3 Days in Venice – Life in a Palazzo


Prepare for an unforgettable Venetian getaway with your family! Embark on a sightseeing tour of Venice’s iconic landmarks, including the majestic Doge’s Palace. Delight your taste buds on a culinary exploration of the city’s food scene with a Left Bank food tour. Dive into the art of Venetian rowing with a gondola lesson on the tranquil canals. Get ready for a journey filled with culture, excitement, delicious cuisine, and unforgettable experiences!

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Morning: Arrival in Venice

Your English-speaking chauffeur will welcome you at the airport. Hop into the fully-equipped Mercedes V-class minivan and let him drive you comfortably to the island of Venice where you will then take a private boat to reach your hotel. Lunch will be at your leisure

Afternoon: Venice Sightseeing Boat Tour

In the afternoon, meet your professional, family-friendly guide as well as your private boat captain at your appartment, and let them take you to the most beautiful highlights of the city once called the “Most Serene Republic of Venice”. Embark on a private, luxurious Venetian speedboat and unwind as you explore Venice’s enchanting island. Over two hours, escape the bustling crowds on land while cruising past iconic landmarks such as the Doge’s Palace, the Grand Canal, the Rialto Bridge, San Michele Cemetery, Giudecca, San Giorgio Maggiore, and the charming island of Murano.

Monuments & MuseumsVenice Sightseeing Boat Tour


Morning: The Secrets of the Doge’s Palace

In the morning, meet your private, fully licensed guide in front of the Doge’s Palace, and follow him/her as they take you to the major highlights of this amazing building. Discover its hidden secrets and less-accessible areas. Climb the Golden Staircase to official chambers, learn captivating stories and explore the intriguing history of the Palace. Venture into the secret parts, including eerie prison cells where Casanova was held, for a fascinating glimpse into Venice’s past.

Afternoon: Venice Food Tour

In the afternoon, join your private foodie guide at Rialto Market, where locals shop for fresh ingredients. After a scenic traghetto ride across the Grand Canal to Cannaregio, sample traditional Venetian specialties at two taverns. Enjoy bite-sized cicchetti, reminiscent of tapas. The tour concludes with a visit to a chocolate shop in winter or an ice cream parlor in summer, perfect for families exploring Venice.

Monuments & MuseumsThe Secrets Of The Doge's Palace
Food & CuisineVenice Food Tour


Morning: Row like a gondolier

On your last day, experience the ultimate Venetian activity and learn how to row like a gondolier! After a brief safety briefing from your private instructor, step aboard the special learner’s gondola, designed for stability to ensure everyone stays dry. You’ll start by mastering the rowing technique, which proves to be more challenging than it looks. Training takes place in a small port, and when everyone feels confident, you and your family will navigate the smaller canals of Venice just like real gondoliers. Along the way, you’ll visit a secret gondola museum and squero (gondola repair workshop), and enjoy some snacks and refreshments.

In the afternoon, your English-speaking driver will take you to Venice Airport, time to say goodbye to this amazing family moment in one of the most beautiful cities in the world!

Outdoors & sportsRow like a Gondolier


Your accommodation will be at the 5 star Palazzo Garzoni apartment, located in the heart of Venice, just facing the canals. On the third floor of the palace, this 2 bedrooms appartement offers 2 bathrooms and all of the necessary amenities. This apartment has been selected by Family Twist for its incomparable family friendliness and for its amazing location, near the main highlights of the city. It is the perfect place to live in a real Venetian Palazzo.

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