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Welcome to Venice Small Group Walking Tour with Basilica San Marco and Gondola Ride

  • A small-group tour makes for an intimate way to discover the city
  • See many of Venice’s most famous landmarks in a single tour
  • Discover locals-frequented areas of the city many tour groups miss
Welcome to Venice Small Group Walking Tour with Basilica San Marco and Gondola Ride
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Until February 2019
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09:00 AM Tour in English
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A first-timer to Venice, or don’t know where to begin your explorations? Over the course of this small-group tour, you’ll experience many of the city’s top highlights: see the Rialto Bridge, visit St. Mark’s Square and St. Mark’s Cathedral, and enjoy a relaxing gondola ride. You’ll also explore areas of the city that many tour groups miss, from the sestiere of Cannaregio to the Rialto Fish Market.

What to Expect

This morning tour begins when you meet your guide at the Campo San Giacomo di Rialto. With only a small group for company, you’ll enjoy a personal discovery tour of Venice.

Your first stop is the Rialto Bridge: built in the 16th century, it’s the oldest bridge over the Grand Canal, and one of Venice’s most recognizable landmarks. While you’re there, peek into the Rialto Fish Market, and learn about the city’s one-of-a-kind culinary traditions.

Next, you’ll head to an area of the city many tour groups miss: the district (sestiere) of Cannaregio, home to picturesque, winding streets. Wander by Marco Polo’s House and continue onwards to the Church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, among other noteworthy sites.

The tour continues with a stop at St. Mark’s Square and St. Mark’s Cathedral. As you go, learn from your guide about Venice’s past as a medieval powerhouse, and how the city has evolved today.

Finally, finish the tour with a lengthy gondola ride along the Grand Canal, as well as the city’s quieter waterways.

Reviews (37)
1 - 5 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2018
Enjoyable tour of Venice!

We took this tour with another couple while visiting Venice for a few days. Our tour (I don't remember her name...) guide was quite knowledgeable about Venice and Venetian history - very informative, a true expert. We loved the market areas, the back streets, St....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mikeck-ret
Reviewed 21 November 2018
Excellent tour guide but or gondolier went off on a tirade about tourists!

We did the walking tour with our teenage grandchildren and our son and his wife. We were all impressed with the knowledge and lecturing skills of Moise? (Moses) our guide. The time went quickly and we covered many of the interesting areas of Venice. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank theyarealltaken
Reviewed 17 November 2018
Wonderful Experience

Susan, our guide, was a ton of fun. She is so knowledgeable about all Venetian and we felt that we had the benefit of a true expert. Loved the fish market area, the back streets, St. Marks and the gondola ride. A wonderful package.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jcejackson1
Reviewed 15 November 2018
Great Intro to Venice

We have used Walks of Italy before, and our three hour walking tour of Venice did not disappoint. A small group of 8 was perfect, following our meeting close to the Rialto Bridge we visited the busy Fruit/Veg/Fish markets, the back street's and square's. Our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LeRouleur
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We had an amazing guide who provided tons of great information while at the same time pointing out the features of Venice that we would have otherwise missed. Loved this tour and all the wonderful information and details we learned about this wonderful location. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NomadJana
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