Saint Valentine Galleon Dinner Cruise
Duration: approx. 3 hours
This tour was already booked by 6 people
- € 100.00
Why choose this experience?
|1||To celebrate St. Valentine’s Day immersed in the refined atmosphere of the Venetian galleon|
|2||Because you will spend a romantic evening in the lagoon whilst admiring the light spectacle that is reflected on the water|
|3||To enjoy a delicious dinner prepared with fresh and seasonal ingredients|
On Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 February 2017, celebrate St. Valentine’s Day on board the Venetian Galleon!
With this fascinating tour you can experience an unforgettable St. Valentine’s Day navigating between Venice and its enchanting lagoon and savour a delicious dinner surrounded by the fascinating atmosphere of a traditional Venetian Galleon.
Enjoy an excellent dinner, eating by candlelight and served by discreet and professional staff, surrounded by an intimate and refined atmosphere… And celebrate a magic St. Valentine’s Day with your loved one!
These typical boats recaptures the style of a typical galleon that was used during the Venice Republic between 1600 and 1800 and offers its hosts various types of events, from a simple boat excursion around the Venice lagoon, business meetings or private parties. The boat also has catering facilities, bar and restaurant, including technical equipment which allows for multi-purpose usage and access for people who have mobility impairments.
The pick up point for the tour departure is located in front of Venice Naval Museum; after boarding the crew will accompany you to your reserved table, a choice between the main bridge, stern or bow, and serve you an appetising welcoming cocktail.
The boat excursion starts sailing towards the north of the Venice lagoon: Le Vignole, Sant'Erasmo, San Francesco of the Desert, Burano, Torcello, Mazzorbo and Murano islands can be observed one after the other providing breathtaking scenery to memorise and photograph.
During navigation, you will enjoy the delectable evening dinner on board, based on delicate specialities of the season, complemented by soft background music.
Returning towards Venice we will cruise past the Arsenal and the small island of Santa Maria delle Grazie and San Giorgio, and head towards the Canal della Giudecca and conclude the tour with a spectacular view of St Mark's basin and its prestigious and historic palaces.
Disembarkation is planned at the same landing place in front of the Naval Museum.
Experience an excursion on a unique boat and get to know the real charm of Venice from the sea… What better way could there be to celebrate your Valentine’s Day? A typical Venetian Galleon will transport you into an atmosphere of the past, pampered by a top class service and lulled by the gentle waves!
In the cooler months the galleon has a transparent cover, which provides insulation, and a heating system which guarantees an internal temperature of around 23°C.
Before booking, please consider that the seats on the main bridge guarantee the best view of Venice and its lagoon; seats on the stern and on the bow area are located inside the galleon: on the stern you can admire Venice and its lagoon only from small windows, the bow is the most enclosed area of the boat from which you cannot see outside, since the two small portholes are located in its uppermost part. Moreover, please be advised that the tables on the stern and on the bow area can accomodate 4 people and therefore some couples might be seated on the same table.
St. Valentine’s Dinner on board the Venetian Galleon – 13 & 14 February 2017
Prosecco with savoury snacks
- Hors d ’oeuvre
Raw scampi in lemon dressing with fresh spinach salad
Thin slices of sea bass fillet flavoured with capers and olives ‘taggiasca’
Pickled anchovies with pink peppercorns
Scallops au gratin with ginger and carrots sauce
- First courses
Delicate artichokes and scampi risotto
Crêpe filled with radicchio di Treviso and gorgonzola
- Second course
Gilthead fillet in salt crust with vegetables ratatouille on a parmesan waffle and rosemary roast potatoes
Strawberry fruit salad
- Illy Coffee
Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 February 2017.Departure point:
Venice Pier, in front of the Naval Museum.
There are no explanations.
€110.00 with seating on the main bridge
approx. 3 hours
Before booking, please be advised that it is compulsory to print a paper copy of the voucher issued at the end of the online reservation and bring it with you the day of the tour.
No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW (if you don't show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher).
Please consider that the seats on the main bridge guarantee the best view of Venice and its lagoon; the seats on the stern and on the bow area are located inside the galleon: on the stern you can admire Venice and its lagoon only from small windows, the bow is the most enclosed area of the boat from which you cannot see outside, since the two small portholes are located in its uppermost part. Moreover, please be advised that the tables on the stern and on the bow area can accomodate 4 people and therefore some couples might be seated on the same table (the table size allows privacy to couple even if they are seated together).
At the time of your booking please indicate any allergies or intolerances, in order to arrange a menu suitable to your needs.
Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 8 participants.
The navigation route is subject to change in cases of unusual environmental situations or other events that are beyond the Captain’s control.
The tour will continue even in bad weather.
The time of departure is absolute and the organisation has the right to cancel a clients booking if they do not arrive at the time specified.
The boat is also accessible to disabled people.
In cases of cancellation of the dinner or if departure does not take place it is possible to postpone the booking to another agreed date alternatively a reimbursement can be made.
This is a collective tour, which means there might be other participants going on the tour with you.
- For cancellations up to 15 days before the dinner, 60% of the paid amount will be refunded.
- For cancellations in the 15 days before the dinner, no money will be refunded.
- No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW (if you don't show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher).
In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures, serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute), the tour might be cancelled.The customer will be notified of this as soon as possible and will be asked to choose between postponing the tour on the first date available or get a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour.
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