Cruises and boat tours

Byzantine Venice with Gondola ride

Availability: From Monday to Saturday
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore the best places in Venice
  • Enjoy a traditional Gondola ride
  • Visit St. Mark's Square, the Golden Basilica and its interiors
What to expect

Join this tour and admire the most beautiful places and gems of Venice!

You will discover the most characteristic places around St. Mark’s Square and Castello area. After 30 minutes walking tour, you will get on board of a traditional Gondola and you will ride through the narrow canals, having the chance to explore the city from a very special and different point of view. The Gondola ride will not be guided.

After your ride, you will get back to St. Mark’s Square and will be ready to visit the interiors of the Golden Basilica. Immerse yourself in the Byzantine art and history admiring the beautiful Basilica and its charming mosaics!

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What's included
  • City tour covering the areas of Saint Mark's Square and Castello
  • Guided Tour of Saint Mark's Basilica with skip the line and admission fees
  • Gondola ride along the Grand Canal and minor canals
  • Personal audio system and headset for tour commentary
  • Live tour commentary provided in English, French, Spanish or German
What's not included
  • The gondola ride is not a guided tour
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drink
  • Optional gratuities
  • Admission to the upper floor of the Basilica

Piazza San Marco 15, 30124, Venice, Italy

Meeting point:

15 min before the departure time in front of the clock tower (the blue one with the bell on top) next to the YEX change office in St. Mark's Square, Venice

What to remember
  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to booked tour start time
  • Shared gondola with max. 6 people per gondola
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible
  • Shoulders and knees must be covered inside the Basilica
  • Backpacks are not allowed inside the Basilica
  • This tour operates rain or shine
  • From the 1st of November to the 31st of March there is no skip-the-line entrance to the Basilica
  • No show or late arrivals will be not refunded

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From Monday to Saturday at 9.00am

From 1st April to 31st October

  • From Monday to Saturday: English, French, German and Spanish
  • Italian tour is available on Saturday

From 2nd November to 31st March

  • English: every day
  • French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • German: Monday and Friday
  • Spanish: Wednesday and Saturday
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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