We had an excellent experience with Nancy Aiello Tours. I initially found you online, looking for child friendly tour guides. Your name popped up quite a bit. When I contacted the company, Ann was very responsive to my many questions. We have had many guides in European cities, and my family is quite skeptical as they get bored easily (to be fair, my sons are 3 and 10). Lucia was our guide for 7 hours in Rome, and made even the Vatican interesting for a 10 year old. She was sensitive to my kids’ needs and patience level, and my husband told her she was the best guide we have ever had. $1000 is pricey, but it was worth it to have an engaging guide and skip the lines. I would definitely recommend Nancy Aiello Tours.
OFF THE BEATEN PATH PRIVATE VENICE TOURS
With its historic buildings, grand squares and winding canals Venice is on the itineraries of most first-time visitors to Italy, and it is a beloved destination for return visitors as well. Its charm lies in the fact that is the only pedestrian city in the world. Here the dense network of canals carry out the same function exercised elsewhere by roads. From the earliest days, one aspect of city life that most caught the imagination of visitors was to see people moving round the city not on horseback but in handy boats. This unusual city built on wooden piles in a lagoon is a work of art, an open-air living museum where history comes to life. Whether you are traveling as a couple, taking the family or visiting with friends, there is no shortage of attractions and curiosities in this unique city. Through careful planning and collaborative approach, we deliver private Venice tours around your preferences, providing helpful tips and honest advice based on first-hand knowledge of the destination.
The City of Water is one of Italy most visited cities and there is plenty to keep you entertained all year round. St Mark’s Square, the Grand Canal, the Bridge of Sighs, the gondolas, the lace of Burano, and the glass of Murano, all contribute to the magic of this ancient city. Visitors come to admire the most famous attractions but also to attend events including the Carnival, the Art Biennale and the Venice International Film Festival. The worry that most people have is the crowds. Combined with a constant thrum of tourists, Venice can be overwhelming. Let our Italy trip planners craft your time in this iconic city, with privately guided tours designed around your interests.
Venice can be visited throughout the year because every season offers something different and precious. However, the best time of year to visit Venice, Italy is in the shoulder season including April, May and September when the weather is warm and the crowds are smaller. There is so much to see, do and taste that every visit you will fall in love with the city all over again. As well as being famous for its cicchetti dishes, Venice is also home to some wonderful waterside restaurants. We highly recommend that you make restaurant reservations in advance of your trip. If you are looking to reserve Michelin star restaurants, we advise you do this as soon as possible as some may even take reservations more than one year in advance. In addition, when it comes to places to stay, Venice offers a wide variety of accommodation options. Whether you are looking for a romantic gateway or family-friendly hotel there is something for every vacation. Whatever your travel style and budget, we will help you find that perfect getaway in the Floating City.
There are two ways to visit Venice. Follow the flow of tourists who take a fixed route chosen by about 20 million people every year or leave the tourist trail behind. We design private Venice tours for curious visitors who yearn to get off the beaten track. Our off-the-beaten-path approach to Venice allows you to experience some lesser-known spots that create meaningful and personal experiences. Go behind the scenes and gain expert insights. Our inspiring guides will take you to those special places only locals know about.
Delve into the real Venice your way, your pace. Leave the crowds behind. We take you off the beaten track to explore the city’s hidden nooks and crannies. Browse our collection of private Venice tours below to inspire your bespoke experience. Alternatively, you can work with one of our Italy travel planners to create the trip you want. Contact us today to arrange your personalized experience.
Private Venice Tours Customized to Your Desires!
In-Depth Vatican Tour
Best of Rome Tour
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I just want to say thank you for all of your patience with all of the emails, banking/credit card hiccups, etc… You’ve made a huge difference in knowing our moms’ trip to Rome and seeing the Vatican will live up to the lifelong dream they’ve always had.
Again, thank you.
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