Venice by Boat

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An authentic Venetian experience, cruise the Venice Lagoon on board a traditional, hand-crafted wooden boat.

from euro 65/person

Your private 3-hour tour heads towards the magnificent 13th-century monastery of San Francesco nel Deserto, founded by Francis of Assisi. Pass St. Erasmo, the island still known as the “orchard of Venice,” where vegetables found in the Rialto market are grown. See the salt marshes to glimpse what Venice looked like before it was built. Other highlights of the northern lagoon that you will view as you cruise include Murano, Burano and Torcello.

  • 3-hour private boat tour
  • English-speaking Captain as guide
  • Personalized itinerary designed to meet your interests
  • Entrance to the monastery of San Francesco nel Deserto is free, but a small donation is welcome

For groups of more than 11 people, send us a custom request.


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  • 9:00 am or 3:00 pm
    Meet your captain on the Fondamenta Nuova embankment in the Cannaregio district of Venice.
    Cruise the northern lagoon with time to disembark on the small island of San Francesco nel Deserto for a stroll through grounds of the monastery.
    Sail by other islands including St. Erasmus, Murano and Burano.
  • 12:00 pm or 6:00 pm
    Drop-off at the Fondamenta Nuova embankment