Private guided tour of the city either on foot or by boat
Exclusive visit to explore Venice's surrounding islands
Personal guided visit to internationally-acclaimed Venetian art museum
Long weekend in Venice widening your cultural knowledge
Your three-day weekend will provide ample time to begin your examination of Venice's rich cultural and artistic legacy, as you will visit both the city's historic center and sites, and also incorporate a private guided museum tour into your Venetian weekend getaway.
Hosting permanent museums with international fame like the Peggy Guggenheim Museum of Modern Art, the Correr Museum, and the Venice Biennale (this is a biannual art event not occurring every year), a long weekend in Venice will provide you with an unique opportunity to expand your passion for art and history while relaxing and enjoying a weekend getaway. You'll relish each moment you spend in Venice, and your curiousity about this uncommon location will be sated as you are professionally guided through an artistic and cultural immersion into Venice's bountiful history.
If you have a specific interest in one of the many specialized museums, and are an art enthusiast, this could be the ideal solution for your specific requests and expectations. Your private guide, who is specialized in Venice's art, will be happy to work with you to organize a half-day tour discovering the museum, installation, or exhibit of your choice. Enjoying the private nature of a Venice-based exploratory weekend getaway will add to the value of your experience here in Veneto, and your guides will be able to provide you with all the background history of your favorite works of art and city landmarks. This weekend getaway is also a wonderful experience for guests who have already seen Venice from a different perspective and are looking to further their knowledge of the city.
Day 1 - Arrival in Venice & City Exploratory Tour, Boat or Walking
Arrival at your charming 4-star hotel in Venice. Your hotel offers wonderful client service, inviting decor, and excellent location in the historic city center of Venice. You will be checked-in for 3 nights in a Superior-level room(s). We have also included the single supplement in groups with odd numbers of participants to avoid any surcharges.
Your day continues with an afternoon private guided tour through the historically relevant areas of Venice. You will have the option of scheduling this tour to be either on foot or by boat. You will meet with your expert English-speaking guide in an easily-reachable area, and proceed on a guided tour in Venice's bustling historic area. Your private guide will be delighted to share excellent restaurant recommendations to you for dinner for some authentic local Venetian cuisine.
Day 2 - Private Venetian Island Boat Tour
Your second day with Le Baccanti will begin with a scheduled private guided tour visiting the island of San'Erasmo with its vegetable garden, followed by the island of Mazzorbo featuring the infamous Venissa wine resort, among other treasures. Your guide will explain the enological relevance of these sites, both historically and their current role in the modern era. You will experience each wine's unique relevant to their individual growing areas.
Day 3 - Venice Art Museum Private Tour
Your last day with Le Baccanti will conclude with a private guided experience at a Venetian museum of your choice. You can choose to focus on a specific museum featuring a traveling or permanent exhibit, or in certain years, a guided experience through the Venice Biennale. If you are undecided about which museum to explore, please let us know and we can organize the perfect solutions to unearth new favorites works of art and perhaps re-explore works already seen on previous visits.
Following your guided tour, you will have the remainder of the day at your disposal prior to your departure. Please note that check-out times from the majority of hotels is in the morning, although you will likely be able to leave any small luggage with your hotel during your last day in Venice.
Why should you come to Venice? This northern Italian region offers a wide range of lively yet comforting and relaxing locations to explore. You will be able to combine educational and entertaining aspects into your getaway weekend of learning and regeneration. Your long weekend will provide you with enough structured activities planned, but also ample free-time so that not every single second of your weekend will already be planned.
Who should come to Venice for this long weekend? Art lovers will relish their long weekend getaway in Venice, with this dive into the rich world of Venice's art museums. Visitors with a special artistic sensibility will relish this opportunity to explore Venice's architecture and immense artistic legacy, although the long weekend is perfect for any visitor looking for an experience outside of the general tours Venice famously provides. Le Baccanti would recommend this particular experience to all of our guests in search of something new within the classic Venetian world.
Le Baccanti will handle the details, and guarantee that you will create memories of a lifetime during your short break here in Italy.
Please note that depending on your arrival time, we might need to update your itinerary to make the courses and activities align. Email us with any specific requests or preferences so we can help you make the most of your weekend in Venice.
Three nights at a charming 4-star hotel with double occupancy rooms with three breakfasts.
Private guided boat or walking tour of top sites in Venice's historic city center with professional English-speaking guide specialized in local art and history.
Pre-booked museums tickets allowing you to skip entrance lines.
One private guided half-day tour through a prearranged museum to explore either permanent or temporary exhibition.
Private half-day boat tour to experience Venice's outlaying islands with assorted points of interest. Can include stops in Burano or Murano.
One free afternoon to shop and explore Venice.
22% VAT taxes.
Any other good or service not listed above.
Please let us know if you will need any transfers for airport services. We would be delighted to organize these additional services for you.
SPECIAL NOTE: While we are happy to accommodate any small adjustments to this schedule as listed above, the itinerary and contents of the package are not generally customizable or exchangeable. We would be delighted to create an unique, fully-personalized complete vacation for you with our specialized travel advisors at Bacco Escapes. Please contact your advisor for full information on the options our expert staff can construct for you.