Venice: Gondola Ride on the Grand Canal

3.8 / 5

21 Reviews

Venice: Gondola Ride on the Grand Canal

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Experience an enchanting 30-minutes gondola ride along the most beautiful part of the Grand Canal and its marvelous hidden waterways.

About this activity

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Duration 30 minutes
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  • Relax as your gondolier shows you the sights of the Grand Canal
  • Discover secret canals reachable only by gondola
  • Experience the essence of Venice
Full description
Enjoy a gondola ride along Venice's amazing Grand Canal. You'll explore hidden and picturesque waterways near the Grand Canal with your gondolier. During your gondola ride, you'll see Mozart House, the worldwide-famous La Fenice Theatre, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, the Gritti Palace, the Salute Church, and the Punta della Dogana. At the end of your ride, enjoy a breathtaking view of the Saint Mark’s Basin with San Giorgio Island and the stunning Doge Palace in the background.
  • Shared 30-minutes gondola ride
  • Multilingual staff at the embarkation point
  • Live commentary
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Facing the Poste Italiane (Post Office) with Museo Correr to your back, look to the left and you’ll see a grey newsstand selling souvenirs and newspapers. The local partner’s staff will wait for you by the newsstand, holding a sign with “Gondola Tour” written on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • The tour is not considered private and may be shared with other guests not belonging to your party
  • Each gondola can host a maximum of 6 people
  • Seats aboard cannot be chosen and will be assigned by the gondolier based on guests' weight
  • The tour does not operate in cases of exceptionally bad weather
  • The itinerary may change in cases of wind or bad weather
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 / 5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3.0 / 5
  • Organization
    3 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.3 / 5
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It was good, just not what I expected.

I hoped for a romantic gondola ride. It wasn’t. But I’ll say that happened largely because of poor support from GetYourGuide. We were on time, at the right place and still never saw the tour rep. When we called, the local representative said our only option was to take the tour the next day, which wasn’t an option. He then hung up on me. We started going to gondola stations and found the tour, but we were last in line. At least we made it...

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10 July 2019

Very good but as always it depends on your contact ...

16 December 2019

Too many people in the gondola, it was cramped. Waste of money.

30 October 2019

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