Venice Boat Tours

Venice is not a city like all the others, here the streets are canals, here we don't have cars but boats, here we don't use bikes or bicycles but we walk a lot. Every bridge connects two of the hundreds of little islands that all together make a fantastic city on the water. The best way to live Venice is combining boats and walking for a total unbelievable experience. Every tour has been studied and developed for you, with the love that we have for our city. This is a selection of what you cannot miss.

Grand Canal Tour

This 1 hour tour includes a private water taxi and English speaking guide

The Grand Canal is the main waterway of Venice, the most elegant canal of the city, surrounded by beautiful palaces and churches that can be seen only from a boat. All you have to do is sit back on your private water taxi, relax and learn something about some of the most important buildings of Venice while enjoying this breathtaking scenery. Ca'Rezzonico, Palazzo Grassi and of course Peggy Guggenheim Museum, all the way down the canal passing in front of the Punta della Dogana and arriving in Saint Mark's Basin between Saint Mark's Square and Saint George Island. Return along the Giudecca Canal, second most important one.

Meeting Point: Hotel Lobby

Grand Canal and Murano Glass Show Tour

This 3 hour tour includes a private water taxi, English speaking guide and visit of the glass factory

A very relaxing and delightful way to enjoy 2 of the main activities in Venice, a ride along the famous Grand Canal, admiring the beauty of the palaces from a private water taxi and a visit to the world wide known island of Murano. Enter the glass factory and discover the centuries year old technique of the glass blowing that has never changed but developed reaching the highest level ever. Beautiful masterpieces of glass are displayed in the most important art galleries and private collections but some of them can be seen only here at the factory show room.

Meeting Point: Hotel Lobby

Murano, Burano and Torcello Tour

This 4 hour tour includes a private water taxi, English speaking guide, visit of a glass factory in Murano with demostration of glass blowing and visit of a lace lab in Burano

What makes Venice so famous is also its lagoon and all the smaller islands. Murano, important center of art thanks to the production of glass, Burano, the pearl of the lagoon with its typical coloured houses and hand made lace, and then Torcello, where there is the oldest building of the whole lagoon, the Cathedral of Santa Maria dell'Assunta. Discover them with our professional English speaking guide, enjoying the ride from island to island on board of a private water taxi, visiting the glass factory in Murano and the lace laboratory in Burano.

Meeting Point: Hotel Lobby

Gondola Ride Tour

This tour includes a 40 minute gondola ride

This is one of the symbols of Venice, known all over the world. The Gondola is not only a wooden boat but an authentic one of a kind masterpiece still handmade. Every gondola is different from the others because is made in relation to his "Gondoliere" to keep it balanced on the water. This is the smoothest way to move along the canals at the discovery of the most romantic and hidden places that this amazing city keeps secret. You can't miss this unique experience that only Venice can offer. Enjoy the gondola ride starting from the heart of the city, the Saint Mark's basin.

Meeting Point: Gondola station in front of Danieli hotel