THE ESSENCE OF VENICE TOUR

Experience the essence of Venice on an exclusive tour by land and water. This private Venice exclusive tour led by an expert local guide includes a one hour cruise along the Grand Canal combined with one hour off the beaten path walking tour. Best for those who want to delve into the city history, art and architecture with limited walking involved. World famous for its old bridges, romantic alleys and luxurious centuries old palaces Venice is an open-air museum where every building is a masterpiece with a story to tell. The history of Venice is intimately connected with water. The canals are Venice top attraction. Travel along the city canals and explore parts of Venice that are seldom visited by tourists. Within this two hours tour experience Venice best highlights and off the beaten path attractions by land and water.

Tour the city waterways during a 1 hour cruise along the historic canals. Hear colorful anecdotes behind the quaint Renaissance palaces that line the banks of the canals. Soak up the views and charming atmosphere of the Floating City from a privileged perspective. Sit back, relax, float along legendary canals and gaze upon its wonders. In the comfort of a private boat glide along the city most secluded waterways seldom visited by tourists. Be amazed by the beautiful views on canals and bridges. See palaces with ornate Renaissance style facades and their reflection on the water bringing the magic of Venice alive. Venice exclusive tour continues on with an entertaining one hour walk through St. Mark Square and surroundings that highlights the inseparable relationship between the historical and artistic events that have characterized the city millenary history. Stroll past top attractions and learn informative stories and fun facts about the city past and present. From its centuries long domination of the Mediterranean Sea to the adventures of Marco Polo and Casanova, from the scandals of the Doges to world famous Carnival, The perfect journey to get to know the real Venice with the firsthand knowledge of your Venetian guide. Contact us for pricing and availability.

* Private Tour
* Private Licensed Professional Local Guide
* Historical Sites and Hidden Corners
* One Hour Private Boat Tour along the Canals
* One Hour Private Walking Tour

* Best Photo Ops

Optional Upgrades to Enhance Your Private Tour

There are no add-ons for this tour.

ADD ON There are no add-ons for this tour.

When entering churches always ensure that you dress appropriately, no shorts or sleeveless dresses. By not being properly attired you run into the risk of being denied entry.

Those traveling between November and March may wish to bring rubber boots in preparation for Venice’s acqua alta (high water).

Do you combine people to share a private Venice tour?

Unfortunately this is not a service we offer. Nancy Aiello Tours specializes in individual and family private tours. Our private tours are exclusive to one booking party and we do not combine separate reservations to form small groups. Our private tours mean that you do not share your tour with anyone else. Your private tour is tailored to your individual needs and interests so everyone can ask questions and get the most from a new experience.

Are tips included?

Tips are optional. Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.

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  • Private Vatican Family Tour

    Good Day,
    I am pleased to inform you that my clients, Kevin D. and his family with 5 children ages 16, 14, 10, 9 and 6 years, were extremely pleased with their tour of the Vatican on August 6th, especially their guide Filippo who made it so interesting. Bravo! I will keep you in mind for future bookings. Thank you.

    Lois A. Hussey – President Adventure Tours and Travel
    Lyndhurst, New Jersey USA
  • Italy Shore Trip Package

    Dear Rachel,
    We are back home in Oklahoma, but I wanted to thank you for all of your assistance in making our trip to Italy such a wonderful time. The drivers and guides were wonderful and we had a wonderful time.  Please feel free to use me as a reference for future customers.

    Donald R. Hackler, Jr.
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    Our tour guide for Rome and the Vatican City was excellent, on time and was the greatest! Rachel who set our tour was very diligent and responsive by e-mail. We just got home, and are ready to go back! thanks so much

    David

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