Recent Searches
Clear

Top Venice Walking Tours

Travel update: We’re doing our best to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Venice. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

Travel update: We’re doing our best to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More
It's easy to get lost exploring the narrow alleys and winding canals of Venice. From St. Mark's Square to the water-lined streets and Rialto Bridge, there's plenty to take in on a guided walking tour of this historic city. Here are your options.

Highlights
  • Learn the history and experience the culture behind one of Italy's most important cities.
  • The majority of Venice walking tours also include a gondola or water taxi ride so you can explore from multiple vantage points.
  • Tours with skip-the-line access at St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace allow for more time to enjoy the sights.
  • Tours are generally about three hours in duration.
Themed Walking Tours
To focus your sightseeing, choose a themed walking tour. Visit the lesser-known corners of Venice with a guide on a hidden gems tour, or opt for a spooky ghost tour to learn about the storied characters of the city. Foodies can taste local flavors on a culinary tour of the Jewish Ghetto or a walking tour that runs through Venice’s markets and wine bars.
 
Walking Tours with Priority Sightseeing Access
If you want to get inside Venice’s top sites but have limited time, choose a walking tour that includes skip-the-line attraction access. Dodge the crowds at the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica to maximize your sightseeing time and gain historical insight from your guide. Some walking tours also tack on a gondola ride or water taxi trip up the Grand Canal for an iconic Venetian experience.
Read More
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow

Traveler favorite

Venice Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Venice Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Local Guide

star-4.5
Explore the hidden corners of Venice on this walking tour and benefit from local knowledge. Stroll with a small group to the city square of Campo Santa Margherita, see the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and visit the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Then cross the Rialto Bridge and walk past the Marco Polo House to St. Mark's Square. Upgrade for a private tour.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$18.09
From
$18.09
Taking safety measures

Very nice tour

Very nice tour with a very good local guide, telling interesting and funny details about the history and Habits, or where to find the best icecream or fish restaurant.

Almuth_L, Aug 2020

336 Venice Walking Tours | All Venice Tours

Sort by:Featured

Legendary Venice St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace Group or Private Tour

Legendary Venice St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace Group or Private Tour

star-4.5
Delve into Venetian history on this tour that showcases two of the city's most iconic structures and sheds light on the stories behind them both. Enjoy skip-the-line access to both popular attractions. Your first stop is legendary St. Mark's Basilica. Wander around the mosaic-covered interior and Byzantine treasures while a local guide fills you in on how this collection came to be. Then continue to the Doge’s Palace to explore the former political heart of Venice.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$83.20
Price varies by group size
From
$83.20
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Best of Venice Tour with St Mark’s Basilica and Grand Canal Boat tour

Best of Venice Tour with St Mark’s Basilica and Grand Canal Boat tour

star-4
See the best of Venice in a day on a tour that combines a guided walk with a cruise along the bustling Grand Canal. Hear the history of St. Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge from a guide, and visit St. Mark’s Basilica with a skip-the-line ticket to beat the long admission lines. Discover the tucked-away treasures of Venice’s backstreets and charming canals, and then finish on a high note: a water taxi cruise on the Grand Canal.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$86.82
From
$86.82
Taking safety measures

Murano & Burano Islands Half Day Guided Tour by Private Boat

Murano & Burano Islands Half Day Guided Tour by Private Boat

star-4.5
Explore the intricacies of two famed Italian handicrafts with a day trip from Venice to the nearby islands of Murano and Burano. Watch centuries-old glassblowing techniques in Murano, and marvel at the detailed stitches of exquisite Burano lace. Your knowledgeable guide will share the history of these two artisan islands while you visit local workshops and wander the picturesque streets.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.03
Price varies by group size
From
$47.03
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

star-3.5
Explore the famous sites and hidden charms of Venice on this walking tour, followed by a ride through the city’s canals on an iconic gondola. Follow your local guide through a romantic maze of surrounding backstreets to discover some of Venice’s lesser-known gems. Learn the fascinating history of Venice as you wander through narrow alleys and over stone footbridges, and then hop aboard a Venetian gondola for a leisurely ride along the Grand Canal.
More
  • 2 hours 9 minutes to 2 hours 27 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$54.26
From
$54.26
Taking safety measures

Eat Like a Local: 3-hour Venice Small-Group Food Tasting Walking Tour

Eat Like a Local: 3-hour Venice Small-Group Food Tasting Walking Tour

star-4.5
There’s much more to Italian food than pizza and pasta, and this Venice tasting tour offers a delicious introduction to Venetian cuisine. Get an insider’s perspective on where to drink and dine in the city, and sample an array of local specialties including fresh seafood, homemade gelato, traditional Venetian cookies, and regional wines.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours 30 minutes
From
$96.81
From
$96.81

Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark's Basilica

Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark's Basilica

star-4
Discover the awe-inspiring St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice without the headache of long lines. Head to the front of the queue with your expert guide and step inside to admire the cathedral’s glittering gold mosaics and embellished domes. Explore other architectural highlights of St. Mark’s Square and learn about Venice’s history as a seafaring superpower and Italian cultural capital. You also escape to quieter backstreets to visit lesser-known attractions and gain insight into daily Venetian life.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$32.56
From
$32.56
Taking safety measures

Small Group or Private Venice Food Tour: Cicchetti and Wine

Small Group or Private Venice Food Tour: Cicchetti and Wine

star-5
Taste your way through the backstreet bars of Venice on this delicious food and wine tour. Follow your local guide to different ‘enotecas’ (wine bars) to discover where local Venetians go to drink and mingle. At each stop, sample regional wines and Prosecco served alongside plates of the popular Venetian appetizers called ‘cicchetti.’ Group size is limited to 12 to ensure a personalized experience.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$120.16
Price varies by group size
From
$120.16
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

St Mark's Basilica After-Hours Group or Private Tour with Optional Doge's Palace

St Mark's Basilica After-Hours Group or Private Tour with Optional Doge's Palace

star-5
See the wonders of Venice's St. Mark's Basilica without the crowds during this after-hours, small-group tour. Learn about the basilica's famed mosaics from your guide and explore the crypt below the church to see where St. Mark's remains are said to lie. Upgrade to see the Doge's Palace after the basilica and wander the former home of the Venetian Republic's government.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$114.55
From
$114.55
Taking safety measures

Venice Super-Saver: Doge’s Palace, Walking Tour & Grand Canal Boat Tour

Venice Super-Saver: Doge’s Palace, Walking Tour & Grand Canal Boat Tour

star-4.5
Explore the best of Venice at a 10% discount with this Super Saver combo of three popular tours. Skip the line at the Doge’s Palace, where you can wander through ornate public rooms and across the notorious Bridge of Sighs. You’ll also head to the front of the long queue at St Mark’s Basilica to tour the dazzling interior of this Byzantine masterpiece and enjoy a guided walking tour of Venice’s hidden gems. Finally, cruise down the Grand Canal aboard a motorboat and soak in the majestic passing scenery.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$147.11
From
$147.11
Taking safety measures

Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Tour

Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Tour

star-4.5
Visit two of the most popular attractions in Venice on this guided tour of the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Listen to your guide's commentary clearly with provided headsets and avoid hours-long queues with skip-the-line admission tickets. Entrance tickets to the Doge's Palace are also included for a hassle-free tour.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$95.26
From
$95.26
Taking safety measures

Venice Ghost and Legends Walking Tour

Venice Ghost and Legends Walking Tour

star-4
As night falls on Venice and the crowds disappear, discover the city’s darkest secrets on this devilishly entertaining ghost tour. Wander through narrow passageways and past the blackened, vacant canals to uncover Venice’s haunted history. Listen to your ghost-hunter guide spin tales about the sinister deeds and tragic ends of the figures who once walked the streets—some of whom are believed to still wander as restless spirits.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$32.56
From
$32.56
Taking safety measures

Group or Private Venice In a Day: Basilica San Marco, Doges Palace & Gondola

Group or Private Venice In a Day: Basilica San Marco, Doges Palace & Gondola

star-5
First time in Venice? Maximize your time in the city with a full-day itinerary that ticks off all the most memorable attractions. Stroll across the Rialto Bridge and browse the lively Rialto fish market, then hop aboard a traditional gondola for a romantic cruise along the Grand Canal. Next, access St. Mark’s Basilica and gaze down over the city from the cathedral’s rooftop terrace. Finally, enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the grandiose Doge’s Palace. This small-group tour is limited to 15 people ensuring a personalized experience.
More
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$155.55
Price varies by group size
From
$155.55
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Jewish Ghetto Food Tour in Venice: Pasta Wine Gelato And Much More!

Jewish Ghetto Food Tour in Venice: Pasta Wine Gelato And Much More!

star-4.5
Eat and drink your way through one of Venice’s most distinctive neighborhoods on a walking food tour through the Cannaregio district, also known as the former Jewish ghetto. Learn about the area’s rich history and culture from a local guide as you stroll through its narrow winding streets, stopping to sample some of the best and most authentic delicacies around, from traditional kosher dishes and wine to creamy risotto and fresh-baked goods. Buon appetito!
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$132.64
From
$132.64
Taking safety measures

Doge's Palace & Prisons Ticket and Tour

Doge's Palace & Prisons Ticket and Tour

star-4.5
Experience the magnificence and mystery of the Doge’s Palace in Venice with this skip-the-line ticket. Head to the front of the queue with your guide, and then wander through the palace’s ornate public rooms as you learn the history of Venice’s powerful rulers. Admire magnificent interior artwork, including Renaissance masterpieces by painters Tintoretto and Veronese. Explore the palace’s darker side with a visit to the prison quarters and a walk across the notorious Bridge of Sighs.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$63.30
From
$63.30
Taking safety measures

