Skip the Line: Venice in One Day Including Boat Tour
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Location: Venice, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Skip the Line: Venice in One Day Including Boat Tour
If it’s your first time in Venice, see all the highlights of this magical city on a combination walking tour of Venice’s narrow streets and a boat tour on the Grand Canal. From Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) to the Rialto Bridge, your informative guide will offer historical perspectives on this fascinating medieval city. Plus, you'll skip the long lines at St Mark's Basilica – there’s no need to waste time waiting in lines when you're on vacation!
What You Can Expect
- Professional guide
- Skip-the-lines entry to St Mark's Basilica
- Walking tour (2 hours)
- Grand Canal boat tour (1-hour)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup or drop-off
- Food and drink, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Tour is not suitable for people in wheelchairs or with walking difficulties as passengers are required to step down onto the boat when boarding. The variation of the level of tides can make the vessel unstable
- Occasionally the basilica will be closed to the public (without notice) because of festivities or high water
- It is possible to take the walking tour and boat tour separately (over a couple of days). Please specify the date for each tour at time of booking
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
- A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Schedule and Pricing
Tour commences from the entrance to the Royal Gardens (Giardini ex Reali) near San Marco Square
Concludes near the Rialto Bridge
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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Fantastic tours and guides with so much information and personality. Value for money - outstanding. Loved the boat tour in the afternoon - was like a private tour. Will be back to soak up some more.
Gratzi, Paul et Cath France, but from UK.
The guide is very knowledgeable of the history of Venice. Money well spent!
This tour was very worthwhile! We had a chance to walk around Venice with a knowledgeable and funny tour guide who made the time fly by!
the trip and one day tour was fantastic. Guides were knowledgeable and funny. the celery in Venice was beautiful. wwe only had 1 1/2 days in Venice, so the one day tour split into two parts was perfect.
Amazing tour! I would highly recommend this to anyone who wants to explore Venice with an experienced tour guide. It was in English and provided so much history and information that I did not want it to end. The walking tour covered so much of Venice by foot, small street to St Marks to Marco Polo's house and so much more. The boat tour was perfect because so much of Venice can only be seen by boat. Small canals and hidden gems of the city were accessible buy this boat tour. Can not say enough great things about this tour.
Venice is love!!! Needs to come back...
Wonderful tour, very knowledgeable guide
Elizabeth Anne F
Absolutely loved this, it was just enough for us to get an overall feel for the city. Our guide was wonderful, gave us a really good behind the scenes idea of normal life as a family man in this gorgeous city. The boat ride was fabulous too.
Ronald J. R
The walking tour guide was terrific. We had time for lunch before the boat tour. The guide for this portion was also terrific. I recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see sites other than St. Marks square.
Great tour, the guide was excellent.
Very informative guides, the walking tour in the morning was too much walking for my husband and he had to drop out, but I really enjoyed it, we then had lunch and met up again in the same place for the boat trip which was again informative and a real eye opener of the life of Venetians history. I wouldn't recommend the walking tour in the summer though, we went in November and it was quite crowded then, but the summer months would be my idea of hell, and following the guide very difficult.
Freddie was a wonderful and knowledgeable guide. She was the best and a true Venetian. The tours were well worth the money and we'll definitely use Viator in the future.
The boat tour was excellent, and showed us the hidden waterways. We liked it much better than the gondola tour. All good!
Very educational. Highly recommend this tour.
Our guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable and provided insights from her childhood growing up in venice.
For the walking tour portion we had a fantastic guide, Marco, he was easy to understand and answered all questions with out any hesitation, he also had a fabulous personality. Our guide for the boat trip was good, I didn't understand his name however, we explained everything clearly and seemed to enjoy his job. I would definitely recommend this tour.
Great overview of this beautiful city. Did this tour our first day and later went back to some of the highlights. Tour group is very organized, punctual, and has knowledgeable tour guides, would definitely do again.
Amazing Tour, great tour guide, wonderful time
Outstanding, best tour we took on our trip. Very knowledgable guide, friendly and made tour very interesting and fun. We saw parts of Venice that you would never find and was a great way to get a sense of the place and we went back to lots of the places later too. The grand canal cruise was definitely a highlight and must do. Small groups on boats made it perfect.
Very knowledgeable and very comic tour guide is excellent, and the headsets provided in a small group tour was a plus. The water taxi tour was awesome and exhilarating, showcasing the parts of Venice that a tourist seldom sees. This is highly recommended.
Guide was very energetic, professional and very informative about Venice. She made Venice come alive for those of us not from there.
Our guide was very knowledgeable and gave a great tour
Great introduction to Venice by foot and by water taxi on our first trip there. The two sections of the tour are handled by two different but very knowledgeable guides. Break in between two tours allowed time for leisurely lunch and wandering about the city. Guides provided interesting background both were passionate about Venice.
Great tour! Best part was the guided boat tour along the grand canal.