Best of Venice Walking Tour and Gondola and Doge's Palace

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Destination: Italy, Veneto, Venice

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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Venice
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


The starting point of the tour is just next to Rialto Bridge. You will walk in the small “calli” (streets) and “campi” (squares) to arrive, in the end, in Piazza San Marco, where the guide will tell you about the Basilica. Then you will hop on a Gondola to have a Tour in the canals passing under the Bridge of Sighs. Gather around the entrance of the Doge’s Palace with the other participants to skip the long line and visit the Basilica. You will go up to a panoramic terrace. In the Doge’s Palace, you will also be told about the most famous works of painters such us Tintoretto and Tiziano. Before ending theTour, you will also visit the prisons.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

Stop and take a picture on the bridge

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Doge's Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

Enter the Palace for a guided visit

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Marco, Piazza San Marco 328, 30124 Venice Italy

Enter the Basilica for a guided visit

Duration: 30 minutes

  • Licensed guide
  • Gondola ride
  • St. Mark and Doge's Palast fast-track ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco

  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This Tour runs rain or shine. St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace are closed to the public in case of high tides. In this case, we will communicate it to the participants as soon as possible and we will arrange an alternative. In case of heavy rain or high tides, the gondola ride is not available ans we will provide and alternative
  • Underage customers must be accompanied by an adult
  • St. Mark's Basilica can be subject to closures for liturgical celebrations. In this case, the explenation will be held outside
  • To enter St. Mark's Basilica, it is necessary to have appropriate clothing. We are not responsible for any denied entry
  • From November 3rd to March 31st there is not a skip-the-line access to St. Mark's basilica (but the lines are not long in that period)
  • This Tour runs with a minimum of 2 passengers
  • In case of delay, please contact us
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Departure Point

Campo San Giacomo di Rialto, Campo S. Giacomo di Rialto, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


5 hours 30 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Bernadette S

13 Jan, 2020

We had Isabella as our tour guude. She was a wonder tour guide who showed us the sights of a beautiful city and gave us wonderful memories

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