Who says Venice is not for children? It is so mysterious and fun with all its gondolas, little canals, spread islands, ancient mansions, small alleyways, this labyrinth-like city is a big fantasy world. And with no cars and scooters in the way, the entire family can relax and enjoy the tour on foot!
Dragons, Camels, Canals and the Jewish Ghetto, 4 hours
Let’s start in the Castello district and visit the small house of the Dalmatian congregation San Giorgio degli Schiavoni, built in 1451. A marvellous cycle of paintings by Carpaccio tells the story of St. George and the dragon…let us explore a bit more of this beautiful off-the-beaten-path section of Venice and then get on a private watertaxi so as to explore the intricate maze of canals which makes Venice so unique. Get off the taxi in the Jewish ghetto and reach Campo dei Mori where the façade of Palazzo Mastelli stands out for its distinctive plaque representing a camel. The nearby church of Madonna dell’Orto is one of the most beautiful Gothic churches of Venice…
The Rialto Market + Palazzo Mocenigo, 4 hours
This is a fun tour not only for kids…Start off in the wonderful and colourful Rialto market with all the stalls selling fish, fruit and vegetables. Explore a real quaint and peaceful part of Venice which most tourists don’t get to see, a real intricate maze of narrow alleys, bridges and canals…and enjoy the interior of a beautiful palace recently refurbished to house an interesting section dedicated to spices and perfumes which you can touch and smell!