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Venice: Shared Gondola Ride through the Lagoon City

Activity provider: Venice Events srl

Venice: Shared Gondola Ride through the Lagoon City

Activity provider: Venice Events srl

From US$ 35.85 per person

Discover Venice from the water and enjoy a tour along the Grand Canal and smaller canals. See the famous Rialto Bridge and admire the Santa Maria della Salute church.

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Duration 30 minutes
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English, Italian, French, German, Spanish
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Limited to 5 participants


  • Experience a romantic 30-minute gondola ride through the lagoon city of Venice and admire the city built on stilts
  • Cruise through the Canal Grande and some of the smaller canals
  • Continue to the heart of Venice and enjoy the exceptional view of the wonderful Chiesa di Santa Maria della Salute
  • Choose from morning, afternoon, sunset, or evening departure times to suit your schedule
Full description

Discover Venice from the water and admire the city of bridges and canals. Sit back, relax in your velvet seat and watch as the wonderful Byzantine buildings go by. Glide under the countless bridges and hear the soft sounds of the water against the crumbling walls of the palazzi. Cruise down the famous Canal Grande and see the area around the Chiesa di Santa Maria della Salute. Admire this wonderful Baroque church from the 17th century and see the winding little canals.

Relax on your gondola and take in views of sights like the famous Rialto Bridge and San Moisè Church. Admire the Teatro La Fenice and other Venetian landmarks as you cruise down its canals.

  • 30-minute gondola ride
  • Multilingual assistance when boarding
  • Tips
  • Guide
  • Food and drink

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Meeting point

Meet at Calle larga de l’Ascension 1256 - 30124 next to the post office San Marco (opposite side of the Saint Marks Basilica). Look for the yellow Meeting Point sign on the wooden kiosk.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags

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  • Late arrivals and no-shows will not be entitled to a refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 337 reviews

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All the gondola's were taking 5 people at a time and although there was only 2 of us we were fortunate to have 3 lovely other tourists with us. From the guys at the meeting point to the guy on the boat, everyone was friendly and helpful. The tour was really great and we totally enjoyed the time.

November 8, 2022

If you don't mind sitting in the gondola with another couple, this is great. The meeting place is a bit illogical. First wait for a place where you always stand in the way while there is a square at the gondola boarding point itself. You first have to stagger to the gondola for part of your time.

October 23, 2022

Pros: - nice and helpful gondolière who also explained a lot; - View of the Canale Grande and thus of the surrounding sights and beautiful architecture - relaxed and quiet atmosphere Con: - mass processing at the beginning (melted (better: melted) during the journey) - small alleys were partly not attractive (due to the route- and timing; in the end on the Canale Grande) Conclusion: apart from the beginning and the choice of a few streets, which was certainly due to the time, it was a beautiful and unique gondola ride. Since we had booked the trip for sunset, we could see the play of colors on the water on the Canale Grande and also had more peace and quiet, as day tourism ebbed away. It is definitely worth the money, because there is no nicer gondola ride that cheap. It is not recommended for those who are seasick, as the gondola can shake quite a bit when the waves are coming up.

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August 21, 2022

Product ID: 69766