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  • Location:Venice, Italy
  • Duration:2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

We saw Venice with eyes of locals

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

5 star. excellent

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Great tour, You hear about how Venice was built, how it developed and what life is like living in Venice. Local guide. Headsets included which is great as the laneways are narrow and the group gets spread out. Worth doing the tour as well as Gondala rides are expensive 80 euro for 30mins so was great to have it included, and it means you don't need to worry about negotiating prices also however some have set prices of 80euro. Recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Wonderful tour and the guide was extremely educated at his thing. Both me and my wife loved the this tour. Venezia is a amazing place and we truly recommend this tour to other people!
Best regards from Sweden!
/Jim

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Very informative and organized. Our guide was awesome!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Very good guide, very knowledgable. Lovely gondola ride. Very little wait before we went on the gondola, really well organised.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Great guidevery knowledgeable. And, we saw both the obvious sightsand less obvious sights too. Great overview of Venice history, architecture and culture. Highly recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Great information - very good guide - gondola really lovely.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Guide was awesome. Great tour with detailed explanations about the city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Nice little walk through the neighborhood with the guide giving some input about venice. The shared gondola ride afterwards is very nice and beats the price they charge you if you go on your own.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Great guide! Loved seeing the back streets of Venice, the Real Venice!

Sira
United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

The walking tour was very informative. Some gondola drivers seem to have more fun than ours. Didn't acnowledge us the whole trip.... It was a pleasant ride nonetheless.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Lovely walking tour enabling you to get your besrings and some interesting facts. Gondola ride was amazing. Do quiet on the side canals and then the hussle and bussel of the grand canal.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

The guide was great and had a lovely relaxed manner. We used headphones and she gave the talk using a microphone. This made it easy to hear the info. It was very hot walking around Venice but the sights were wonderful. There was unfortunately a long wait in the hot, summer sun for the gondola ride and this took some of the magic away from the trip. However, all in all, it was a worthwhile trip@

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

It was a great experience. The tour guide is knowledgeable and nice.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

We were impressed by how informative this tour was. We got to see some things we wouldn't have otherwise, and learned some really interesting history about the founding of Florence and what it was like to live in Medieval and Reniassance Florence. It was nice that they broke up everyone into three smaller groups of 20, so we could all get a good idea of what was going on. The gondola ride at the end was a nice touch!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Nice way to see some nooks and crannies off the beaten path in Venice.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

We really loved this tour! Our tour guide, Francesca, was very knowledgeable and funny. She was non-stop talking the whole 90 minute walk! While we did not walk through San Marco Piazza, we walked through some very nice back streets and got to see some very charming and interesting sights. This was the real Venice, in my opinion.

The gondola ride was a nice way to end our tour, just leisurely riding through the canals and admiring the expert paddling of our gondolier. We'd definitely recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

The trip was wonderful! Our guides were very knowledgeable and pleasant. The sites were marvelous, especially touring the inside of the Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. The best thing is that you really do Skip the Long Lines with Viator. Others had to wait in extreme heat for many, long hours. Go Viator!!!

Sincerely,

Mark DeLorenzo Lake Worth, Florida

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

love it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

We thought this tour was great. The walking portion of the tour was fantastic. Our guide took us through many areas that we would never have gone. It was like a different city than the one we had spent the previous 2 days in! He had visual aides and illustrations to help educate us on the details of Venice, and he had in depth knowledge of both historical and modern Venice. The gondola ride was fun, if a bit touristy- the gondoliers were having a good time ribbing each other about their various rides and their abilities.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Fantastic! We loved Venice! Our tour guide was Stephano and he was just wonderful.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Absolutely fantastic the tour guide person was spot on, so many information , such a lovely person love it love it love it , i will use viator definitely

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Great tour! I learned a few things on this tour that I would not have known had I just wandered. Aside from the fact that it was raining the entire time we were on the gondola, it was a good experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

We walked around the main area's around San Marco Piazza and discovered some lovely sights that we would never have found on our own. The Bovolo staircase is a sight to be seen. Our guide Francesca was wonderful. I had her as a guide on a different tour 2 years ago - she is amazing and very knowledgeable. I love her dry humour. The Gondola Ride was everything you would want, except he didn't sing. Oh well we sang instead. All in all a wonderful tour.

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