Venice is one of the most touristic cities in Italy: every year thousands of tourists come from all over the world to admire the beautiful lagoon and cross the romantic bridges, protagonists of the most famous literary works of the past. A timeless city, able to enchant us with its views and colorful houses.
There are various ways to visit the city: the best known is certainly on board a gondola, an ancient boat that has remained the undisputed symbol of the place, or on board a boat, even if in this way you will not be able to visit the small canals .
If, on the other hand, you are looking for an alternative and certainly suggestive way, you can opt for the kayak. You will see the lagoon from another perspective, with the possibility of passing through the oldest and most historic corners that characterize the ancient seafaring city.
Cao Rio, whose name takes up an ancient Venetian saying, is the spokesperson for a new sustainable way to visit the city, to preserve its beauty and its ecosystem which, also due to the strong influx of tourists, risks being contaminated .
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Venice is renowned for being one of the most beautiful cities in Italy: each of its alleyways and canals represents a work of art. For this reason, every year it is crowded with visitors who photograph every corner and bridge of this incredible location.
In Venice the canals replace the roads so to move from one side of the lagoon to the other it is necessary to board boats. The most famous are undoubtedly the gondolas, which have become a real attraction due to their shape, colors and history.
Cao Rio is a company that was born with the aim of providing an eco-sustainable alternative to Venetian tourism. It offers the possibility to rent kayaks to explore the lagoon and move more skillfully between the small canals.
It is possible to carry out different types of tours aboard these small canoes: from the naturalistic one that will take you to discover the wild part of the area, passing through the island of Sant'Erasmo and the Lazzaretto Nuovo. This itinerary is perfect for all those interested in learning more about the geography, morphology and archeology of the city.
The second option instead provides for a visit to the main cultural sites focusing more on the historical aspect.
Let's not forget that Venice boasts the title of city of lovers so we have also thought of a romantic tour that will take place during sunset.
Everyone should visit Venice at least once in their life, a city built entirely on water that develops between small canals and wonderful alleys, unique in its kind. Due to this peculiarity, both the inhabitants and the tourists who visit this beautiful location move from one point of the lagoon to another by means of gondolas, small boats and boats.
Cao Rio is a company that offers boat excursions mainly dedicated to all those who want to visit the main places of interest in the city. Many will know that the Venetian territory also includes three small islands known as Murano, Burano and Torcello, much appreciated for the bright colors of the houses that are reflected on the small canals, creating a colorful landscape and for the numerous activities of local artisans who work glass.
With the Cao Rio excursions you will be able to admire Venice from another perspective, experiencing the atmosphere of the city at 360 degrees. We assure you that it will be a wonderful experience, furthermore our staff will be at your disposal for any information and to satisfy your curiosity with interesting anecdotes, stories and legends about what was once one of the most important maritime republics.