View of the front Entrance of St Mark Basilica in Venice
View of the Doge's Palace from the Grand Canal
Beautiful view of the Rialto Bridge
Bridge of Sighs Venice
Private tour of Venice
Private Tour

Best of Venice Private Walking Tour

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  • From the Bridge of Sighs to St. Mark’s Basilica, take the chance to customize your itinerary and make the most of your time in Venice by exploring the Floating City’s most iconic landmarks.
  • You’ll feel like a local as you wander the city streets in the company of an expert, English-speaking guide who will show you Venice like a friend; in just two hours, with hotel pick-up included (in Venice only), see the best of what this remarkable city has to offer.
  • With a flexible pace, this private tour is an amazing opportunity to find hidden gems and learn about the history of one of Italy’s most incredible cities with your own group.

Tour Description

What's Included

  • 2 - hours private guided tour, customized on your interests
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Hotel Pick-Up (in Venice only)
  • Tips and insights on routes, landmarks and local food stops
  • Gratuities

Sites Visited

  • St. Mark’s Basilica
  • View of Grand Canal
  • Rialto Bridge
  • Marco Polo’s house
  • Campo SS Giovanni e Paolo
  • Campo SM Formosa
  • Bridge of Sighs
  • Columns of San Marco and San Todaro

Venice has so much to offer, and if you want to see the Floating City in just a couple of hours then the Best of Venice Private Tour is the best way to do so. You can explore the city in your own group, and customize the itinerary to your collective interests meaning you really can make the most of a short time in Venice. An expert, English-speaking tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Venice and whisk you off to see the city like a local.

See what you want to see

There are endless iconic sites to see in Venice; from St. Mark’s Basilica to the Rialto Bridge, you can choose what you want to see. Take a peek at Marco Polo’s house and admire the Bridge of Sighs, or marvel at the Columns of San Marco and San Todaro. Whatever is on your Venetian bucket list, this tour is an easy way to tick it off; you’ll see so much of the city as you walk between landmarks, learning about the rich history of the area from your passionate local guide.

From frescoed palaces to domes that sparkle in the sunlight, Venice has architecture that will take your breath away. It is an eclectic mix of Renaissance and Byzantine, with modern structures too; don’t forget your camera! Discover hidden gems and hear stories that will bring this beautiful city to life - hear vivid tales of the building of this unique part of Italy, and learn about the connection between Venice and China.

Get personalized recommendations

While you delight in the beauty and fascination of Venice, be sure to ask your guide for recommendations of where to eat and drink, which museums to visit and any other hidden gems that you might not get to hear about otherwise. This private tour is an ideal way to see the city the way you want to see it as you’re not having to follow the crowd, ensuring you maximize your time in wonderful Floating City.

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Price per adult based on a group of 2 people. Price per adult decreases as more people are added.
Available from January 2024
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