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Private Boat Tour of Venice Grand Canal and Lunch

Private Boat Tour of Venice Grand Canal and Lunch

From US$ 632.44 per group up to 2

Enjoy a lunch of Venetian specialities before embarking on a guided tour exploring the history of Venice in a private water taxi. The tour concludes with a walk around the area.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Experience a trip along the most famous waterway of the world
  • Discover the history of the most breathtaking palaces on Grand Canal
  • Take part in a walking tour up to the heart of Venice, Rialto’s Market and its famous bridge
  • Enjoy a special lunch in a typical Venetian restaurant
Full description
This private tour of Venice starts with an excellent 3-course lunch in a typical restaurant. At the end of the lunch, your tour of the marvels of enchanting Venetian architecture will start. Your personal guide will take you through the history and tales of the wonderful Venetian palaces and buildings that once belonged to the wealthiest families of the ancient Republic of Venice. You will admire the most important places of interest comfortably seated aboard a private water taxi. You will have approximately 1 hour on the boat to enjoy the greatest waterway of the world, the Grand Canal. Finally you will take a walking tour through the center of Venice. You will get off at St. Marcula, in front of the Fondaco dei Turchi and you guide will accompany you along Strada Nova to reach the marvelous Rialto Bridge with its ancient markets. Once this was the center of commercial and financial activities. Lunch Menu: First Course Gragnano spaghetti with clams in the shell Baked lasagna with veal sauce Homemade ravioli with spinaches and cottage cheese with nut sauce Ribbon noodles with wild salmon and zucchini Spaghetti Carbonara Second Course Fillet of Gilthead Seabream Mediterranea style Mixed royal fried fish with catch of the day Chicken in curry sauce with apple and pilaf rice Sliced beef with rosemary Baked puff pastry with seasonal vegetables Baked potatoes or mixed seasonal vegetables Dessert Tiramisù Drinks not included.
  • Tour guide
  • Private water taxi ride along the Grand Canal (approximately 1 hour)
  • 3-course lunch (drinks not included) at restaurant Antico Pignolo
  • Drinks or snacks for children under 2 (to be paid for on the spot)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Ristorante Antico Pinolo, Calle Specchieri S. Marco 451.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • This is a private tour
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • The itinerary could change in case of exceptionally bad weather
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The following can be said about the tour: - Very high level of expertise - Stress-free despite the high temperatures. It was indescribably nice

July 21, 2019

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Product ID: 97458