Discover Venice and Grand Canal gondola ride (skip the line)!

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Discover Venice with this gondola ride combined with a walking tour! The only way to visit the unusual and fascinating corners of Venice off the beaten track where time seems to have stood still at centuries ago.

You will enjoy a panoramic walking tour (no entrance foreseen) with a specialized Tourist Guide of the area near 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 house in Europe, the site of many famous operatic premieres;
  • Scala del Bovolo, an unique spiral staircase with a plethora of arches;
  • Rialto Bridge and its typical shops, one of the architecural icons of Venice. The tour does not include the explanation of St. Mark’s Square.

At the end of the walking tour you will enjoy a relaxing gondola ride (up to 6 people per gondola – 30 minutes ride) on the Grand Canal (S. Maria della Salute area) and minor canals (Fenice area). On the gondola ride there is no commentary.

  • 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
  • Timetable: From November to March: every day at 3:00 PM. From April to October at 3:45 PM - Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time
  • Languages the visit is monolingual: From 1st April to 31th October every day in English and French -  German: Monday and Friday - Spanish: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. 
    From 1st November to 31 March: English vevery day - German: Monday and Friday - French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - Spanish: Wednesay. Saturday and Sunday.  No commentary on gondola.
  • Duration; 1 hours and 45 minutes (30 minutes for gondola ride)
  • Availability: from 1st April 2018 to 31th March 2020. Tours does not operate on 25th December and 1st January.
  • Inclusion: Shared guided 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.
  • Price: € 49 p.p. - € 32 from 2 to 6 years - Free under 2 years - From 1st April 2019: € 53 Adult - From 2 to 5 years old € 53 and  FREE under 2 years old.
  • Reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour
  • Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service.

During the winter time (from November 1st to March 31st the tour starts with a Gondola Ride and then the walking part.


This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. - Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people during the walking tour - The walking tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide – The Gondola Ride  does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather, high/low tide or local gondolier’s strike – Comfortable shoes suggested – The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party – Mobile voucher accepted - Each gondola can guest maximum 6 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending of guests weight – the tour does not operate on 25 of decembre and first of january -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. The entrance of Museo Correr is under the colonnade – In front of it you will find the assistant waiting for you with a signboard “Gondola Tour”.


Museo Correr is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower leaving the Basilica behind you proceed straight on to the colonnade with Museo Correr’s entrance. In front of it you will find the assistant waiting for you with a signboard “Gondola Tour”.


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  • Romantic, relaxing gondola ride through picturesque canals
  • A walk along the bridges & meandering streets of Venice
  • Teatro La Fenice—one of Europe’s most beautiful opera houses
  • A stroll over the Rialto Bridge & splendid canal views
  • Local guide provides expert history & anecdotes
  • Book the tour and The Magic Art of Glassblowing experience is FREE


  1. Calle Larga Ascensione
  2. Gondola's mooring point