Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

Take a walking tour of Venice and explore the most characteristic places of Venice's history. Experience a gondola ride through the waterways.

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Take a walking tour of Venice and explore the most characteristic places of Venice's history. Experience a gondola ride through the waterways.

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  • Language: Englisch, Deutsch, Spanisch, Französisch, Italienisch
  • Participants: 1 - 99
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • public (with other participants)
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Your experience

Highlights

  • Explore Venice's most famous attractions on a guided tour
  • Take a relaxing gondola ride through the waterways
  • Visit St. Mark's Basilica

Description

An essential tour for the understanding of Venice! Have a walk outdoors through the most characteristic and important places for the history of Venice. A qualified and experienced guide will escort you through the millennium of life of the Serenissima Republic, recalling the charm filled past of this unique city. Route: Piazza San Marco - Origins, history and description of the main monuments: Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. Santa Maria Formosa – History and anecdotes relating to this wonderful and characteristic square. Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo - The "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, the Captains of fortune. Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theatre. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the city’s main shopping street.

At the end of the walking tour you will enjoy a promenade by gondola that will take you along the canals of Venice. Enjoy the cruise through the city’s most secluded waterways passing under small bridges and along part of the Grand Canal. During your pleasant ride, you will admire Desdemona’s House and Mozart’s House passing by the worldwide famous La Fenice Theatre proceeding along the Rio (Canal) “De le Ostreghe” leading into the most charming part of the Grand Canal, where you will admire the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Once reached the Salute Church and Punta della Dogana you will enjoy a quick unique breathtaking view of S. Giorgio’s Island, Saint Mark’s with its Belltower and Doge’s Palace.

At the end of the tour you will have the possibiliy to enjoy a free visit to a Glass Factory close to Saint Mark's Square where you can see a glass Craftsman at work. This is a optional tour that lasts about 20 minutes.

From April to October
EVERY DAY IN ENGLISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, SPANISH – SATURDAY IN ITALIAN

From November to March
ENGLISH EVERY DAY
GERMAN MONDAY AND FRIDAY
FRENCH TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY
SPANISH WEDNESDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

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Additional information

This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.

The gondola ride does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather or high/low tide.

Comfortable shoes suggested.

Each gondola can host maximum 6 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier dependinf on guests' weight

The tour is not considered private but shared with other guests not belonging to the same party.

Included in the price

  • Guided tour with commentary
  • Gondola ride without commentary 30 minutes
  • Glass making demonstration in Saint Mark's square
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup
  • Tips

Meeting point

Walking tour: ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade). Our operator will wait for you with a sign which is written "TOUR". Gondola Ride: Calle Del Ascension, in front of Museum Correr in Saint Mark's Square. Our operator will wait for you with a sign which is written "GONDOLA TOURS"

Cancellation Conditions

Bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service

This deal can be cancelled for free up to one day before the date of the activity.

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