Taste of Venice Handicapped Cruise Excursion

2 unique neighborhoods: Popular tourist Venice + daily life Venice

This Venice handicapped cruise excursion allows you to visit both sides of Venice: the popular and magnificent tourist attractions in St. Mark’s neighborhood & the intimate and charming neighborhoods where Venetians live their daily life. You will be experiencing far more of Venice than most cruisers who spend a day here.

The Taste of Venice Handicapped Accessible Cruise Excursion begins with a wheelchair accessible van to meet your guide at Piazzale Roma pier, to take the Vaporetto to the Rialto Mercato neighborhood where you can visit the morning fish market and the fruit market. You can visit the shops in the intimate back streets before having lunch along the Grand Canal in the shadows of the Rialto Bridge.

The afternoon of this Venice handicapped cruise excursion starts with taking the Vaporetto from Rialto Mercato to St. Mark’s Square for your 2.5 hour Heart of Venice Accessible Guided Tour of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. Your tour guide will escort you back to the Vaporetto which will take you to your accessible van for the return to the cruise ship. 

Accessible Cruise Excursion Itinerary

9 am (or whenever your cruise ship arrives) – A wheelchair accessible van will meet you at the cruise dock and bring you to your tour guide, where you will take the Vaporetto to the Rialto Mercato neighborhood.

Morning – Your morning will be spent visiting the beautiful and accessible Rialto Mercato neighborhood. You will get to see the fish market and the fruit market where Venetians purchase their supplies on a daily basis. Pictures of the fish market and fruit market are shown below.

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After seeing how Venetians spend their daily lives, you’ll have the rest of the morning to explore the beautiful piazzas and back alleys with your tour guide.

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Lunch – You’ll have lunch at one of the accessible restaurants on the Grand Canal next to the Rialto Bridge. Vaporetti, gondolas, and private boats will slowly cruise by your restaurant while you soak in the ambience of Venice. What a great view!

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12:30 pm – You will take the Vaporetto from the Rialto Mercato neighborhood to the famous St. Mark’s Square.

1 pm to 3:30 pm – Your tour guide will do the incredible Heart of Venice Accessible Tour. The next 2.5 hours will be spent hearing about the fascinating history of the city of Venice and the Venetian Empire. You will visit the Doge’s Palace using the wheelchair accessible elevator (shown on the lower left) as well as the St. Mark’s Basilica using the wheelchair ramp (shown on the lower right).

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3:30 pm to 6 pm – You will get 30 minutes of free time, then your guide will escort you back to the Vaporetto which will take you to your accessible van for the return to your ship.

Venice Handicapped Shore Excursion Details

Shore excursion duration: Full day
Cost of tour with accessible van transfer:
      ​1-2 persons 950 Euros
      3-4 persons 1000 Euros
      5-6 persons 1100 Euros

* 50 euro off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package
Days of the week the excursion is offered: Every day
Meeting place: Venice cruise dock
Dress code: Covered knees and shoulders (to get into St. Mark’s Basilica)
Number of people on tour: Up to 6 people
Entrance tickets and Vaporetto: Not included

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