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The Ultimate Venetian Experience

A unique land and water tour of Venice.

from 70.91

Part walking, part gondola ride, this excursion takes you through Venice's top sights. 

Highlights of the Ultimate Venetian Experience include:

  • Survey one of the most beautiful public spaces in Europe, right in the heart of historical Venice
  • Bask in the magnificence of St Mark’s Square and discover the amazing story behind the majestic San Marco’s Basilica
  • Find out about the the fascinating and dark history of the Doge’s Palace
  • See the hauntingly beautiful Bridge of Sighs, an absolute must-see in Venice
  • Wander down narrow alleyways and cobbled streets as your guide leads you through the Venetian labyrinth
  • See charming churches, imposing palazzos and picturesque piazzas
  • Gain another perspective of Venice - from the unique vantage point of a gondola
  • Glide along hidden picturesque canals and tantalisingly mysterious byways whilst being enthralled with tales of ancient rites, secret symbols, high drama and colourful characters

The finer details of the Ultimate Venetian Experience:

Length: 2 hours (including gondola ride)

Meeting point: in St. Mark's Square, between the two columns by the waterfront - your guide will have an ARTVIVA sign with your name on it


walking tour with personal guide; pre-reserved entrance to St. Mark's Basilica; approximately 30 minutes of gondola ride.

Not included: Optional gratuities
Start Location: Venice
Dress Code: Shoulders and knees must be covered when entering churches.
Important information

At times, St Mark's Basilica is closed for religious ceremonies or other reasons, on occasion without prior announcement. In these instances, the tour will proceed without entering into the Basilica.

Weather: Itinerary may be adapted to weather conditions.  Please note that in the case of rain sometimes causing high water in St. Mark's Square, there may be an extra wait to enter St. Mark's Basilica. In case of rain or other bad weather on the day of your tour, please call us at +39 055 2645033 to confirm the status of your tour.

  • From one to five persons 440.00 € from 88.00 €
    per person
  • From six to eleven persons 858.00 € from 78.00 €
    per person
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