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Cycling Venice Lagoon

Highlights / General details

Explore Venice from a different perspective cycling around the lagoon. Take a 4-hour small-group (maximum 10 people) cycling tour and visit the most unusual historical and cultural places of the city avoiding crowds and beaten paths!

Meet your guide in Tronchetto, close to Piazzale Roma, and take your bike with you on the ferry-boat (ticket at own expense) heading towards the Lido. Pass along Canale della Giudecca and enjoy breathtaking views while listening to your knowledgeable guide. Learn about Venice's history, discover how the Republic of Venice dominated the salt-trade and the history of the salt warehouses. Once in Lido, get on your bike and start your ride at a very leisurely pace along the lagoon. You will ride around 9 miles (16km) and the trip is suitable for all skill levels. Follow your guide to unusual places such as the old Jewish cemetery and enjoy the wonderful view of the minor islands of the lagoon. You will discover and understand the history of the lagoon's fortification system, the ancient wells of the old town center of Malamocco and see the Murazzi, a huge sea fortification built by the Serenissima Republic in the 1700s. At the end of the ride, catch the return ferry-boat and say farewell to your guide in Tronchetto.

Points of Interest: Tronchetto; Canale della Giudecca (view from the ferry); Old Jewish Cemetery; The islands system; Malamocco; Lagoon view; Murazzi; Lungomare Marconi; Ex Ospedale al Mare; Chiesa San Nicol├▓; Canale della Giudecca (view from the ferry on our return).

Inclusion

Local guide; Bike tour; Use of bicycle; Use of helmet.

Exclusion

Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Return ferry boat tickets to Lido; Gratuities.

Hours of operation

Available daily, departing at 8:45am and 1:40pm.

Duration

Approximately 4 hours.

Location

Meeting Point: People Mover Venezia Tronchetto Station 30175, Venice.

Additional Information

Small Group Tour with a minimum of 2 participants, maximum 10 participants.

Difficulty level: leisure.

Bring camera, dress casually and wear comfortable shoes for a relaxed day of cycling.

Participant restrictions

Children 0-4 years of age participate free.

Policies

Clients must reach the meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time.

Required info: All Passengers names and height.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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