ARSENALE Running Tour

Arsenale running tour in Venice


Discover the Venetian maritime tradition running through the charm of the ancient Arsenale shipyards and the wide banks departing from St. Mark Square.



Arsenale running tour will let you discover the other Venice, the one that set up the first industry of the western world allowing the Republic of Venice “Serenissima” to conquer the supremacy upon the Mediterranean sea for many centuries, in a out of the crowd path.

Start from your hotel/apartment, where your guide will meet you, heading to Cannaregio district. Pass nearby the 15th c. Scuola Grande di San Marco and run towards the far esatern part of Venice to reach the magnificence of the Arsenale located on the northern Venetian lagoon.

Run by the Church of San Francesco della Vigna and along the Castello maze-like narrow calli to wander in places you would not be easily able to run by yourself.

Make a shore-to-shore crossing Castello district up to the southern lagoon and reach the banks on which the commercial ships used to berth since the 10th century and today reserved to super yachts.

Finally cross the city centre in back way crowded calli and reach your accommodation to  Cannaregio district.

NB: the order of spots visited could vary according to the pick-up point. Read more on the Additional information section below.

1 hour 7.5 km hotel pick-up from €70 *

*HOT DEAL rate

Additional information

Approx. duration: 1 hour

Meeting point: hotel/apartment pick-up. If your accommodation is not located in central Venice another convenient meeting point will be set

Ending point: hotel/apartment

Avg. running pace: individual

Course: to ensure you the best running tour experience the pick-up/drop-off points are primarily set in your hotel/aparment. Your guide will customise the tour course each time according to the spots to be visited along the course, therefore it could be different from the one reported in the above description. In some cases, pick-up/drop-off points can be arrange in a different location from your accommodation if it is too far from the main spots to be visited

Stops: all the running tours consider stops along the course to rest and to listen about Venice from your guide. Set your number of stops with your guide during the run

Inclusions: Local English/French/Spanish/Italian-speaking guide, route tracking, travel advice for your days in Venice. The running tours are carried out exclusively in external areas and it is not planned any entrance/access to museums, churches, galleries and similar.

Exclusions: Items of a personal nature and tips or gratuities for guide

Language (monolingual tour): English, French, Spanish, Italian

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