Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

4.3 / 5

35 reviews

Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

From $62.90 per person

Glide along the Grand Canal and minor waterways of Venice on a 30-minute gondola ride and then take a guided walking tour of the historical center between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, Spanish, German, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride along the Grand Canals and small waterways aboard a gondola
  • Discover the hidden gems on a guided walking tour
  • Marvel at monuments such as the Rialto Bridge
Full description
Discover Venice as it should be seen on a 30-minute gondola ride along the Grand Canal and some of the minor canals. Get carried away by this ancient mode of transportation as a professional gondolier rows you along the famous waterways and enjoy breathtaking views of the historical palaces and bridges. Then, take a guided walking tour of the many small alleys and lanes known as calli between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge. Pass the famous Teatro la Fenice opera house and the magnificent Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, known for its external multi-arch spiral staircase known as the Scala Contarini del Bovolo.
Includes
  • Shared gondola tour
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet at Calle Larga dell'Ascensione.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
    • The gondola ride does not include language services
    • The tour does not include Piazza San Marco
    • The tour is not guaranteed in the event of bad weather
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    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 35 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.3/5
    • Transportation
      2.4/5
    • Value for money
      4/5
    • Safety
      4.7/5
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    Very good experience! The group was easy to find! We started the activity by the gondolas .. very nice (we are 6 per gondola so for those who do not wish with other people it is not the right things for you) But it's honestly not disturbing at all then the tour was perfect with an excellent guide in French! I recommend this activity!

    October 29, 2019

    We’d do it again anytime

    The gondola ride was the highlight of our trip. It was very relaxing and we felt safe during the whole ride! The tour you do after was very funny and educating, we learned some interesting facts about how Venice is structured and developed over the years. Highly recommended and worth every cent if you ask us!

    September 11, 2019

    Very nice!

    Great insights into a fascinating city! It started with the gondola ride, you are right in the middle, very nice gondolier. Totally friendly guys take care of the organizational side. Veronika made the German tour very authentic, interesting and varied, great mix of information and entertainment. We even stood on a footbridge in the middle of the Grand Canal with a magnificent view of the Rialto Bridge. Our two primary school children also liked it. Thanks to an earphone, the guide is perfectly understood at all times, even if it is louder around it or if you want to stay behind for a nice photo. The group was pleasantly small with about 15 people. The tour was at 3 p.m. on Mondays. Meeting point directly in front of the post office. Great praise!

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    August 27, 2019

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