA RIDE WITH SERENADE

A gondola ride is an absolute must do in Venice especially if there is a serenade on board! A pleasant and relaxing “promenade” with gondolas with a musician on board of one of the gondolas which will accompany your trip along the inner canals of the city. The Grand Canal has been called ‘the finest street in the world”. As your gondola flows through its shimmering waters, you will see a boulevard of baroque palazzo dating from the 12th to the 18th century. Share a 40 minute Gondola Cruise with other travelers along the canals of Venice and be entertained with music and song as you glide along the Canals of enchanting Venice. With music filling the air and the wonderful Baroque buildings reflected in the waters – a Gondola ride is truly the best way to experience the magical city of Venice. This is not a private tour, your Gondola will be shared with others, if you are looking for a more intimate experience we do also offer the private gondola for 2. DETAILS: WHEN Daily DURATION 40mins STARTING TIME 01 Apr - 31 Oct: 1830h (6:30pm) and 1930h (7:30pm) MEETING POINT Tour departs from “Campo Santa Maria del Giglio” in front of hotel Gritti, Venice, 30124. Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing. PRICE € 41.00pp   PLEASE NOTE: 1.Tours will not operate in the event of bad weather, high tide or Gondolier's strike. Your tour will either be-rearranged or a full refund offered. 2. Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher. 3.The tour is not private, your Gondola will be shared with other guests, there can be up to 6 people per gondola. Seats will be allocated by the gondolier in order to balance the load on Gondola. 4.The Gondolas are accompanied by a singer + a musician. There is not one singer for each Gondola instead Gondolas travel in a group to allow multiple Gondolas to listen to the same musicians. 5. Please note that due to the popularity of the Gondola ride, the boarding area is likely to be crowded. 6. Refunds cannot be offered in the case of late arrivals and no shows. 7. Tour does not operate on 18 July (Redentore) and on 06 Sep (Historical Regatta)

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SIMPLY ITALY 8DAYS/7NIGHTS

Vacation in some of the most famous Italian cities in 8 days Venice, Rome, Vatican City, Florence, Pisa, Cinque Terre and the Chianti Region with a passionate team of locals. Explore these cit...
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BUONGIORNO ITALIA - 7 DAYS/ 6NIGHTS

Visit the most famous Italian cities in 7 days. ROME - FLORENCE - PISA - CINQUE TERRE - VENICE with a local crew. Experience the best of Italy with your crazy and fun Italian guides for a real Italian adventure. ITINERARY: Monday DAY 1: Arrival to Rome  DAY 2: Old city centre & Vatican city DAY 3: Free morning in Rome - Florence  DAY 4: Pisa & Cinque Terre day tour  DAY 5: Full day in Florence DAY 6: Venice Sunday DAY 7: Check out Venice    WHAT'S INCLUDED: 6 night accommodation Welcome dinner in Rome Welcome drink and "aperitivo" buffet food in Florence. Full time expertise and service of our awesome Italy on a Budget tours guides. We are all local guides for a real Italian experience Train tickets to Florence and Venice on fast speed trains. Orientation walks in Florence, Rome and Venice led by the Italy on a Budge tour leaders Maps, info and tips about all places DETAILS DEPARTURES: All year round. The tour starts on a Monday and end on a Sunday in Venice at 10:00 am  PRICE: from € 599 in 3 bed shared cabin - from € 900 in private ensuite cabin   ACCOMMODATION TYPE: 6 nights in our favourite budget accommodations. 2N in Rome in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ) - 3N in Florence in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ) - 1N in Venice ( hostel or camping village ).  Private accommodation is available too.  TOUR TYPE: Good mix of organised activities with our team to meet new travellers and free time to explore on your own.  GROUP SIZE: min. 2 - max 15 Check out all the photos of the trip from previous travellers on our FACEBOOK PAGE NOTE:  1. All final details will be sent by email  2. You can arrive to Rome whenever it is best for you. Check in time is from 3:00pm but if you arrive earlier feel free to store your bags in the accommodation. Tour will officially start in the late afternoon ( 5:00pm approx ). DID YOU KNOW THAT... TRAVEL MORE You save money when combining the Buongiorno Italia with the Amalfi coast tour departing on Thursday from Rome and returning back on  Sunday just before you start the 7 day trip on Monday. PAYMENT OPTIONS If you are short in cash, pay a 50% deposit online when booking by using the code " DEPOSIT "  and pay the remaining balance in full only 6 weeks prior the tour. ADD NIGHTS If you are arriving a day earlier in Rome, you can select the extra night before finalising the trip. If you wish to extend your stay in Venice, make sure you select the extra nights   What people say about this tour  " Buongiorno Itallia " Sasa and Alex were the best guides!! They were so knowledgable and funny and we loved spending the few days on the tour with them. Everything was so well done and professional. We got to see so much in a short time and for a very good price. This was the best tour we found in Italy and Sasa and Alex made it even better! The hostel they set us up in was one of the nicest I've ever stayed in. The transportation with either the bus or the train was very efficient, nice, and fun!!   read more

