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Gondola, Best of Venice Walk & Grand Canal Tours Combo

Gondola, Best of Venice Walk & Grand Canal Tours Combo

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Combine our Venice shared Gondola Ride (30 minutes), Best of Venice Walking Tours (2 hours) featuring St Mark's Square, St Mark's Basilica, Doge's palace (exterior), Secret Venice & Grand Canal Boat Tours (1 hour) at a discounted price!

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3 hours 30 minutes

Gondola, Best of Venice Walk & Grand Canal Tours Combo

From: 113.00

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Highlights & Includes Highlights & Includes
Best of Venice Walk includes:
  • Local expert English speaking guide for 2 hours
  • Skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica
  • Headphones when the group has more than 8 participants
  • Tour operates with max 20 people per guide

Shared Gondola Ride includes:
  • 30 minutes ride in a traditional Venetian Gondola limited to a maximum of 6 passengers per Gondola

Grand Canal Boat Tour includes:
  • Local Expert English speaking guide for 1 hour
  • Luxurious Motor-Launch
Tour Overview Tour Overview

Enjoy the best possible value in Venice Tours on special offer. Take our excellent Avventure Bellissime’s Best of Venice walking tour that includes skip-the-line tickets for St. Mark's Basilica and fascinating walk through the labyrinth of the Hidden Venice. Take a ride in a traditional Venetian Gondola, and finish with our Small Group Grand Canal Boat Tour.

BEST OF VENICE WALKING TOUR WITH SKIP-THE-LINE TICKETS TO ST. MARK'S BASILICA 2 hours:

This Venice city sightseeing tours package starts with a full two-hour walking tour to recount the history of Venice from its early beginnings to the modern day. Following a monumental route from St. Mark's Square, visiting St. Mark's Basilica with skip-the-line tickets and a journey through the labyrinth of back alleys and enchanting canals of the Hidden Venice, our walking tour covers the unique history of Venice from its beginnings to the modern day. We will include Castello district, Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Ponte Paradiso bridge & Calle Paradiso, Salizada San Lio and many more. Limited to a maximum of 20 participants with complimentary headphones included.

SHARED GONDOLA RIDE 30 min:

An absolute must for first-time visitors to Venice, you'll travel in a traditional Venetian Gondola limited to a maximum of six people. During this gondola ride in Venice you will glide through the narrow back canals of St. Mark's district to enjoy an intimate experience of another Venice, where time has stood still for centuries.

The 30-minute ride in a traditional Venetian Gondola will follow Grand Canal and selected minor canals and will pass by the ill-fated Ca' Dario Palace and the magnificent Salute Church built to celebrate the end of Venice's worst plague, just to name a few of the points of interest featured as part of this Venice day combo tour.


SMALL GROUP VENICE GRAND CANAL BOAT TOUR 1 hour:

This Venice city sightseeing tours package includes also our small group Grand Canal Boat Tour: an informative and entertaining tour of the Grand Canal and minor canals of Venice as you travel in a luxurious motor-launch with an expert tour guide. Admire the fabulous architecture of the Palaces, Rialto Bridge, Churches & Medieval warehouses that line the banks of the Grand Canal, and be entertained by stories of the famous and infamous characters that have lived here over the centuries.

N.B. In case of unexpected closure of St. Mark's Basilica, all tours including the Basilica will operate as scheduled – our guides will provide a detailed explanation of Basilica’s history, architecture and its treasures from the outside and wherever possible will bring visual aids (either books or pictures or Ipad) to allow the customers to view the interior of the church.

Please note there will be a break between each tour portion based on each tour's individual operational schedule.

IMPORTANT: To ensure safety and well-being of our guests the itinerary of the tour has been amended to follow the Covid-19 guidelines. Visits to St Mark's Basilica may be subject to restrictions. Depending on the situation on the day of the tour the itinerary may be amended to offer you the best experience possible.

Beginning Friday 6 August 2021 and until further notice, access to the archaeological sites, museums and similar tourist venues, bars, restaurants etc will be permitted only to those in possession of a Green COVID-19 Certification (Green Pass or equivalent certificate like the CDC vaccine card). Please remember to also bring your ID or passport to confirm your identity.

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All three tours depart from the entrance to the Royal Gardens on the water front of St. Mark's Square.
DIRECTIONS: From St. Mark's facing the Basilica turn right and walk towards the open water. At the two giant columns facing the water turn right, and following the line of trees after a 100 metres you will come to the entrance of the Royal Gardens where we will be waiting holding a sign with tour name written on it

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  • You can take these 3 tours over 2-3 days. At the time of booking you just need to enter in the comments field your preference of the days you would like to take each tour on and we will advise availability based on operational schedule of each single tour
  • To ensure safety and well-being of our guests the itinerary of the tour has been amended to follow the Covid-19 guidelines. Visits to St Mark's Basilica may be subject to restrictions. Depending on the situation on the day of the tour the itinerary may be amended to offer you the best experience possible.
  • At times St Mark’s Basilica is closed due to high water or religious ceremonies. During high water all tours will take place, but it might happen we have to partly adapt the tour to the weather conditions. On those occasions when St Mark’s Basilica is open with high water, skip the line tickets will not be accepted as all visitors have only 1 door open to get in the church.
  • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance to St Mark's Basilica are available only from April to October (St Mark’s Basilica does not offer a fast entry service to anyone in other periods, considered off peak season).
  • Shoulders and knees must be covered to enter St Mark's Basilica. Large bags are not allowed inside the Basilica.
  • These tours are not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly and we will be able to take you on alternative routes suitable for you.
  • Please wear comfortable footwear as the walking tour involves walking.
  • The cost of the tour does not include gratuities or hotel pick up and drop off.
  • Seating is arranged by the gondolier in order to properly balance the gondola
  • Shared Gondola ride is not a guided tour - the gondolier may chat and provide some local information however they are not licensed city guides
  • Beginning Friday 6 August 2021 and until further notice, access to the archaeological sites, museums and similar tourist venues, bars, restaurants etc will be permitted only to those in possession of a Green COVID-19 Certification (Green Pass or equivalent certificate like the CDC vaccine card). Please remember to also bring your ID or passport to confirm your identity.
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5/5
Anonymous
Oct 27 2019

Marco was knowledgeable, spoke English well, and had a great sense of humor. He made the walking tour more interesting and enjoyable.

5/5
Ms Janice
Oct 01 2019

Avventure Bellissime tours are well organized with highly qualified guides who are enthused about their beloved city. Our gondola ride was enjoyable even if the gondolier was self-absorbed! Our Grand Canal Boat ride was a much better way to get a feel for the city and its water-based monuments. Our afternoon tour of San Marco Basilica and city walk was splendid with enough time to admire the city's monuments. Unfortunately, due to transportation issues (very late arrival by boat) we missed our scheduled morning tour of the Doge's Palace. We desperately tried to find our group but with no luck. Our loss.

5/5
Anonymous
Sep 16 2019

Guides were great. The tour coordinator was very helpful.

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