Grand Canal by Gondola and Secret Venice Tour

Grand Canal by Gondola and Secret Venice Tour

Already ticked off the main sights? Then get ready to explore Venice’s lesser-known spots during this off-the-beaten-track guided walking tour, which also includes a thirty-minute gondola ride.

Get to know exclusive insider and local tips on locations, such the world-renowned La Fenice Theatre and Marco Polo’s House, as you discover hidden gems and narrow canals.

• A behind-the-scenes guided tour of Venice under-the-radar locations, with gondola ride
• Combine two of Venice most quintessential experiences in one full-service excursion
• Discover the fabled art heritage as your guide points out special locations of interest
• Away from the crowds: Get to know a more relaxed side of the tourist-packed Renaissance city

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

The tour starts in Piazza San Marco. Listen to history and legends of Piazza San Marco admire the Palazzo Ducale, The St.Mark's Basilica, the Clock- tower, the Bridge of Sighs and many others.

Pass By: Casa di Marco Polo, Calle Scaleta, 30121 Venice Italy

Building believed to be the home of the famous explorer, marked by a white plaque and now used as a theater.

Pass By: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

Discover the Rialto Bridge, the first urban center of Venice, with a highly qualified guide.

Pass By: Teatro La Fenice, Campo San Fantin San Marco 1965, 30124 Venice Italy

You will pass through a labyrinth of little canals, sites of historic and artistic interest and walk past by some special places like Fenice Opera House, one of the most famous opera houses in Europe, where many famous operas premiered.

Stop At: Canal Grande, 30100 Venice Italy

After the walking tour, enjoy a relaxing gondola ride along the Canal Grande where you will admire Mozart’s house and the most important palaces the canal is lined with, such as the magnificent Peggy Guggenheim Collection; Salute Church and Punta della Dogana.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Isola San Giorgio Maggiore, 30133 Venice Italy

At the end you will fall in love with St. Mark’s Basin and its S.Giorgio Island, but above all, you will love with the stunning view of the Bell tower and Palazzo Ducale.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"The seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on guest’s weight"
"Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in this case it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded)."
"The itinerary may change in the event of wind or bad weather."
"Each gondola can guest maximum 5 people"
"The guide will be only on one gondola, the participants on the others gondolas will listen to her/him with the audio-devices"
"For the tour at 11:30 AM (IF THIS OPTION IS SELECTED): the walking tour will be at 11:30 AM and the gondola ride will be at 2:10 PM. Please consider the gap of time between the walking tour and the gondola ride."
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"For the tour at 2:30 PM (IF THIS OPTION IS SELECTED): the walking tour will be at 2:30 PM and the gondola ride will be at 6:00 PM. Please consider the gap of time between the walking tour and the gondola ride."
"For the tour at 09:30 AM (IF THIS OPTION IS SELECTED): the walking tour will be at 09:30 AM and the gondola ride will be at 2:10 PM. Please consider the gap of time between the walking tour and the gondola ride."
"Most travelers can participate"
"Please be at the meeting point 5 minutes before the departure time"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"The customers health is the most important matter for us, the tour operates in according to the Covid-19 National directives in order to guarantee the experiences in a safe environment.
We only ask the kindness to bring the own mask in case you need to wear it."

Duration: 1 Hour 45 Minutes
Start location: Venice Tours Desk, campo san gallo, san marco 1093, b, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Shared guided walking tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide.
  • 30 minutes shared gondola ride
  • Commentary on gondola

Not Included

  • Hotel pick up


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