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LET'S GO NORTH - 9 DAYS/8 NIGHTS

9 Days to discover the best of Northern Italy Visit some of the most famous Italian cities Florence, Pisa, Venice, Verona, Cinque Terre, Milan, Lake Como and lots more in small groups and with the guidance of our local team. It is the perfect mix of free time and group activities.  ITINERARY: DAY 1 : Welcome to Florence - Orientation city walk with welcome drink & food DAY 2 : Full free day in Florence DAY 3: Day trip to Pisa & the Best of Cinque Terre DAY 4: Venice - afternoon orientation city walk DAY 5: Full free day in Venice DAY 6: Day tour to Verona DAY 7: Milano - afternoon orientation city walk DAY 8: Day tour to Lake Como & Como DAY 9: Check out   WHAT'S INCLUDED 8 nights in our favourite budget accommodations Welcome drinks and food in Florence. Full time expertise and service of our awesome Italy on a Budget tours guides. We are lall local guides for a real Italian experience. Train tickets to Venice, Verona and to Milan on a fast speed trains, boat tour on the Lake Como. Orientation walks in Florence, Verona, Milan and Venice led by the Italy on a Budget tours tour leaders Maps, info and tips about all places DETAILS DEPARTURES: All year round. The tour starts on a Sunday and end on a Monday in Milan at 10:00 am  PRICE: from € 599 in 3 bed shared cabin - from € 900 in private ensuite cabin   ACCOMMODATION TYPE: 8 nights in our favourite budget accommodations.  - 3N in Florence in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ) - 3N in Venice ( hostel or camping village )in a 6/8 bed shared dorm - 2N in a  6/8 bed shared dorm Milan.  Private accommodation is available too.  TOUR TYPE: Good mix of organised activities with our team to meet new travellers and free time to explore on your own.  GROUP SIZE: min. 2 - max 15 Check out all the photos of the trip from previous travellers on our FACEBOOK PAGE   NOTE:  1. All final details will be sent by email  2. You can arrive to Florence whenever it is best for you. Check in time is from 3:00pm but if you arrive earlier feel free to store your bags in the accommodation. Tour will officially start in the late afternoon (8:00pm approx ). DID YOU KNOW THAT... TRAVEL MORE Combine the LET'S GO NORTH with our > LET'S GO SOUTH from Monday to Sunday > AMALFI COAST TRIP from Thursday to Sunday > BEST OF TUSCANY from Monday to Thursday OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES Tours you can join in Florence on your free day: - The Tuscany Experience - Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti region - The Grape Escape winery tour Tours you can join in Venice on your free day: - 30M Gondola Ride in Venice - Half day tour to Murano, Burano and Torcello islands ADD NIGHTS  It's possible to add extra nights prior the trip and after. Simply add them to your booking before checking out. PAYMENT OPTIONS If you are short in cash, pay a 50% deposit online when booking by using the code " DEPOSIT "  and pay the remaining balance in full only 6 weeks prior the tour.   What people say about this tour Me and my friend had an amazing experience on the Let's Go North tour. Every one of the guides were friendly, accommodating, and insightful. They definitely went above and beyond to make sure we were getting the best out of the experience. I loved everything about the places we visited and the hotels we stayed at. I wholeheartedly recommend this tour for anyone looking to experience Italy the true Italian way!   read more   Want to see more of Italy? Combine the Let's go North with our  7D LET'S GO SOUTH

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MAMMA MIA! - 13 DAYS/12 NIGHTS

