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Our Experiences

A Venetian Aperitif On The Lagoon
From €40 per person (duration 1.5h), available all year round

You will get on my "topa" boat and you will experience a great Venetian aperitivo with a stunning view of Venice from the outer lagoon and its magic islands :) As soon as we start cruising, I'll start serving you drinks and snacks. The experience will last about 1 hour and a half and you will get to see its most iconic views (San Marco, Giudecca, Lido di Venezia and much more). At the end of this experience I will drop you off at the same spot where I picked you up. This experience is perfect for anyone: singles, couples, families and groups of friends. Meeting place: Venice (main island). Group size: up to 6 people. You can book directly here or send an email to for enquiries.

Hot Springs and Wine Tastings
From €50 per person (duration 4h), available in winter only

This experience will make you fully relax and savour some delicious wines made on the famous Euganean Hills. These are the old volcanic hills where noble Venetians from the 15th century used to go for their hot springs and amazing wineries. This tour includes transport, spa tickets and 3 wine tastings. Meeting place: Piazzale Roma, Venice. Group size: up to 6 people. You can book directly here or send an email to for enquiries.

Customized Experiences

We also offer fully tailored experiences around Venice, from small private tours to big groups of travellers.
Please contact us here for any special request ;)

In order to book please select: 1)date, 2)start time, 3)experience & number of guests


About Us

Vidal Venice Tours was born in early 2018 from the values of a young traveller, Alessandro.

We strongly believe in authentic and intimate tours of small groups of people, giving the chance to experience Venice and its surroundings as locals do.

We currently offer these experiences:
– A Venetian Aperitif on The Lagoon (boat tour)
– Hot Springs and Wine Tastings
– Fully customized tours

By the end of 2019 we have welcomed over 3,000 guests from 24 countries around the world, receiving an average of 4.8/5 stars on travel websites such as Airbnb and Trip Advisor. Yet we keep growing and improving day by day 😉


      Merci Alessandro..

    thumb Marie

      This experience was amazing! We loved being able to see the Island from the boat and learn a little more about Venice! The tapas were really good too!!

    thumb Sara

      The boat tour with Alessandro was amazing! It was the perfect start to our Venice vacation. The directions to meet up were perfect, the snacks were delicious, and Alessandro answered all of our questions. 10/10 would go again!

    thumb Taylor

      Once in a lifetime opportunity to see Venice off the beaten path, from the water. We are so glad we chose this tour with Alesandro! We felt immediately a part of the city, and we liked not being on a busy tour boat. This experience was made even better with Alesandro's masterful storytelling and local knowledge. And the prosecco and appetizers he provided were absolutely delicious. Thank you so much for sharing time and stories with us!

    thumb Christina

      Bellissimo tour della laguna. Alessandro è molto simpatico e preparato. Consigliatissimo a tutti!

    thumb Filippo

      Esperienza fantastica! Io e le mie amiche grazie ad Alessandro e alla sua barca abbiamo visto Venezia da un’altra prospettiva! Soldi sicuramente ben spesi!
    Alessandro super gentile e simpatico! Grazie!!

    thumb Annagiulia

      Esperienza da fare e rifare la consiglio a tutti i turisti che vanno per la prima volta a venezia,molto suggestiva!

    thumb Jessy

      Esperienza davvero piacevole! Al contrario del tradizionale giro in gondola, con Alessandro, costeggiandone la costa, si può respirare Venezia dalla giusta distanza, apprezzarne linee e profili.

    thumb Luca

      This was a wonderful experience seeing Venice from a different perspective. We enjoyed seeing the other islands and sites surrounding Venice. There were just 5 of us on the boat so it felt very personal. Alessandro was informative and welcoming. Highly recommend this experience!

    thumb Adrienne

      Bellissima esperienza... Da provare!! A differenza del classico giro in gondola rimane più interessante e completo.. Alessandro é stato molto gentile e diaponibile. Lo consiglio vivamente... Inoltre la comunicazione con lui è stata molto fluida e chiara.. E ci siamo messi d'accordo facilmente! Bellissima esperienza...

    thumb Rossana
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