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Falling in Love in Venice: Private Gondola Cruise with Dinner & FREE Murano Art of Glassblowing Tour

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Key Highlights
  • Included private gondola cruise – the ultimate romantic Venice experience
  • Enjoy a three course a’la carte meal in an intimate Venice restaurant
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    30 mins approx gondola ride + time at leisure in the restaurant
    Glassblowing tour: 30 minutes

    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

    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
    Art of Glassblowing Tour: Departs at 12:00 from Clock Tower Near Exchange Office (The White Building With The Blue Clock Facade). St. Mark’s Square.

    Ending Point

    Ristorante Ai Coristi - San Marco, 1995
    OR
    Restaurant Marco Polo Salizada S. Lio, Castello, #5571

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    Book before 28th February, 2018 and get Murano Art of Glassblowing Tour for FREE!

    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.

    Itinerary

    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.

    Free Murano Art of Glassblowing Tour:

    This tour departs daily at 12pm (noon) from the designated meeting point and will introduce you to the secrets of the Murano Art of glassblowing renowned since years all over the world. The tour includes a visit to a Glass Factory Showroom located near Saint Mark's Square, where you will be told about the origins of the Art of glassblowing, which dates back to the Roman Empire.Following this introduction you will attend to a demonstration by a Master Artisan that using the traditional old style techniques of Glass blowing will create for you a unique glass item. At the end of the tour you will receive a small glass gift as a souvenir of this unforgettable visit. Tour ends here at the glass factory.

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  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • 30 minutes’ private gondola ride
    • Romantic lunch/dinner for two in a private table (choice of two restaurants)
    • Free glassblowing demonstration by a master artisan in a glass factory
    • Small Glass Souvenir for every couple
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Book before 28th February, 2018 and get Murano Art of Glassblowing Tour for FREE!

    Art of Glassblowing Tour is offered in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Japanese (the visit could be multilingual).

    You will be given a map to reach the restaurant. Restaurant Ai Coristi is 6 minutes walking distance from Gondoliers stage. While, restaurant Marco Polo is 13 minutes walking distance from Gondoliers stage.

    You must print three copies of your confirmation voucher; one for Gondolier, one for dinner at the restaurant and one for Glassblowing tour or show the voucher on your mobile device thrice

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

    Customers should be aware that 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.

    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.

    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, a specific request should be made upon reservation.

    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.

  • 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
    • WONDERFULL EXPERIENCE

      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
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