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Giardini della Biennale

Giardini della Biennale: Our most recommended tours and activities

Venice: Panoramic Cruise and Sunset Aperitif on the Lagoon

1. Venice: Panoramic Cruise and Sunset Aperitif on the Lagoon

Join this panoramic cruise and enjoy a typical Venetian aperitif in St. Mark's Basin. Take in a stunning sunset on board as you pass in front of Saint Mark's Square and see Venice's islands and its most romantic sights. Start your cruise in San Marco's square. After boarding, enjoy an aperitif as you sail through Venice. Cruise past Venice's islands and enjoy a beautiful view of the sunset and St. Mark's Square. After a romantic, colorful evening, return to your boarding board in St. Mark's Square.

Venice: Venetian Lagoon Catamaran Music Cruise with Drinks

2. Venice: Venetian Lagoon Catamaran Music Cruise with Drinks

Take a peaceful afternoon sail on the Venice Lagoon aboard a spacious catamaran. Enjoy a full bar service with two free drinks as you listen to soft music. Gaze out over the the island of Sant'Elena and the Giardini della Biennale, and take in the city’s skyline as you sip a glass of wine or prosecco. To begin the cruise, sail out past San Marco and down the Giudecca Canal, one of the major boating channels into Venice. Once you reach the turquoise lagoon that surrounds the city, cross over to the Lido, the barrier to the Adriatic sea that lies beyond.  The catamaran will then sail back past Sant’Elena, a residential island slightly removed from the hustle and bustle of central Venice. Finally, you’ll look out across the many pavilions that occupy the Giardini della Biennale as the cruise returns to the city.

Venice: Venetian Aperitif on the Lagoon

3. Venice: Venetian Aperitif on the Lagoon

You will begin by boarding a "topa" boat (motor boat) on which you will experience an authentic Venetian aperitivo. This drink will be enjoyed as you take in the stunning views of Venice from the outer lagoon and its magical islands. As soon as you begin cruising your host will begin serving you drinks and snacks. The experience will last about 1.5 hours, during which you will get to see the city's most iconic views. These city highlights include San Marco, Giudecca, Lido di Venezia, and much more. At the conclusion of your experience, your guide will drop you off back to your tour starting point. This is not a private tour, as you will share the experience with other guests.

Venice: Lagoon Cruise on Catamaran with Lunch and Drinks

4. Venice: Lagoon Cruise on Catamaran with Lunch and Drinks

Enjoy a romantic catamaran cruise on the Venice Lagoon that will take you along the Bay of San Marco and the beautiful Giudecca canal to Lido, and back via Sant'Elena and Giardini Della Biennale. Climb aboard the catamaran and be welcomed by the crew as you get ready to sail. Grab a seat or lie down on the large front nets. Relax and enjoy the ride as you listen to soft chill-out music. Taste a delicious light lunch with gazpacho, vegetarian cous-cous, and fresh fruit with frozen yogurt that will have your taste buds wanting more. Experience a day out that you won't forget in one of the most romantic places in the world. Escape the crowds and take a break from your busy schedule. 

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What people are saying about Giardini della Biennale

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 203 reviews

Meeting point well described, guide spoke to waiting people if tour was booked. The trip offers a very good overview of the most important sights. Explanations come in all languages one after the other over the microphone - some of them were not very easy to understand. Drinks were fine and refills were given again. Despite thick clouds we were lucky because the sun didn't come out at sunset. The view is great from the upper deck, but the smell of fuel from the boat is sometimes a bit disturbing. All in all, a great trip

Very great experience! The tour guide is knowledgeable and willing to share. Really happy that he took us to the larger canals outside of main island so that we could see the sunset horizon of Venice. One of the best sunsets I have seen! The drinks were very good too.

Just perfect timing. The good weather was there. The service is impeccable with attentive, young and smiling companions. The snacks and drinks offered are sufficient. Recommended activity!

Unique opportunity to explore Venice from the water Great sunset

Amazing trip through Venice and its lagoon. Highly recommended!