Venice!!! One of the most fascinating cities in the world, an architectural, historical and cultural masterpiece. A City that offers so much. Outside the “usual” paths that the whole world knows. Today’s guide allows you to organize your golf vacation in Venice by dedicating more days only to “her”, to this magical city.
Golf holidays in Italy and other destinations are almost always made up of several golf courses. Venice no, it’s a particular golfing vacation that deserves an exception. Only one picturesque, exciting golf course perfectly set in the territory of the fascinating Venetian Lagoon.
The golf vacation in Venice demands that you have free time to dedicate to this wonderful city. On the internet you will find thousands of news on what to visit and what to do, here we try to make you discover Tours & Activities that can somehow leave you a beautiful and genuine emotion inside you.
- 1 THE GOLF COURSE
- 2 Tours & Activities
- 2.1 Top Venice Classes & Workshops
- 2.2 Top Venice Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours
- 2.3 Top Venice Cultural & Theme Tours
- 2.4 Top Venice Day Trips & Excursions
- 2.5 Top Venice Food, Wine & Nightlife
- 2.6 Top Venice Holiday & Seasonal Tours
- 2.7 Top Venice Outdoor Activities
- 2.8 Top Venice Private & Custom Tours
- 2.9 Top Venice Shopping & Fashion
- 3 RESTAURANTS & OSTERIES
- 4 VENETIAN TRADITION: Bacari, cicheti and ombre
- 5 HOTELS
THE GOLF COURSE
Course of 18 holes, PAR 72, length of 6039 meters from normal standards and 6199 meters from championship tees. It was built in 1928 and expanded to 18 holes in 1951 in a spectacular spit of land, between the Adriatic Sea and the Venice lagoon. It shares many characteristics of links, the bora and sirocco winds that often appear in the field increase the challenge and require a game control to take the greens well protected by the bunkers.
Many fairways are outlined by a great variety of trees, such as maritime pines, weeping willows, poplars and mulberries which underline the importance of precision from the tee. The design includes holes well protected by bunkers, where the drive must be precise to find the landing area, and other longer holes that require a more powerful drive. On the first nine there are 2 difficult par 3s: the hole 2 with a distance of only 128 meters where, however, a very accurate precision is required to take the green; the long hole 5, which is constantly under the effect of the sea breeze, requires a good shot with a long iron or a hybrid and the third par 3 is the legendary 9th hole, a hole worthy of the best tradition of a link, with a blind shot through the fort.
The second nine holes are longer and include 2 excellent par 5s, 11 and 13 that take you to the final detachment, 5 consecutive par 4 snaking through the trees and requiring greater precision from the tee and fairway to be able to take small and raised green always well protected. Although the holes are relatively short compared to modern standards, the old saying that “the tour is not finished until it is finished” is certainly related to these spectacular last holes. The Circolo Golf Venezia is classified by “Il Mondo del Golf” as one of the top ten courses in Italy. Over the years it has hosted various editions of: PGA European Tour Italian Open, PGA European Tour Seniors Open, Vagliano Trophy, Italian Amateur Championship, Italian Stroke Play Amateur Championship and Italian Foursomes Amateur Championship.
HOW TO GET THERE
The characteristic is that it is found … in the middle of the sea! Here are some suggestions on how to get to Circolo Golf Venezia:
From the Mestre motorway junction:
Mestre exit, follow the signs for Venice. At the end of the bridge that connects Venice to the mainland, turn right and follow the directions for boarding the ferry-boat at Tronchetto. Departures of the ferry-boat to the Lido every 50 minutes. Arrived at the island of Lido, turn right and follow the main road along the lagoon to the Alberoni (about 11 km)
you can take a water taxi or the vaporetto to Santa Maria Elisabetta / Lido then take a taxi or bus line A – as above.
From Marco Polo Tessera airport:
Alilaguna motorboat service to the Santa Maria Elisabetta / Lido stop, then take a taxi or bus line A (with departures every 20 minutes) with a stop in front of the Circolo immediately after having crossed the Alberoni center.
From the Fusina Terminal:
it is also possible to reach the Golf Club by parking the car at the Fusina Terminal (free parking) and take the speedboat bound for the Alberoni. (About 30 minutes). After booking, a Circolo minibus will take you to the Golf.
This is a very convenient way to reach the club if you are driving to Venice or a day trip.
Tours & Activities
Venice offers an incredible amount of top quality Tours & Activities. We list as many as 1506 !! You certainly have a wide and varied choice of Tours & Activities to dedicate to your extra-Golf free time. Let’s find out …
Top Venice Classes & Workshops
- Create your glass artwork: private lesson with local artisan
- Venice Carnival Mask-Making Class
- Charming Gondola ride & Magical Glassblowing demonstration
- ….and more!!
Top Venice Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours
- Small Group Venice In a Day with Basilica San Marco and Doges Palace plus Gondola Ride
- Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade
Top Venice Cultural & Theme Tours
- Legendary Venice St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace
- Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island
- Venice Ghost and Legends Walking Tour
- …and more!!
Top Venice Day Trips & Excursions
- Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
- Venice City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
- Excursion to Murano and Burano Including a glass of wine
Top Venice Food, Wine & Nightlife
- Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade with Dinner
- Small Group Venice Food Tour: Cicchetti and Wine
- Eat Like a Local: 3-hour Venice Small-Group Food Tasting Walking Tour
Top Venice Holiday & Seasonal Tours
Top Venice Outdoor Activities
Top Venice Private & Custom Tours
- Private Grand Canal Boat Tour and Murano Glass Experience
- Private Photo Shoot in Venice with Gondola Ride
- Gondola and Gala Dinner in a Venetian Palace
- …and more!!
Top Venice Shopping & Fashion
- Murano by Private Watertaxi Including Glass Blowing Demo with Hotel Pickup
- Private Venice Shopping Tour
- Friendinvenice Murano Burano Torcello private tours By Luxury water taxi
Your Golf Holidays In Italy at Venice as you read above, they really offer you lots of things to do !!!
Ok, these are busy days … Golf, Tours & Activities … there’s a lot to do in Venice on your Golf Holidays in Italy. I think it’s better to think about the body too …
RESTAURANTS & OSTERIES
- Michelin starred restaurants
Oro Restaurant – Venezia
VENETIAN TRADITION: Bacari, cicheti and ombre
While on the one hand the old Venetian tradition of “far do ciacole” while enjoying a “cicheto“ and drinking a “ombra“ is gradually disappearing, on the other hand some young attentive, curious and in love with Venice restaurateurs are trying to revive those traditional habits with a more modern spirit and, above all, with an attention to the quality of the products often ignored in the past.
The mind and body of a golfer cannot do without a deserved quality rest. In Venice, yours Golf Holidays In Italy find the perfect quality and excellence of the Hotels.
Venice offers many other opportunities for your quality stay.
- ALWAYS remember to take out good travel insurance
If you travel by plane, remember the dimensions of your luggage. The airlines are very strict in this regard.
Don’t forget the Golf bag cover
Important travel accessories:
Do you use the plane to travel to VENICE? Plan your flight!
!! The most convenient airport is TRIESTE – VENEZIA !!
When you arrive at the airport, rent your most comfortable car
CALL TO ACTION
Now you have everything you need to plan and create your golf vacation. Use the tools to book flights, rental cars, restaurants, activities, tee times and whatever you like. Leave and enjoy your well-deserved relaxation. If you have any doubts, a booking method is not clear to you, do not hesitate to contact us and together we will solve the problem.
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