If you only have a short time to explore Venice this tour is your perfect all-inclusive ticket to the top attractions of the city. Follow one of the expert, English-speaking guides to St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal (by gondola).

You’ll also get to explore Venice at ground level on an intimate walking tour and learn about the history, culture, and cuisine of the floating city.
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Venice gondola ride with no more than 6 people (unguided)
✔  Small groups of 20 people or fewer for walking section
✔  Venice walking tour including local Venetian English speaking guide
✔  Headsets when necessary
✖  Gratuities
✖  Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
✖  Lunch
✖  Transportation in between the tours
Departure & Return
Departure:  Campo S. Giacomo di Rialto, 255, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy

At the central fountain of Campo San Giacomo di Rialto (Campo San Giacometto).

Return: Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Square

Itinerary
1
Canal Grande Relax on a 30 minute, all-inclusive gondola ride.

Duration:  30 minutes

2
Piazza San Marco -
3
Basilica di San Marco At St. Mark’s Basilica gape at the incredible works of art and architecture inside.

Duration:  1.25 hours

4
Doge's Palace Skip the line at the Doge’s Palace and wander through the heart of the historic maritime empire while you hear the best stories of what went on inside the halls of power.

Duration:  1.25 hours

5
Ponte di Rialto Enjoy the sights from the Rialto Bridge in the morning before the crowds descend.

Duration:  15 minutes

6
Casa di Marco Polo -
7
Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo) -

Duration:  15 minutes

8
Santa Maria dei Miracoli -
9
Chiesa di Santa Maria Formosa -
10
Mercati di Rialto Stroll through the bustling aisles of the Rialto Fish Market and learn about the city’s rich culinary history along with some tips on where to eat.

Duration:  15 minutes

11
Scuola Grande di San Marco -
12
T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi -
Additional info
•  Public transportation options are available nearby
•  Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
•  St. Mark's Basilica can be subject to unforeseen closures due to particular liturgical celebrations. In the case in which the basilica is closed, we will give you explanations from the outside.
•  Please note that lunch is not included on this tour. We have allowed time for you to eat lunch between the AM and PM tours. Your guide will give you recommendations and tell you where to meet after lunch but please be aware that it is your responsibility to arrive at the meeting point in time for your PM tour.
•  The prisons and the armory of the Doge's Palace are not wheelchair-accessible, as a result of which we cannot accommodate wheelchairs on this tour.
•  Please remember that the basilica is a holy place and attire must be appropriate: Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees. Walks of Italy cannot be held responsible for denied entry due to improper dress. Backpacks are prohibited inside of St. Mark's Basilica.
•  This tour runs rain or shine. However, please note that the gondola ride cannot operate during heavy rain or high tides. In this case we will provide an alternative itinerary.
•  After your 2-hour exploration of Venice, your guide drops you off at the Gondola Stand for a relaxing gondola ride. The guide will not be with you on the gondola.
•  Backpacks are prohibited inside of St. Mark's Basilica.
•  Walks complies with all local government regulations. You may need to wear a mask or provide proof of vaccination to enter certain venues. Please refer to Italy government guidelines for the most up to date information
Free cancellation
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Price:
From $149.51
Ticket:
Mobile or paper ticket accepted
duration:
7.5 hours
Guide in:
English   
Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.