Walking tours

Morning walking tour of St. Mark's Square with gondola ride

based on 11 reviews
Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Get right to the deepest heart of Venice
  • Admire the city by foot and from the water
  • Enjoy 35 minutes ride on a gondola
  • Walking tour of the places surrounding St. Mark's Square
What to expect

This tour will take you right to the heart of Venice, visiting the famous water city from two unique perspectives. First through a walking tour, which will take you among some of the most beautiful and hidden places surrounding St. Mark's Square. Then, through a gondola ride which will make you marvel in front of the games of reflections and majestic facades dotting the channels. A unique way to discover Venice away from the crowded alleys and admiring it from the water!

Itinerary:

  • St. Mark’s square, with the majestic St. Mark’s Basilica, the elegant Doge’s Palace, the Clock Tower and the Procuratie (only external)
  • Campo Santa Maria Formosa, with the SS. Giovanni e Paolo church
  • Scuola Grande di San Marco also knowns as “Great School of Charity” (the Captains of Fortune)
  • Malibran Theatre, step through the famous Mercerie, once the pulsing heart of commercial life back in time, nowadays Venice’s main shopping district between Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square
  • Gondola ride among the little channels around St. Mark's Square area and then on the Grand Canal
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What's included
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Personal headsets to hear the guide better
  • 35-minute ride on a gondola
  • Boarding assistance on the gondola
What's not included
  • Entrance to the main historical sites
  • Commentary during the gondola ride
Reduced price
  • Child 2-5 years old
Where

S. Marco, 146, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Meeting point:

In front of the Yex Change Office near the Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square.

What to remember
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before departure
  • Please note that on board assistance will be provided on the gondola ride, there is no commentary included
  • Please note the gondola is a shared one (up to six people for each one) so it might be shared with other people
  • Please note this tour does not include entrance to main sites and it will completely take place outside (only external comments of the various sites will be provided)
  • Please note that no refund will be accepted for no shows or late arrivals. The tour will take place also with rain, in the event of exceptional high tide in Venice or heavy rain the tour might be cancelled, however, a refund will be provided
  • Please note that the tour might be multilingual in the winter season (depending on the number of participants)
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When
  • Every day at 9.00am
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Provider
Gray Line Venice
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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