Guided tour

Venice: Rooftops Walking Tour with Prosecco Tasting

4.8 / 5

20 reviews

Activity provider: Waystours

Venice: Rooftops Walking Tour with Prosecco Tasting

Activity provider: Waystours

From US$ 82.42 per person

Explore hidden places and panoramic terraces that are not easily accessible without a local on a walking tour of Venice's rooftops. Admire an undiscovered side of Venice and sample local Prosecco.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • See the sparkling waterways of Venice from hidden rooftops
  • Stray off the beaten path with an incredible local itinerary
  • Discover the most authentic side of Venice with a local guide
  • Learn about the secret spots of everyday life in Venice
  • Sip on a fresh glass of Prosecco or aperitivo, in true Italian style
Full description

Uncover the simple authenticity of Venice, away from mass tourism, and explore the heart of the city from rooftops on a guided walking tour. Lose track of time and feast your eyes of the real beauty of Venice with access to incredible places. See the city and its waterways from a different angle and clink your glass with a drink of Prosecco, celebrating in true Italian style.

Meet your local guide and start discovering the sestiere San Polo, one of the lively places of Venice, mostly inhabited by locals. Enter private Venetian palaces and admire the wonderful views from hidden panoramic terraces.

Discover enchanting views over the lagoon, admiring canals, churches, and bridges from a new and dreamy perspective. Enjoy a privileged view on the most beautiful and unique city in the world from above.

See Venice from the rooftops, get lost in Rialto market, where locals still go everyday to buy fresh fish, discover the ancient Red Light District, imagine Casanova walking through the city with his lovers, walk in Venice’s smallest “calle” (street), and enjoy a traditional aperitivo with a panoramic view over the Grand Canal.

Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Walking tour
  • Rooftops and terraces entrance fee
  • Prosecco tasting
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and additional drinks
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Meet your guide near the trees by the statue of Santa Maria Immacolata. They will be holding a yellow sign with "Tour" written on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please inform the local supplier about food allergies or dietary requirements
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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really pleasant experience and different from the classic tours! Francesca was an excellent guide who was able to tell us about some really interesting historical and cultural peculiarities of Venice with sympathy and passion! the panoramas and places that can be seen thanks to this tour are worth the price of the ticket! Sipping a glass of prosecco on the Grand Canal then has a completely different flavor!

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October 27, 2022

I really enjoyed this walking tour. We got to see parts of Venice that we wouldn't have seen otherwise. Francesca, our guide, was really good and the focus was on the cultural side of Venice with some history thrown in. We didn't feel rushed at all. The views were amazing, and the end point, though not a rooftop, was a very pleasant place to sip the glass of prosecco.

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September 21, 2022

This is a wonderful and really unusual trip. Our guide was excellent, informative and a nice small group. The only feedback I would give is that they should include the Bolovo Tower. It would be a great addition and a spectacular view. Go on your own. If it’s not included. But this trip is great. Particularly the view over the Realto.

July 19, 2022

Product ID: 414324