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  1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Grand Canal

Venice, North Lagoon: Traditional Venetian Boat Tour

Product ID: 41681
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Explore the scenic corners of Venice's North Lagoon by traditional boat. The 4-hour tour travels to the islands of Murano, Burano, Torcello, and San Michele, as well as “The Garden of Venice,” Sant'Erasmo, and the Convent of San Francesco del Deserto.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the scenic highlights of the North Lagoon
  • Visit the beautiful islands of the lagoon, including the San Michele cemetery
  • Learn about Venetian history from your skipper
  • Enter the wonderful Convent of San Francesco del Deserto
Full description
Cruise Venice's picturesque North Lagoon on a traditional Venetian boat and see for yourself why UNESCO certified it a World Heritage Site.

The flat-bottom gondola can reach most of the lagoon's most stunning corners, sailing between the small canals and sandbanks as you share a bottle of white wine, learn about the city's history, and marvel at the spectacular views.

The tour travels to the islands of Murano, Burano, Torcello, and the cemetery island of San Michele. Other scenic highlights include shallow waters, a saltmarsh, and Sant'Erasmo – “The Garden of Venice” – as well as the magnificent 12th-century Convent of San Francesco del Deserto, which can only be reached by private boat. The tour ends with the option to eat at one of the area's best fish restaurants.
  • Boat transport
  • Gondolier and guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to museums

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Meeting point

Ospedale waterbus stop

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Please dress comfortably and prepare for changes in the weather. Groups of under 5 participants will board the Sampierotta boat. Groups of 6 or more will use the Bragozzo. Please note that the guide will not be able to leave the boat with you should you choose to do so at any point.

Entrance to the convent is free but a small donation towards the building's upkeep is appreciated.

50% of fee will be refunded for cancellations made more than 7 days before the tour. Cancellations within 7 days, as well as no shows, will not be refunded.

From US$ 439.08 Per group up to 2

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