HIGHLIGHTS OF THE Venice Walking Tour & Gondola Ride
- Guided walking tour of the romantic Venice
- Discover the hidden jewels among the typical Venetian canals
- Amazing gondola ride experience
- Entrance and visit of the breath taking Golden Basilica
Come with us in this beautiful guided walking tour of the most romantic city in the world. Our experienced and professional local guide will take you around the beautiful Venice and its labyrinth narrow streets. You will stop in the renowned square of San Marco, where you will learn its important history. You will also discover the many important buildings and sculptures within the square, such as the Basilica of San Marco, the Palazzo Ducale, an astonishing bell tower, the clock tower and the Procuratie.
Then, you will cross the square of Santa Maria Formosa, where our local guide will tell you all its interesting anecdotes, and you will stop in the Campo San Giovanni and Paolo, important site where you will be amazed by the Great School of Charity, the ‘Pantheon’ of Venice, and the Captains of fortune. Another beautiful corner of Venice that you will be able to see thanks to this memorable walking tour is the Malibran and Marco Polo’s House, discovering all its fun facts and the historic series of events.
You will then return to the San Marco square passing through the Mercerie, which is a vital connection between the important square, the main shopping streets of Venice and the worldwide known bridge of Rialto, with little shops one next to the other.
At the end of your guided walking tour, you will be awarded with a relaxing Gondola ride across the many characteristic Canals, so you will have the chance to see Venice from another stunning point of view.
After the Gondola ride, another incredible experience awaits you: the visit of the inside of the Golden Basilica. You will have a guided visit of one of the most beautiful and majestic cathedrals in the world. You will be amazed by the byzantine art, by the many colorful and gold mosaics, by the marble details on the flooring. You will also enjoy the sight of some representations of biblical episodes and the many particularities of this ancient Golden Basilica. You will also have the chance to admire the religious arts collected in the Treasury and the Pala D’oro, another shiny example of the byzantine art, characterized by the use of precious stones and gems, the perfect way to conclude this amazing and glowing guided tour in the wonderful Venice!
DETAILS OF THE TOUR:
Dates and Times: Everyday (9:00 am – 12:00 am)
(without Sundays or Religious Holidays)
Season: All year round
The price includes: Professional guide, the Golden Basilica entrance ticket, gondola ride
Meeting Point: Central location in Venice. More details will be provided after booking.
THINGS TO NOTE:
** Bookings made 72 hours before the tour are considered valid only if re-confirmed and authorized.
- From April to October:
ENGLISH, FRENCH – Everyday
SPANISH,GERMAN – Everyday
- From November to March:
ENGLISH – Everyday
FRENCH – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
GERMAN – Monday, Friday
SPANISH – Wednesday, Saturday