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Venice Guided Walking Tour with Gondola Ride

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Dive into Venice's fascinating history on an immersive guided tour and traverse its majestic canals with a delightful 30-minute gondola ride.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the opulence of the floating city and learn about its vibrant history with a walking tour and a gondola ride!

  • Your 2.5-hr guided walking tour with an expert multilingual guide will introduce you to the charming city of Venice.

  • Enjoy the grandeur of Venice through its canals in the iconic gondola on a 30-minute shared gondola ride with skip-the-line access.

  • Discover age-old traditions of gondoliers and the lost histories of Venice while passing under the Bridge of Sighs with insightful audio guides.

  • Fun fact: Gondolas go back over 900 years and were the main mode of transport in Venice in the 11th century.

Inclusions

  • 2-hr guided walking tour of Venice

  • 20-minute introductory tour to gondola ride

  • 30-minute shared gondola ride

  • Audio guide for gondola ride

  • English, Italian, Spanish, French, and German-speaking guide (as per option selected)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Reviews

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Abigail Craine

Abigail

5/5

Sep, 2023

Valentina was a wonderful guide. She was very knowledgeable, engaging and easy to understand. We had a lot of fun and I feel like we learned a lot! This was probably my favorite walking tour while traveling Italy! Valentina then took us to meet up with Riccardo, the guide who led us to the Gondola ride. Born and raised in Venice, he really knew his stuff. He was an incredibly intelligent young man who answered all of our questions! He also had a wonderful sense of humor. Thank you Valentina, Riccardo and our Gondolier for a great morning!
Jose Rafael Angeles Guerra

Jose

5/5

Nov, 2023

The tour guide was very energetic! Discovered a lot! I recommend it!
Valéria Machado Bernardino

Valéria

5/5

Jul, 2023

The whole tour went very satisfactorily. The staff excellent and the guide experienced and attentive.
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Lynn van Zyl

Lynn

4/5

May, 2024

Cathy Gunn

Cathy

5/5

Oct, 2023

Immersive walking tour

Enjoy exploring a labyrinth of little canals, and sites of historic and artistic interest on a guided walking tour of Venice's most prized attractions. With an expert guide by your side, indulge in Venice's rich history and culture as you explore Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, with everything in between. You will get to visit the Teatro La Fenice (“The Phoenix”), one of the most famous opera houses in Europe, the proud host to several world-renowned opera premiers. You will also come across some fascinating sites like Marco Polo’s House. Admire the famous Rialto Bridge and its typical shops, one of the architectural icons of Venice. This immersive tour is bound to give you a taste of the best Venice has to offer!

Glide through Venice

Continue your experience with a gondola ride discovering Venice from a unique angle: glide under the Bridge of Sighs into the magical San Marco Basin and greet the charming San Giorgio Island.

If you only have a short period of time to see the absolute best that Venice has to offer, this tour is the perfect way to maximize your time and experience the wonders of the city in the company of an expert local guide and a small group of fellow travelers.

Important Information

  • The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party; each gondola can host maximum 5 people.

  • The seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on the guest’s weight.

  • Tour guide languages: English, Italian, Spanish, French, and German.

Restrictions

  • Unfortunately, this experience is not accessible for wheelchair users or those with mobility issues.

Timings

English Guided Tour

  • Daily: 9:15am, 11:30am, & 2pm

Italian Guided Tour

  • Daily: 9:15am & 11:30am

Spanish Guided Tour

  • Daily: 2pm

French & German Guided Tours

  • Fri to Mon: 11am

You will receive an email confirmation with your Discover Venice and Skip The Line Gondola Tour vouchers shortly. You may display your voucher on your mobile phone with valid photo ID at the meeting point.

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