Guided tour

Venice: Sightseeing Tour with a Local Guide

Venice: Sightseeing Tour with a Local Guide

From $23.34 per person

See some of the most beautiful monuments of Venice on a 2-hour tour with a local guide. Marvel at attractions such as the basilica where Titian is buried and the house where Marco Polo lived.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the history of Venice and its islands and monuments
  • Stroll through the historic Rialto, San Marco and Cannaregio districts
  • Cross the Grand Canal on the Rialto Bridge
Full description
See the beautiful attractions of Venice on a sightseeing tour with a local guide. Cross the network of canals using the small bridges and narrow lanes of the historic Rialto, San Marco and Cannaregio districts.  Discover the site of the old trade center from the days of the Venetian Empire. Pass the former home of the explorer Marco Polo and learn how he built trade agreements with China providing an important link between the East and West. See the impressive church of San Pantalon in the Dorsoduro district. Continue to the large Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, where the painter Titian is buried. Enter the narrow square of the Campo San Bartolomeo, and continue to the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, where 25 of the doges are buried. End on St. Mark's Square and admire St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace.
Includes
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Pickup and drop-off from the designated meeting point
  • Outdoor walking tour
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide near the steps of the church of San Pantalon in the Dorsoduro district, 3703, 30123 Venice.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be sent at time of booking
  • Wear comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 113 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.4/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5

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Our guide Denise is excellent! She is interesting, passionate and gives recommendation on restaurants etc. Absolutely a must do tour in Venice! You will get to know the history, cool spot to take picture of the Rialto Bridge without the tourist & a cool surprise (for you to find out). Would recommend to do it the beginning of your trip which will help with navigating in Venice.

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July 23, 2021

Our guide Carolina was very friendly and knew a lot about the history of venice. She showed us the most important places and introduced us to their story, so very good to start your venice trip. She also speaks the venician dialect and is using it to explain many historical names. On the tour she also recommended some churches to visit and have a closer look at them. She also gave restaurant tipps. It was a really nice tour.

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June 18, 2021

My boyfriend and I had a great experience with our tour through Venice. We were a small group and our tour guide was amazing. She provided us with a lot of information about the history and the importance of this unique city. She even gave us insider tips on where to eat, go for a drink, took us to beautiful locations and was a great photographer as well ;-). We can highly recommend it to annyone t who is interested in finding out more about Venice in only two hours. Honestly one of our highlights!

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June 13, 2021

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