Take the chance to see Venice from the land and water on a 2-hour combined tour! First, discover the hidden areas between St. Mark’s Square and the Rialto area in the company of a local guide; then enjoy a gondola ride along the quiet canals and admire the city from an unusual perspective!
20 participants maximum
Combine a 1.5-hour walking tour between St Mark’s Square and the Rialto area with a 30-minute gondola ride! During the walking part of our itinerary, an expert guide will reveal the history of Venice and some curious anecdotes about the place you will see… Walk from St. Mark’s Square to Campo Santa Maria Formosa and admire the façade of one of the most beautiful churches in Venice. Continue to the former home of the explorer Marco Polo, pass the extravagant Malibran Theatre and explore the Mercerie, a fascinating array of narrow streets from Rialto to St. Mark’s Square. After the walking tour, climb aboard a gondola for a 30-minute ride along the picturesque canals of Venice. Discover the magic of the lesser known areas and admire the city from a new perspective… Be lulled by the gentle sway of the lagoon as you navigate the tiny canals of Venice. Please note this is a combo tour: between the walking tour and the gondola ride there is free time for approx. 30 minutes.
Departure Time & Days All year Every day 9.00 am
Only for the guided walk. The gondola tour does not provide explanations.
• From November 1st 2015 to March 31st 2016 BILINGUAL TOUR (explanations during the walking tour will be provided in two languages if the audience provenience is mixed) English: every day Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday French: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday German: Monday, Friday • From April 1st to October 31st 2016: English: every day Spanish: every day French: every day German: every day Italian: Saturday
Additional information • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour departure time. • At the tour departure point you will meet a representative who will check your vouchers and give you information to do the tour. • During the winter period (from November 1st to March 31st) the tour is BILINGUAL, because explanations will be provided in two languages if the audience provenience is mixed. • No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a no show (if you don’t show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher) • Please note that this is a combo tour of 2 single itineraries: a 1.5-hour walking tour, and a 30-minute gondola ride • This is a collective tour, which means there might be other participants going on the tour with you. • The gondola ride might be suspended in case of bad weather. In such cases you are required to go to the tour departure point in order to know whether the tour takes place or not and any alternative ways to use the service. • Please note that, due to the particular morphological structure of Venice and the logistic problems resulting from it, we cannot guarantee that the whole tour is accessible to people with limited mobility. This means that people with walking difficulties and wheelchair users could not be able to access some parts of the itinerary.