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Tickets for Classic Gondola Ride

Enjoy a classic gondola ride in beautiful Venice

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30 minutes
Start time
11:00 or 15:00


  • For centuries Venetians have used the gondola as their main mode of transportation and now you get to emulate them. For only a few bucks you can experience a classic gondola ride. It’s a must-do round these parts
  • The gondolier will pilot you through serene canals and also through part of the world-famous and more expansive Grand Canal. You’ll see so much of The City of Water on this 30-minute trip


Make your way through storied Venice the only way worth considering: by gondola. Hundreds of years of history float right before your eyes while the seasoned gondolier steers you through watery streets. It’s a must-do in La Serenissima (the Bride of the Sea).

The sun dapples down on your face as you approach the gondola park, and then you notice the boat swaying from side to side on small waves. It’s an idyllic setting, but the boat seems a tad unstable and you’ve noticed the big boats on the Grand Canal!

Whether these behemoths make you slightly nervous or slightly excited, worry not – the gondolier is a professional and he’ll guide you confidently past them and into calmer waters and smaller canals. There you’ll pass under iconic old bridges and you might even catch sight of an old lady hanging her laundry above one of the canals. Be sure to look modestly away if you spot any undies.

In Venice, everyone travels by boat. The locals now choose the motorboat and pilot themselves while the gondola is almost exclusively the sole domain of visitors. Ambulances? They’re of the floating variety here, as are fire trucks, delivery vans and just about anything else that you’d expect to have wheels.

This once-in-a-lifetime experience just asks for a perfect picture. Luckily for you, with just six other people on board (including the gondolier), you have more than enough space for a selfie. Or just ask a fellow passenger to capture this special moment for you!

Don’t be surprised if you attract a little envy on this voyage. Most tourists quickly part with a hundred bucks for a short gondola ride, while you’ll parade over the water for just a few bucks. But that’s our secret… psst!

How to use your tickets

Gondola Ride - Meeting Point
Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, 30124, Venice
  • Show your smartphone ticket at the meeting point

  • 1 April - 31 October: Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, in front of the Gritti Palace Hotel

  • 1 November - 31 March: Campo San Moisè, in front of the Bauer Hotel

  • Our representative will be holding an orange umbrella

  • They don't wait for latecomers, so make sure you're there 15 minutes prior to your chosen timeslot

What's included?

  • A shared gondola ride (max. 6 passengers) of 30 minutes. WARNING: The ticket price is per person, not per boat. In order to hop on, you should show an entrance ticket per person!
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Guide

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What do these tickets include?
In general, every ticket includes a single entrance to the venue in combination with other services depending on the product you choose. Please check the section Whats included on this page to know more about what your tickets include.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
Discounts for different age groups vary per product. You can find discount related information in the Important information section during checkout. When choosing your tickets, check for ticket types with discounted prices. For example, some products have a ticket type 'Child', which is specifically for children. Remember to bring a valid ID to the venue if you've purchased a discounted ticket.
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Do I have to print these tickets?
Most venues allow you to enter by simply showing your tickets on your smartphone. Very few require printed tickets. See the section titled 'Using these tickets'.

Customer reviews

Karen , United States
Apr 14, 2017
Nice experience
Per, Sweden
Feb 20, 2017
Short, but what could you expekt.
Sep 21, 2016
We liked the gondola ride very much. However, it would have been even nicer if the two best chairs in the gondola had been given to us. We were first, but another couple, who even came too late in fact, rushed forward to take possession of the best seats. Quite impolite, but the gondolier did not say anything. And we did not want to spoil the fun, so we sat down somewhere else. Also, we could not understand very well what the gondolier was saying. His Italian accent was quite heavy, so it was difficult to understand his English. And we sat further away from him, since the other couple had taken the seats near to the gondolier. But nevertheless, it was lovely to see Venice from a different side, sitting in a gondola, being able to see things that you cannot see walking through the Streets. Venice is absolutely wonderful!
Aug 29, 2016
We enjoyed our Gondola ride a lot! We got the full 30 minutes...
Rita, Belgium
Mar 26, 2017
Het was prijs/kwaliteit in orde.
Suzanne, Netherlands
Mar 13, 2017
Het was even een gezoek waar het precies was, er zijn meerdere gondelopstapplaatsen uiteraard. Maar daar aangekomen stond er zoals gezegd iemand met een bord met Turive erop. We vertrokken iets later dan gepland maar ook niet heel veel. Verder ook aardige mensen. Dus voor een hele mooie prijs deze tickets besteld waar we daar waarschijnlijk meer dan het dubbele voor hadden moeten betalen als we niks van tevoren geboekt hadden.
Mariska, Belgium
Mar 3, 2017
Goedkoper dan het ter plaatse te betalen, duidelijke info en goed geregeld! Fijn zo.
Marissa, Netherlands
Feb 9, 2017
Jammer van de regen, maar was verder goed is geregeld. Zo een 25 minuten in de gondel. Mooie prijs ipv de 80 euro die ze er daar voor vragen.
AdA C.A., Netherlands
Jan 28, 2017
Alles prima geregeld. Goed ontvangen op aangegeven plaats.
Gondeltocht ook helemaal Ok. Zeker aan te bevelen.
Tugba, Netherlands
Dec 18, 2016
Geweldige aanbieding, daar zouden we €80 moeten betalen. €50 bespaard