Welcome to Venice: City Tour and Gondola Ride

Welcome to Venice: City Tour and Gondola Ride

Explore the enchanting city of Venice on foot and from the water. This tour is the perfect introduction to the fascination of this city.

  • More individuality: 18 participants maximum
76.50 $ per person
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Explore the enchanting city of Venice on foot and from the water. This tour is the perfect introduction to the fascination of this city.

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Details

  • Languages: Englisch
  • Participants: 1 - 18
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • public (with other participants)
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Your experience

Highlights

  • Explore the labyrinth of charming alleys, bridges and palaces that make up Venice
  • Visit the neighbourhood of Cannaregio, one of the most beautiful and authentic areas of Venice
  • Get to know the city from the water on a gondola ride

Description

Your tour starts at the beautiful Campo San Giacomo di Rialto, where you will meet your experienced guide and go to the world-famous Rialto Bridge. Not far from the Rialto Bridge you can take a look at the Rialto fish market and learn more about the long fishing tradition of the city. Then dive into Sestier de Cannaregio, one of Venice's most authentic neighbourhoods.

Admire the former house of Marco Polo, the unique design of the church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli and the Campo San Giovanni and Paolo, where there is a fascinating statue of Verocchio. Stroll through the winding streets of Venice and enjoy the captivating stories your expert has in store about the city's history.

Next, experience the world-famous St. Mark's Square, where you take a moment to enjoy the atmosphere before visiting the building from the inside. Here you'll get a deep insight into the way Venice once built a trading empire that stretched across the Mediterranean. Inside, the mosaics and numerous other treasures will delight you.

The highlight and at the same time the end of the tour is a half hour gondola ride with a professional gondolier. With only 6 people per gondola, your experience will be intimate and relaxing as you glide through the quieter hidden canals of Venice.

Please note

Additional information

Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for guests with reduced mobility, wheelchairs or prams.

Tips for the guide are welcome but not obligatory.

St Mark's Basilica may be subject to unexpected closures due to special celebrations. In this case the construction will be explained to you from the outside.

Please remember that the cathedral is a sacred place, so you should dress appropriately. Both men and women are asked to wear clothes that at least cover their shoulders and knees. Backpacks are forbidden in St Mark's Basilica.

The tour takes place in all weathers. However, the gondola ride cannot be carried out in case of heavy rain or high water. The tour then follows an alternative itinerary.

Included in the price

  • Venice walking tour with local Venetian guide
  • Tickets to St. Mark’s Basilica
  • Venice gondola ride with no more than 6 people (unguided)
  • Headsets
  • Tips
  • Transfers

Meeting point

Please arrive at the central fountain of Campo San Giacomo di Rialto (Campo San Giacometto) 15 minutes before the start of the tour.

Cancellation Conditions

Changes can be made up to 72 hours in advance free of charge. A fee per person will be charged within 72 hours of the start of the tour. In general, changes can only be made if there is availability.

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 3 days before the date of the activity.

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