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Venetian Palace and Lagoon Culinary Cruise

May and September / 7 Days $5895/person

What an intriguing way to enjoy the mystique of Venice and it’s calm lagoon, as if from the past and far from mass tourism. A unique chance to embark on a privileged journey through one of the greatest historical and cultural regions of Italy, the Venetian Lagoon. Traveling with a specially adapted, traditional boat, we experience the very best gastronomy, and the genuine hospitality of our host, our impassioned captain and galley-master, who provides insight into the area, reflecting its historical and cultural essence. We’ll overnight in a private palace in a quiet corner of the city of Venice. One night on the island of Torcello, we’ll stay in a secluded inn and dine in a Michelin starred restaurant. Enjoy cooking lessons on board which utilize the fresh catch and characteristic vegetables of the lagoon. In Venice, enjoy a private visit to the famous 100 year old Fortuny fabric company to learn about the evolution of this magical artisanal work. We’ll also enjoy a genteel cooking lesson from a countess at her beautiful palace on the Gran Canal. Our one-of-a-kind visit to the Venetian Lagoon, will leave it’s stamp on your heart.

Tour Highlights:

Venetian Culinary Cruise

  • Romantic sunset dinner on board the specially adapted, historic Venetian fishing boat
  • Visit to Rialto Market in Venice to shop for hands-on cooking lesson & lunch aboard the boat
  • Visit an island known for regional vegetable growing to choose the delectable produce imbued with a slight saltiness from the sea, for a vegetable cooking lesson on board
  • View the important walls that defend the Lagoon and city from the sea
  • Learn about the the Venetian mask with the long nose, very common during Carnival
  • A private visit to the fabulous Fortuny, one of the most famous textile companies of Venice, including lunch on a rooftop terrace overlooking San Marco
  • 5 nights accommodations in a private palace in San Pietro in Castello, plus 1 night – A secluded inn on the island of Torcello with a Michelin star restaurant will host us for an evening
  • Hands on cooking lesson taught by a countess in her beautiful palace on the Gran Canal, followed by lunch
  • Gala Farewell Dinner in private palace

What’s Included:

Tour Price Includes:

  • 7 day/ 6 night deluxe gastronomic tour of Venetian Lagoon for 12-18 people
  • Begins and ends in Venice Airport
  • 6 Nights accommodations; 5 nights in private palace in San Pietro in Castello, and 1 night in secluded inn with Michelin Starred restaurant on island of Torcello; based on Double Occupancy
  • Breakfast, lunches, dinners as detailed in itinerary
  • 3 cooking lessons with meal
  • Private visits listed in itinerary
  • Local guides
  • All entrance fees
  • The expert service of our tour leader who has sailed, fished and hunted the lagoon all his life
  • Round trip transfer from airport to hotel via water taxi or private boat

Venice Palace and Lagoon Culinary Cruise Stops At:


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Tour Price Does Not Include:

  • Airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses (telephone, laundry, etc)
  • Discretionary gratuities to boatmen & guides
  • Government levies or taxes introduced after publication of this program (January 2013)

 

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Call 303-504-6151, or email info@DreamItalia.com

Venetian Palace and Lagoon Culinary Tour

May, September Recommended / 7 Days $5895 per person

  • Travel in privileged style aboard a specially adapted, historic sailboat
  • Emphasis on the culinary and cultural heritage of the Venetian Lagoon
  • May, September
  • 7 days, 6 nights in Venice, and Lagoon area
  • Minimum 12 to Maximum 18 people
  • Begins and ends in Venice
  • Please contact us with any questions.

 

Note: Prices and itineraries are subject to change
Please bear in mind that this represents a typical itinerary, and the actual walks and sites may vary due to season, special events or weather. We reserve the right to alter the itinerary since tour arrangements are made up to a year in advance, and unforeseen circumstances that mandate change may arise. Itinerary changes are made to improve the tour and your experience. Prices are subject to change with global exchange rates.

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