Visit the best of Italy with our 13 day tour "Mamma mia!" departing from Rome. Step back in time as you explore the historic streets of Rome, drink the best wines in Tuscany, swim in the crystal waters of the Mediterrenean sea and lots more. In this 13 days you’ll get to know the top destinations of Italy. This tour is the perfect combination of organized activities and free time for you to explore this amazing country. You will get to know not only the ancient city of Rome, its ruins and fountains, the beautiful and artistic city of Florence, the narrow streets and canals of Venice and the enchanting amalfi coast, but also the Tuscan countryside and its wine, the picturesque coast of Cinque Terre, amazing pizza in Naples and more. ITINERARY: Monday    DAY 1 :   Welcome to Rome  - Orientation walk & dinner DAY 2: Trevi fountain, Spanish Steps, Vatican city & lots more DAY 3 : Full day at your own leisure DAY 4 : Pompeii - Sorrento DAY 5 : Full day in Capri island DAY 6 : Day tour to Positano & Amalfi coast   DAY 7 : Naples - welcome to Florence DAY 8 : Day tour to Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti region with wine tasting DAY 9 : Day tour to Pisa and the Cinque Terre  DAY 10 : Full free day in Florence  DAY 11 : Arrival to Venice - Orientation walk of the city centre  DAY 12 : Half day tour to Murano, Burano and Torcello islands - free afternoon Saturday DAY 13 :  Check out   WHAT'S INCLUDED 12 nights in our favourite budget accommodations.  Welcome dinner in Rome Welcome drink and buffet "aperitivo" in Florence Limoncello tasting in Sorrento Full time expertise and service of our awesome Italy on a Budget tours guides. We are lall local guides for a real Italian experience. Train tickets to Venice and to Florence on a fast speed trains Private van/coach to Amalfi coast Private transport on day 8 and 9 Boat ride to Capri island Entry tickets to Pompeii archaeological site Orientation walks in Florence, Rome and Venice led by the Italy on a Budget tours tour leaders Maps, info and tips about all places DETAILS DEPARTURES: Every Monday from April till the end of September. The tour starts on a Monday and end on a Saturday in Venice at 10:00 am  PRICE: from € 1000 in shared room - from € 1300 in private double/twin room  ACCOMMODATION TYPE: 3N in Rome in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ) - 3N in Sorrento in a 3 bed shared cabin ( camping village ) - 4N in Florence in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ) - 2N in Venice ( hostel or camping village ).Private accommodation is available too.  TOUR TYPE: Good mix of organised activities with our team to meet new travellers and free time to explore on your own.  GROUP SIZE: min. 2 - max 15 Check out all the photos of the trip from previous travellers on our FACEBOOK PAGE   NOTE:  1. All final details will be sent by email  2. You can arrive to Rome whenever it is best for you. Check in time is from 3:00pm but if you arrive earlier feel free to store your bags in the accommodation. Tour will officially start in the late afternoon ( 5:00pm approx ).   GOOD TO KNOW... PAYMENT OPTIONS If you are short in cash, pay a 50% deposit online when booking by using the code " DEPOSIT "  and pay the remaining balance in full only 6 weeks prior the tour. ADD NIGHTS If you are arriving a day earlier in Rome, you can select the extra night before finalising the trip. If you wish to extend your stay in Venice, make sure you select the extra nights SPECIAL OFFER 4X3 Travel in a group of 4 people and one person travels for FREE! Get in touch with our team TRAVEL MORE Combine this tour with our: > MILAN & LAKE COMO from Saturday till Monday    WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT THIS TOUR "Italy on a budget has been the most amazing experience ever. I've never been to Europe before and am travelling alone. After booking the Mama Mia tour with them I can safely say I will be back and use there services again. All the guides have perfect English, a vast knowledge of all the areas in which I travelled to (the arts, history, activities, food and wine). Professional, friendly on time, over and above helpful. I would highly recommend this company and a huge thank you my wonderful tour guides Sasa, Alessandro, Alice and Mariana I am so grateful to all of you for making my holiday so incredible. I would highly recommend italy in a budget to anyone travelling for your tour company. Forever thankful"   "Just finishing up one of the best holidays of my life! We wanted to see Rome, Amalfi Coast, Cinque Terre/Pisa, Florence and Venice so booked the Mamma Mia tour and it was perfect! The tour had flexibility to do our own things as well as the security of an organized tour with someone helping us along the way. Excellent customer service from the office as well as the guides! Accommodations were clean, comfortable and convenient locations to sights. Special thanks to Sasa and Veronica! You were both amazing!" Shannon 2017   Read more...

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