Venice Urban Adventures
Discover Venice at your own pace, away from the tourist route, on a private half-day walking tour. Discuss the sites you wish to see with your guide and plan the itinerary of your in-depth, personalized walking tour. To ensure you get the most out of your tour, please include any specific requests at the time of booking.
Soak up the romance of Venice on a 35-minute private gondola ride! The elegant gondola boat seats between 2 and 4 people, meaning it’s a perfect intimate experience for just you and your special someone, or a small family group. As your gondolier serenades you with Italian songs and punts you around the canals, look out at Venice’s elegant palaces, buildings and boats.
Preserving some of the Lido’s natural beauty, the golf club sits on a 100-hectare site protected by the World Wildlife Fund. The original nine-hole course (there are now 18) was designed by Cruikshank of Glasgow in 1928 and incorporates the walls of the old Alberoni fort as key elements in a number of holes Even if you don’t play golf it’s a lovely place for a stroll.
Beach chairs and bronzed lifeguards may seem a world apart from muggy, ripe Venice in summer, but they’re only a 15-minute ferry ride away. Most Lido beaches charge for chair, umbrella and hut rental, but the tanning crowd thins out and rates drop a couple of euros after 2pm.
Get to know Venice from the inside out, with a range of English-language courses including seasonal Italian cookery, chamber music and choral performances in a local palazzo (palace or mansion), rowing standing up Venetian-style across the Giudecca Canal, and plein-air drawing and painting all around town.
Travel from your Venice City Hotel to Venice cruise port (Venezia Marittima or San Basilio) in style onboard a by private motorboat! Book this transfer for a fast, fun and hassle free journey to Venice cruise terminal. Board your motor boat, sit back and take in the sights as you glide along the Venetian lagoon.
Discover the beauty of Venice, one of the most unique cities in the world, on a private day trip from Florence. Accompanied by your own private guide, you'll enjoy personalized attention on your luxury private tour of magical, unforgettable Venice. After traveling from Florence to Piazzale Roma, meet your local guide and get ready to start your tour in Venice.
Want to explore Venice off the beaten track without getting lost? From the old red-light district to some of the oldest houses in Venice, this walking tour shows you Venice at its rich and stimulating best! You'll discover the real Venice, past and present, and take a guided visit of the Frari church and its masterpieces by Bellini, Titian and Canova.
The Rialto is the true heart of Venice - and you'll discover why on this private walking tour. You'll also explore the San Polo area, and its number one highlight, the Frari Church, enjoying personalized attention on your private walking tour of Venice. Your first stop on this private walking tour is the Gothic church of the Frari in the San Polo area.
See Venice sights by land and water on this small-group Venice sightseeing tour. After a water taxi ride down the Grand Canal, enjoy a Venice walking tour, combining famous attractions with places that many tourist maps leave out! See Rialto Bridge and St Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco), and then skip the line to visit St Mark's Basilica.
Row across the Giudecca Canal standing up, Venetian style, with instructors from the Associazione Canottieri Giudecca . Referrals for instructors can also be found at Maredicarta.
Discover Venice at your own pace, away from the tourist route, on a private half-day shore excursion walking tour. Discuss the sites you wish to see with your guide and plan the itinerary of your in-depth, personalized walking tour. To ensure you get the most out of your tour, please include any specific requests at the time of booking.
Ensure a hassle-free way to finish your Venice vacation by booking this private departure transfer from your city or Venice Lido hotel to Santa Lucia Station or the bus station at Piazzale Roma.
Explore the Venetian canals by motorboat on a 2-hour cruise, and discover the neighborhoods of Cannaregio, the Jewish Ghetto and Dorsoduro as well as the Grand Canal! While hearing anecdotes and history about the enchanting city from an onboard guide, look out for top Venice attractions such as the Arsenale shipyard alongside intriguing lesser-known sights.
Skip the line at the Hard Rock Cafe in Venice and head straight inside to dine on its much-loved American-style food! Choose from two different menus (either a 2-course or 3-course meal) and then sit back and eat, admiring views of the canals and the famous Venice gondolas, as well as the rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia for which the Hard Rock Cafes are famous.