Venice Hidden Highlights Tour

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Private Cruise along the Grand Canal
Cannaregio district
Tour of the Ghetto
Murano Islands 

The tour has been designed for those who want to savor the best of Venice in a full day tour, avoiding crowds and by seeing the true marvels of the city in an insiders way.

Our Private Expert Guide, will accompany you to see the highlights of the city and explain the social political importance of its architecture and arts. You will learn about Marco Polo and the trading that enriched the Venetians, the Ghetto as seen in Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” lunch in your local surroundings to be followed by a visit to Murano to see glass the most important craft of the city.

The tour will start with an hour cruise by private boat along the Grand Canal to see its beauty as it was intended to be seen by boat.

You will then proceed to the characteristic Cannaregio district and enter the old Ghetto and see privately some of the oldlest and finest Synagogues in Europe and learn about this first Ghetto’s history and the Jews struggle for emancipation. You will have the chance to wander through the area and admire the Ebraica shops and taste if you wish the “Pane Azzimo,” Venetian matzoh.

Your Private Expert Guide will then accompany you to a great local restaurant for lunch weather you prefer a Kosher restaurant in the ghetto a great pizza or a characteristic Venetian restaurant which you would not easily find on your own but worth every bite.

After lunch you will then proceed, always by private boat, to islands of Murano. You will enter into a real working studio and see how the glass is blown and shaped with the original tools which have been used throughout history.

After the full day private tour, your Private Expert Guide will accompany you back to Saint Mark’s Square by private boat.

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6 hours
Tour Type
Private Tour
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