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Discover Venice Walking Tour with Gondola Ride

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Venezia, Italy

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 3 more

Overview

Combine a walking tour of Venice with a classic gondola ride in this 2-hour tour. Follow your guide through Piazza San Marco to the Rialto Bridge, then explore the city's canals with a gondolier.
  • 2-hour city walking tour and gondola ride
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Each gondola can accommodate up to 6 passengers
  • Departs from a central meeting point
Live tour guide in English, French, German and Spanish
Headsets to hear the guide clearly
Gondola ride, with up to 6 people on the gondola
Gratuities
Gondola ride is not guided
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Ufficio Postale Poste Italiane, Calle Larga Ascensione, 1255, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Find your guide at Campo San Moisè, who will be holding a sign with the name of the tour company. Embark on a city walking tour through Venice's central area, exploring the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge. Make stops at the Scala del Bovolo and Teatro la Fenice. 

After your walking tour, board a gondola with your party (each gondola holds up to 6 people) and let the gondolier ferry you through the city's famed canals. Spend 30 minutes gliding through the Grand Canal (Salute area) and some of the minor canals in the Fenice area. 

Your 2-hour tour ends up back at its gondola departure point.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Ponte di Rialto
Before heading back towards Saint Mark's Square, you will make a stop close to the Rialto Bridge, the oldest bridge across the Grand Canal and discover what made it the historical center of the commercial area of the city.
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Scala Contarini del Bovolo
Admire the Bovolo Staircase, a Renaissance masterpiece, and one of Venice's finest architectural jewels; this fascinating and complex spiral staircase is part of the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo and dates from 1499. It is tucked away in a small courtyard close to Campo Manin.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Teatro La Fenice
Meet your local guide in front of the Saint Mark's Square post office, and let yourself be lead through the labyrinth of alleyways, squares or “campi” and hear about the history, stories and the local Venetian dialect. On leaving the square, you will stop in front of the Fenice Theatre, one of the most famous Opera House's in Europe, learn about its glorious but also troubled history. Passing through other hidden corners of the city you will be able to discover the history of Venice, through its prominent architectural sights.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Gondola Bauer
The walking tour will finish in campo San Moisè, the landing stage of the famous venetian transportation, the Gondola. Relax aboard this historic vessel, enjoying the thrills of both the Grand Canal and minor canals. Admire Venice from this amazing point of view, witness its magnificent architecture and whilst gliding under its bridges, discover secret entrances to the elegant Palaces and hidden corners.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Discover Venice Walking Tour with Gondola Ride?
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This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

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Walking Tour and the Gondola Ride
Roam07773589735
, Jun 2019
The gondola ride was amazing with plenty of picture opportunities! It was relaxing, with opportunities to talk to locals if you know Italian. For the walking tour, it was very boring. The guide talked mainly about architecture, which I have no interest in.

Product code: 3303P20

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