Leave the crowds behind and enjoy an intimate gondola ride for two in the enchanting city of Venice.
Take a 30 minute relaxing journey through the tranquil canals and let Venice reveal her secrets.
As your gondolier poles the craft over the glistening water you can gaze up at the glorious Baroque buildings lining the canals. A small bottle of Prosecco in a presentation bag along with a postcard will be provided to make your experience a memorable one.
This private tour is perfect for a special occasion – a birthday treat, a surprise for your companion or a special moment to propose!
For your Private Gondola Ride For Two you should make your way to the gondola park at Santa Maria del Giglio next to the Hotel Gritti Palace. Please arrange to arrive 10 minutes before the time of your gondola ride to collect your bottle of prosecco and a postcard.
Step into your gondola and be transported back in time as you glide through the canals of Venice.
Look up at the glorious palazzos above you. Built by wealthy merchants and powerful families these beautiful buildings are in a range of styles from Byzantine to Baroque.
Your 30-minute ride ends at the starting point.
Glad we chose to have Gondola for two. Thanks for my birthday greeting and proseco. Would do this again if we return...kenneth carter
The Gondola Ride and the Prosecco was wonderful we both really enjoyed it. The tour started late because there was so many people waiting, we had a dinner reservation and we...Richard Lantry
wanted, and expected to pay this amount for a pleasant half an hour ride with a drink...MR DOUGLAS A HUTCHISON
1 Nov 15 - 31 Mar 16: Daily except Saturday & Sunday
1 Apr 16 - 31 Oct 16: Daily
1 Nov 15 - 31 Mar 16: 2pm
1 Apr 16 - 31 Oct 16: 10am & 6pm
Meeting Point: At the Santa Maria del Giglio Gondola park, “Campiello Traghetto 2467” next to the Hotel Gritti Palace. Look for our assistant who will be holding an Orange umbrella and a sign with the name of the tour on it.
Directions to the meeting point.
Arriving by Boat (Vaporetto): Take the No.1 boat and get off at the boat stop “Santa Maria Del Giglio”, walk straight down the small street “Calle Gritti”. At the end of the street you reach a small square with a church in front and a Well on your left. Turn left passing by the Well and the restaurant and walk back down the street to the water and the Grand canal. Here you will find the Gondola Park.
Arriving by water taxi:: Ask the water taxi driver to drop you off at the Boat stop (Vaporetto) Santa Maria del Giglio and then follow instructions as per arriving by boat.
Arriving by Foot: From Saint Marks square go under the arches and make your way towards the Correre Museum and take the last arch on the left of the square making your way to street “Calle Larga XX11 Marzo”. Continue along “Calle Larga XX11 Marzo” passing the church on your left and then cross the bridge near the gondolier park in front of Hotel Buaer, continue walking along to the very end of the street which bears left and then right, cross over the small bridge and continue into the small square, here you will see a church in front of you and a Well on your left. Turn left and make your way to the water front to the Grand canal. Here you will find the Gondola Park.
GPS Coordinates: 45.431630, 12.332870
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at the starting point
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the cruise to confirm all details
Please arrive 15 minutes before the time of your gondola ride.
Generally Gondoliers do not provide commentary
For safety reasons plastic glasses will be provided for your Prosecco
We recommend that you print this document which has a range of information on how to reach the meeting point.
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