Water activity

Venice: Sunset Cruise by Typical Venetian Boat

Activity provider: Tootsy

Venice: Sunset Cruise by Typical Venetian Boat

Activity provider: Tootsy
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From US$ 87.21 per person

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Climb aboard a typical Venetian boat and sail into the sunset. See Venice at its most charming as the sun sets over the Lagoon. Raise a glass of sparkling Prosecco to toast the painterly light of the sky and stunning reflections on the water as you sail.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • See Venice cloaked in sunset colors from on board a typical Venetian boat
  • Enjoy a relaxing and romantic adventure across the Venetian Lagoon
  • Sip sparkling Prosecco as the sun sets over the water
  • Cruise to some of the more remote islands of Venice
Full description
Enjoy a romantic adventure in Venice and climb aboard a beautiful Venetian boat to cruise around the city as the sun sets. Depart from central Venice and head for the islands of St. Andrea and Vignole. You will then cruise along the Lido, heading towards the quiet islands of San Lazzaro degli Armeni, San Servolo, San Clemente, Le Grazie, Giudecca, and San Giorgio Maggiore. Between Giudecca and San Giorgio you will be served a glass of sparkling Prosecco to sip as you take in breathtaking views of the Salute Church and St. Mark's Square. Watch as the sun descends in the sky and paints the beautiful architecture and waters of the lagoon shades of red, orange, and amber. Return through St. Elena and the Arsenale as your captain tells the history of Venice and its islands.
Includes
  • Shared boat cruise
  • 1 bottle of wine for every 2 people
  • Guide/driver
    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
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet your boat 10 meters on the right of waterbus stop "Ospedale," a 10-minute walk from S. Marks Square, Venice.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes. If it is sunny, bring sun cream and a hat. If it is cloudy, bring a raincoat, and don't forget your camera!
    • If there will be 4 or less people booked for the tour, the boat that will be used is the "Sampierotta," as you can see in the boat's pictures, and not the "Bragozzo".
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 119 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      4.7/5

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    My family and I had the great pleasure of being guided by Tomosa on his classic Venetian styled boat. Honestly, it wasn’t the boat, the possible sunset, or anything else that made the trip it was Tomosa. Hands down an exceptionally smart, humorous, and well spoken skipper. My husband and I enjoyed his stories and wit so much that we almost had to be reminded to take pictures. He was organized by explaining to us what we were doing, where we were going and when we would do certain things. I found him to be considerate of our elderly group member to ensure she made it into the boat safely. We just had such a great time with him and learning some of Venice’s history. My husband and I love naval history and seeing Venice from this perspective was so much fun. We drank Prosecco, the whole bottle. I would highly recommend take a cruise with him, sunset, no sunset… it’s still an absolute blast to talk to him and hear all the wonderful historical stories.

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    March 18, 2022

    Unfortunately, no tour during the sunset as described. Nevertheless great with one or the other glass of prosseco - no white wine (!), on a private boat, controlled by a very friendly Tomaso. The tour should have started 30-45 minutes later, so that at the end of October you could have seen the sky during the sunset, which is beautiful in front of St. Mark's Square. Value for money super, especially considering what would have cost a water taxi for two hours without prosseco. In total we were four, plus boat guides - it is worth seeing again in the short term whether the originally booked tour is still available or fully booked and if necessary choose another day.

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    October 27, 2021

    Thomaso was an excellent guide. He was so stressed as 3 of our party were late & he was so apologetic, we ended up leaving after waiting 15 minutes for these people who said they were 5 minutes away. Apart from that, which was down to those people who have no problem making others wait, it was one of our best experiences during our stay. Thomaso was good fun, so knowledgable & shouldn’t do enough for us. We would highly recommend this trip. Our photos are amazing. We met a lovely German family & a great guy from New York on the trip. The Prosecco was really good quality too.

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    October 1, 2021

    Product ID: 29920