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Falling in Love in Venice: Private Gondola Cruise Dinner with FREE Glass Blowing Demonstration Tour

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Key Highlights
  • Experience a leisurely Gondola ride through the canals of Venice.
  • Enjoy a three course a’la carte meal in an intimate Venice restaurant
  • You will witness Grand Canal, Basilica di Santa Maria della Sakute, Barbarigo Palace and much more!
  • Included private gondola cruise – the ultimate romantic Venice experience
  • Book & travel before 30 Dec 18 to get a glass blowing demonstration tour for FREE
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Gondola ride : 30 mins approx.

    Restaurant : 1 hr 30 mins approx.

    Glassblowing tour : 20 minutes approx.

    Start time

    01 Nov to 31 Mar : 12:00pm (noon) and 5:15pm
    01 Apr to 31 Oct : 12:00pm (noon) and 6:15pm

    Lunch : 12:30pm
    Dinner : 7:00pm

    Glassblowing Tour:

    12:00pm (noon) & 5:00pm

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts from Gondoliers Private Landing Stage – Campo Santo Stefano – SERVIZIO GONDOLE .
    Clients should be ready at the meeting point 10 minutes before departure with their vouchers.
    How to reach the meeting point:
    Arriving by Public Vaporetto - Take line no.1 and get off at the Santa Maria del Giglio stop. Proceed straight on to the end of the “calle Gritti”, turn left and proceed straight on crossing two bridges. Once in Campo san Maurizio, leave the church on your right and proceed straight on, cross another bridge and after few meters you reach Campo Santo Stefano. Keep the church of S. Stefano and the statue on your back and you will see the Gondoliers Private Landing Stage – SERVIZIO GONDOLE
    Arriving by Private Watertaxi - Ask the driver to take you to Campo Santo Stefano at Private Landing Stage – SERVIZIO GONDOLE
    Arriving on Foot - Coming from Rialto or Saint Mark’s Square, keep the church of S. Stefano and the statue on your back and you will see the Gondoliers Private Landing Stage – SERVIZIO GONDOLE.
    Gondola GPS co-ordinates (Decimal degrees DD): 45.432466, 12.330092
    Gondola GPS co-ordinates (Degrees, minutes and seconds DMS): 45°25'56.9"N 12°19'48.3"E

    Glassblowing tour : Make your way to ST. MARK’S SQUARE - Clock Tower Near Exchange Office (The White Building With The Blue Clock Facade).

    A Representative will wait for you with a signboard in which is written “GLASS BLOWING TOUR”

    Ending Point

    Restaurant Marco Polo Salizada S. Lio, Castello, #5571

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Enjoy an intimate evening in Venice; one of the World’s most romantic cities.

    Start with a leisurely gondola ride through the canals of Venice. A marvelous and enchanting gondola ride through the Grand Canal and the minor canals, will let you discover the city from a different point of view.

    You will breath the atmosphere of the most ancient city in the world built on water. You will be in heaven when you are served a romantic lunch or dinner in a lovely Venetian restaurant. During your pleasant ride through the Grand Canal you will admire the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, Barbarigo Palace with its fantastic golden mosaics, Peggy Guggenheim Collection Palace, Accademia Bridge, Grassi Palace, San Trovaso Squero, San Trovaso Church, Stern Palace, Ca’ Rezzonico Palace ,Ca’ Foscari Palace, Malipiero Palace (close to Giacomo Casanova house).

    Following your Gondola cruise you will enjoy a romantic lunch/dinner for two at a lovely restaurant.

    Unveil the secret Art of glassblowing for FREE. Get to know about the history and process of glassblowing as you explore the glassblowing factory in Venice. 


    To begin your enchanting evening, board your gondola from the meeting point and set out for a romantic Venetian gondola cruise along the canals of the Venice.

    Experience the beautiful city on water as the gondolier maneuvers the wooden rowboat. See the main Venice attractions from the water illuminated under the starry, evening sky.

    After the Gondola ride you will enjoy a romantic dinner for two at a lovely restaurant. This relaxed and charming restaurant is typically Italian and is renowned for its fresh pasta and seafood.

     Please click below on the links to know about your respective restaurant sample menu.

    Sample menu at Restaurant Marco Polo

    You can take the optional glassblowing tour for FREE. After a brief introduction about the history and process of glassblowing the master artisan will demonstrate how glass is moulded using traditional techniques which leave you awestruck.

    The tour ends at the designated ending point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • 30 minutes’ private gondola ride
    • Romantic lunch/dinner for two in a private table (choice of two restaurants)
    • 20 minutes glassblowing demonstration tour FREE ( Valid till 30 Dec 18)
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    You will be given a map to reach the restaurant. While, restaurant Marco Polo is 13 minutes walking distance from Gondoliers stage.

    You must have 2 vouchers or show mobile twice: one for the gondola and one for the restaurant.

    Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.

    There is no serenade as part of the Gondola ride. Generally Gondoliers do not provide commentary

    Tours will not operate in the event of very bad weather. In such circumstances, your tour will either be rescheduled or a full refund will be offered.

    We do not recommended this tour for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities

    For vegetarians, people with food intolerance problems or with special diet requirements, you need to mention it while making a booking in the special request section.

    Enjoy Glassblowing demonstration for FREE (valid till 30 Dec 18) and get a small gift at the end of the visit.

    You may or may not avail the FREE ticket for your visit to Glassblowing demonstration tour in Venice. In case you don’t intend to take the FREE tour, we are afraid that we would be unable to provide any partial refund as it is a complementary ticket.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

    Please address the vouchers as follows:

    • Gondola: Gondolieri Campo Santo Stefano – Venice with the chosen schedule.  Ristorante Marco Polo, Salizada S. Lio 5571 – Tel. +39.041.5235018 with the chosen schedule.

  • Customer Reviews
    • A fabulous experience. The gondoleer from friendly and very informative. Dinner at the restaurant (Marco Polo) was delicious. The whole package is highly recommended....

      Stephen White, United Kingdom, 23/Oct/2017

      A Surprise trip for my wife's birthday, culminating in a Gondola Cruise with an excellent dinner....

      KEVIN YOUNG, United Kingdom, 04/Jun/2017
    • Most romantic and beautiful tour!

      The gondola ride was absolutely beautiful & I got engaged on it too so it was absolutely memorable! I recommend the 6pm tour as the setting is a little darker & more rom...

      Emma Foy, United Kingdom, 04/Nov/2016
    • Easy to book. Venue was easy to find. Staff was very helpful. Gondola ride was enjoyable. Dinner was good. Overall an excellent experience and highly recommended!

      Vishaan Naidoo, Hong Kong, 26/Jun/2018

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