Private Tour of the Lesser Known Islands of the Venice Lagoon

4 h
Day Trips & Excursions
difficulty Easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Pick up included

Private Tour of the Lesser Known Islands of the Venice Lagoon

Discover the less visited islands of the Venice lagoon with our private tour in Venice. You will get to see several of the lesser known islands of Venice, where you can uncover a rich heritage legends. Visit the islands of San Francesco del Deserto, Torcello and San Lazzaro degli Armeni.

Insightful tour of the lesser known islands of Venice lagoon
Discover the monastery on San Francesco del Deserto island
Have a peaceful lunch and admire the heritage of Torcello Island
Explore the beautiful island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni
Private tour in Venice lagoon with water taxi and professional guide

As one of the most fascinating destinations in the world, Venice has a lot to offer and many travelers have seen all the most interesting attractions of Venice, including the splendid islands of Murano and Burano.

Visit the lesser known islands of the Venice Lagoon

Nevertheless, the Venice lagoon has over 100 islands and islets and many of them house amazing sights, including historical and religious heritage, but also places of unique beauty. Our private tour of the lesser known islands of Venice lagoon will show you several of the most interesting islands that are not usually on the tourist path. You will have the privilege of exploring some remote islands where few travelers have been, discovering a secret history of Venice and its charming lagoon.

Admire San Francesco del Deserto and its monastery

The lesser known islands of Venice lagoon tour includes a private water taxi boat and an English speaking guide that will show you the most intriguing and inspiring stories of the visited places. The alternative islands in the Venice lagoon tour starts with a visit of San Francesco del Deserto, with its old monastery founded by Saint Francis of Assisi.
There are still some friars living in there and you will learn about the facts and the legends which surround this special place. After the tour of San Francesco del Deserto, we continue with the tour of Torcello, one of the oldest inhabited islands in the Venice lagoon.

Visit San Lazzaro degli Armeni Island

Torcello Island is extremely rich in heritage, once a magnificent place on its own, but today having lost much of its glory. You will have the opportunity to explore the highlights of Torcello and have a traditional lunch in one of the best restaurants on the island.
The Venice lagoon islands tour continues towards San Lazzaro degli Armeni, once used as a refuge for lepers and afterwards influenced by an Armenian nobleman who founded a monastery and a printing house. You will enjoy a pleasant tour of this fascinating destination in the lagoon of Venice.

  • San Francesco del Deserto
  • Torcello
  • San Lazzaro degli Armeni
  • Private transfer by water taxi
  • Professional tour guide
  • Guided tour of the islands
  • Tips (optional)
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Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.