Grand Canal by Gondola and Secret Venice Tour

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Venice

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An amazing experience (1 hour and 15) where you will get on a gondola for a lovely ride (30 minutes) along the Grand Canal and its quiet and picturesque waterways! After that, you will start the suggestive and unusual walking tour through the Venetian streets to discover its marvelous palaces and the secret artistic jewels! The visit is monolingual.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Canal Grande, VenetoThe amazing tour starts with a relaxing gondola ride along the Grand Canal where you will admire Mozart’s house and the most important palaces on the Grand Canal as the magnificent Peggy Guggenheim Collection; Salute Church and Punta della Dogana. At the end you will fall in love in front of the overview of the St. Mark’s Basin with the S.Giorgio Island and the stunning view of the Bell tower and Doge’s Palace.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Museo CorrerAfter the gondola ride you will visit the unusual and fascinating corners of Venice off the beaten track and where time seems to have stood still for centuries. You will enjoy a panoramic walking tour with  a qualified guide of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, through a labyrinth of little canals, and sites of historic and artistic interest, passing by some special places: Teatro la Fenice (“The Phoenix”), one of the most famous opera houses in Europe, the site of many famous operatic premieres; Scala del Bovolo, a unique spiral staircase with a plethora of arches; Rialto Bridge and its typical shops, one of the architectural icons of Venice. The tour does not include the commentary on St. Mark’s Square.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Shared guided walking tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide. The visit is monolingual.
  • 30 minutes shared gondola ride
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people during the walking tour

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick up