Venice Lagoon & Mainland
Enrich your Venice experience with our Venice Lagoon & Mainland Tours!
No visit to Venice is complete without a tour to discover Venice Lagoon & Mainland. The Lagoon of Venice is so rich in tradition as well as in wildlife.
Most tourists don’t realize that Venice is built in the middle of one of the most ecologically important bodies of water in the Mediterranean, presenting at the same time a unique cultural heritage and one of the richest flora and fauna environment.
To the naturalist, the Venetian lagoon is a remarkably rich wetland environment, classified by the World Wildlife Fund as one of the primary migratory bird refuges in Europe. Up to 40.000 birds winter here. The Lagoon is included in Project MAR, a program of the United Nation that lists wetlands of international importance.
There are many islands to visit in the Venetian Lagoon. The most famous are Murano, Burano and Torcello. Lesser known, yet not less interesting and attractive is the Southern lagoon where you can visit the island of Pellestrina and the medieval fishing village of Chioggia.
A tour through the Lagoon can be organized in different ways. It can be an excursion with a luxury water taxi to visit the islands’ traditional aspects. If you want to enjoy this unique environment in a more relaxed way consider a day cruise to explore the less visited areas and also sail out to the sea. A boat tour at sunset will be an unforgettable and also romantic experience.
A day tour to the Venetian Mainland can also enrich your visit to Venice. By the middle of 1400 Venice expanded her dominium to the territories of the actual Veneto Region, as far as to the city of Brescia and Bergamo. The Venetian Republic started to exploit the agricultural potential of its mainland territories. The aristocracy began to build villas and farmhouses on their country estate. The most outstanding villas were built by the famous architect Andrea Palladio.
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Palladian Villas and Wine
Palladian Villas and Wine tasting private tour. In the 1500 the Venetian Republic was ready to exploit to the full the agricultural potential of its mainland territories. The Government offered subsidies for reclamation of marshlands, and the aristocracy began to build beautiful villas on their country estates.First available date: 30 11 2017
Venice Sunset Tour
Venice Sunset Tour offers a unique opportunity to enjoy all the amazing views Venice can offer, while sitting comfortably in a luxury waterborne taxi while sipping a glass of Prosecco wine. It's undeniable that this is the best way to appreciate Venice.First available date: 30 11 2017
Venice Boat Tour and Dinner
Venice Boat tour and Dinner offers an unusual and romantic boat ride through the calm waters of the Southern Lagoon. Crossing one of the three port inlets, you will get to the island of Pellestrina, where you will enjoy a wonderful dinner with an incomparable view over the Lagoon at Sunset.First available date: 30 11 2017
Venice Lagoon Adventure
Venice Lagoon Adventure tour to discover the Lagoon in a different way. This tour concentrates on the beauty and harmony of a landscape unique in the world: the result of a dynamic process which illustrates the interaction between people and their natural environment over time.First available date: 30 11 2017
Venice Southern Lagoon
Venice Southern Lagoon is a private guided tour to discover the less known part of the Venetian Lagoon, one of the most important wetlands in Europe, covering approximately 550 sq kms (212 sq. miles). No visit to Venice is complete without a trip across the lagoon, the city’s extraordinary setting.First available date: 30 11 2017
Venice Three Islands Tour
Venice Three Islands Tour will take you to explore the three most famous islands of the Venetian Lagoon. An extremely relaxing tour, which combines many different aspects of the history, tradition and handicraft of VeniceFirst available date: 30 11 2017