Venice Gondola Ride and Walking Tour with St. Mark's Basilica Fast Track Tickets, Venice tours & activities, fun things to do in Venice | VELTRA

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here

Venice Gondola Ride and Walking Tour with St. Mark's Basilica Fast Track Tickets
Quick Confirmation

St. Mark's Square

Get the best of 2 tours and save money! Go on a 2-hour walking tour and a 30-minute gondola ride–a perfect combination to see the highlights of the city like St. Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace and more!

  • St. Mark's Square
  • St. Mark's Square and Doge's Palace
  • Inside the St. Mark's Basilica
  • St. Mark's Square Tour
  • Doge's Palace Tour
  • St. Mark's Basilica Entry
  • Hidden Venice

Save up to 9% (until 2020/10/31)

Have the perfect introduction to the city of Venice! With the help of a local expert guide, discover the history of this beautiful Italian town from its beginnings to the present day. Visit the most popular of Venice's attractions and famous landmarks, including St. Mark's Basilica with skip the line tickets to bypass the usual crowds! With this perfect Venetian combo tour, get a chance to enjoy a traditional gondola ride and explore the hidden canals of the city and experience Venice to the fullest.
▼ Read more
This tour is eligible for the VELTRA free cancellation policy. You can book this tour and change your mind later with no penalty. Please refer to the additional notes section for the terms and conditions.
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 25.
USD 60.93
USD 60.93
Quick Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
USD 60.93
USD 60.93

Save up to 9% (until 2020/10/31)

USD 55.29
USD 55.29
USD 60.93 9%off
USD 60.93 9%off
Participation period: 2020/04/01 - 2020/10/31
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark's Basilica / 30-minute gondola ride
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

Starting time: 10:00 11:10 13:00
Starting time: 10:00 11:10 13:00
  • 09:50 Check-in at Royal Gardens and Meet your Guide
  • 10:00 Skip the Line at St. Mark's Basilica
    St. Mark's Square Avoid the queues at St. Mark's Basilica with your skip-the-line ticket! Admire the interiors of the Golden Basilica and learn about its history. After that, stroll around the square with your guide and admire the Doge's Palace, the Clock Tower and the famous Bridge of Sighs.
  • Discover the Hidden Venice
    St. Mark's Square Tour Venice is an open-air museum in itself! Stroll along the canals, winding narrow passageways, lovely bridges and see some of the most important monuments of the city you would otherwise miss on your own.
  • Venetian Architecture and the Mercantile Empire
    Hidden Venice See Campo Santa Maria Formosa and the Cannaregio district on a walk through the back streets of Venice. Admire the Pantheon and learn about illustrious Venetian characters like Marco Polo as well as its common citizens.
  • Guided Tour Ends
    ven9 Discover what it's like to live in Venice today! Follow your guide to the past and present of the city as your walking tour comes to end near Rialto Bridge.
  • Free Time Until the Gondola Ride
    Rialto Bridge Venice After the guided tour, it's time for the gondola ride! You may take the gondola ride on the same day or other dates if you prefer. Gondola ride departs from the same meeting point as your guided walking tour.
  • Gondola Ride (30 minutes)
    Venice Grand Canal Gondola Ride Glide through the enchanting back canals of San Marco on an authentic gondola. See the beautiful Baroque Salute Church, admire La Fenice Opera House, the Guggenheim Museum & Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo Dario, San Moise Church, Mozart's House and amazing Venetian Palaces.
  • 12:30 Tour Ends Near St. Mark's Square
    • Children 4 years old and below are free of charge for the walking tour only. The additional fee for a gondola ride (child booster seat) is required.
    • This activity is not fully wheelchair accessible. However, please indicate upon booking whether you need wheelchair assistance so the tour will take alternative routes.
    • The sightseeing tour requires a minimum of 8 participants to operate. There is also a limit of 25 participants per tour.
    • The gondolas seat a maximum of 6 people. Large groups may be seated in different gondolas.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Luggage and suitcases are not allowed
    • Strict dress code is implemented upon entering St. Mark's Basilica. Shoulders and knees must be covered. Guests wearing inappropriate clothing may not be permitted to enter the site.
    • Large bags are not allowed inside the Basilica. Storage areas are also not available.
Additional Note(s)
    • Walking tour and gondola ride may be taken on the same day or different days. Please indicate your preferred dates per activity upon booking.
    • St. Mark’s Basilica may be closed due to high water or religious ceremonies. In case of high water, the skip-the-line access may not be accepted as all guests have only 1 door open to get in the church.
    • Please note that children who occupy a seat will be charged with the adult rate.
    • Please note that the guaranteed skip-the-line entrance to St. Mark's Basilica is available from April to October only. St. Mark’s Basilica does not offer a fast entry service during off-peak season.
    • This tour is eligible for the VELTRA free cancellation policy. You can book this tour and still keep your travel plans open. If you change your mind, VELTRA guarantees no penalty fees for cancellations made up to 24 hours before your tour date. Please refer to the pdf below for the terms and conditions.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 25.
Activity provider
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 10:00 local time, 7 business days to 10:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 10:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 55.29
From USD 55.29

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.14/5.00) 4.14 / 5
(29 reviews)

Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3 hour(s)
Availability Daily


by: Jill
We enjoyed the walking tour. Our guide was a local lady who was very interesting and informative. St Marks Basilica was amazing. The gondola ride was overrated but a necessity thing to do whilst in Ve...more
by: Lee
Was a fabulous experience and tour was magical 5 stars
by: CityDiscovery traveler
Excellent tour guide. Very well organized tour.