City Sojourns: Hidden Venice

San Cassiano & Venice, Italy
3 nights private tour from GBP £2,300

Embark on an opulent 4-day escapade through the enchanting canals of Venice. Be immersed in bespoke experiences, from a classic walking tour exploring the heart of the city to a private cooking class with a Venetian chef. Delve into the artistry of traditional gondola construction at a local squero and indulge in a 30-minute private gondola ride. Venture to the historic island of Murano for an exclusive glimpse into the centuries-old art of glassmaking.

City Sojourns Hidden Venice
At a glance
  • Revel in the sophistication of Palazzo Experimental, where luxury meets Venetian charm in a meticulously curated setting.

  • Taste the culinary richness of Venice with a market tour, private cooking class, and a delectable exploration of the city's gastronomic delights.

  • Delight in an exclusive visit to a traditional squero, gaining rare insights into the craftsmanship behind the iconic gondolas, a quintessential symbol of Venice.

     

  • Indulge in the epitome of romance with a 30-minute private gondola ride through the meandering canals, capturing the essence of Venetian allure.

Journey highlights
  • Revel in the sophistication of Palazzo Experimental, where luxury meets Venetian charm in a meticulously curated setting.

  • Taste the culinary richness of Venice with a market tour, private cooking class, and a delectable exploration of the city's gastronomic delights.

  • Delight in an exclusive visit to a traditional squero, gaining rare insights into the craftsmanship behind the iconic gondolas, a quintessential symbol of Venice.

     

  • Indulge in the epitome of romance with a 30-minute private gondola ride through the meandering canals, capturing the essence of Venetian allure.

Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

When to visit

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Venice is a city that can be enjoyed at all times of the year, although summer tends to be a busy time to visit. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to travel to Venice, as the city is less crowded and the temperatures are pleasant.

Itinerary

Day 1-4

Venice, Italy

Delight in a bespoke trip to Venice involves seamlessly blending the allure of the city with the opulence that defines the clientele. The journey commences with an exclusive stay at Palazzo Experimental, where guests are enveloped in an ambiance that seamlessly fuses modern sophistication with Venetian charm.

 

The first day of this Venetian adventure unveils an experience synonymous with Venetian grandeur - a private boat transfer from the Venice Airport across the lagoon to the doorstep of Palazzo Experimental. Setting the tone for an indulgent exploration, guests are welcomed into the heart of the Floating City with unparalleled elegance. The subsequent day unfolds with a classic walking tour, an immersive exploration of Venice's promenades and canals. As the stroll culminates in the iconic Piazza San Marco, guests are treated to a visual feast of Basilica from the outside, a testament to the city's architectural prowess. The tour further unfolds the secrets of the Doge's Palace, an embodiment of Venetian Gothic magnificence and the former residence of the Doge of Venice. A respite during the tour leads to one of Venice's most famous ice-cream shops, where guests indulge in the exquisite pleasure of savoring the city's finest gelato.

 

Day two of this curated itinerary unfolds a gastronomic odyssey, commencing with a market tour where guests mingle with locals perusing fresh produce. With the assistance of a Venetian chef, guests curate ingredients for a private cooking class, unveiling the secrets of regional specialties. The culmination of the culinary journey is a sumptuous lunch featuring the creations of the day. The afternoon beckons with a walking tour of Dorsoduro, a district rich in palaces, churches, and art museums. Here, guests delve into the intricate world of traditional gondola construction with a private visit to a squero, an authentic boatyard. This exclusive encounter introduces guests to the artisans behind these iconic vessels, blending craftsmanship with a narrative that transcends generations. The day concludes with a 30-minute private gondola ride, a quintessential Venetian experience that transports guests through the city's labyrinthine waterways, offering an intimate view of its architectural splendor.

 

Venturing beyond the confines of Venice, day three unfolds with an excursion to Murano, a historic island renowned for its centuries-old tradition of glassmaking. Guests cruise to Murano, where the delicate artistry of glassblowing comes to life in an exclusive visit to a private glassblowing factory. Witnessing skilled artisans shaping molten glass into exquisite forms provides a rare insight into the island's rich cultural heritage. The afternoon invites guests to stroll through Murano's quaint streets, with the option to relish a leisurely lunch at one of its charming establishments.

 

The final day of this elite sojourn draws to a close with a seamless private boat transfer to the airport, ensuring a departure as opulent as the entire experience. The Palazzo Experimental, with its luxurious accommodations and personalized service, serves as the perfect canvas for this extraordinary journey. Each day unfolds a carefully curated blend of cultural immersion, culinary indulgence, and artisanal exploration, ensuring that every moment is etched in the memories of those privileged enough to partake in this exquisite escapade. The allure of Venice is not merely witnessed; it is experienced in the most luxurious and enchanting manner, leaving an indelible mark on the discerning traveler's soul.



Accommodation: Palazzo Experimental ( 3 nights )
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you.
Call us on 020 3993 6439 to start planning your holiday.

Price Guide: ( based on double occupancy and includes international flights)

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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,500
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    GBP £400
  • June 2024
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,600
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    GBP £400
  • July 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,600
    Deposit from*
    GBP £400
  • August 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,600
    Deposit from*
    GBP £400
  • September 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,600
    Deposit from*
    GBP £400
  • October 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £400
  • November 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £300
  • December 2024
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £300
  • January 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £300
  • February 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £300
  • March 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £400
  • April 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £2,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £400
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Best time to visit
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Average time to visit

Venice is a city that can be enjoyed at all times of the year, although summer tends to be a busy time to visit. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to travel to Venice, as the city is less crowded and the temperatures are pleasant.

City Sojourns: Hidden Venice
City Sojourns: Hidden Venice

We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3993 6439 to start planning your holiday.

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