From Poreč: Day Excursion to Venice by Boat

4.3 / 5

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From Poreč: Day Excursion to Venice by Boat

From $81.89 per person

Visit Venice on a day trip from Poreč. A speedboat makes the crossing in just 3 hours leaving you plenty of time to explore this fascinating place.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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  • Learn about Venice during the catamaran crossing
  • Enjoy views of the Venice lagoon from the boat as you arrive
  • Explore the city and visit iconic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Murano glass workshops
Full description
On this 12-hour program you’ll travel to Venice by high-speed catamaran. Discover old squares, stunning palaces, churches, and galleries as you explore the city. At 07:00 you'll board the catamaran in the port of Poreč, and at 07:30 you’ll be on your way to Venice. On the catamaran sails out, you can sit back, relax and enjoy a a short introduction to Venice. You'll also be offered some optional services such as gondola rides, taxi boat rides, lunch and more. As you approach Venice you’ll have views of the islands in the lagoon and a panoramic view of the city. Disembark at 10:30 and from that point you can explore the city at your leisure. Take a short walk to Piazza San Marco. From there you can you head into the maze of streets off the square. Enjoy a gondola ride along the canals. Try some of the city’s fine cuisine. If you like, you can visit one of the Murano glass workshops and see the process of glass making. At 5:00 PM the catamaran departs Venice. The excursion ends at 8:00 PM back in the port of Poreč.
  • Single or return journey by catamaran from Poreč to Venice (depending on option selected)
  • Short overview of Venice
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunglasses

    Not allowed

    • Smoking

    Know before you go

    •  When booking please provide your passport or EU ID details including name and surname, gender, date of birth, and nationality of each participant
    • Be sure to bring your passport
    • It's a good idea to bring a sweater as mornings and evenings at sea tend to be a bit cooler
    Customer reviews

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    4.3 /5

    based on 80 reviews

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    Everything was good. We enjoyed boat ride, boat crew was super nice. We had around 5h of free time in Venice because we left Porec later than it was expected. Passport control in Venice went pretty fast as for Italian standards. We didn’t take part in any additional activities (gondola ride, speedboat tour etc) that we could book and buy on the boat because we found them cheaper on GetYourGuide and we didn’t want to waste time on waiting for other people. This 5h were enough for us to walk around the Venice, make photos, got lost and find good, normally priced restaurant!

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    July 28, 2021

    There and back are easy. We only partially share the butter ride charm described in other reviews. The offers are certainly interesting and helpful for people who don't want to rush through Venice on their own. You only have a 5 1/2 hour stay if you add passport control and wait until departure. From 11:30 you can move around freely and by 16:00 at the latest you should be back at the harbor. You only have 4 1/2 times. if you want to move with the water bus, there is a stop right at the harbor. There, however, you can neither buy tickets nor pick up tickets bought online, which is 5 minutes away at the next stop. from there you can be at St. Mark's Square in 10 minutes. overall we were very satisfied otherwise. you can of course only get a rough impression of this overcrowded city. we like to come back for a long weekend

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    September 27, 2019

    Fantastic trip to Venice, very well put together and organised. The guides were amazing, knew their stuff. Lunch was excellent, just the right portions. I found doing Venice this way without any hassle of having to find anywhere to eat etc better than having to organise it myself. Also the gondola ride was amazing, I can tick that box. Once again the staff were amazing

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    August 18, 2019

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