Venice Tour Including Gondola Ride
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Get inside tips from a local
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Romantic experience, perfect for couples
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
From this well-known Venice attraction, walk with your guide through the city’s lesser-known streets, discovering Venice as the locals know it. Your route includes several campos, meaning 'fields' in Italian, which are actually lively Venetian squares and courtyards, surrounded by shops and cafes. Pass through Campo San Polo, the setting of masked balls and bullfighting in bygone times, and Campo San Margherita, the social heart of Venice's trendy Dorsoduro district.
See the Basilica dei Frari, notable for the Venetian Renaissance artwork that is housed within, and pass the grand Scuola Grande di San Rocco building, where many a Venice concert is held. As your walking tour comes to an end, hear the story of Peggy Guggenheim, whose impressive modern art collection is housed in the nearby Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
Your tour finishes on a high note, with a romantic 35-minute gondola ride along the Venice canals. As your gondolier punts you through the quieter city canals aboard a traditional, wooden gondola boat, look out for the beautiful houses lining the water, and see local ladies reeling in their washing lines.
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Morning Tour and Gondola Ride
Starts at 8:45am (meet strictly at 8:30am) and operates with an English-speaking guide
USD $74.90Pricing details
Evening Tour and Gondola Ride
Starts at 6:30pm (meet strictly at 6:15pm) and operates with an English-speaking guide
USD $74.90Pricing details
Venice by Night Tour and Gondola Ride
- Local guide
- Walking tour
- 35 minutes gondola ride
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- The gondola ride cannot operate during heavy rain or adverse weather conditions. In this case an alternate date or a partial refund will be provided
- Not wheelchair accessible
Reviewed by: Patrick D, July 2015
This was a great experience. The tour was of the back streets of Venice and away from the main tourist attractions. It included views of one of the last Gondola building yards left on the island. The tour guide was excellent and well versed in the subject and the out of the ordinary aspects of Venice, including description of a haunted villa that no one will buy - interesting? Our group was only 6 and intimate. The Gondola ride was all that was expected and of about 45 minutes duration - enough to take in the experience. I would recommend the tour.
Reviewed by: robbie, July 2015
Unique tour of lesser seen areas of Venice. The gondola portion is short but nice. Out guide was a native Venetian who provided great information and answered questions well.