Venice: Murano, Torcello & Burano Boat Trip with Guide
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- Duration options: 5.5 - 6 hours
Eat your way around Venice on a 2.5-hour tasting tour of some of the city's eateries, and get views of the historical monuments and attractions along the way. Begin in the San Marco district and stroll to the Rialto Bridge over the Grand Canal. Visit Rialto Market and marvel at the colorful fruit and vegetable stalls. Experience everyday life in the city as the locals come to purchase fresh fish and other ingredients. Next, go to Campo San Polo and enter the Basilica dei Frari. Pass the square of Campo San Bartolomeo, where the locals like to gather. Along the way, taste a wide range of food specialties, from regional cheeses to buranelli biscuits and traditional cakes. Sample some sweet tiramisù in the city where it was invented, and experience the unique culture of cicchetti, the tapas-like snacks loved by Venetians served in typically cozy bàcari (bars). End on the...
It was a great tour. I was expecting to learn about the local food (and I did, it’s delicious!), but I was also taught plenty about the Venetian history and culture! Definitely recommend it if it’s your first time in Venice (or second or third, like some people in the group). Silvia was amazing! Great guide, count yourself lucky if you get her! Fantastic storyteller and she knows so much about Venice and all the best places to eat.
Eat and drink your way around Venice on a food and wine tasting tour with a local guide. Visit some of the city's favorite eateries and wine bars, sample tapas-like "Cicchetti", and learn about Venetian culinary culture. Taste a wide range of food specialties, from regional cheeses to buranelli biscuits to traditional cakes. Pair your food samples with traditional drinks and Italian wines. Sample tiramisù in the city where it was invented, and experience the unique culture of “Cicchetti”, the tapas-like snacks loved by Venetians served in cozy and charming “bàcari” (bars). Discover old taverns and quaint locales where locals gather and eat. Explore quaint alleys, historic streets, and colorful markets and view historical monuments and attractions along the way.
Escape the busy streets and follow your local guide around small alleyways that you wouldn’t imagine finding on your own including Marco Polo’s house. Get off the beaten path and marvel at the city views from above on a panoramic terrace with 360-degree views over Venice. Try an authentic pastry at a local pastry house. Every mouthwatering treat is fresh and home baked in the large workshop. Take a look at the sweets of all kinds, from Italian chocolate to many pizzas and aperitif snacks that the locals love. Visit one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world which keeps its precious books in gondolas, bathtubs and waterproof bins to avoid the flood waters. Along the way, take part in fun games, quizzes, and a treasure hunt.
We loved our guide, Roko. Very friendly and sharing stories that the kids and grownups enjoy equally.
Meet your guide and then travel north to the beautiful Valdobbiadene wine region, known for producing Italy’s best sparkling wine. Visit two of the region’s finest wineries and learn about the complex process of making real prosecco. Taste several different types of the prized fizz along with a light lunch of Veneto specialties. Explore the countryside and admire the historic villages of San Pietro di Feletto, Refrontolo, Abbazia di Santa Maria di Follina, and Castelbrando. Take a stroll through Treviso, known as the “little Venice of the Mainland.” Enjoy a Tiramisu tasting. Indulge in an irresistible Italian specialty. Lose yourself in the magical trinity of mascarpone cheese, coffee, and savoiardi. Taste a homemade tiramisu made out of local ingredients the way Italian grandmothers have been doing it for generations.
This tour will make you appreciate the real beauty of Venice, when St. Mark’s Square is still empty and illuminated by the first morning lights. You will enjoy a great breakfast at three of the best pastry shops in the city. The tour will start in St. Mark's Square where an assistant will escort you during the tour. Take some time to walk around the square without worrying about the usual coming and going of people that you would meet during the day. In fact, the only people you will encounter will be some workers and morning Venetians. Have a picture of the whole piazza and its beauty, while the assistant will answer all your questions. Then, you will enter the many 'calli' near the square and begin your discovery of three renowned Venetian pastry shops. The first stop will be in the San Lio area. Here, you will find a characteristic pastry shop located in an unusual position, well-kno...
Loved seeing Venice in the early morning- cooler and less crowded. We loved Gianni and all his stories of Venice. Having breakfast and seeing the city as it wakes up is the perfect start to any day in Venice. Highly recommend for all ages!!
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One of the best things I did in Venice. I heard so many times not to take the gondolas, that they are overpriced. Since I’m traveling solo the romantic appeal was worth the money. But every time I saw one go by it just said “Venice” to me. I’m so glad I signed up for the touristy experience. Being in the gondola and floating through the back ways was amazing, and totally unlike walking the streets. And then the excitement of the Grand Canal was magnificent. The guide made the whole experience even better.
This was such a great experience. It was a bit difficult to find the meeting location, however the company was very helpful in getting us connected with the tour guide. Once all of that was settled, the Gondola ride and the glass blowing was great. It was nice not to have to take a boat to Murano, since we were short on time and we were able to have the full experience right in Venice at the Murano Museum and Shop. Great value for the tour.
Excellent experience thanks to the girl who told us everything about the gondolas and, naturally, incredible experience with the gondolier: a super polite person who show us history of Venice. Recommended!!!
Nice gondola ride lasted about half an hour, nice the gondolier. To try
We had an amazing experience. Would recommend 100%!