With its boats, canals, islands, ancient mansions and mysterious alleyways, Venice is like a child’s fairytale come true. This tour offers an entertaining and informative look at Venice’s illustrious maritime past that is fun for the entire family.
Start at one of the world’s most beautiful squares, the elegant Piazza San Marco
At the eastern end of the spacious piazza, marvel at the impressive Basilica of San Marco
Enjoy a short boat ride across the Bacino di San Marco
Admire the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, which floats like a huge galleon on the lagoon
Enjoy another short boat ride across to the pier of the Zattere, a wide waterfront promenade
Visit the boat-building yard where the fascinating art of gondola making will be explained
Travel by yet another boat ride to the Arsenale, the shipyards where the war galleys and trading ships were built