Venice Original Walk + Grand Canal Boat Combo Tour

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Based on 33 reviews
Carla D.
From Brazil
Anthony R.
From USA
From February 14, 2015 to February 17, 2015 is at
$75.54

What To Expect

Enjoy two diverse tours which will give you a comprehensive introduction to the world's most beautiful and unique city. Start with a walking tour of hidden backstreets and end with a cruise through a labyrinth of small canals.

Specifications

  • Type:
  • Day Tours in Venice
  • Departs From:
  • Venice, Italy
  • Meeting Point:
  • Entrance to the Royal Gardens
  • Duration:
  • 3 hours
  • Availability:
  • Departs daily at 11:10 or at 14:30 on Sunday (Availability might vary depending on the season. Check the availability calendar for more information.)
  • Product Code:
  • 488
  • Languages:
  • uk

Description

This is a combination tour of the Original Venice Walk and the Original Grand Canal Boat Tour

Please check the schedule of the entire activity below before booking.

For the first part of the tour, enjoy a walking tour of Venice. Roam around St. Mark's Square and learn about the history behind the walls of its most famous landmarks. Learn about the Basilica and its Byzantine heritage, the Doge's Palace (exterior) and its adjoining prisons, that retain the true secrets to comprehend how a city built on swamps became one of the most enlightened cities in the western world.

Then, leave the square and crowds behind to discover the "real Venice." Enter a labyrinth of narrow passageways and alleys where an enchanting city of meandering canals punctuated by delicate bridges awaits you.

Explore the lively Campo Santa Maria Formosa with its outstanding Gothic Palaces and at the "Scuola" di San Marco learn about the famous trade schools of Venice that provided the foundations of the great mercantile empire.

And by looking at the sights, learn how illustrious Venetians, the likes of Marco Polo and others, made this city of stone a vibrant and magical place. See contemporary Venice and find out how it is to live in the most unique city in the world (though not the most practical) before concluding the first part of the tour near the Rialto Bridge.

At mid-afternoon, meet with your guide again for the second part of your tour - the Grand Canal Boat Tour.

During the boat ride, you'll get to see the beautiful and imposing palaces and churches that line the banks of the Grand Canal. Learn about the history of the Grand Canal, how it has developed over the centuries into the most beautiful street in the world.

In this part of the tour, discover the more romantic and intimate minor canals to savor the true essence of Venice.

SCHEDULE
Original Venice Walk
Nov 17 to Dec 23 2014: Tue, Fri and Sat at 10:00
Dec 23 2014 to Jan 05 2015: Daily at 10:00
Jan 06 to 31 2015: Tue and Sat at 10:00
Feb 01 to 13 2015: Tue, Fri and Sat at 10:00
Feb 14 to 17 2015: Daily at 10:00
Feb 18 to Mar 31 2015: Tue, Fri and Sat at 10:00
Mar 09 to Mar 31 2015: Mon-Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 10:00
Apr 01 to May 10 2015: Mon-Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00
May 11 to Jul 18 2015: Daily at 13:45 / Mon-Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00
Jul 19 to Sep 06 2015: Mon-Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00
Sep 07 to Oct 17 2015: Daily at 13:45 / Mon-Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00
Oct 18 to Oct 24 2015: Mon-Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00
Oct 25 to Nov 14 2015: Mon-Sat at 11:10

Grand Canal Boat Tour
Nov 17 to Dec 23 2014: Tue, Fri and Sat at 15:15
Dec 23 2014 to 05 Jan: Daily at 15:15
Jan 06 to 31 2015: Tue and Sat at 15:15
Feb 01 to 13 2015: Tue, Fri and Sat at 15:15
Feb 14 to 17 2015: Daily at 15:15
Feb 18 to Mar 31 2015: Tue, Fri and Sat at 10:00
Mar 09 to Mar 31 2015: Daily at 16:30
Apr 01 to Oct 24 2015: Daily at 16:30 or 17:30*

Includes


- Services of a highly qualified English-speaking guide
- Skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica
- Luxurious motor-launch

Excludes


- Meals and drinks
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Optional activity costs

Please Note


- Infants will be charged adult rates.
- *From 01 April 2015 until 24 October 2015, the time of your boat tour will be assigned by the tour assistant before starting the walking tour.
- This tour has a 5 passenger minimum requirement and is subject to cancellation if minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.
- There is a few hours gap between the walking tour and the boat tour.
- Shoulders and knees must be covered at all times to enter St. Mark's Basilica. Large bags are not allowed. Storage areas are also not available.
- St. Mark's Basilica may be closed due to ceremonies being held inside the church.
- Boats are limited to a maximum of 9 passengers each.
- In the event that one part of the combo is cancelled, ONLY the part that did not operate is subject to reimbursement.

Cancellation policy
If you cancel a reservation, the following cancellation fees apply:
- 8 days or more: 5%
- 7 to 4 days: 50%
- 3 days or less AND no show: 100%

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