One day in Venice


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Shopping, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



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

All you can do if you are here overnight or you arrive by cruise

This tour wants to supply a 360° feeling of Venice and is customized for those visitors who are in town just for a couple of nights or who wish to enjoy the highlights in a few hours and be left with some free time.
This tour is perfect to collect all the necessary infos about art, history, customs, crafts, food. . . . and at the end of it you'll get a complete understanding of Venice since I'll walk you around, I'll take you for a memorable ride by watertaxi and by gondola, I'll introduce you to the art of glass blowing and you'll sip a good cappuccino!
Please, be aware that a gondola fits up to 6 people; if you are a larger party I need to customize the tour.


We start our day together with a couple of hours walk through the city centre admiring the highlights but also indulging in some less crowded areas and more intimate corners. After a stop in a coffee shop for a good capuccino or other drink, we'll board a private watertaxi and cruise the Grand Canal and some rios to get a water view of the city. By boat we reach Murano Island and visit a beautiful glass factory. At the end of the glass blowing demo and the showrooms we head back to the city. I'm going to take you to a typical inn to grab some local finger food after the Venetian tradition of "cichetti". And how could you finish this glorious day better than by gondola?

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel/flat if you are staying in the city centre.
If you are on a cruise and you want to meet at the main Port, we need to catch a shuttle to get closer to the centre. This is to avoid a long walk and costs 1,50 Eur.

End location: City centre.
Available to help you getting back to your ship

Duration: 6 hours


It is a walking tour but we'll enjoy a cruise by private watertaxi and 30 minutes by gondola

What’s Included

My assistance and guiding during the whole tour, a coffee or capuccino or soft drink per person, a boat ride along the Grand Canal on the way to Murano island, the visit of a glass factory, 30 minutes gondola ride.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 EUR - It is always good to carry some cash in case you need to buy some water or use the public restrooms (the glass factory, the coffee shop and any place where you might stop to grab something have facilities).
If we meet at the main Port a 1,50 Eur fee is paid for the shuttle taking us to the pedestrian area where we start our walking tour.

What’s Extra

You are responsible for any purchases of a personal nature.
There are many good and inexpensive options to grab something for lunch without spoiling too much of the tour time.

If we meet at the main Port we have to catch a shuttle to get closer to the city centre. The cost for this is 1,50 Eur per person to be paid on spot


Licensed guides have no restrictions.
For tours run on the mainland, vehicles will be driven by professional drivers.

A Recent Review of this tour

Isa was great! She was obviously a skilled guide with great connections everywhere we visited. She was knowledgeable, friendly, courteous, organized, just to Li's a few of her key traits/skills! Thanks Isa see you next time!
Tommy Brackin

Read More Reviews For This Tour

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Isabella B.

Web address (URL) of this page:

Tours by Isabella B.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Sightseeing Boat Tour with one or two,...

A ride along the Grand Canal and the small rios of Venice

632 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 hours

learn more

St Mark's Square Tour: Doge's Palace,...

A visit to Venice headquarters: politics and religion, two faces of,...

421 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

3 hours

learn more

Islands' Tour

A boat ride to the North of the Lagoon

1143 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

learn more

Bacari tour - Apericena

A food tour after the Italian tradition of the aperitif

277 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 hours

learn more

One day in Venice

All you can do if you are here overnight or you arrive by cruise

1083 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

6 hours

learn more

An Architecture Trail - Private Tour


On the path of Palladio's, Canova's and Carlo Scarpa's contributions,...

1624 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

9 hours

learn more