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Discover Venice & 30-minute Gondola Ride

  • When does it run?
    01 Apr - 31 Oct:
    English Tour: Daily
    German Tour: Monday & Friday
    French Tour: Daily
    Spanish Tour: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
    01 Nov - 31 Mar:
    English Tour: Daily
    German Tour: Monday & Friday
    French Tour: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
    Spanish Tour: Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday

    Note: The visit could be bilingual (only from November to March ) and from Apr to Oct, the visit is monolingual

  • Start time

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: 3:45pm
    01 Nov - 31 Mar: 3:00pm

    Apr to Oct, tour starts with a walking tour followed by gondola ride.

  • Duration

    1 hours 45 minutes

Inclusions
  • Shared Walking tour with commentary
  • 30-minute shared Gondola ride
  • English, French, Spanish or German speaking guide (The visit could be bilingual)(applicable from Nov to Mar)
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Guests
  • Adult (0+)
  • Child (3-5)
  • Infant (0-1)

Key Highlights

  • Explore the narrow alleyways, splendid churches and the hidden piazzas
  • A gondola ride is the quintessential Venice experience
  • An expert guide will lead the walking tour
  • Leave the main tourist trail and discover hidden gems
  • Fabulous photo- opportunities
  • Choose your preferred language from 4 options – English, French, German and Spanish
  • Smartphone voucher accepted - no need to print!

Overview

Experience all the enchantment of Venice on this tour which combines a walking tour and a Gondola ride.

Accompanied by your guide, leave the hustle and bustle of Piazza San Marco and walk towards the Rialto Bridge. See the splendid houses, the narrow alleyways, the grand churches and the hidden piazzas.

View the Teatro La Fenice (Phoenix Theatre) and hear its extraordinary history. Discover one of Venice’s finest architectural jewels – the Scala del Bovolo – a magnificent Renaissance staircase in the heart of Venice.

Admire the famous Rialto Bridge, one of the city’s best known landmarks, before you board a gondola for a ‘must do’ Venice experience.

Glide along the Grand Canal in time-honoured fashion gazing up at the lovely old palazzos along the waterway. Enjoy the reflections and the glorious palette of rich muted colours. Make sure you bring your camera to capture one of the world’s most beautiful cityscapes!

Enjoy enlivening and informative audio commentary on the sites that you pass and learn much about one of Italy's most famous tourist destinations.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    01 Apr - 31 Oct:
    English Tour: Daily
    German Tour: Monday & Friday
    French Tour: Daily
    Spanish Tour: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
    01 Nov - 31 Mar:
    English Tour: Daily
    German Tour: Monday & Friday
    French Tour: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
    Spanish Tour: Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday

    Note: The visit could be bilingual (only from November to March ) and from Apr to Oct, the visit is monolingual

  • Duration

    1 hours 45 minutes

  • Start time

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: 3:45pm
    01 Nov - 31 Mar: 3:00pm

    Apr to Oct, tour starts with a walking tour followed by gondola ride.

  • Meeting Point

    Gondola Tour
    Calle Larga de l’Ascension –  at the entrance of the Correr Museum. The representative will wait for you with a signboard with "TOUR" written on it. The Gondoliers station is 2 minutes walking from the meeting point.

    GPS co-ordinates (Decimal degrees DD): 45.433544, 12.337080
    GPS co-ordinates (Degrees, minutes and seconds DMS):45°26'00.8"N 12°20'13.5"E

    So there's no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at St. Mark’s Area

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Shared Walking tour with commentary
  • 30-minute shared Gondola ride
  • English, French, Spanish or German speaking guide (The visit could be bilingual)(applicable from Nov to Mar)
  • No commentary of St. Mark’s Square

    Commentary on gondola

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

Tour will not operate in the event of bad weather, high tide or Gondolier's strike. Your tour will either be-rearranged or a full refund will be offered.

There will be up to 6 people per Gondola; the seat will be assigned by the gondolier. This tour is not considered not considered private but is shared with the other people not belonging to the same party. Unfortunately, this tour is not accessible to people with walking disabilities.

Unfortunately, We suggest you to wear comfortable shoes. .

Tour doesn’t on Christmas and New Year and in case of bad weather.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.  Tour does not operate on Dec 25th and Jan 1st, in case of exceptional high tide, exceptionally bad weather, high/low tide for the gondola.

Customer Reviews

  • Excellent tour experience.
    Kevin DeRose, United States 04/18/2018
  • Excellent Tour with a local guide
    Michael Forbes, Australia 12/27/2017
  • Helena Watson , United Kingdom 09/14/2017