Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride
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Location: Venice, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride
Enjoy a walking tour of the city to discover its treasures nestled amid charming squares, bridges and narrow streets and then hop aboard a classic Venetian gondola boat. After exploring the Grand Canal and the smaller canals around the neighborhood of Fenice, soak up the charms of the romantic city while wandering through through picturesque cobblestone alleyways and squares. Your knowledgeable guide will point out all the highlights of Venice from the area between Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) to Rialto Bridge.
What You Can Expect
Starting with a walking tour of the city, you will explore the area around Piazza San Marco and Rialto Bridge. Learn about the top attractions and stop for photos in front of Venice's cultural centerpieces such as Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo and Rialto Bridge.
Your guide will determine the exact itinerary, depending on the day.
After your walking tour get ready to hop aboard a classic gondola boat (for up to 6 people) and enjoy a 35-minute ride through the famous Grand Canal (Salute area) as well as the smaller canals around the neighborhood of Fenice. As you glide along the Grand Canal, marvel at the glamorous bank-side palaces and churches and hear tales about how it became Venice's most important thoroughfare. The gondola ride ends by disembarking at Vallaresso Station in Dogana.
Please note: Venice walking tour does not include entry to the monuments
3pm (meet at 2:45pm)
- Walking Tour
- Gondola ride (35 minutes)
- Professional guide
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Interior visits to Venice attractions
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Schedule and Pricing
Veneto and Venice
2 hours 30 minutes
Returns to original departure point
Refunds, when possible, must be requested at least 4 business days prior to the travel date. Refunds are subject to a 7% administration fee. The Rail Protection Plan™ does not apply.
Note: Tours may be delayed or run late. Please plan accordingly.
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This was a brilliant two hours learning about Venice and discovering areas we may have missed if left to our own devices. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and very funny which made the walking very easy. The gondola ride was also really lovely. This trip is recommended and well worth the money. It paid dividends booking a couple of trips prior to arriving in Venice.
I truly enjoyed the tour guide, gondola ride and the overall experience.
Excellent value for money given what it costs for a Gondola ride! The tour was very informative and provided by a local, and the Gondola ride of approx. 40mins was great fun. A must for Venice!
Our guide was very knowledgeable! Connected with the group members!
Great tour guide sharing the Gandola Ride was on par with the ticket price paid, however, our party of three would have preferred to pay extra for a private ride if there was such an option.
Venice is beautiful and amazing . The canals were interesting. The history is unforgettable.
This tour was great! I learned so much about Venice.
Excellent guide. Very knowledgeable and entertaining. Really enjoyed the gondola ride. A must!!
this was amazing! We learned so much about Venice. It was a great way to also get off the beaten path and see some of the neighborhoods.
Next time, we would definitely plan to have a private gondola ride because they put 6 of us together and wouldn't let us even move to take photos as the gondola was rocking from side to side AND the canal was so full! It ws like gondola bumper cars!
We had a fantastic tour of Venice and the history lesson we received from the guide was very informative.The area we toured through was not an area we planned on visiting and we are glad that we did book this tour as there was so much to see.
very nice all okey thanks
We arrived late for the tour with another couple taking the Princess cruise. It was really difficult to find the meeting place. More detailed information would be great. We did go on the gondola ride the first day and got the walking tour in the morning. Loved it all. Your guide was amazing and so so knowledgeable. He made Venice past and present come to life.
Perfect introduction to the main sights and the warren of backstreets of Venice. Learn some tips from the excellent English-speaking Venetian guide. Walk your socks off for 2 hours and then have a relaxing gondola ride around the back-street waters and the Grand Canal. Thoroughly enjoyable and fantastic value
Excellent! The only thing is a better description of the meeting place of the Venice Walking Tour.
If you follow street signs on walls of buildings, an arrow sign points to where Campo San Luca is. However, you are actually standing in Campo San Luca Square.
Marco was a great guide, even had a sense of humour.
This tour will take you to some of the lesser known places of Venice you'd normally walk past without a second thought. Our guide took us to many interesting buildings and locations and gave us many historical facts and details we wouldn't have known otherwise. If you want to see Venice off the beaten track, I recommend you give this tour a go.
Once you finish your tour, you're taken for an unforgettable Gondola ride around the Venice waterways. This alone makes this tour worth your time, as anyone will enjoy a leisurely tour around Venice after going for a long walk. My husband and I were pleased with our tour, and we think you will enjoy it, too.
We were late for the walking tour, but caught the Gondola ride which was fabulous. I figured we would be taken 2 blocks down then suffled off. Instead there nice 20 minute ride thru many interesting canals. Great job Viator.
We saw Venice with eyes of locals
Great tour, You hear about how Venice was built, how it developed and what life is like living in Venice. Local guide. Headsets included which is great as the laneways are narrow and the group gets spread out. Worth doing the tour as well as Gondala rides are expensive 80 euro for 30mins so was great to have it included, and it means you don't need to worry about negotiating prices also however some have set prices of 80euro. Recommend this tour!
5 star. excellent
Wonderful tour and the guide was extremely educated at his thing. Both me and my wife loved the this tour. Venezia is a amazing place and we truly recommend this tour to other people!
Best regards from Sweden!
Very informative and organized. Our guide was awesome!