Venice and Mazzorbo Island

Exclusive Venice and the Venetian lagoon islands wine tour

Venice wine tour

At a glance

Region: Prosecco
Type of Tour:
Duration: 3 Days
Guide Price: from £543 to £1013 per person
Number of Meals: 2 breakfasts + 1 aperitivo
Number of Winery Visits: 2 wineries
Number of Wines Tasted: Approximately 4
Tour Transport: English speaking boat driver for a half day + 1 activity on foot
Dates / Availability: Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year

Trip Summary

Venice is all about the water. With more than 100 small breath-taking islands and countless canals, the city’s life is very much influenced by the sea. On this fascinating floating maze, the change of scene is guaranteed. Venice wine tourOn this three day break you will have the opportunity to discover both beautiful Venice as well as try some unique wine produced on the neighbouring islands.

After settling in at your convenience on the first day, you will have a free afternoon and evening to explore the Serenissima. After breakfast, on day two, a private chauffeured boat will meet you at your hotel and take you on a half day tour of the stunning islands. You will firstly be taken to Sant’Erasmo. Sant’Erasmo, also referred to as the vegetable garden of Venice is renowned for its artichokes and an artichokes festival takes place on the island every year. In addition, the island produces a premium white wine and you will be taken to a local winery for a tour of their facilities followed by a tasting of their tasty white wine. You will then be taken to the Mazzorbo Island where you will find the oldest vineyards of Venice. Here, you will be taken on a tour of a local estate and you will have a tasting of their remarkable wine. The wines produced on Mazzorbo are truly unique, the vines absorb the salt from the ground and give a slightly salty taste to the wine. After such an enlightening morning, you will be taken back to your hotel or somewhere else in Venice as preferred. You will have some free time for lunch as well as a free afternoon to relax and visit Venice independently. In the evening, head to the famous Saint Mark’s Square, where you will spend earlyevening  in the timeless setting of the iconic Caffè Florian, the oldest European café, where an aperitivo will be served, alongside finger sandwiches.

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Outline Itinerary

Venice wine TourDay One

  • Upon arrival in Venice, check into your Superior Garden room at the 4* Palazzo Giovanelli.
  • The remainder of the afternoon and evening will be free for you to relax and explore the city independently.
  • We will provide you with a list of recommended restaurants in the city, and we would be delighted to reserve you a table at any of these for dinner.

Day Two

  • After breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel by a private chauffeured boat which will accompany you throughout the morning.
  • You will firstly stop on the Sant’Erasmo Island. also referred to as the vegetable garden of Venice. Here you will be given some time to admire the lovely vineyards and enjoy a tasting of the island’s white wine.
  • You will then be taken to the Mazzorbo Island. On this picturesque island, you will find Venice’s oldest vineyard. Once again you will enjoy a tour followed by a tasting of the island’s unique wine.
  • Caffe Florian Cake- websiteYou will be taken back to Venice at the end of the tour.
  • In the early evening, enjoy an aperitivo at the iconic Caffè Florian on Saint Mark’s Square.

Final Day

  • After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel.

 

(ii) The outline itinerary is indicative and is subject to minor changes depending on supplier availability. Availability cannot be guaranteed until we have received a confirmed booking, together with the deposit payment (or payment in full where the dates of travel are in less than 60 days). If the named accommodation / visits are not available, we will endeavour to find suitable alternatives of a similar grade; this may be subject to a supplement or a rebate depending on the price available.

Accommodation

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Package Prices

These prices are per person excluding any discounts and include all of the package elements detailed.

Due to market volatility following the UK’s decision to exit the EU, these guide prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

  • All prices are per person and based on two people travelling together and sharing a twin or double room.
  • Please note that a city tax of 4.50€ per person per night applies and will have to be paid directly at the hotel.
  • A £35 per person early bird discount applies to bookings confirmed and paid over 60 days before travel.
  • Single supplements and extra night prices are available upon request.
Hotel Name Room Grade Star Rating Duration Price Per Person
Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli - Venice Superior Garden room 4* 3 days / 2 nights £1013 Book Now

Special Offers

Bring friends and spend less! A discount of £190 per person applies to groups of four people who are travelling together.

 

Low season discount. Travel between the 27th of April and the 30th of June and enjoy a discount of £15 per person.

A larger discount of £110 per person applies for travel between the 1st of July and the 30th of August as well as between the 29th of March and the 2nd of April.

For those travelling between 3rd and the 26th of April, the low season discount will be of £145 per person.

For travel between the 14th of February and the 28th of March, the discount will be of £200 per person.

Finally, a large discount of £245 per person applies for travel between the 2nd of January and the 07th of February as well as between the 11th of November and the 27th of December.

Enhance your Experience/Tour Upgrades

If you would like to make your Grape Escapes holiday even more special, there are a number of additional activities that we can arrange for you. To complement the experience, these could be arranged to fit in/around your current itinerary or we can arrange additional nights and room upgrades at your hotel, as well as your travel arrangements, a stop-over en route and even a visit to another part of the country! See below for some of the most popular upgrades.

  • Stay longer! Just let us know your preferred hotel and room grade, and we will provide you with the relevant supplement for extra nights with breakfast.
  • Additional tours and activities! We would be delighted to provide inspiration for more wine tours and cultural activities. The possibilities are endless!
  • Experience the region’s gastronomy. The wine regions are brimming with unique gastronomic dining opportunities and what better way to enjoy a glass than with a mouth-watering meal? We offer a variety of menus to suit every budget. Contact us for prices.
  • Tailor-made tour extensions. The team at Grape Escapes have travelled extensively in Europe, not just in the wine regions and can therefore recommend and arrange tailor-made tour extensions to other regions and cities, for example Paris in France or Bilbao in Spain.

Further Information

Travel to your Venice Prosecco Tour

Given the wide range of travel options, the package price does not include travel. Please see our Prosecco travel page for further information.

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Further Information / To Book

To secure your booking, a 20% deposit is required. Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before you travel. Please call us on +44 (0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail info@grapeescapes.net to request a booking form.