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Bounties of La Serenissima

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Davide De Giorgi

What is this?

A captivating adventure through enchanting off-the-beaten-path islands in the Venetian lagoon, where nature and history entwine in a magical tapestry. Guided by a passionate local boatman, the journey begins at 7:00 AM, weaving through Torcello's canals rich with Byzantine history and bird life. Lio Piccolo offers a cultural interlude with a tranquil coffee break. Sant’Erasmo unfolds the secrets of Venice's gardens, blending history with sustainable farming practices. A brunch featuring locally produced fare precedes a wine tasting at a nearby winery. The tour concludes with a waterside historical exploration of the Venetian Arsenale, offering panoramic views of Venice's resilience. Return to Venice at 1:30 PM, having experienced a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and historical intrigue.

What makes this unique?

This tour stands out for its focus on the eco-treasures of the Venetian Lagoon, often overlooked by typical tourist routes. The intimate experience with nature offers a serene escape from the bustling city. Visiting Sant’Erasmo provides a rare insight into Venice's agricultural heritage, combined with the delight of tasting local produce and wines. The historical waterside rare exploration of the Venetian Arsenale provides a deeper understanding of Venice's past. Led by Davide, who shares personal stories and insights, this tour becomes a journey through the heart of Venice's hidden natural and cultural landscapes.

What is the profile of the host?

Davide is a Venice-born and raised boatman and guide, deeply passionate about his city's natural, historical, and maritime heritage.

What to bring?

Wind-cheater or jacket. Dress warmly in wintertime. **For your safety, this tour may be canceled in bad weather. Davide will message you via Chat if any slight time adjustments are needed due to tides or weather.

How do we get there?

This tour starts and ends in Venice. After booking, contact Davide via Chat to confirm pickup: typically at a vaporetto stand close to your hotel if you're staying in Venice, or an pre-agreed point.
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EUR 380
per person
Private experience
6.5 hours
This Experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. Includes brunch and wine tasting on Sant’Erasmo, coffee at Lio Piccolo. Children below 6 years can join free of charge. Chat with Davide after booking if small children are in the group so that he can prepare.
Offered in English, French, Italian
Private experience
6.5 hours
This Experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. Includes brunch and wine tasting on Sant’Erasmo, coffee at Lio Piccolo. Children below 6 years can join free of charge. Chat with Davide after booking if small children are in the group so that he can prepare.
Offered in English, French, Italian
calendar
EUR 380
per person
Private experience
6.5 hours
This Experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. Includes brunch and wine tasting on Sant’Erasmo, coffee at Lio Piccolo. Children below 6 years can join free of charge. Chat with Davide after booking if small children are in the group so that he can prepare.
Offered in English, French, Italian
Private experience
6.5 hours
This Experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. Includes brunch and wine tasting on Sant’Erasmo, coffee at Lio Piccolo. Children below 6 years can join free of charge. Chat with Davide after booking if small children are in the group so that he can prepare.
Offered in English, French, Italian