The islands of the Venetian lagoon are just as fascinating as the city itself.
The first stop is San Francesco del Deserto, home to a secluded monastery still in use today. Legend has that St. Francis of Assisi founded it when he stopped there on the return trip from a journey to the Middle East. We'll move on to Torcello where we'll have lunch at one of Venice's most famous restaurants. Before heading back to the city center, we'll enjoy the serenity of San Lazzaro degli Armeni, once a leper colony in the 12th century now home to a stunning Benedictine monastery.
Highlights of the Islands of the Lagoon tour:
San Francesco del Deserto, Torcello and San Lazzaro degli Armeni
Full Day (7-8 hours) - Three islands, San Francesco, Torcello and San Lazzaro degli Armeni, and lunch
Full-day guided in English with your personal guide & boat transport.
Excludes: Entry fees to monuments and museums are not included in the price of the tour, optional gratuities. Add 12€ per person for entry to the monastery on San Lazzaro degli Armeni & to the church on Torcello.Although not obligatory, a donation is appreciated at the San Francesco degli Armeni monastery.
Weather: This tour runs rain or shine.
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Per group of 2 to 8 people
from 181.25 €
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Meeting point Today's date: 28 March 2017
The next possible tour date is:
11 April 2017.
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