Grand Canal by gondola and discover Venice (SKIP THE LINE)

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Discover Venice by gondola and a fascinating walking tour!

You will enjoy a relaxing gondola ride and you will admire Desdemona’s House and Mozart’s House passing by the worldwide famous La Fenice Theatre proceeding along the Rio (Canal) “De le Ostreghe” leading into the most charming part of the Grand Canal, where you will admire the Peggy Guggenheim Collection Palace. Once you reach the Salute Church and Punta della Dogana you will enjoy a quick unique breathtaking view of S. Giorgio’s Island, Saint Mark’s with its Belltower and the  Doge’s Palace.


After the gondola ride you will visit the unusual and fascinating corners of Venice off the beaten track and where time seems to have stood still for centuries. You will enjoy a panoramic walking tour with a qualified and experienced guide of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, through a labyrinth of little canals, and sites of historic and artistic interest, passing by some special places: Teatro la Fenice(“The Phoenix”), one of the most famous opera houses in Europe, the site of many famous operatic premieres; Scala del Bovolo, a unique spiral staircase with a plethora of arches; Rialto Bridge and its typical shops, one of the architectural icons of Venice. The tour does not include the commentary on St. Mark’s Square.

  • Meeting point: Calle Larga del' Ascension - In front of the post office (POSTE ITALIANE). On the left of the entrance of Museum Correr in St. Mark's Square. Our assistant will wait for you with the signboard in which is written “GONDOLA TOUR”
  • Ending point: Saint Mark’s area
  • Availability & operation: until March 2022 - Tour does not operate on 25th December and 1st January
  • Departure and meeting: From 1st April 2021: every day at 3:00 PM - Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time
  • Inclusion: Shared guided walking tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide - Approximately 30 minutes shared gondola ride without commentary - Audio receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people during the walking tour.
  • Duration: 1 hours and 45 minutes (30 minutes for gondola ride). It ends at 5:00 PM
  • Languages the visit is monolingual: From 1st April to 31st October in English and French - German: Monday and Friday - Spanish: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Gross price public rate: € 56,00 € 53 adult - € 33 from 2 to 5,99 years old - FREE under 2 years old.
  • Sale & reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour
  • Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or bad weather (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded) 
  • Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted
  • Commission: refer to contract
  • Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm

Unfortunayely, this  tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. - Comfortable shoes suggested – The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party– Each gondola can guest maximum 6 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending of guests weight – For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”.



Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop. Proceed straight on to the end of “Calle Vallaresso”. At the end turn right until you arrive up to a colonnade. At the end turn right until you arrive at a collonade located in front of a post office. You will find the assistant waiting for you with a signboard GONDOLA TOUR.


Calle Larga del Ascension is located near Saint Mark's Square. Once by Bell Tower leave the Basilica behind you, proceed straight on to the colonnade with Museo Correr's entrance. Pass under the portico and in front of it you will find the Post Office:the assistant will be waiting for you with a signboard GONDOLA TOUR. 



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A pleasant gondola ride on the Grand Canal

Gondola and walking tour to discover Venice


  1. Meeting point: Calle Larga del'Ascension