Morning Walking Tour of Venice Plus Gondola Ride

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Italy
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Tour description

Walk through Venice with a professional guide to discover the main treasures of this incomparable city. Then enjoy the unique experience of a gondola ride in Venice. This combined tour is an extraordinary way of getting the most of traditional Venetian culture.

Enjoy this guided walking tour, which will let you discover the most famous spots in Venice, combined with a gondola ride, that will let you appreciate the city from a different perspective, as Venetian nobles used to do in the past.The tour begins at one of the most famous landmarks in Venice, St.Mark’s Square, where you’ll admire ancient buildings, imposing monuments and historic cafes. Then you’ll visit the beautiful church of Santa Maria Formosa and the homonymous square as well as Campo Santi Giovanni and Paolo.You’ll feel privileged as the visit proceeds, taking you where the house of Marco Polo once stood and to the famous Teatro Malibran. The last part of this poetic stroll will take you to the main shopping area, the Mercerie, made of enchanting narrow streets where valuable goods were once sold.Once the land part of the tour is over, it will be the time to finally embrace the evocative atmosphere of Venice by water and live an unforgettable experience. The tour will let you discover the Basilica della Salute, one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture, which offers a diffent perspective view according to the point from which it is observed.Furthermore, you'll be able to navigate through minor picturesque canals of Venice, leaving the more famous Grand Canal and heading to other important and majestic places. During the gondola ride you'll meet La Fenice theather, the main opera house in the city, and marvel at its stunning exteriors from the water.Don't miss these two fascinating approaches to visit Venice, combined together to cover all its main spots and give you the extraordinary opportunity to embrace the true atmosphere of this incomparable city.

What's included

  • Guided walking tour
  • Gondola ride

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Commentary during the gondola ride


  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water