Venice Original Walking+Skip the Line at Saint Mark's Basilica+Gondola Ride

This was a fantastic tour! Our guide was full of interesting facts about Venice and really had a knack for telling stories about the history. We really got to see Venice and this tour gave us the starting point for exploring on our own. ...Karen L., Australia – See more reviews
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What To Expect

Take this combination of the best of Venice highlights with skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica and a gondola experience along the Grand Canal!


  • Skip the crowd with priority entrance to St Mark`s basilica

  • Discover the hidden Venice and learn how it became such an important Repubblic

  • Realize the magic of Venice aboard the gondola

  • perfect for anyone, singles, couples or families with children


Day Tours in Venice
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Meeting Point:
Entrance to the Royal Gardens
2 hours and 30 minutes
Sunday at 1:00 PM
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During the first part of your tour, enjoy a guided tour including the highlights of the city and areas of the so-called "Hidden Venice." You will be visiting St. Mark's Square, St. Mark's Basilica (interior), the Doges' Palace (exterior)

Get an in-depth discussion about the political and religious center of Venice to understand why for many a centuries she was called "La Serenissima," the most serene of all Republics. Your guide will then take you through the backstreets to discover other gems of the city before concluding your tour by the Rialto Bridge.

You will then meet again with your guide for the second part of the tour, featuring a ride on a traditional Venetian gondola. During the journey, you will mostly travel through small canals where you will quickly realize the magic of Venice, as you admire the Venetian palaces and charming bridges that line these enticing waterways.


  • Highly qualified guide (for the walking tour)

  • Skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica

  • Gondola ride


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Personal expenses


Original Venice Walk

Apr 01 to May 07 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00

May 08 to Jul 16 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10, 13:45 / Sun at 14:00

Jul 17 to Sep 03 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00

Sep 04 to Oct 15 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10, 13:45 / Sun at 14:00

Oct 16 to Oct 22 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10 / Sun at 14:00

Oct 23 to Oct 31 2017: Mon to Sat at 11:10

Gondola Ride

Apr 01 to Oct 22 2017: Mon to Sat at 15:00 / Sun at 13:00

Oct 23 to Oct 31 2017: Mon to Sat at 13:45

Please Note

  • Children 4 years old and below are free of charge for the walking portion of the tour, however they must pay for the child booster seat for the gondola ride. If you have an infant joining the tour, please indicate this upon booking and inquire for special rates.

  • There is a few hours gap between the walking tour and the boat tour.

  • Shoulders and knees must be covered in order to enter St. Mark's Basilica. Large bags are not allowed. Storage areas are also not available.

  • This tour is not suitable for people with walking disabilities or required the use of a walker or motorized vehicle.

  • St. Mark's Basilica may be closed due to ceremonies being held inside the church.

  • Gondolas can accommodate a maximum of 6 people 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

  • Free cancellation: 9 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 5 to 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 4 days or less prior to date of activity.

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