An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano


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Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8



Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

Not to be missed by first time visitors!

This tour is perfect for first time visitors, as you will admire the most important landmarks of Venice, such as Saint Mark's square and the Rialto bridge with its glorious fish market. You will enjoy a great view of Venice from the roof top of an historical building near the Rialto bridge (overlooking the Grand Canal)and learn about the history of the republic of Venice, the longest lasting republic in the world- more than 1000 years of power, trade, culture and prestige.
Then we will reach Murano by public water bus (vaporetto) and enjoy a glass blowing demonstration in factory Located on the island. You will watch glassmakers at work, learn the basics of traditional production while browsing massive collection of glass artworks. At the end of the tour you will be familiar with the most charming city in the world!


After meeting we will walk or take the vaporetto (public water bus) and visit Saint Mark's square. We will proceed to Rialto, the trade hub of venice for centuries, admire the bridge and the fish market (open from tuesday to saturday).
Then we will walk for about 15 minutes and reach the northern district of Venice, called Cannaregio. We will take the public water taxi bus and reach Murano, where we will see glass masters at work, enjoying a demonstration and the art of glass blowing.
Back to Venice by Vaporetto.

Please feel free to contact me for a customized itinerary!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Saint Mark's square (between the two columns) or your hotel or any other place convenient for you in Venice.

End location: Cannaregio district, Venice.

Duration: 6 hours

In high season (April-October) the tour could last a little bit more due to the number of visitors.


walking and public water bus (vaporetto)

What’s Included

My services and assistance as your personal tour guide.
A visit to a glass factory on the island of Murano.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euro - Purchases of personal nature, such as food, drinks and souvenirs.
Ticket for the public water bus (vaporetto): 15 euro for the return ticket or 20 euro for the 24 hour pass. The choise depends on the meeting location.

What’s Extra

Any personal purchase
15 euros per person for the return ticket or 20 euros per person for the 24-hour-pass for VAPORETTO (Public water bus: vaporetto)


I'm not a driver but I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange a car and driver if you want to visit the mainland.

A Recent Review of this tour

Giovanna was an excellent guide. Her English was excellent and her local knowledge of Venice was so helpful. She made the tour interesting for our 2 kids as well as she is so expressive. She was highly flexible and customized our experience.
Ernie Philip

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