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