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Tickets for Classic Gondola Ride

Enjoy a classic gondola ride in beautiful Venice

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Overview
Duration
30 minutes
Starting time
April - October: Mon - Sat 09:40, Sun 11:00. November - March: Mon - Sun 11:00 & 15:00
Highlights
  • 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
Description

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!

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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
How to use your tickets
  • Show your smartphone ticket at the meeting point
  • 1 April - 31 October: Campiello Traghetto 2467, 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
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Address
Gondola Ride - Meeting Point
Campiello Traghetto 2467, Venice
Reviews
Janelle, United States
Jul 11, 2017
Great experience with my daughter. We even liked the gondola traffic jam. Too bad my grandson missed it due to being ill.
Annie, South Africa
Jun 10, 2017
We struggle a bid to get to the meeting point ,but enjoyed the ride and the view from the gondola
Jeremy, Canada
May 21, 2017
Gondola trip met and left as scheduled, gondolier was silent the whole way. Was a good ride though.
Anonymous
May 16, 2017
it was slightly delayed, the ride was nice
Kelly, United Kingdom
May 15, 2017
Such a lovely relaxing trip round Venice
Anonymous
May 4, 2017
Just as we expected but no singing or music. We enjoyed the experience
Karen , United States
Apr 14, 2017
Nice experience
Per, Sweden
Feb 20, 2017
Short, but what could you expekt.
Lonne
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!
Maria
Aug 29, 2016
We enjoyed our Gondola ride a lot! We got the full 30 minutes...

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