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Best Guided Tours In Venice

Private Venice 3-Hour Photo-Walk with Photographer Guide | GetYourGuide

During a 3-hour picture stroll, you will explore both hidden and iconic places in Venice. Enjoy a one-on-one photography tutoring session with a professional!

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From Venice: Private Tour to the Heart of the Dolomites | GetYourGuide

This daily private journey of 400 km takes you through the spectacular Dolomites, one of the world's most stunning and distinctive alpine landscapes, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2009.

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Venice: Full-Day Private Walking Tour w/ Rialto Market | GetYourGuide

The Rialto Market and Venice's interesting stories are among the highlights of this private guided trip, which lasts the entire day. The Doge's Palace, the Rialto Bridge, and the Gothic structures of the Venetian Empire are all on display.

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A 30-minute gondola ride around Venice's historic center will serenade you. Enjoy Italian tunes sung by professionals.

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Venice: Bike Tour on Lido Island | GetYourGuide

Riding a bike along the lagoon and the sea on Lido Island is a great way to spend the day. Take in the breathtaking scenery and the city's most prominent art nouveau architecture. The opportunity to take a dip. You may choose from a variety of bicycles.

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Venice: Full-Day Private Walking Tour w/ Rialto Market | GetYourGuide

Full-day private tour of Venice and the Rialto Market. Visit Gothic Venetian sites and learn about the Doge's Palace and Rialto Bridge.

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Venice in One Day: Guided Tour From Florence | GetYourGuide

It would be a pity to miss out on Venice after flying all the way to Italy. Float along Venice's canals on an easy-to-take cruise from Florence.

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Venice: Private Walking Tour with Saint Mark's Basilica | GetYourGuide

A 2-hour personalized walking tour of Venice lets you take in the city's best sites. The Rialto Bridge, the Grand Canal, St. Mark's Square, and St. Mark's Basilica are just some of the city's most well-known landmarks.

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Venice: Local Fish Market With Cicchetti, Lunch, and Wine | GetYourGuide

The Rialto Fish Market, the center of Venice, will be the destination of our local Venice cuisine trip. Learn about the history and customs that have shaped the lives of Venetians in the present day, as well.

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Venice: City Tour and Murano Glass Experience | GetYourGuide

Enjoy Venice's attractions with this 2-hour walking tour. You'll experience several of the city's architectural treasures, with a visit of a real glass industry included.

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Venice: Private 2-Hour Photo Walk | GetYourGuide

Discover Venice's secret corners and prominent monuments on a 2-hour photowalk. Enjoy one-on-one photography tuition from an expert.

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8-Hour Prosecco Wine and Tastings Tour from Venice or Padua | GetYourGuide

Enjoy the finest of Prosecco. Explore the heartland of the Prosecco DOCG wine region on this 8-hour trip departing from Venice or Padua. Take a tour of two wineries and sample a wide range of Proseccos with your guide. Having lunch at a small trattoria in the neighborhood.

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Venice: St. Mark's Square Private Tour with Bell Tower View | GetYourGuide

Enjoy a private tour of the city's sights surrounding the world-famous St. Mark's Square. Take the elevator to St. Mark's Campanile for the greatest city view.

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From Venice: Private Tour of Verona | GetYourGuide

Take a high-speed train ride from Venice to Verona. Find yourself immersed in the rich history of Italy as you stroll the streets of Rome. Your individual guide will give you his or her undivided attention.

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Soave Wine Tasting Tours from Venice, Verona or Padova | GetYourGuide

From Venice, Verona, or Padova you may take a full-day wine trip to Soave in the Veneto. Visit two cantinas to taste several Soave wines, and then have lunch in a traditional trattoria.

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Saint Mark's Basilica: After Hours Private Tour | GetYourGuide

Visit the world-famous St. Mark's Basilica after the general public has been barred from entering. With a private tour of the Golden Church of Venice, you can learn everything about its fascinating history.

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From Venice: Half-Day Prosecco Winery Tour | GetYourGuide

Take a half-day tour of the Prosecco wine region in northern Italy. Take a tour of a local winery and sample a range of local wines.

