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Cruise to the Islands of the Venetian Lagoon

Here you are in the romantic Venice, where water and sky melt together, the city of great sailors and explorers, painters, musicians and poets. Welcome to Venice and its many “calle”(narrow streets), “campi” (once green fields), canals: 118 islands, 400 bridges and many many cats!


At 08.30am: Boarding at Fusina Terminal dock or at the Zattere banks(Venice)..

• Navigating along Vittorio Emanuele III canal towards the Giudecca canal admiring the magnificent churches like the Redentore Church, the Zittelle church or the majestic church of SantaMaria della Salute. Then, suddenly, St. Mark’s Basin will open before you.

 Cruisers will then admire the famous St. Mark’s Square and its Bell Tower, the Ducal Palace, the famous Sigh Bridge and the entire bank known as Riva dei Sette Martiri up to Sant Elena’s Gardens, famous for the Biennale. 

   From there the boat will coast the Arsenale banks. The Arsenale was in ancient times the greatest navl shipyard in the world.

 Arrival at TORCELLO island, once called Turricellum (little tower), extending among shoals, kestrels and bog grasses, for a tour and an optional visit to the Cathedral of  Santa Maria Assunta which preserves ancient mosaics belonging to the Veneto- Byzantine School of the XII and XIII century, (entrance fee 4,00 € p.p.), the church of Santa Fosca and the Oratory of St. Mark’s.

 Departure for  BURANO, a little extremely picturesque fisher village, famous all over the world for its coloured houses and the thousand-year lace tradition. Guided tour to the Island.

At 1.00pm lunch on board: typical Venetian dishes will be served, like aperitif: aperitif with Bellini fruit drinks, prowns and marinated anchovies starters, Fish fruits pasta typical of the Venetian tradition, fried sea food and fresh vegetables, local Prosecco wine, still and fizzy water.

• After lunch arrival at MURANO, the island of blown glass art. Visit to one of the most interesting glass factories accompanied by the comments of a glass master.

Ore 5.30 /6.00pm  arrival at Fusina terminal, disembark of participants and end of journey.