Private Evening Boat Ride & Twilight Aperitivo in Venice

Private Evening Boat Ride & Twilight Aperitivo in Venice

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Picture the scene as you glide effortlessly along the serene grand canals of Venice aboard a traditional luxury Venetian motorboat. Your private captain guiding you between the magnificent scenery and landmarks of perhaps the most beautiful city in the world, as the reflection of the sunset glistens in the waters of the canals.

If that isn’t enough to go to your head already, our evening boat ride tour comes complete with a classic Italian style Aperitivo in a local bar in the Cannaregio district.

Quite simply, this is the ultimate way to experience Venice in the evening. Seeing the city as it’s meant to be seen, from the water and with your private guide detailing the centuries of history, architecture, and fascinating characters that make Venice so unforgettable.

What Is Included In The Evening Motorboat Ride?

  • A local private English speaking guide
  • Completely private traditional Venetian motorboat tour
  • Classic Venetian Aperitivo in a quaint bar (one drink and ‘’Cicchetti” – traditional Venetian snacks included)
  • Beautiful views of Venice’s landmarks, like St Mark’s, the Rialto, Doges’ Palace, and many more!
  • Journey through some of the quieter, local canals for a truly authentic experience of Venice

Venice Twilight Canal Cruise & Aperitivo Itinerary Details

The tour experience will last for 2 hours and your private guide will meet you at your accommodation or a meeting point that is suitable for you just as the sun begins to set.

The tour gets underway as you are delivered to your captain for the evening and board the classical Venetian style motorboat.

Witness The Glorious Sights of Venice From The Deck of Your Boat

Venice of course was designed to be navigated by boat, so you will have the opportunity to hear all about the fascinating history of the city, and the famous characters like Napoleon, Casanova, and Marco Polo who had a profound impact on the city, as you glide by mesmerizing sights and locations that make Venice so unique and distinctive. Wonders such as St. Mark’s Basilica, the Salute Church, Accademia bridge, the Ca’ d’Oro & the ancient Turkish Tradehouse… all ready to be photographed in glorious sunset lighting to create everlasting memories! 

Aside from the major canal arteries, your expert local guide will delve into the most enchanting minor canals of the city to discover hidden gems like the Doges’ Pantheon, St. Mark’s School, and Madonna dell’Orto church.

Classic Venetian Eating & Drinking Experience

Towards the end of the experience, your captain will dock in the Cannaregio district and deliver you to a Venetian ‘’Bacaro’’ or bar for a delicious aperitivo. You can choose your drink (wine, beer, etc), but the traditional tipple would be the “Venetian Spritz” made with Aperol and Prosecco. To eat you will be able to try several ‘’Cicchetti’’ which are little plates of fresh traditional Venetian appetizers.

It will be a truly Venetian way to finish our time together, before strolling back to Rialto bridge!

Why Book Your Venice Evening Canal Cruise With Luxe?

  • Whether it’s for a romantic evening or entertainment for the family, this tour is the perfect introduction to Venice and its most famous sites.
  • Private tours allow you to understand and connect with the city in a way that simply is not possible when crammed together with others on a group tour following set itineraries.
  • Our qualified, accredited, and entertaining local guides are passionate about sharing their love of the city with you, so whatever questions or requests you have for us, we will have the knowledge to satisfy your curiosity.
  • The unique Aperitivo and ‘’Cicchetti’’ aspect of the tour experience enables you to go where the Venetians go to dine and drink and really appreciate the modern local culture.

Where Does The Private Evening Boat Tour Start?

Our Private Evening Boat Ride & Twilight Aperitivo Tour meeting point is at Rialto Bridge. Once you confirm your tour, your guide will be in touch to provide any further directions as well as offer additional transport and transfers if required.

Private Evening Boat Ride Starting Point

Rialto Bridge

Say ‘Ciao’ To Your Private Guide

Venice tour guide in front of Rialto bridge

Giorgia will be your private licensed guide for this tour.

“I feel so lucky being a tour guide: it is the job I had dreamt about since teenage, perfectly mixing my two greatest passions at University: Art history and Foreign Languages! Venice is filled with fascinating details and traces of the past. To me, it feels like a gigantic “time machine” where every tour magically turns into a journey back in time: can’t wait to show you around it!”

Any questions about this private tour? Contact Giorgia below, she’s always happy to help.


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