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Venice: Doge's Palace Guided Tour | GetYourGuide

Doge's Palace is one of Venice's most popular museums, and it's easy to see why.

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St. Mark's Basilica: Skip-the-Line Tour with City Walking Tour | GetYourGuide

St. Mark's Basilica is notorious for its lengthy lineups. On a city tour, you'll see the basilica's gold mosaics and Byzantine art, as well as the city's most notable landmarks.

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Venice: Bike Tour and Honey Tasting on Sant’Erasmo Island | GetYourGuide

From Venice, take a bike excursion to Sant'Erasmo island. You'll pass past local agriculture, get a new view on Venice's cityscape, and taste some local honey.

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Venice In a Day: Basilica San Marco, Doges Palace & Gondola ride

Are you a first-time visitor to Venice? Make the most of your time in the city by planning a full day of sightseeing that includes all the must-see sights. Cross the Rialto Bridge and see the bustling Rialto Fish Market before boarding a gondola for a leisurely ride down the Grand Canal with your loved one. Once you've entered St. Mark's Basilica, head to the cathedral's rooftop terrace to take in the views of Venice. Finally, take advantage of the Doge's Palace's skip-the-line entry. There will only be 20 individuals on this trip, so every one will get their own attention.


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Murano & Burano Islands Fully Guided Small-Group Tour by Private Boat 2022 - Venice

Murano and Burano are famous Italian handicrafts that can be explored in depth on a fully guided day tour from Venice to the two adjacent islands. Observe centuries-old glassblowing processes at Murano and marvel at the intricate stitching of beautiful Burano lace. You'll explore quaint stores and historic landmarks as you learn about the fascinating history of these two artisanal islands from your knowledgable guide.


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Skip-the-Line: Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Basilica Guided Small-Group Tour

The lineups for Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica might be long at times. Pre-booking this Skip-the-Line Small-Group Tour of the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica can save you time and frustration from standing in line. If you've just got a few days in Venice, this tour is ideal since you'll get to see both of Venice's most famous landmarks with a knowledgeable guide at your side.


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St Mark's Basilica After-Hours Small Group Tour with Optional Doge's Palace

On this private, small-group tour of Venice's St. Mark's Basilica, you won't have to deal with swarms of tourists. Make sure to ask your guide questions about the basilica and the crypt below it to learn more about St. Mark's relics. The Doge's Palace, the historic residence of the Venetian Republic's administration, is an additional cost after seeing the church.


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Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island

Although the lagoon of Venice is a world heritage site, Venetian islands are equally well-known for their artisanal products. Murano Island and Burano Island are both included in this half-day private boat tour, where you'll see a glass-blowing demonstration and a lace-making facility.


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Eat Like a Local: 3-hour Venice Small-Group Food Tasting Walking Tour

In addition to pizza and pasta, there's a lot more to Italian cuisine, and this Venice tasting tour is a great way to learn about it. The best places to eat and drink in Venice, as well as typical Venetian treats like classic Venetian cookies and regional wines, will be revealed to you by your guide, who will share their own recommendations for the best places in the city to drink and dine.


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Dolomite Mountains and Cortina Semi Private Day Trip from Venice

Visit the Dolomite Mountains, which are on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. Travel to the upscale alpine resort town of Cortina d'Ampezzo, where you'll have time to explore on your own with the assistance of a driver/tour guide. Then see Lake Misurina, the Tre Cime di Lavaredo peaks, and discover a little bit about the area's rich history. This trip is limited to a maximum of eight individuals in order to provide the most personalized service possible. Braies Lake and San Candido will be substituted with Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Misurina from November 15th till they reopen. The San Candido Christmas Market will be open from November 23 through January 6th.


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Skip the Line Venice Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica Tour - T23

The St. Mark's Square walking tour allows you to see two of Venice's most famous landmarks without having to wait in long queues at the main entrance. To tour the Doge's Palace's gilded halls and cross the Bridge of Sighs to the prison complex while you learn about Venice's 1,000-year history, you may skip the admission lines. Continue on to St. Mark's Basilica, where you may take in the magnificent mosaics and priceless artifacts that adorn this Byzantine marvel. Attendance expenses are already included.


