Take an exclusive private walking tour of Venice with an art and history expert to get a comprehensive introduction to the art, history and culture of the floating city.
About this tour:
- Discover the grandeur of St Mark’s Square
- Marvel at the Gothic architecture of the Doge’s Palace
- Enjoy a traditional Venetian aperitivo and Spritz
- Soak up the atmosphere of the floating city
- Take a gondola ride through the city’s canals
Get ready to take the most stunning pictures and discover the soul of Venice which will take you to the city’s most famous landmarks as well as off the beaten path on an unforgettable gondola ride.
Lose yourself in the famous floating city
Meet your guide and take a pleasant walk through cobbled alleys and over bridges towards Venice’s nerve centre of St Mark’s Square. Once you arrive there, you’ll discover its grandeur from the Byzantine domes of St Mark’s Basilica to the Gothic architecture of the Doge’s Palace. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you more about the Palace of Justice, the prison and the haunting Bridge of Sighs. Incredibly, this building was also the Doge’s home, though he was kept very separate from the prisoners!
Savour a traditional Venetian aperitivo
Venice’s has its own distinctive cuisine - think lots of cicchetti and seafood. You’ll have the chance to try it once you’ve ticked St Mark’s Square off your list, as you enjoy a well-deserved aperitivo. And yes, you’ll get to drink a Venetian Spritz too! Don’t miss this essential part of Venetian culture which will make sure your stomach isn’t going for the next part of the tour, arguably the highlight!
Take to the water with a gondola ride
No visit to Venice is complete without taking a gondola ride. Our exclusive itinerary enables you to get off the beaten path and see some of the city’s most picturesque hidden spots, alongside its best known attractions - have your camera at the ready! This romantic and special view of the city from its founding element, water, is the perfect way to end this semi-private tour of Venice.
- Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance.
- Please let us know in advance of any special needs or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accommodate them.
The walking tour will never be cancelled, it will operate rain or shine.
The gondola ride might be canceled due to rain.
We will do our best to proceed with the tour. However, rain could prevent us from being able to offer an enjoyable and fully safe experience.
In case the gondola ride is canceled, we'll issue a partial refund corresponding to the price difference of the tour without the gondola ride.
Meet our tour leader in St. Mark's Square, under the column with the lion on the top, in front of Doge's Palace.
price per person
based on a group of 4