Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade

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Waft by the beautiful sights of Venice on a 30-minute shared gondola ride and enjoy a serenade, too. Select an afternoon or evening trip, be (...)

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Overview Location: Venezia, Italy
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Canal Grande, 30100 Venice Italy

The Gondola Ride will take you along the Grand Canal, the most famous S shaped Canal of Venice.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Just East Accademia Along Gran Canal, 30123 Venice Italy

Navigating along the Grand Canal, you will see the terrace of the building the hosts the famous Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

Pass By: Ponte dell'Accademia, Campo de la Carita, Venice Italy

Navigating along the Grand Canal, you will admire the Accademia Bridge, the only wooden bridge existing in Venice.

Pass By: Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, Campo de la Salute Dorsoduro 1, 30123 Venice Italy

During this Gondola Ride you will admire the beautiful Santa Maria della Salute Church, built in the 17th century as a votive offering for the city's deliverance from the black plague.

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Likely to Sell Out
What you can expect Waft by the beautiful sights of Venice on a 30-minute shared gondola ride and enjoy a serenade, too. Select an afternoon or evening trip, be welcomed aboard your six-passenger gondola by a traditionally dressed gondolier, and set off in a group of around eight gondolas, with a singer aboard one of the boats. Admire Palazzo Barberino and other romantic landmarks as your flotilla navigates the Grand Canal and smaller waterways, and soak up the dulcet melodies from the flotilla’s singer along the way!

Practical information


What's inside

  • Shared gondola ride in a flotilla of gondolas (approx. 30 minutes)
  • Serenade from singer aboard one of flotilla gondolas

What's NOT inside

  • Guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Please note that there is no guarantee your party will be seated together
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Departure point:

Gondola Station - Santa Maria del Giglio, Campiello Traghetto, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Duration:

30 minutes

Frequency:

Daily

Return details:

Returns to original departure point

Reviews & ratings

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2019/12/04
    "My family (wife and 2 year old) had a blast! We were lucky to be in the same boat as the singer and the musician so that was great for us. Although I felt bad for (...) "

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2019/07/16
    "This was awesome and well worth it. The serenade was fantastic and sang wonderful songs. This was the highlight of my trip to Venice. "

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2018/10/30
    "Highly recommend this trip. The serenade was lovely. We experienced this at night and found it to be the perfect time. "

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2019/05/06
    "The tour was very good. You are serenaded throughout the tour. only 30 min. and could have gone for more.. "

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2019/07/03
    "Amazing gondola ride through the grand canal and into smaller waterways through the city. Lovely serenade and acordian player, recommend to any couple visiting (...) "

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2019/07/03
    "This was a great experience. The line was organized when we arrived and at 6:30 they put groups into each boat. We lucked out and got the singer/guitar player on our (...) "

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2019/07/03
    "This Gondola ride and Serenade was perfect and made our trip to Venice extra special. We had a singer and another guy with an accordion so it made the ride so (...) "

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2019/07/03
    "We did this flotilla gondola ride on our honeymoon. It was a fun and very neat way to see and enjoy the city and get a real appreciation for the canals of Venice. (...) "

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2019/07/05
    "Loved the tour. Easy and fast booking. Details of meeting point was. Rry accurate and easy to get to. We got lucky and rode WITH the 2 entertainers who were great! (...) "

  • Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade | . | 2019/07/08
    "My daughters quote...after the ride they said it was awesome and was glad that I booked it as it would have been boring without the serenade part. We were lucky to (...) "

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