Beginning of main content

Change your Search

Venice in a Day: City Sightseeing Tour by Land & Water

by Venice Events SAS Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees
Price Not Available

Take this full-day tour to experience the must-see attractions of Venice. Enjoy your day with a gondola ride, a roundtrip boat journey along the Grand Canal, a tour of St Mark's Square and Doge's Palace and a walk over the Bridge of Sighs.

Make your way to St Mark's Square to start with a walking tour. Hear the history of the beautiful square and learn about the main landmarks, golden mosaics and the golden altar piece inside the Basilica. Then continue to the Doge's Palace. Discover its history and artwork, with its gorgeous chambers. Learn about the works of art of Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto. Follow your guide across the Bridge of Sighs to the prison from which Casanova escaped.

Once your Doge's Palace tour ends, you are free to stay there for lunch and shopping. Your Grand Canal boat tour begins later in the afternoon and takes you along the most famous canal in the world. Pass beautiful palaces and buildings and learn about the poets and writers who visited them. You even get to sail through some of the smaller canals.

Start time

Monday to Saturday
Gondola Ride: 9:40am (30 min)
Saint Mark's Basilica Doge's Palace: 10:30am (2-hour)
Grand Canal Cruise: 4:30pm (1 hour)

Sunday
Gondola Ride: 11:00am (30 min)
Saint Mark's Basilica Doge's Palace: 2:00pm (2-hour)
Grand Canal Cruise: 4:30pm (1 hour)

Take this full-day tour to experience the must-see attractions of Venice. Enjoy your day with a gondola ride, a roundtrip boat journey along the Grand Canal, a tour of St Mark's Square and Doge's Palace and a walk over the Bridge of Sighs.

Make your way to St Mark's Square to start with a walking tour. Hear the history of the beautiful square and learn about the main landmarks, golden mosaics and the golden altar piece inside the Basilica. Then continue to the Doge's Palace. Discover its history and artwork, with its gorgeous chambers. Learn about the works of art of Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto. Follow your guide across the Bridge of Sighs to the prison from which Casanova escaped.

Once your Doge's Palace tour ends, you are free to stay there for lunch and shopping. Your Grand Canal boat tour begins later in the afternoon and takes you along the most famous canal in the world. Pass beautiful palaces and buildings and learn about the poets and writers who visited them. You even get to sail through some of the smaller canals.

Start time

Monday to Saturday
Gondola Ride: 9:40am (30 min)
Saint Mark's Basilica Doge's Palace: 10:30am (2-hour)
Grand Canal Cruise: 4:30pm (1 hour)

Sunday
Gondola Ride: 11:00am (30 min)
Saint Mark's Basilica Doge's Palace: 2:00pm (2-hour)
Grand Canal Cruise: 4:30pm (1 hour)

Show less

Check Availability

Venice in a Day: City Sightseeing Tour by Land & Water

Activity Location

Venice

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Gondola Dock

    2467 Campiello Traghetto

    Venezia 30124


Highlights

  • The best of the floating city on a full-day tour

  • Gondola & Grand Canal boat tour to see Venice from the water

  • Chance to explore the majestic Basilica & its precious altar

  • A walk across the Bridge of Sighs

  • Skip-the-Line entrance to the stunning Doge's Palace


Inclusions

  • Skip-the-Line access to St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace;

  • 1-hour guided boat tour along the Grand Canal;

  • 30-minute shared gondola ride;

  • Live tour commentary provided in English;

  • Headset for tour commentary;

  • Entrance fees.


Exclusions

  • The gondola ride is not guided;

  • Upstairs of Saint Marks Basilica is not included;

  • Secret itineraries of Doge's Palace – we do not enter into these rooms;

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.


Know Before You Book

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time;

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.;

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.


Venice in a Day: City Sightseeing Tour by Land & Water ratings based on 15 verified reviews

4.3 out of 5

4/5 Oct 15, 2018

The tours were okay, a little bit too much free time in between tours each of the tours were good. Lots of history and architecture to experience.

5/5 Aug 28, 2018

The tour is just perfect to see the main attractions in Venice. Our Guide was great. The only thing I didn’t expect was the shared gondola ride, but it was ok. Thanks!!

5/5 Aug 27, 2018

I was happy with the tour. The meeting place happened to be very convenient to where the hotel was where I was staying. The day the tour was scheduled it was raining in the morning so the gondola ride had to rescheduled. The tour guide was very helpful in making sure the rescheduled gondola ride fit into our agenda. The tour guide at Saint Mark's and Dogi's Palace was extremely knowledgable. The canal ride was beautiful my only complaint was that I believe it was supposed to be one hour in duration but was on 50 minutes.