Staying in Florence but want to tour Venice in a day? Best of Venice day tour from Florence caters to independent travelers and families with children who want to experience Venice highlights and delights on a private tour from Tuscany. Leave Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station to travel to Venice independently. Sit back and relax on the 2 hour high speed train journey from Florence to Venice Santa Lucia train station. On arrival in Venice meet your private guide to enjoy a fun filled walk that illuminates Venice architectural treasures, iconic attractions and hidden gems. Your expert guide a local passionate about Venice unlocks its many secrets and makes the sites come alive with tales of power, art and its glorious past. Easy paced and informative, bursting with tales and legends best of Venice day tour from Florence allows you to experience the city highlights and off the beaten path sites in just one day.

History comes to life as your knowledgeable guide introduces you to the city rich heritage recalling its charming past while exploring its famous areas and secret corners. Enjoy an intimate stroll of wonder and discovery through the warren of narrow alleyways and back canals. Cross quaint bridges and some of the oldest palaces in Venice. Mingle with the Venetians and explore the Venice few tourists get to see. Learn about Venice history and local cultural habits. You will still see tourists there but you also meet Venetians going about their daily lives. Experience the city famous highlights from St. Mark Square and the Bridge of Sighs to the heart of St. Polo district while learning the history and legends behind these glorious landmarks. Explore beyond Piazza San Marco where dark alleys open onto bright squares flanked by some of the city finest churches. At the end of the private tour your guide escorts you back to Santa Lucia railway station to return to Florence independently by high speed train. Contact us for an enjoyable adventure..

* Family Friendly
* Independent Venice Day Trip from Florence by High Speed Train
* Half Day Day Private Licensed Professional Guide in Venice
* Venice Top Attractions and Hidden Gems
* Best Photo Ops

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This private guided Tuscany trip can departure from any Tuscan town.

Train journeys between the two cities can last up to 4 hours each way, while high-speed trains shuttle you into the heart of Venice in just 2.05 hours each way.

The last train from Venice to Florence leaves at 7.25pm. If you miss that train, there is no way to get to Florence until the following morning.

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).

Can I join a group 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.

Do I need to make reservations for the train tickets?

Yes. Go to TrenItalia website for fares and schedules, book your tickets in advance and let us know your train number and time of arrival.

Do we stop for lunch during our private guided walking tour of Venice?

Yes. The duration of the tour includes time for breaks to grab a quick snack and/or lunch. Your private driver/guide would be happy to provide with suggestions for lunch to suit your tastes and budgets. The cost of the meal is NOT included in the price. Some people like to grab a quick pizza or a snack, and some people like to sit down for a nice relaxing Italian meal. You may take a break at any time during the tour upon request. Otherwise, breaks will be at our discretion.

Are tips included?

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


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    The tour and especially the guide were absolutely GREAT! We would strongly recommend this tour to anyone including those with children.

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    Hi Rachel / All,
    Thanks again for helping to coordinate the tour of Rome with Laura for my family and I on Aug 9 and 10. We had a great time – Laura was fun to be with, very knowledgeable, and clearly passionate about Rome, which she was able to pass on to each of us. The tour was paced just right, we saw a lot of things, but didn’t go overboard. Everyone really enjoyed the tour, and would rate it as excellent all the way around.
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