Venice in a day private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

348088


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

A must if you stay in Venice just one day


If you stay in Venice just one day, this tour is the best for you.
In few hours, you will have a good introduction over the History, the traditional activities, the most important monuments and some of the best places in the City.

You will start with a visit in one of the most beautiful glass factories on the Murano islands, where you will see how our glass masters create their stuffs using techniques that were developed on the island Centuries ago.

Back to Venice, you will walk into some of the less beaten areas of the City, where you will see how and where the locals live.
You will take a "traghetto" (a little gondola) to cross the Gran Canal, in order to visit the open air market in Rialto.

Crossing the most famous bridge in the world, you will walk to the Piazza San Marco, where you will hear about the wonderful History of the Serenissima Republic of Venice, visiting the Basilica of St Mark's inside.

A complete tour, the best one for people staying in Venice just few hours.

Itinerary

After meeting at the agreed meeting point, we wil go to Murano by private boat, to see a glass factory.
Back to Venice, we will walk into some of the most residential areas of the city, out of the beaten paths.
We will take a traghetto (a little gondola) to cross the majestic Gran Canal, in order to visit the Rialto food market.
We will then cross the famous Rialto Bridge, to go to Piazza San Marco, where we will enter the beautiful St Mark's Basilica.

St. Mark's church is open from Monday to Saturday, 9h45>17h00
On Sunday, 14h00>16h00

Please, be sure to bring something to cover your legs and your shoulders.

The backpacks have to to be check before entering the church

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Suggested by Guide: Piazza San Marco, in front of the exit of the Doge's Palace

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Private taxi boat

Traghetto (a small gondola) to cross the Gran Canal

Walking (comfortable shoes are required)

What’s Included

Other: My service as a private licensed guide and Art Historian for 4 hours.

Transfer to Murano and back by private boat.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 Eur - - 3,00 € per person to avoid long lines to enter St. Mark's church (from April 1 to october 31)
- Scarf to cover your shoulders 2€ per person
- Traghetto boat to cross the Gran Canal 2€ per person
- any other private expenses (snacks, drinks, souvenirs, ...)

What’s Extra

Other: 3,00 € per person to avoid long lines to enter St. Mark's church.
(from April 1 to october 31)

Scarf to cover your shoulders (if needed) 2€ per person

Traghetto boat to cross the Gran Canal 2€ per person

Any other tickets if required

Any other expenses like snacks, drinks, souvenirs, ...

Restrictions

As a Licensed Tourist Guide of Venice, I have no restrictions at all.

I am not a driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

This was a very well planned and interesting tour. Thoroughly enjoyed it and the Murano Glass was amazing. Nicoletta was very well informed and good company. Thank you.
Bill McGorrigan

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Private tour guide Nicoletta

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