We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Guide To Venice

Via delle Quattro Fontane 3/b, 30126 Lido di Venezia, Italy
+39 328 948 5671
Review Highlights
Back-Streets and Canals

To get a true sense of the beauty of Venice, you must wander around the back streets and canals... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
Martino Rizzi is an excellent guide

In September 2016 I arranged a tour of 100 people around the historic Arsenale (we had to get... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Read all 10 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Hello, welcome to my tripadvisor page. My name is Martino Rizzi and I am a private tourist guide to the city of Venice, Italy. I do guided tours for individuals and groups to the major monuments and museums of the city of Venice. Walking tours "off the beaten track" and guided visits to the most beautiful islands of the lagoon.Please if you enjoyed my tour leave here your feedback. Thank you!
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rialto bridge” (3 reviews)
“grand canal” (2 reviews)
“navy” (2 reviews)
Via delle Quattro Fontane 3/b, 30126 Lido di Venezia, Italy
+39 328 948 5671
Write a ReviewReviews (10)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 29 October 2016

To get a true sense of the beauty of Venice, you must wander around the back streets and canals, away from the hustle and bustle of the Grand Canal area. As you walk, you will be rewarded with fantastic views of residential side canals and...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 25 October 2016

In September 2016 I arranged a tour of 100 people around the historic Arsenale (we had to get special permission in advance from the Italian Navy to access this area). Martino, at the recommendation of a member of the Navy, was our head guide. He...More

Thank simhedgesx
Reviewed 11 September 2016

To visit venice you need to relax take in the ambience and appreciate the culture. How to travel in venice - via water taxi is fairly costly but can also be fast so you can miss those little gems Gondola is a must either as...More

Thank tisgrn
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We booked Martino at the last minute (a few hours before) through the concierge desk at our hotel (Hilton Molino Stucky Venice on Giudecca). Martino was very knowledgeable and the tour was enjoyable as we went to some of the less-covered areas of Venice. We...More

2  Thank ShanLaD
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Beautiful buildings and great streets. Had our first Gelati there & wonderful seafood soup for lunch, yummy! Will never forget πŸ˜ƒ worth our trip there.

Thank Chenpeiyi T
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We did a half day walking tour of Venice with Martino and it was wonderful. Martino is very knowledgeable and has an easygoing style that makes you feel like you are simple out on a stroll. His knowledge of the history of the city is...More

1  Thank 978Visitor
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We visited Venice when we were staying on Lake Garda at the Hotel Le Palme in Garda. This was via Inghams the travel company who I must admit are very good. Their tour guide for our excursion was superb and she set the scene straight...More

Thank johnnyd58
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Buy a ticket for 2or3 days and hop on and off the vaporatto. Fantastic. Just enjoy the magnificent views from the lagoon. The people in the ticket office are very helpful. Wrap up well in winter as it was very cold.

2  Thank 68-ardenlee
Reviewed 6 December 2012

Be ready to walk! All the tourist places are within a good walk and are all worth doing! Throw away your pride and be a tourist. I also visited the Navy Museum: great museum and worth the trip. The palace, Bridge of Sighs, all worth...More

2  Thank David P
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Although we were a little bit worried about the floods there was no sign when we arrived. We stayed on the Lido and the water bus trips back and forth were lovely. Venice is expensive, but coffee in San Marco Square has to be done,...More

4  Thank Bren181254
Nearby Restaurants
Trattoria Andri
559 reviews
.66 km away
La Tavernetta
626 reviews
.39 km away
Ristorante Trattoria Africa, Lido Venice
604 reviews
.75 km away
Chiosco Chiringuito
46 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby Attractions
Blue Moon
1,238 reviews
.33 km away
Hotel Excelsior
18 reviews
.88 km away
Grande Albergo Ausonia Hungaria
14 reviews
.96 km away
Hotel des Bains
17 reviews
.89 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 February 2015|
Response from PhotographerManeck | Reviewed this property |
Please when traveling forget your tensions, develope a sense of recognising. If you can do that your half the problem is solved. Now a days the internet gives all the information however locally you select and bargain it... More
13 February 2015|
Response from peter_fussell |
Hi - we used water taxis on two occasions to get around Venice, the first from the Airport to Venice, this was booked through Viator. The next time was from our Hotel to the central bus station, this organised through the... More