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Venice Private Food Walking Tour With Locals: 10 Tastings

Learn about the cuisine and drink of Venice without having to do any study or preparing for a food and drink trip that includes everything from fresh mozzarella to prosecco. Booking a private tour assures the entire attention of your guide, who reveals little-known details about Venice’s history and thriving food scene as well as suggestions for the length of your visit. You can choose from a variety of departure times.


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Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Tour

The Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica are two of Venice's most renowned tourist sites. You can hear your guide well thanks to the headsets supplied, and you won't have to wait in large lines with skip-the-line tickets. A hassle-free tour includes access to the Doge's Palace as well.


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Venice Food and Drink Experience: Cicchetti and Wine Small Group Tour

Embark on a delectable food and wine tour of Venice's back alleys. Discover where the Venetians go to drink and mix by following your local guide to several 'enotecas' (wine bars). Sample local wines and Prosecco at each stop, as well as plates of 'cicchetti,' typical Venetian snacks. To offer a personalized experience, the group size is restricted to 12.


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Venice Skip the Line Saint Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace Private Tour

St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace are included in this private tour of Venice, allowing you to take in the city's splendor and history up close. Visit Venice's most renowned church to admire its glittering mosaics and gilded altars, and meander through the sumptuous rooms of the Venetian Republic's former rulers to view paintings by Titian and Tintoretto. Priority access to both attractions (from April to October) ensures that you don't squander a second of your holiday. A knowledgeable art expert will accompany you on this tour of two of Venice's most iconic landmarks.


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Private Gondola Ride Danieli - Bridge of Sighs

With gondolas, you'll be able to explore tight canals that larger boats and water buses can't get to. This private gondola trip from Danieli Station to St. Mark's Square and the Bridge of Sighs showcases the best of the city's top attractions, as well as its medieval architecture and winding canals. Online booking eliminates the need for cash or price haggling.


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Doge's Palace & Prisons Tour

You may avoid the wait and see the Doge's Palace in Venice's splendor and mystery with this ticket. Learn about Venice's rich history while strolling around the grand public halls of this palatial residence. Getting there early with your guide is a must. Artworks by Renaissance masters Tintoretto and Veronese may be seen in the inside of the building. Visit the palace's jail cells and traverse the infamous Bridge of Sighs to get a sense of the palace's darker side.


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Doge's Palace: Skip the line tickets with audio guide

This self-directed audio tour combines guided tour knowledge with solo exploration. Visit Palazzo Ducale without waiting in line.

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What are guided tours?

Guided tours are all generally all-inclusive group travel experiences led by a local travel guide and following a fixed itinerary for a specific tourist attractive or local activity. Many sightseeing guided tours, skip-the-line tickets for major travel attractions, group day/night tours, food tastings, wine tastings, and even airport transfers.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

Learn about your vacation spot from a local’s perspective. Discover a treasure trove of undiscovered gems!

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Pay the best possible price! To avoid being ripped off by dishonest tour agents during your vacation, book your guided tours ahead of time.

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

With such a vast number of guided tours available, there is sure to be one that fits your budget.

Save time, and Get the most out of your trip.

Finding local tours in your destination is a waste of your precious vacation time.

With a scheduled tour itinerary, you will know precisely what you will be doing each day, eliminating the possibility of disappointment.

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No risk to you. Free cancellation

For many of the guided tours, you can change your mind and cancel your booking without penalty up to 24 hours before the date of the activity. This is very helpful in the event your travel plans changes last minute

Meet people all over the world, make new friends on your next vacation

It’s wonderful to meet people from all around the world on your guided excursions!

Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending upon the city you are taking a trip to, there are almost any guide trips and activities for everybody. There are outdoor guided trips, water activities, Nature trails, Music celebrations, Local food tours, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems expedition, beer or white wine drinking and tasting tours, exclusive television & Movies tours, romantic couple trips, kids’ activities, tours to Parks and Gardens, Island exploration trips, check out famous landmarks, Museum guided trips and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to check out to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & viewing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping trips, theaters and auditorium, visit ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for rental, helicopter rides, ferryboat tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat leasing.