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Project Description

Venezia Family

Family holiday in Venice offers a week long active in the heart of the Venice Lagoon.

The living room offers parents and children (..and – why not? – To grandparents and grandchildren) the opportunity to live an experience in which a series of moments of activity together with others in which children are entrusted to experienced educators.
From the hotel, located in a scenic island or in a camping close to the sea and the beach, leave the excursions by boat and by bike, or the discovery of a particular Venice, in places that preserve the traditions and the scents of the Serenissima.

The Limosa/SlowVenice guides specializing in nature tourism and with decades of experience in environmental education, will always be available to the group. In moments dedicated to children, with workshops and entertainment in the quiet and safe island of St. Erasmus, adults can enjoy in complete relax, a walk in the historic center or a concert in the magical Venetian nights.

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Day 1

Morning arrival at Venice’s Santa Lucia train station or Tronchetto. Welcome by the naturalist guide and transfer to the accommodation choice.

Accommodation in the rooms, presentation of the program, or delivery of the travel notebook ‘A friend in Venice’ and dining.

In the afternoon, introduction on the Venetian Lagoon: naturalistic and eno-gastronomic tradition.

Bike tour: visit the “salt gardens” and meeting with local farmers, identification and collection of wild plants of the salt marsh lagoon used in ancient recipes. Dinner based on local produce.

Day 2

Transfer to Treporti public transport and excursion full day cycling on the Cavallino coast and in the heart of the Lagoon, to fish farms with illustrations of the traditional techniques of fish farming. Lunch at the farm with Veneto specialties Lio Piccolo, ancient fishing village. Possibility of a route in a small lagoon boat through channels, tidal creeks and salt marshes of a fish farm accompanied by tales of valllicoltore that still follows the tradition of fish farming but innovating towards the completely organic and extensive farming. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 3

Special day dedicated to adults: this day off to Venice to discover the magnificence of the Pearl of the Adriatic (free lunch).

Laboratory dedicated to children with naturalist guide in the island: the laboratory to explore the Algarve coast with shellfish harvesting and construction of mini-collection, and various games (dining facility). For all: meeting for dinner in the hotel.

Day 4

Morning: walking tour in Venice to explore the ancient Venetian works.

The itinerary includes a visit to the boatyard of San Trovaso, where it builds and repairs the gondolas, and a craft workshop of “forks” and oars.

Afternoon: Visit “Families at Natural Museum” in Venice, one of the most beautiful and experiental in Italy. (workshops for children on request)

Free lunch and dinner in the hotel.

Day 5

Morning: walking tour with open-air activity at the Island of Lazzaretto Nuovo. Packed lunch

Special afternoon with activities dedicated to adults and children:

For adults, afternoon and evening free in Venice with the possibility of concert (free dinner).

For children evening with the naturalist guide: laboratory to discover the sky and the stars (dinner in structure).

Day 6

Morning: Family tour at Palazzo Ducale “the hidden Doge’s treasure”

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You can choose your hotel:

The Venice Certosa Hotel*** on Certosa Island is located only 15 minutes far away from St. Marks’ Square. This new intimate Hotel offers guests the experience of an unusual holiday in Venice in the discreet tranquillity of the Lagoon.

Bespoke experiences

Choose where you want to stay, the itinerary you prefer, the topics that interest you, to explore those places that inspire you, to discover their personal histories for the first time.

Choose to be accompanied by our knowledgeable guides for your entire stay, for just a few days, for those individual excursions, or you can opt for being guided by our travel book, especially made for you!

Let yourself be enchanted by the sights, sounds, perfumes and flavours that only the essence of Venice and its lagoon can offer.

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