The Ultimate Venice Tour

This 7 day tour will be filled with awe and wonder as we walk and boat through a city comprised only of islands. We will visit places including St. Marks, The Accadamia Galleria, The Peggy Guggenheim Gallery and several amazing churches and other sites. We will tour the lagoon and some of its many other islands as well as spend a day in Verona on the mainland. An amazing tour in a unique place that you will never forget!

The Ultimate Venice Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome To Venice

Welcome to Venice! After your boat transfer brings you to our hotel in the St. Marks neighborhood you will have time to get settled. At 5pm we will gather up and head out on a walking orientation tour of the area. After our walking tour we will stop for dinner on the Grand Canal right next to the Rialto Bridge. After dinner we have time to get some breathtaking nighttime photos of the Grand Canal from the bridge before we walk back to the hotel. Activity level – Heavy

Day 2: St. Mark's Basilica

We spend the morning in St. Marks Square where we will visit the Correr Museum, Doges Palace, Campanile and of course the Basilica. While here we enjoy gorgeous views as we eat lunch. After lunch you have free time for the remainder of the day. Activity level – Heavy

Day 3: Galleries and Museums

Once again our touring commences in the morning. We will cross the Grand Canal via Ponte Accadamia and head to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, The Accadamia as well as Ca’ Rezzonico. Some not to be missed galleries while visiting Venice. You then have the remainder of the day to explore more of the area at your leisure. Activity level – Heavy

Day 4: Day Trip to Verona

Today we venture out of Venice for a wonderful day trip to Verona. By taking a fast train from the station in Venice we arrive in Verona in just an hour and 30 minutes. We will enjoy a beautiful walking tour, stop at a few sights, eat lunch and relax. In the early evening we will catch the train back to Venice. Activity level – Heavy

Day 5: Islands of The Lagoon

No trip to Venice would be complete without touring the islands in the lagoon. We head out to the glass-blowing Island of Murano (after a quick stop at the cemetery… it’s an Island too!). Next we head out to the Lace Island of Burano. If we have time, we will head to the Island of Torcello before heading back to Venice. After our Lagoon tour we are free to roam the island. Activity level – Moderate

Day 6: Churches of Venice

Via walking, vaporetto and traghetto we will tour around the islands of Venice visiting some of the beautiful churches. Included are, Santa Maria Della Salute, Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and San Giorgio Maggiore. Although we will have time to explore on our own today, we will end all together for a farewell dinner to end the night. Activity level -Heavy

Day 7: Arrivederci Venezia

After breakfast we bid our farewells and head out with the airport transfer or to other places in Italy and Europe.

What's Included

Group Size

We are committed to keeping our groups to no more than 10 tour participants. This makes it perfect for immersing into the city and enjoying family run hotels and restaurants. 

Guides

During your tour you will have a full-time Ultimate Italy Tour Guide. We also work hard to find the best local guides for sights like the Doge's Palace and the St. Mark's. 

Attractions

More than 17 activities, attractions and tours are included in the price of your tour. No need for expensive add-on sight-seeing.. We take you (mostly guided) to all the major sights. 

Meals

Meals are an important part of your Italian experience. We include as many meals as possible, except when we aren't together as a group. We will give suggestions though.

Transportation

Venice is an amazing place to see... especially from the vaporatto (water bus). We provide 7 day metro passes so you can enjoy getting around Venice, as the Venetians do (after a group lesson).

Airport Transfer

Indcluded in your tour price you will also get an airport transfer by boat (Alilaguna) with the other people from our tour. This way you don't have to worry about finding the hotel on your first day (especially in a maze like Venice).

Tips and Gratuities

Since we will be taking many guided tours and eating many meals as a group, we will cover all tips and gratuities. Also, you don't have to worry about paying our guides. No tips necessary. 

VIP Website Access

Once you register you will have access to a private website just for your tour. This is also where I will send announcements and updates about the tour, so you don't miss anything. 

Private or Custom Tour

This tour can be booked as a private tour or you can customize it to fit your needs. Using the suggested Itinerary above, you can see sample pricing below.

All Private or Custom tours take a maximum of 10 people. 

The suggested tour above starts at:

$2897* with 8-10 people.

$4497* with less than 4 people.

Price depends on the exact customization and number of people in the group.  

*Airfare NOT included

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