Venice, art, bacari and chicheti

A tour to discover the magic and history of a unique city in the world, including art, culture, islands, food and wine delicacies.

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“To build a city where it is impossible to build a city is madness in itself, but to build there one of the most elegant and grandest of cities is the madness of genius.”

Alexander Herzen

Charming lagoon city, and in the past unchallenged maritime power, Venice is a place where the senses prevail over rationality, one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world, where getting lost and being seduced by the atmosphere of its alleys and canals. This tour will take you back to its history from the Basilica of San Marco to the islands of Burano and Torcello, to the discovery of the variety of food and wine delicacies and local traditions.

Experiences

Romantic boutique hotel on the Grand Canal
Exclusive overnight stay

For your stay we have selected a boutique hotel with a unique style, which elegantly blends the original elements of the 18th century Venice, modern design and refined oriental antiques. In an exclusive location on the Grand Canal you will enjoy a personalized and high level service to meet your needs.

 

Discovering Venice and its Lagoon
Boat trip, Torcello and Burano

By boat you will reach the picturesque island of Burano, famous for its brightly colored fishermen’s houses. You will move between typical lace-making shops and informal restaurants specialized in preparing fish from the lagoon. From the bridge that connects Burano to the island of Mazzorbo, in the heart of the Venice Lagoon, you will explore the vineyard and the vegetable gardens of the Venissa estate. Here grows the Dorona, called “the golden grape” at the time of the Venetian doges, the autochthonous vine of Venice. The excursion will continue to Torcello, where you will visit its basilica, the oldest church in the lagoon: from the bell tower you will admire the lagoon landscape, made up of “velme”, ​​muddy grounds devoid of vegetation, and “barene”, plots covered with thick grassy tufts visible only at low tide.

 

 

Venetian art and culture
San Giorgio Maggiore and Giudecca

The island of San Giorgio Maggiore and the island of Giudecca are those in which the great architect Palladio has left more traces: Venice is indeed a city rich in its pearls. In Palladian architecture poetry, art and history meet  generating masterpieces. You will ascend the Campanile of San Giorgio Maggiore where the view of the city, surrounded by the lagoon, will be impressive in its beauty and from which you will have the chance to shed light on the not simple geometric layout of Venetian streets.

The art of food and wine in Venice
Wines and cicheti

You’ll walk among the narrow streets, the paths of the city, and between a curious Venetian anecdotes  you’ll discover the food and wine, art and crafts of the city. You’ll discover the bacaro ,the typical Venetian tavern, to taste the wines of the region accompanied by chicheti, traditional and delicious Venetian tastes prepared with vegetables, polenta, fish and cheeses. The somelier will guide you in defining the flavors, aromas and colors of white and red wines, as well as the art of combining them with the dishes.

Note: The tour can be customized based on your needs and all the services are subject to availability at the moment of booking. The rate are estimated and must be confirmed at the moment of booking.

What's included or excluded from the Tour?

Included in the price

  • Overnight in luxury hotel
  • Private guide
  • Private transfer
  • Boat trip
  • Wine and “cicheti” tasting with somelier
  • Entrances to Palazzo Ducale, Basilica di San Marco, Basilica and campanile of Torcello, San Giorgio Maggiore 
  • Lunch and dinner in typical restaurants
  • Visit to the vineyard and orchards of Venissa with aperitif
  • Itinerary planning
  • Assistance 24/7

Excluded from the price

  • Flights
  • Transport
  • Tourist tax

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Venice, art, bacari and chichetiFood and Wine tour in Venice
Duration - 3 giorni
Advised period - All year
The tour starts from - Venice
The tour ends in - Venice
Num. of travelers - Min. Flexible
Estimated price (per person) - € 1500
The price is based on 2 people
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