Duration: 3 hours approx. (2-hour shared walking tour of Venice with local and expert guide, 15-minute introductory walking tour to the gondola experience and 30-minute shared gondola ride)

LanguagesEnglish, Italian, Spanish, German and French


Follow an expert guide in the most hidden and unusual districts of Venice and then discover the romantic canals of the city on board of the traditional gondola.


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Enjoy a historical walking tour from St Mark's Square to the Rialto Bridge, passing the most important Venetian highlights.
We will take you through 'calli', 'campi' and 'palazzi' on an unusual journey through history, discovering how much our daily lives have been influenced by the Venetians. You can immerse yourself in real city life by savouring the most uncommon spots of Venice.
During a brief introductory walking tour while reaching the gondola your tour guide will tell you the secrets of the gondola and the gondoliers.
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. A dream journey awaits!
An essential and complete tour for understanding Venice and enjoying all its beauty!
The price includes
  • 2-hour shared walking tour of Venice with local and expert guide
  • 10-minute introductory walking tour to the gondola experience
  • 30-minute shared gondola ride by audio guide
The fee does not include
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to attractions 
Things to know before leaving
  • The gondola ride is NOT private but is shared with other participants.
  • The tour may be bilingual. 
  • The price is per person.
  • The tour for children under the age of 2 is FREE, only if children do not occupy their own seat in the gondola
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility
  • Each gondola can accommodate a maximum of 5 people; the seat on board cannot be chosen, but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on the guests' weight.
  • Please consider the gap of time between the walking tour and the gondola ride
  • Please download the audio guide on your mobile device before embarking on gondola
  • Comfortable shoes are suggested 
  • The itinerary may change in case of wind or bad weather. 
  • Pets are not allowed on board the gondola 
  • Digital and printed vouchers are accepted (to be shown to the staff at the meeting point)
Meeting Point
  • Meeting Point: Campo San Gallo, San Marco 1093/B, Venice Tours office, close to San Marco Square. Please be at the meeting point 5 minutes before the departure time.


  • The office is located close to San Marco Square. Having the Basilica of San Marco behind you, stay on the right side of the square and go under the arches. Find Olivetti Museum, turn right passing under the archways, cross the little bridge and go straight on to “Campo San Gallo”, Venice Tours Office is located in the campo (small square).
Cancellation policies
  • No penalty for cancellation within 24 hrs before the tour. On line customer service 7 days a week, 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather or exceptionally high/low tide (in these cases it will be rescheduled for the following day or refunded)