If this is not your first time in Venice, than you might want to stay a little bit off the beaten track, but still enjoy the wonders of the city. Our Magic Venice packaged break is a great 3 day itinerary if you have already been to Venice, with or without your children. The magic of Venice will be brought to you through wonderful visits and highly entertaining activities that will keep your children engaged and interested. Your family will most likely be begging for more!
A unique experience with Family Twist:
- A boat trip to visit the islands of Murano and Burano
- A fun, outdoor painting workshop right after the visit of Gallerie dell’Accademia
- A secrets of the Doge’s Palace tour
- A fun filled carnival mask atelier
- 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).
Day 1 – The Islands of the Venetian Lagoon
Benvenuto a Venezia! Our English-speaking chauffeur will wait for you at the airport and drive you to Piazzale Roma. You will then step out of the mini van and continue your transfer directly to the hotel by private boat. If your hotel does not have a direct boat access, the boat driver will drop you off at the nearest stop. Gifts and surprises await in your room…
After lunch, our private and experience guide as well as the captain of your private boat will be waiting for you at the lobby of the hotel. Hop on the speedboad and head out to Murano and Burano, the two most iconic islands of the lagoon after Venice. You will visit a small glass making atelier on Murano as well as see the beautiful colored house facades of Burano. After 3 hours, our boat will drop you off at the hotel
At the end of this discovery of the Venetian Lagoon, our private boat captain will drop you off at your hotel.
Day 2 – The Secrets of the Doge’s Palace and rowing in Venice
After 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.
After lunch, our private gondola instructor will be waiting for you next to the marina. It’s time to learn how to row like a real Venetian gondolier. After a few basic safety instructions, you will paddle your way through the small canals of the city in order to reach a former squero, a gondola repare shop now turned into a private gondola museum.
On your way back, you will be offered some cichetti (italian tapas) in the gondola.
For dinner, we will give your recommendations for family-friendly restaurants in the area or next to your hotel!
Day 3 – Painting Venice
After breakfast, our professional and experienced art teacher will be waiting for you in front of the Gallerie dell’Accademia, one of the many famous art museums of the city.
After a quick visit of the museum and it’s highlights (Tintoretto, Titian, Veronese etc.) our art teacher will bring you to a charming outdoor piazza (square) where you will be able to paint like one of the famous Venetian painters you have seen.
We will give lunch recommendations in the area or within walking distance from your hotel. 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!