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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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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 (34)
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Reviewed yesterday
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.

Thank jcejackson1
Reviewed 3 days ago
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

Thank LeRouleur
Reviewed October 4, 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

Thank NomadJana
Reviewed September 20, 2018
Tour With A Local Expert

This was a great way to get an overview of the unique features of Venice, a skip-the-line entry into St. Mark's Basilica with a knowledgeable guide, plus a pre-arranged gondola ride. Well worth the cost.

Thank EvelynHamilton_NJ
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile
Best money we spent in Venice

My husband and I essentially had a private tour (only 2 of us signed up!) When they say small groups, they mean it! And the price of a gondola ride alone was €80 per person so the way I see it, the amazing tour was...More

Thank Caitlin B
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