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Like a Venetian

 

Mother and Daughter in Venice, Italy

Overview

If this is not your first time in Venice with your family, you are probably looking to have a true Venetian, off the beaten track experience. Our Like A Venetian itinerary is a great way to discover another side of Venice, and avoid the dense crowds (especially in summer). Enjoy unforgettable experiences such as amazing ateliers, a tasty food tour and a glass making experience in Murano. All this and more in this 3 day off the beaten track vacation in the city built on stilts.

 

A unique experience with Family Twist:

  • A fascinating visit of 3 traditional ateliers in Venice
  • A privately guided food tour to taste some great local specialties
  • A private (and safe) glass making workshop
  • A private visit of the Secrets of the Doges Palace
  • Gifts and fun-packed game booklets suitable for children and teenagers are included
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Prices based on two adults and two children including 2 nights in a four-star hotel (in connecting rooms), all the activities and airport transfer (return).

Itinerary

 

Day 1 – Venice Food Tour

Venice food tour - chichetti MBenvenuto a Roma! Our English-speaking chauffeur will wait for you at the airport and drive you to your family friendly boutique hotel / apartment in a comfortable minivan, fully equipped for your children’s safety. Gifts and surprises await in your room…

At the end of the afternoon, our chauffeur will pick you up and drive you to our cooking school.

There, you will meet a real “pizzaiolo” (pizza chef) and learn all the secrets of Italian pizzas. During this 2 hour class, you will learn all you need to know to recreate a traditional Italian pizza back home! With the help of our Italian chef, you will make your own pizza dough and prepare different kinds of pizza, including the iconic Margherita pizza. This class ends with a great treat after some hard work : a delicious lunch – and yes, your own pizza will be on the menu!

At the end of this very Italian experience, our private chauffeur will drive you back to your hotel.

 

Day 2 – Amazing Ateliers of Venice and Murano Glass Workshop

Amazing Ateliers of Venice - puppet heads MAfter breakfast, our experienced guide will meet you at the first atelier.

During this 3 hour tour, you will discover 3 different ateliers which all have something in common: they are held by passionate people and have been going on for a long time (even centuries for some of them!)

Be it the gold leaf makers, the textile factory or the puppet craftsman, these 3 unique destinations will get everyone excited, especially the young ones!

After the visit, we will recommend some restaurants so you can enjoy a tasty Italian lunch in the area.

After lunch, our private glass making expert will be waiting for you on the island of Murano, right next to the Vaporetto station. During 2 hours, you will experience the life of a glass maker. It will all start by some safety instructions and a little demonstration, but soon enough, it will be your time to create a glass tile. This makes a great souvenir of your family time in Venice.

For dinner, we will recommend some restaurants either on Murano island, or next to your hotel.

 

Day 3 – The Secrets of the Doge’s Palace

The Secrets of the doges Palace - council chamber MAfter breakfast, our certified guide will be waiting for you in front of the Doge’s Palace on St. Mark’s Square.

Prepare to enjoy one of the most fascinating monuments you will see in Venice. Not only will you be able to visit the classic areas of the palace, but you will also have the privilege to go behind the scenes and explore some areas that are generally closed to the public.

Our English speaking and certified guide will turn this already exciting visit into a fun-packed experience with games and clues to solve along the way. .

After the visit, we will recommend some restaurants so you can enjoy a tasty Italian lunch in the area. At the end of the day, according to the flight / train schedule, the boat will pick you up at the hotel and bring you to the airport / train station. Ciao Venezia!