TYPICAL VENETIAN BOAT LAGOON TOUR
From May 30 to October 28, 2010
An unforgettable experience that will take you to the boundaries of imagination and Venetian lagoon.
The ability to relive, for a few hours, the timeless magic of a lagoon in a typical woodden boat.
The itinerary includes a route along the north lagoon with a stop at the ancient island of San Francesco del Deserto.
A pearl of the lagoon from which revealed traces of a subsurface attending Roman relics of the first, sixth and fifth centuries DC and legend says that in 1220, returning from the Orient, landed there St. Francis an anonymous partner.
The monastery of the island, still inhabited by some monks, can be visited with the guidance of a Franciscan. You can access the cloister, the church, the chapter house, the refectory, oratory and the chapels.
Resume navigation will reach another pearl of the north lagoon: the picturesque island of Burano.
We will stop for a stroll through the narrow streets of the island, still engaged in fishing and processing of lace (Punto Veneziano).
Will continue along the islands of Mazzorbo, Murano and San Michele, to return to the starting point.
The meeting is expected to Fondamenta Nuove, ACTV boat stop near Main Hospital to 14:00 daily: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Duration 4 hours
In case of poor weather-marine conditions, the excursion will be postponed until the following day fixed days, otherwise you will be refunded.
2 to 4 participants will use a boat named sanpierota, while 5 to 12 participants will employ a bragozzo.