Let us plan your time in this unique city with privately guided tours designed around your interests. Our expert licensed guides will take you to those special places only locals know about. Browse our selection of private tours below or contact us to create your personalized experience.

Venice discovery tour

Venice’s beating heart is Saint Mark’s square, surrounded by works of indisputable mastery and prestige: the imposing Campanile Bell Tower, and the Basilica with its five portals and decorations in marble and mosaics hinting at the pomp and extravagance of the interior; the Doge’s Palace, symbol of the various golden temples of La Serenissima (“The Most Serene Republic of Venice”); the Moors’ Tower, famously known as the Clock Tower, given the highly-evolved engineering that for centuries has marked the time for Venice.
Several historic cafes yield onto the piazza. The marvelous Caffè Florian: opened in 1720, is the oldest cafe in Italy. The elegant interiors are remarkable for their use of stucco, their paintings and mirrors. Not far from Piazza San Marco lies Campo Santo Stefano and the same-named church. 

Learn about the city rich history from an insider’s point of view. Discover secret corners. Explore tiny lanes, narrow alleyways, quirky little squares, shimmering canals, and quaint bridges where you get in touch with everyday life. Hear the stories that bring The Floating City to life. Savor the sights and sounds of this unique city where the roads are paved with water.

Duration: 2 hours

Rates from: 250€ (2 pax)

Saint Mark’s square walking tour with skip the line entrance to the Cathedral and Doge’s Palace

This private tour features a comprehensive introduction to the main square of the city followed by a skip the line entrance to the  Doge’s Palace and Saint Marks’ Basilica.

The Doge’s Palace is the true heart of Venetian political power, once the residence of  the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the “Serenissima” Republic. Be impressed by the magnificent Chamber of the Great Council and other richly decorated rooms with paintings and frescoes made by the most important Venetian painters. Follow the guide across the Bridge of Sights and the Prisons.

Continue the tour with the visit of  Saint Mark’s Cathedral, a true masterpiece of Byzantine art with its golden mosaics and marble inlay flooring. Admire the Pala d’Oro with its thousands of gems and precious stones.

Duration: 3 hours

Rates from: 350€ (2 pax)

Includes skip the line entrances

Private Gondola tours

Nothing conveys the romance of Venice like a gondola – these elegant, black, hand-built wooden boats have been an unmistakable feature of the city for almost 1,000 years!

30’ gondola ride is the perfect conclusion of our Venice tours, alternatively enjoy one hour gondola ride through the city canals at sunset, accompanied juts by the sweet melodies of the musicians on board.

Sit back and enjoy exploring the city as it was meant to be seen – from the water!

Duration: from 30′

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Jewish Ghetto tour

Jewish Ghetto guided tour gives you the opportunity to experience the authentic side of the city while walking from one fascination corner to the next of this hidden niche of cultural life. Get an insightful overview of heritage, culture, and history at the Cannaregio neighborhood. Here is where the oldest Jewish Ghetto in the world lies. The term itself originated here.

You’ll be aware of the historic Jewish influence the minute you enter this area as you will see yellow signs in Hebrew and Italian directing you to the Synagogue.  This charming Ghetto Vecchio (Old Ghetto district) is teeming with artisan workshops, galleries, shops and delis and is best explored at a leisurely pace.

This tour offers cultural insights to any Jews visitor and non-Jews alike. Your expert guide highlights how the Jewish community lived here over the centuries and what role-played in the city life and economy. 

Visits inside the Synagogues and the museum are not included.  

Duration: 2 hours

Rates from: 250€ (2 pax)

Murano with glass factory and Burano guided tours by private motorboat

Venice Murano Burano tour combines the natural beauty of the lagoon, traditional craftsmanship, and picturesque villages atmosphere.

The ephemeral beauty of blown glass is a perfect metaphor for Venice and its lagoon. Experience the wonder of this delicate art with a privately guided visit to the island of Murano – for over seven centuries home to the glass making industry. With a miniature version of the Grand Canal lined on both sides with glass factories and shops, you are invited to watch the skilled artisans at work in one of the glass blowing factories and can purchase an exquisite example of their craft as a souvenir at the end.

Burano, one of the most picturesque of the Venetian lagoon. Famous for its lace-making industry, this charming and colorful fishing village has its streets and canals lined by pastel colored houses. The lace museum, shows unique artifacts made by the local women over the centuries.

 

Duration: 4 hours

Rates from: from 400€ (2 pax)

Grand Canal by private motorboat

The Gran Canal of Venice is the most spectacular “high street” in the world. The sumptuous palaces were constructed over hundreds of years and slowly the Grand Canal became what is today. Take this private tour by motor launch to escape the hordes of tourist to discover the lagoon at a relaxed pace, with numerous photo opportunities as you pass splendid Palaces, Churches, Bridges and other Monumental buildings that line the main waterway of Venice. Learn the history and evolution of the main street of Venice and be entertained by anecdotes,
enjoy picture postcard views of the most romantic parts of the city.

 

Duration: from 1 hour

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Cooking classes in beautiful locations with food tour at Rialto market

Indulge and become an expert in Venetian Cuisine!
Explore the Rialto market with an expert chef who will show you how to identify the best and freshest ingredients, from which you will create exquisite dishes. Take your bags bursting with flavor back to a beautiful family Palazzo and enjoy learning whilst tasting Venetian specialties which you will be able to effortlessly recreate when you return home.

Includes:

  • The preparation of antipasti, a dish of pasta or risotto and lastly, a meat/fish main course.
  • A wonderful selection of wines to accompany the dishes.

Durationfrom 10 to 4 pm

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Private transfers by water taxi

Make your arrival in Venice truly unforgettable with our private water taxi transfer service to your hotel from any lagoon terminals (Marco Polo airport, Punta Sabbioni terminal, Santa Lucia station or Piazzale Roma) and back.

Transfers with our elegant taxis are fast and comfortable to guarantee an excellent service at any time, whether you are in Venice to spend your holidays or for business.

Enjoy a scenic boat ride and get an amazing look at Venice as you travel in comfort and style.

 

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