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Private Boat Tour of Venice Grand Canal and Lunch

Product ID: 97458
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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
Starting time 1:00 PM
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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
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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


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
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks or snacks for children under 2 (to be paid for on the spot)

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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

From US$ 674.38 Per group up to 2

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Product ID: 97458