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Venice: Sant’Erasmo, Vignole, and Lagoon Kayaking Tour

1. Venice: Sant’Erasmo, Vignole, and Lagoon Kayaking Tour

Discover the hidden side of Venice as you kayak through its islands, banks, and marshlands on this tour. Capture stunning pictures of the lagoon in an eco-friendly way. Meet your guide in Venice and start your kayaking adventure. Learn paddling techniques and security measures to help ensure that your journey through the lagoon is comfortable and safe. Paddle through the calm waters surrounding the city of Venice without the roar of a motor. Navigate around the verdant islands of Sant’Erasmo and Vignole which are known as the vegetable gardens of Venice as they used to provide the Republic with fruits and vegetables. Float over the water looking for marine life until you reach the island of Lazzaretto Nuovo, where the concept of “quarantine” was invented in the Middle Ages to prevent Venice from getting sick during an outbreak. Continue on to admire the 16th-century Sant’Andrea Fort. Finally, stop at Certosa island to view Venice and its unparalleled skyline from a unique perspective.

Venice: Scenic Murano & Lagoon Kayaking Tour

2. Venice: Scenic Murano & Lagoon Kayaking Tour

NB: For beginners: families with kids 8-17 years old, groups, single travelers. We invite you to explore Venice from a new perspective. You will be immersed in the authentic and secret parts of the city, its history and traditions. The tours start in one of the most ancient and historically important Rowing Clubs of the city: Reale Società Canottieri Querini. Then we will take you on a kayak journey to dissect the green water of the Lagoon. A kayaking experience in the hidden corners of the Lagoon, where you will discover the wildlife of this area. Paddling in the Northern Lagoon, we'll explore one of Italy's largest wetlands for birds. The journey will take you past wetlands, the islands of Murano, Sant'Erasmo, Lazzaretto Nuovo and others. Through this experience, you will gain a better understanding of local geography, morphology, and archaeology. *The program and visits to the islands may vary depending on participants' experience, water levels, currents and other weather conditions in the lagoon. The tour program: Visit to the Reale Società Canottieri Querini; Kayaking technique introduction; Visit to the Lagoon. How many kilometers will we paddle? The tour lasts 3 hours and we do 10 kilometers. NB: Paddling is a sport and requires skills, experience in water sports or other sports. Make sure you meet the requirements and have the experience to do paddling.

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