VENICE UNIQUE EXPERIENCE - Grand Canal guided tour by gondola and lunch - Private tour skip the line

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Without any doubt the most romantic and unforgettable experience in Venice: a magic gondola ride followed by a walking tour through the city! At the end you will enjoy a lovely lunch in a typical Venetian restaurant.

Aboard a private gondola you will ride along the Grand Canal, the most famous and elegant waterway in the world and along the small and secret canals to fully appreciate the peculiarity of this marvelous city.

A specialized tour guide will pick you up at your hotel (if located in St. Mark’s area) to accompany you to the gondola embarkation point. Once aboard you will enjoy a relaxing gondola ride (approx. 1 hour) while your tour guide will tell you about the real peculiarity of Venice.

After the gondola ride, led by your tour guide, you will enjoy a pleasant walk along the “calli and campi”, the typical Venetian streets and squares. At the end of the walking tour, your tour guide will lead you to a renowned typical restaurant where you will enjoy an excellent 3-course lunch.

  • Meeting point: VENICE TOURS OFFICE – San Marco 1130, please ring the bell VENICE TOURS or at the hotel  lobby if located in San Marco or Rialto area and in this case we need to know HOTEL ADDRESS at least 24 hours before tour departure. (See the map and indications below)
  • Ending point: Restaurant “Antico Pignolo” Calle degli Specchieri 451 – San Marco
  • Availability & operation: Valid from March 1st 2018 to 31th December 2020 - Tour does not operates on December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st
  • Departure and meeting: Every day - At 11.00 AM. Please, arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes before the starting time.
  • Inclusion: Specialized private tour guide for 2 hours in English or French or German or Spanish or Italian from the hotel (if located in the historical center) to the gondola pier and during the whole tour until the restaurant (without attending the meal) - Private Gondola Ride (1 hour) along part of the Grand Canal and along the minor inner canals - Three courses lunch (drinks not included) at Restaurant “Antico Pignolo” on a private table.
  • Duration: 4 hours approximately (including 2 hours for tour and 2 hours for lunch)
  • Languages: English or French or Italian or German or Spanish
  • Gross price public rate: Euro 614.00 per couple - Each additional person euro 139,00 (Up to a maximum of 3 persons) Minimum pax:  2 persons Maximum pax: 5 persons - Free under 2 years ONLY if child does not occupy an own seat. Any drinks or snacks for children are not included and shall be paid on the spot
  • Sale & Reservation: Free Sale until 10 days before tour date afterwards on request till 48 hrs before
  • Cancellation: Bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 72 hours before the service.
  • Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Mobile vouchers are accepted
  • Commission: refer to contract

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If you choose the hotel pick-up you must comunicate andress and name of Hotel at least 24 hours before the departure time, otherwise the meeting point will be at VENICE TOURS OFFICE - Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities – Comfortable shoes suggested – For general conditions refers to our brochure “Discover Venice”.

When in Saint Mark’s Square, leave the Basilica behind you, proceed straight along the Square, walking on the right-hand side.
After the “Gran Caffè Quadri” walk straight until last street on the right, pass under the arches and reach the Hard Rock Cafè.
With Hard Rock Cafè on the left and the gondola station on the right, go straight on, pass Zara and arrive until the first bridge (DO NOT CROSS IT). With the bridge on the right, go on the left (Calle Tron) and stop at the first door on your left: ring the bell VENICE TOURS. We are at the second floor.


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•Live the experience of a ride by gondola along the Grand Canal, the most famous waterway of the world leading by a specialized tour guide.
•Immerse yourself in the Venetian daily-life!
•Breath the tradition! From a guided relaxing tour to a typical lunch in a restaurant
•Take part in a walking tour to discover the most charming streets and the inner city


  1. Venice Tours Office