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Explore Venice Like A Venetian

From US$ 125 per person
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  • Free Cancellation
  • No booking or credit card fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • Enjoy a boat ride along the fascinating Grand Canal and other quieter canals of Venice
  • Explore the Cannaregio neighbourhood
  • Fall in love with the Italian sunset while indulging in some cicchetti and prosecco
  • Taste the local wine and food
Forget the gondola! Go local in a Venetian boat taxi that’ll take you through the city’s lesser known canals. View Venice from the water while riding past main sites such as Rialto and San Marco, and heading into the local neighbourhoods of Cannaregio or Castello. Finish it all up with an aperitivo of local wines and cicchetti at sunset.

You’ll start your Venice boat tour at the Rialto Fish Market pier, in the oldest area of Venice, right in the heart of the city. From there, we’ll climb into an oh-so-stylish Venetian taxi boat that will take us along the Grand Canal, crossing beneath that famous Rialto Bridge — a must for anyone who wants that classic Venice view.  

From there, we’ll head deep into the Venice canal system, exploring the smaller canals and passing through lesser known (and less touristy!) parts of the city, such as the site of the historical city hospital, or the cemetery island of San Michele. Then, depending on the tide, we’ll ride through the Cannaregio area, the residential part of Venice that holds the Jewish Ghetto, Maddona dell’Orto Church, and Campo dei Mori.

As we continue along the Canal Grande, admiring its palaces and houses of nobility, we’ll make an aperitivo stop in San Marco Bay and cheers one another with a local wine. We’ll sip some Prosecco and sample some homemade cicchetti as the sun sets. Bellísimo!

We’ll finish up our Venice boat tour on land at San Marco Square, which is close to most hotels and accommodations — or, if you’re still eager to explore, we can direct you to some nearby neighborhoods so your night can keep going!
what’s included
  • Local english-speaking guide
  • Boat ride
  • Prosecco and cicchetti samples.
what’s excluded
  • Additional food and drink
  • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature
  • Tips and gratuities for the tour leader.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 2 hours
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
meeting/Start point Venice, Italy
Good to know Dress standard: Please wear casual dress and comfortable shoes for walking.

Child Policy: Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
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“The tour was lovely. Francesca was a charming, enthusiastic and perfect host. Only negative comment is that the tour was 30 - 45 minutes shorter than booked...”
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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Urban Adventures / Product Category: Boat Cruises
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