Grand Canal: Romantic Gondola Ride with app commentary

Embark on a thrilling gondola journey through the enchanting waterways of Venice, where hidden stories and secrets known exclusively to locals come alive! Brace yourself for an extraordinary adventure unlike any other.
Mini group
Group size up to 10 persons
Mobile ticket
Full refund for cancellations up to 24 hours
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
English
What is included in activity
20-minute introductory walking tour to the gondola experience
30-minute shared gondola ride
Live guide explaining the itinerary and history of gondolas and gondoliers before boarding the gondola in English, French, Spanish and Italian
Commentary via app on board the gondola in: Italian, English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Hindi and Russian.
Access to the mobile app with a QR Code to see Venice in the past.
Journey in the past by gondola Virtual Reality Experience
The Yard of Venice: discover the secrets of a sectioned gondola
What is not included
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Details

In a short introductory walking tour your tour guide will tell you the fascinating history of the gondola and the gondoliers! On board you will then learn all about the palaces, churches and attractions around you. You will also discover some of the tales known only to Venetians!

Admire the main Venice Highlights as the Mozart’s House, Fenice Opera House, the imposing Grand Canal with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute and San Giorgio’s Island.

At the end, you will enjoy a breathtaking overview of Piazza San Marco with the Doge’s Palace overlooking the basin!

During this amazing gondola tour, you will have constantly before your eyes the most beautiful and suggestive views of Venice.

At the end of the tour, you will receive a QR code to download a digital map with 2D images of Venice from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. You can compare some of the most fascinating places and discover how they appeared in different eras compared to today. Imagine that the Rialto Bridge was once a drawbridge and the Doge's Palace was once an authentic medieval castle!

Lastly, experience a ride in a unique virtual reality as you glide over the Grand Canal's tranquil waters at sunset over the centuries, and then discover the craftsmanship and secrets behind Venice's iconic boat with an up-close look at a sectioned model.

This
excursion
in a mini-group
Small group
There will be a maximum of 10 members in the group with you
More benefit
It will cost less than an individual one, but will pass in the same comfort
Guide near
In a small group, you will get more attention from the guide
Important Info
• The gondola ride is NOT private but is shared with other participants.
• The price is per person.
• The price per child under the age of 2 is FREE if the child does not occupy its own seat in the gondola
• This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or persons with reduced mobility
• Each gondola can accommodate a maximum of 5 people; the seat on board cannot be chosen, but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on the guests' weight.
• Live commentary is available in English, French, Spanish and Italian before boarding the gondola.
• Gondola Ride Commentary in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Japanese, Chinese, Hindi and Russian will be provided by a mobile application to be downloaded on personal devices (smartphones, tablets)
• A smartphone or tablet is required to use the commentary on the mobile app
• The itinerary may change in case of wind or bad weather.
• Pets are not allowed on board the gondola
• Digital and printed vouchers are accepted (to be shown to staff at the meeting point)
• No penalty for cancellation within 24 hrs before the tour. On line customer service 7 days a week, 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
• The tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather, high/low tide (in these cases it can be postponed the days after otherwise it will be refunded).
• Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the departure time.
€39
per person
Online Booking
Price
Adult (Age 2 - 99)
€39
per person
Infant (Age 0 - 1)
€0
per person
For any payment method you must book a ticket through the booking form below and receive confirmation by e-mail and (or) SMS.
Activity schedule

Everyday at 11:00, 14:20, 15:10, 16:40

What places you will see

• The Mozart’s House, Fenice Opera House, the imposing Grand Canal with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute and San Giorgio’s Island.

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 1 hour in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
English
Directions to meet your guide

Calle larga de l'Ascension 1257, 30124 Venezia, IT

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