The Best Tours in Venice Italy? Guides in English.

Look, I like it so much because you automatically get some extra information about the city by getting tours in Venice, Italy. Often, much better news than it is on the internet or your guidebook. Not only do you go to the tourist spots, but you can go along routes where you would never have been otherwise.

Of course, the Doge's Palace or the Basilica can also be booked with a guide. Even then, a tour with a guide makes it a unique experience. And you wonder if these tours are in English? Of course, Venice has it all!

Tours in Venice

English local guides can be contacted via the website These English-speaking guides are all locals living in Venice for years or just outside the city. You know for sure you will get quality tours in Venice. They all preserve a lot of knowledge about art and culture.

Unique tours through different neighborhoods in Venice and on the island Lido or to the islands of Burano-Murano. The tours in Venice often have groups of up to 8 people. Great to book also when you want to have a private tour with your family/group through Venice. 

Then I often get the question...

Visit with childeren in venice italy the doge palace

…Tips to do with children in Venice?

Then I always give a tip to do the "Secret Itineraries Tour" in the Doge's Palace. These are exclusive tours in Venice that are not open to everyone.

It will take you to the prison where Casanova used to be and also the torture chambers.

You can now pre-book such a tour of the Doge's Palace. Buy your tickets for the Secret Doge's Palace Guided Tour > The costs are approximately €15 per person.

This seems like a lot, but it is an exclusive guided tour, and you don't have to queue. That is comfortable because that line can sometimes be a hundred meters long. And on a hot day, that is almost impossible to bear. 

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What I also find unique is the island opposite the Doge's Palace in the lagoon. Here, you can see the bell tower of the island of San Giorgio. You can visit this tower for €3 -.

The buildings on the island of San Giorgio can be visited during the weekend with a guided tour. You will then see the "Fondazione Giorgio Cini," the culture retains its place in Venice. It costs approximately €10 for the guided tour.

You will see some objects by the composer Vivaldi and other artists and tour the maze garden. Examine if the unique tour of San Giorgio is for you. More details >

Which is also very useful...

…The Self Guided Venice Tour with Audio

Self guided tours in Venice italy

Enjoy a budget-friendly self-guided tour in the beautiful city of Venice, step by step, at your own pace.

With automatic audio via a mobile app, you can enjoy highlights in Venice. The description text and a picture of the monument will appear on your phone.

At your own pace during the day or at night. Without a fixed timetable or rush. Check if there is another Self-Guided Tour >

And then there is such a thing as...

…Free city tours in Venice

Free guided tours in Venice are organized by professional guides and tour leaders. Via, you can see what the starting points are. They encourage sustainable tourism and support local businesses, culture, and traditions. Each tour is fun and educational, the perfect introduction to Venice.

But how and why do they offer these free tours?

Free walking tours in Venice

The Venice Free Walking Tours in Venice are conducted by professionals who love Venice. They want to give a warm welcome to anyone who decides to visit the city.

The guides are open and curious people who enjoy meeting new friends from all over the world. At the end of the Venice Tour, you can decide how much value you want to add to the tour. You don't have to, so you don't have to give anything, but a small compensation is always a good gesture.

Other Venice activities and guided tours in Venice

In addition to tickets to Venice's main tourist attractions, there are alternative guided tours to discover a city's lesser-known side. Excursions that last all day or half a day, suitable for a day trip to Venice, or that last a whole weekend or even longer in Venice.

Guided tours in Venice, unusual itineraries, Excursions in English, and day trips: traveling in Venice has no limits. The whole city is an unparalleled masterpiece of perfection. Besides the guided tours and Venice excursions, you can book other activities with a guide via

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