Rialto Market Food and Wine Lunchtime Tour of Venice

Rialto Market Food and Wine Lunchtime Tour of Venice

star-5
Enjoy a real taste of Venice on a tantalizing lunchtime tour of the Rialto Market and discover the city’s impressive culinary credentials. Follow your guide on a tour of Venice’s foodie hotspots, browse the fresh produce at the city’s famous markets, and tuck into traditional cicchetti (Venetian tapas) at a local inn. Finally, sample fine regional wines and prosecco at the city’s legendary Bacari bars, then leave armed with plenty of recommendations for where to shop and dine in the city.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$107.32
From
$107.32
Taking safety measures

Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop

Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop

star-4
Get an inside peek into the world-famous glassblowing factories of Murano on a 2-hour escorted tour. Meet your guide in central Venice, and ride a water bus across the Venetian Lagoon to the colorful island of Murano. Get a private glassmaking demonstration from a master craftsman, and enjoy time to browse the factory showroom featuring finished works of art. Finally, attend your choice of hands-on workshop to create a take-home piece of jewelry or mosaic using authentic Murano glass.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$36.17
From
$36.17
Taking safety measures

Venice Super Saver: Skip-the-Line Doge's Palace and St Mark’s Basilica Tours plus Venice Walking Tour

Venice Super Saver: Skip-the-Line Doge's Palace and St Mark’s Basilica Tours plus Venice Walking Tour

star-4.5
See two of Venice’s most iconic attractions and save 10% when you book them together with this Super Saver. Head to the front of the long queues with skip-the-line access to the famed Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica. Learn the history behind these architectural wonders from your local guide, and explore some of Venice’s lesser-known sights on a walking tour. Complete both tours in the same day with a 3-hour break in between to spend at your leisure.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$102.49
From
$102.49
Taking safety measures

Teatro La Fenice Tour in Venice

Teatro La Fenice Tour in Venice

star-4
Step back in time to the golden age of Italian opera with this guided tour of Venice’s Teatro La Fenice. Learn the history and legends of this decadent Baroque opera house, which was once the heart of Venetian high society and hosted performances by masterful maestros like Verdi, Rossini and Bellini.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$24.12
From
$24.12
Taking safety measures

Venice Street Food Tour with Local Guide with Local Food Market Visit

Venice Street Food Tour with Local Guide with Local Food Market Visit

star-4.5
Taste your way through the canal city on a street food tour of Venice. Walk through gorgeous squares, see impressive churches, and visit the bustling Rialto Market. See Campo Santa Margherita, the Grand Canal, Basilica dei Frari, San Polo, and much more. Savor Venetian specialties like cicchetti, buranelli, tramezzini, and tiramisu.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$50.64
From
$50.64
Taking safety measures

Private Tour: Venice Half-Day Walking Tour

Private Tour: Venice Half-Day Walking Tour

star-4.5
Discover Venice exactly the way you want to with this completely customized private tour. Your friendly local guide will create a 3-hour itinerary based on preferences you provide at booking. Whether you’re interested in architecture, local legends or Renaissance art, this tour is for you! Along the way, pop in at a local bar for a glass of regional wine and appetizers, and feel free to ask all the questions you like.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$180.87
Price varies by group size
From
$180.87
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Skip the Line Venice Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica Tour

Skip the Line Venice Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica Tour

star-4.5
View two highlights of St. Mark’s Square in Venice without waiting in the main entrance lines on this walking tour. Bypass the ticket lines at the Doge’s Palace to see its gilded rooms, and cross the Bridge of Sighs to the prison building as you learn about the 1,000-year history of Venice’s republic. Then, tour St. Mark’s Basilica to admire the mosaics and treasures of this Byzantine masterpiece. Admission fees included.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$95.26
From
$95.26

Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour

Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour

star-4.5
Take a private tour of the Venetian Lagoon and visit the enchanting islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello. Tour a glassblower’s workshop in Murano, and discover the traditional art of lacemaking in Burano. See medieval churches while learning about the ancient history of Torcello, Venice’s earliest settlement and a tranquil escape from the typical tourist path. Enjoy the dedicated attention of your private guide on this 4-hour tour.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$981.87
per group
From
$981.87
per group
Taking safety measures

Venice Skip the Line St Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace Private Tour

Venice Skip the Line St Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace Private Tour

star-4.5
Experience the grandeur and history of Venice on this private tour of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. Admire the shimmering mosaics and golden altars of the city’s most famous cathedral, and see masterpieces by Titian and Tintoretto as you wander through the lavish chambers of the Venetian Republic’s one-time rulers. Skip the long lines at both attractions with priority access (from April to October), so you don't waste a minute of precious vacation time.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$198.96
Price varies by group size
From
$198.96
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Walking Tours in Venice?
Q:
What tours in Venice are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What tours in Venice are good for avoiding crowds?