Venice Grand Canal Gondola Ride and Guided Walking Tour

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Enjoy a walking tour of the city to discover its treasures nestled amid charming squares, bridges and narrow streets and then hop aboard a (...)

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Overview Location: Venezia, Italy
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Canal Grande, 30100 Venice Italy

The itinerary of this Gondola Ride will take you on the Grand Canal.


Pass By: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

During the Gondola Ride you will reach the Grand Canal and have a look at the Rialto Bridge

Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

The Gondola Ride leaves from Bacino Orseolo, right behind St. Mark's Square which you can visit by your own

Pass By: Gondola Station Bacino Orseolo, 30124 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

You will get on the Gondola in Bacino Orseolo, right behind St. Mark's Square.

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Free snacks included
What you can expect 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 picturesque cobblestone alleyways and squares. Your knowledgeable guide will point out all the highlights of Venice from the area between Piazza San Marco to Rialto Bridge.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Gondola ride (30 minutes)
  • Professional guide

What's NOT inside

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Interior visits to Venice attractions

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Departure point:

Campo San Luca, Campo S. Luca, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Duration:

129 to 147 minutes

Frequency:

Daily

Departure time:

3:00 PM

Return details:

Bacino Orseolo, 30124 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

Reviews & ratings

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/11/13
    "Tour guide gave us a short back streets view of Venice around the square where you trade your paper ticket in for an audio receiver at the ticket office. Tour guide (...) "

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/07/03
    "The tour guide is nice and helpful. We’re very enjoying gondola. Nice walking tour. The meeting is clear and easy. "

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/05/09
    "This tour is highly recommended. We had an awesome guide who showed us Venice- away from the crowds - the parts of Venice where the locals go Gondola ride was (...) "

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/05/13
    "Great guide! Really interesting local guide, funny and well informed about the history. Would recommend this tour - the Gondola ride was shared with 2 other couples (...) "

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/07/03
    "Thanks to our wonderful guide and pleasant gondola trip. No issues and reliable tour recommended. Be ready for standing or walking 90 (...) "

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/07/03
    "Very knowledgeable guide ( sorry can’t remember his name ) Learnt a great deal about Venice very informative. Only negative was long wait for gondola (...) "

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/07/03
    "Really nice walking tour of the not so popular sites in Venice. Gondola ride was amazing! They even let us store our stroller on the (...) "

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/07/03
    "Iffy was an awesome tour guide! A native of Venice, she had a lot of detailed information to tell us about Venice (things I had NO idea about like how they block of (...) "

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/07/03
    "This was a great tour to get to know Venice and to experience a Gondola Ride. Julia was a wonderful guide and showed many things that we wouldn't have seen on our (...) "

  • Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride | . | 2019/07/03
    "Unfortunately Venice was experiencing the coldest, wettest month of May in almost 70 years when we visited. In spite of the weather, our guide Andrea did his best to (...) "

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