Private gondola tour discovering secret places in Venice
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Private gondola tour discovering secret places in Venice

based on 9 reviews
Free cancellation
Language: Italian
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy a 30-minute private gondola ride off the beaten track and see Venice from a different perspective
  • Begin your gondola ride right next to the train station and start your journey exploring the most hidden places in the city
  • Discover beautiful cultural treasures such as Palazzo della Torre, Palazzo Gaffaro, Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Carmini, Palazzo Zenobio and many others
  • Pass beneath Venice’s ancient and romantic bridges!
What to expect

It is estimated that during the 17th and 18th centuries, there were between eight to ten thousand gondolas operating on the canals of Venice. Today, there are just 400 that are still in active service. Although most of the gondolas are used for touristic purposes, you'll be fascinated by the strong bond they continue to have with the history of Venice.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience Venice off the beaten track: this 30-minute private gondola ride, which departs very close to the train station, will allow you to explore the most hidden and fasinating canals and monuments directly from the water.

Your gondoliere will take you to see some beautiful cultural treasures of the city, such as Palazzo della Torre, Palazzo Gaffaro, Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Carmini, Palazzo Zenobio and many others that are mostly uknown to tourists.

At the end of the ride, the gondola will take you back to Piazzale Roma (next to the train station) where you can continue, on foot, your discovery of one of the most beautiful cities in the world!

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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 private gondola ride
    What's not included
    • Transportation to the meeting point
    Where

    Fondamenta Cossetti, 8912, 30135 Venezia VE, Italy

    Meeting point:
    Please present your voucher at the Servizio Gondole stand.
    What to remember
    • This activity takes place rain or shine, but please note that in the event of exceptionally high tides or heavy rain, the tour may be canceled by the local supplier and a full refund will be provided
    • Each gondola carries a maximum of 4 people. Larger groups will be divided between multiple gondolas
    • Please remember that children count as adults. You will need to book a ticket for them too
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    When
    • Every day at 10.00am, 10.30am, 11.00am, 11.30am, 12.00pm, 3.00pm, 3.30pm, 4.00pm
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
    What people say about this experience
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