Classic Venetian gondola ride
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Classic Venetian gondola ride

based on 177 reviews
Free cancellation
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Experience what Venetian public transportation was like in the 17th century
  • Enjoy a scenic ride along the beautiful canals of Venice
  • Treat yourself to a 30-minute trip on the Grand Canal (up to 6 people per gondola)
What to expect

Embark on a gondola ride traveling down the Grand Canal where you'll be able to see wondrous beauty and culture in every direction. You'll be able to admire the zone of S. Maria della Salute as well as other minor canals in the area. The magnificent journey ends at the small port of Vallaresso (Dogana).

Today the Grand Canal is filled with modern transportation, but the gondolas still hold a valuable place in Venice’s history as one of the icons of the city. In the 17th and 18th century it is estimated that there were anywhere from eight to ten thousand gondolas that treaded through the canals of Venice. Today the art of the gondolier is preserved in the historical center of Venice, where only four hundred gondolas remain.

Taking a ride on a gondola gives you a different perspective of the city and takes you by places that you might have not been able to reach by foot. To guarantee you maximum fun and relaxation, no guide will be present during the gondola ride. Take this time to sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • 30-minute gondola ride in Venice
    What's not included
    • Language services
    • Tour guide
    Reduced price
    • Children (0-2 years): free
    Where

    Riva degli Schiavoni, 30124 Venezia VE

    Meeting point:

    Alilaguna ticket office in front of the Royal gardens gate.

    What to remember
    • The gondolas are able to fit up to 6 people per boat and the gondola ride will last 30 minutes
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    When

    Every day at 3.00 pm

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    Provider
    Bucintoro Viaggi
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.
    What people say about this experience
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