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Venice Classic Gondola Ride

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Enjoy the opulence of the floating city with a delightful gondola ride. Cruise down the majestic canals that are iconic to Venice!

Highlights

  • Set off on a 30-minute journey exploring Venice's waterways aboard a traditional gondola.

  • Solo travelers benefit from cost-effective options, and history enthusiasts will love the route under the Bridge of Sighs.

  • Travelling with a group? You could also opt for a shared gondola experience with travel companions.

  • Upgrade for bilingual commentary or a digital app in 7 languages, revealing facts behind the Venetian landmarks you'll pass.

  • Marvel at Santa Maria della Salute's domes, the Peggy Guggenheim House Museum's waterfront entrance, and more during your gondola ride.

Inclusions

  • 30-min shared gondola ride in Venice

  • Gondola and seat assigned by the gondolier

  • Seating guaranteed in the same gondola (optional)

  • Live commentary in English and Italian (optional)

  • Digital app audio commentary in Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, French & Hindi (optional)

  • Special route under the Bridge of Sighs (optional)

Exclusions

  • Headphones (ensure you bring your own)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Ratings & Reviews

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  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • Canada
  • Spain
  • France
  • Australia
  • Portugal
  • Mexico
Guests from United States, United Kingdom, Brazil and over 47 countries have loved this experience
Karen Jane Imeson

Karen

5/5

May, 2024

We had a brilliant ride through Venice. The service at the collection point was seamless and the ride was all we hoped for. Thank you.
Lucius Biglow

Lucius

5/5

May, 2024

Great price as regulated for consumer protection. Actually, we went to Verona for the day and never showed up for the gondola! Would have been a long walk to St Mark's/gondola dock; we did not want that.
CLAUDIO ALEJANDRO MUÑOZ TÉLLEZ

Claudio

3/5

May, 2024

Well, the ride is nice, but shorter than offered. The gondola came back 15 minutes earlier and stopped for 5 minutes in front of the pier to finally drop us off. There were supposed to be comments, but nothing.
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Sylwia Wojsiat

Sylwia

4/5

May, 2024

I love our time with Ricky he was such a brilliant guide. He walked us through a little bit between some street of Venice and educate us about the history unfortunately the actual ride was too short. So I give high value mostly because if the guide
Ronnie Swadley

Ronnie

3/5

May, 2024

Being on the water for the 23 minutes we got to be. The picture (no help from our guide) I guess was worth the money.

The city built on water, Venice, is one you'd want to experience on the water! The Grand Canal (Canale Grande) is the bustling main street of this water city and is crowded with water taxis, gondolas, and public ferries. This tour is perfect for those who are looking for a typical Venetian experience as well as an immersive history lesson on the floating city! With tours like these, we guarantee you a picture-perfect visit to Venice.

Enjoy the Grandeur of Venice on a Peaceful Gondola Ride

On this delightful Gondola ride, you will get the chance to marvel at the great views of Venice's top attractions from a unique vantage point. You will cruise past the Salute Church and Punta Della Dogana. You will also enjoy unique breathtaking views of the Doges Palace and of St. Mark's Bell Tower, perfect for a photo-op!

Immerse Yourself in Venice's Vibrant History

An optional audio guide will immerse you in the fascinating history of gondolas and gondoliers! Onboard you will listen to all about the palaces, churches, and attractions around yo. You will learn also tales known only by Venetians!

What to bring

  • Please wear comfortable shoes.

Accessibility

  • This experience is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Additional information

  • Please note that this is a shared tour with other guests not belonging to the same party and is not a private gondola ride. Each gondola can host a maximum of 5 people.

  • The seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on the guest’s weight.

  • The ride will only be canceled in case of extreme weather conditions or a gondolier strike.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

Redemption Point

Please check your final voucher for redemption point details and specific instructions.

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