Florence 2 Venice Carnevale - Bus2alps

Florence 2 Venice Carnevale

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Welcome to Mardi gras: the Italian version. The ambiance of Venice and the grandeur of Carnevale combine for an unforgettable day on Italy's famous canals. Put on your carnival mask and be serenaded under the Rialto Bridge by a gondolier, visit the glass blowers of Murano, or see the colorful island of Burano. Grab your confetti and silly string and get into Italy's craziest party! Buona Festa!


  • Round trip transportation by private coach with DVD’s, A/C, and bathroom
  • 1 people mover ticket from tronchetto to island of Venice
  • The Carnevale Bus2alps informational guide
  • Bus2alps trip leader

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The trip departs Florence from the Santa Maria Novella train station. The meeting point is in the International Ticketing Hall opposite tracks 8 and 9.  Please meet your Trip Leader 20 minutes prior to departure. Travel to Venice is by private, luxury coach bus with A/C, DVD, and bathroom.

Once we arrive in Venice you are free to join in on the confetti throwing and mask wearing of the festival or explore the the intricate arrangement of canals and buildings on stilts. There is a market at our arrival location that sells masks. From here, it is easy to access the glass-blowing island of Murano, the colorful houses on the island of Burano, or head directly to the St. Mark’s Square, the center of the festival, by way of waterbus or on foot. Shortly after arrival, your trip leaders will organize departures to St. Mark’s Square by foot, and to Murano and Burano by way of water bus. We recommend purchasing a day pass for the water bus as this will allow you to explore all of Venice’s islands with ease.

Shortly after arrival, your trip leaders will organize departures to St. Mark’s Square by foot, and also to Murano & Burano by water bus, which you can utilize with a one way pass or a full day pass, which we recommend. You will have plenty of time ot spend your day checking out Venice’s islands and experiencing the Carnival. You can get on the canals, take a ride in a gondola or opt for the inexpensive option of touring around by waterbus. The bus will depart from Venice for Florence that evening. 


Highlights include:

  • San Marco Square
  • Rialto Bridge
  • The Grand Canal
  • Gondolas
  • Carnival masks
  • Masquerade balls
  • and more!


  1. Florence
  2. Venice