Venice: Private Guided Tour off the beaten path

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Exploring Venice off the beaten path allows you to discover hidden gems and experience the city in a more authentic way.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a private, customisable tour following a local expert guide
  • Get off the beaten track and discover some hidden picturesque corners
  • Receive useful info to continue the visit on your own
  • Discover the artistic treasures of the Dorsoduro district

Description

From the well-known St. Mark’s Square to the lesser-known local hotpots oozing Italian charm, this private tour offers a journey into the authentic soul of the ‘Floating City’. And, with a customizable itinerary, you can add your own unique touch. Lara, one of our expert, local guides, says, ‘Picture this – strolling along quaint bridges, weaving through alleyways, with picturesque canals at every turn. Exploring Venice like this is a soul-refreshing way to understand the city’s essence.’ Let's kick things off at St. Mark’s Square, where you'll tick off must-see spots like the Basilica, Doge’s Palace, and the Bell Tower. Then, it's time to weave through Rialto's maze of alleys and bridges, soaking up the vibrant Venetian vibe. Get ready to snap up pics of the Bovolo Staircase – it's a hidden gem – before reaching showtime at the Teatro La Fenice opera house. Its history is as dramatic as its performances. And, don’t forget, if there's something specific you're itching to see, just ask your guide on the day. Then, you’ll dive into the Dorsoduro district, packed with art galleries and museums, as well as the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute – on November 21st, it comes alive with Venetian traditions. Strolling along the Zattere promenade with views of the Giudecca Canal is perfect for those Insta-worthy snaps. Here, your guide expert will point out a local favourite – Gelateria Nico. Will you be tempted to try one of their mouthwatering ice creams? Wrap up your tour at Squero di San Trovaso, a boatyard where gondolas are handcrafted. It’ll add that timeless touch to your Venetian adventure.

Includes

Local expert guide 2-hour private tour

Important Information

  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally high tide in Venice or heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund We recommend you wear comfortable shoes and take some water with you, especially on very hot days

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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