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Hidden Venice Walking Tour with Gondola Ride and Doge's Palace Guided Visit

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a combined tour of the Doge's Palace, a walking tour of Venice and a gondola ride
  • See some of Venice's hidden gems on a guided walking tour
  • Explore Doge's Palace and see ornate public rooms, frescoes by Tintoretto and the Bridge of Sighs
  • Enjoy a picturesque 35-minute gondola ride on the Grand Canal and minor canals
  • Overview

    Enjoy a 3.5 hour combined tour and discover Venice with a guided tour of the Doge's Palace, a walking tour of Venice's hidden gems and a romantic gondola ride.

    The Doge’s Palace has for centuries represented the seat of the Venetian political power. The Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic from these majestic rooms filled with hundreds of masterpieces in paintings. Enjoy a guided tour of the halls of power and retrace the history of the European Middle Ages and the following centuries. Study the rich details of the gold staircase, the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs and learn about the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova.

    Admire sites and attractions of Venice on an informative walking tour as your guide shows you places tourists in Venice normally miss out on as you walk past Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo and the Rialto Bridge.

    Enjoy a romantic 35-minute gondola ride on the Grand Canal (S. Maria della Salute area) and minor canals (Fenice area).

    Embark on a journey that is both enlightening and romantic with three distinct elements!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    1 April to 31 October: Daily


    3.5 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    ‘Yex’ Change Office - Under the Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square

    Ending Point

    Stazio Gondolieri Trinità Bauer

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Admission and guided visit of the Doge’s Palace
    • Guided walk
    • Gondola ride (35 minutes approx)


    • Food
    • Hotel pick up and drop off services
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    The gondola ride might be suspended in case of bad weather. In such cases you are required to go to the tour departure point in order to know whether the tour takes place or not and any alternative ways to use the service.

    People with walking difficulties and wheelchair users may not be able to access some parts of the itinerary. 

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.