You'll want to fill it up, when you learn about our world famous Colosseum Underground Tour!
While this is a walking tour, there are no hills, so it is pretty smooth walking.
You'll begin your best of Venice in a Day tour as you meet our guide in possibly the most iconic square in all of Italy - St Mark's Square.
The square itself has stories to tell and so doe the impressive St Mark's Basilica. Our guide will let you in on all the secrets as you tour both St Mark's square & St Mark's Basilica.
Our guides are local to Venice and know all the best shortcuts to get between the highlights of Venice. You'll navigate your way across the island with our trusted guide.
You may have seen it in the films, or on postcards across the city. Now it's time to see it up close and learn all about the picturesque white Rialto bridge.
Rialto is not just the name of the bridge, but also the adjoining neighborhood. Our guide will introduce you to this lively place and tell you the best places to visit for pre-dinner "cicchetti".
As you wind your way along the side streets of Venice's most beautiful canals, you'll stop at The Roman Guy's favorite Venetian hidden gems.
A visit to Venice isn't complete without a gondola ride. A 30 minute ride is included in your tour, just before a break for lunch
You'll have a short break after your gondola ride to grab a quick lunch. Panino, pizza, wine or cicchetti? So much choice, might as well have it all! When in...Venice!
The pink Palace in Venice is where you'll spend the remainder of your Venice in a day tour. But this isn't a regular tour, this is a "behind the scenes" tour of the Doge's Palace!
You'll access secret rooms of the Doge's Palace with our guide to explore a darker side to Venice.
As part of this tour, you'll visit prison cells, important offices, torture chambers and even the prison cell Casanova escaped from when he was held insideDoge's Palace!
This bridge is eye catching for photographs, but holds a very sad story. You'll get to walk across the bridge as regular visitors to Venice take pictures from the outside.
Want to make sure you see all the highlights of Venice? Perhaps you want to tick off all the best Venice attractions in a limited time so you can spend the rest of your vacations drinking prosecco by the canals? On this Venice in a Day tour, you'll explore the best of Venice and its hidden gems, with a break in between for free time and lunch.
Included in our Venice in a Day tour, you'll visit St Mark's Basilica, St Mark's Square, Rialto bridge, the Rialto district, Venice's hidden gems, the Doge's Palace, Casanova's prison cell and the secret itineraries "behind the scenes" rooms of the Doge's Palace. A 30 minute gondola ride is also included!
A "free-time" lunch break is scheduled into this tour - we would never want you to go hungry in Italy!!!!
You'll kick off your Venice in a Day tour in one of the most famous squares in all of Italy - St Mark's square. Our guide will meet and greet your group right next to St Mark's square, and will start your journey with a jump back in time to what this iconic "piazza" was once used for.
Dominating the square, you'll find St Mark's Basilica, also known as "the church of gold". As our guide leads you inside, you'll soon understand why crowds of tourists flock to this iconic building on a daily basis. You'll learn all about the importance of this place of worship, when it was built and the historical events this Basilica has witnessed over the years.
After visiting St Mark's, your local guide will lead you through the shortcut back streets the line some of Venice's most romantic canals. You'll head away from St Mark's square & the Basilica, and into the heart of Venice island. The next iconic attraction on your list is Venice's famous Rialto bridge.
Our guide will explain the stories behind the Rialto bridge and why you can find it on so many of the postcards you find on sale around Venice. You'll also be taken to the other side of the bridge into one of The Roman Guy's favorite neighborhoods in Venice - the Rialto district. Our guide will explain what this neighborhood is famous for and why you should be visiting it again, and when, if you're hungry or looking for a wine bar to kick back in.
The Roman Guy tours are not just about seeing thebest fo Venice attractions, with the best local guides. The Roman Guy experiences are also about taking you away from the crowds, to see lesser known places and hidden gems.
During your Venice tour, our guide will take shortcut backstreets instead of sticking to the tourist paths. You'll see some of the best hidden gems of Venice and stumble across places you'd never have considered visiting or may have walked past without noticing.
A visit to Venice is not complete without a gondola ride. On this Venice ins a Day tour, our guide will end the first section of our tour when they leave you with our trusted gondoliers. The gondola ride lasts for 30 minutes and is included in the price of the tour.
After you've ticked "romantic gondola ride in Venice" off your list, it's time to take a short break for lunch. Our trusted gondoliers will leave you near to St Mark's square, where you began your Venice in a Day experience. From here you can grab a panino, slice of pizza or enjoy some typical Venetian "cicchetti" with a glass of vino. After lunch you'll meet our guide back in St Mark's square in preparation for one of Venice's most sought after experiences - a tour of the Doge's Palace Secret Itineraries.
This is not a regular tour of the Doge's Palace. This is a tour that gives you access to areas of the palace that are restricted to the general public. You'll skip the line and go behind the scenes in the palace with our guide. During this part of your Venice tour, you'll certainly experience a darker side of Venice.
Inside the Palace, you'll visit prison cells, historical office, chambers, Casanova's prison cell, and walk the bridge of sighs. These, among many other hidden rooms.
Other tours you may like:
- Florence in a Day Tour with David, Duomo and more!
- Hidden Venice Food Tour
- Venice Walking & Boat Tour with St Mark's & Rialto
- Hidden Venice Express Tour with Gondola Ride
---If you have any doubts about your mobility, we strongly suggest you take a Venice Private Boat Tour.
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Child (6 or under)
The Roman Guy offers a full refund on Group Tour cancellations made more than 72 hours prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 72 hours of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.
The Roman Guy offers a full refund on Private Tour cancellations made more than 7 days prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 7 days of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.
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