Venice Combo: Walking & Gondola Ride Tour_4642783


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Venice Combo: Walking & Gondola Ride Tour

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2 hours
Starting point
Piazza San Marco

Explore the beauty of Venice city on land and in the water on a 2-hour tour. Take an exhilarating gondola ride through the city's quiet canals. Enjoy a picturesque view of prominent buildings at St Mark's Campanile square as your guide makes important historical commentaries. Visit the beautifully decorated Scuola Grande di San Marco, and learn its essence to the locals.

What to expect?


Stop At: San Marco 801, Veneto

  • The tour will begin at St Mark's Campanile, mostly known as the very heart of the city. This square is known to be the world’s most beautiful drawing room, which you’ll see for yourself once you visit it.

  • The guide will give a brief historical introduction to one of the most powerful maritime empires of the Mediterranean Sea.

  • In this square, you’ll be introduced to the St Mark’s Basilica, the cathedral church of Venice, the symbol of the city with its Byzantine-style cupolas, golden mosaics, and priceless bronze and golden horses coming from Costantinopoli. The guide will explain the church’s exterior designed in the severe form of gothic.

  • Next, you’ll continue to see Doge’s Palace which is a few meters away from the Cathedral, yet another monument suited in the St. Mark’s square. Here the guide will reveal you the story of this beautiful palace and the fire that took place, and the structure and the architectural style of this magnificent building.

  • After the discovering and learning about the at must-see architectural gems like a stunning basilica and more, you’ll continue on to Campo SS. The guide will take you around the church’s exterior, which is surrounded by marvelous sculptures.

  • As you stroll the streets and pretty alleys crossing across small bridges of Venice, you’ll uncover hidden gems along the way, like Marco Polo’s house.

  • You’ll not stop there; the guide will walk you to the husting and bustling streets of Venice, also known as Mercerie. This historic heart of commercial life in the city is situated between the Rialto bridge and San Marco square.

  • After a pleasant walk for one and a half hours without being tired and overwhelmed, the guide will escort you to the docks where you’ll climb aboard on a gondola for a 30-minute ride on your own punt along the canals of Venice.

  • This almost two-and-a-half-hour tour will end again at the docks of Grand Canal.

What is included?

  • English-speaking guide
  • Guided walking tour
  • 30-minute gondola ride

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Unfortunately, wheelchairs and strollers cannot be accommodated on this tour. All customers must be able to autonomously walk, climb and get off the steps
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing

Additional information

  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements, in the event of this occurring you will be offered an alternative or full
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
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