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Falling in Love in Venice: Private Gondola Cruise with Dinner

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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?

    Until 15th Nov 2016: Daily except Tuesday
    From November 2016 onward: Daily


    25 mins approx gondola ride + time at leisure in the restaurant

    Start time

    Until 15th Nov 2016:12 noon and 6:30pm
    16th Nov 2016 - 28th Feb 2017: 12:00pm (noon) and 5:00pm
    1st Mar 2017 - 16th Nov 2017: 12:00pm (noon) and 6:30pm

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts from Gondolieri Bauer c/o Gondoliers Private landing stage; Calle Larga 22 Marzo, 1162 (Near Bauer Hotel).
    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 #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop. Proceed straight till the end of “Calle Vallaresso”. At the end turn left until you reach the Church of San Moisè and Bauer Hotel. Cross the bridge and you find the Gondola landing stage.
    Arriving by Private Watertaxi - Ask the driver to take you to the “Todaro” landing stage. Once you get off, turn left and go straight till “Calle Vallaresso”. At the end turn left until you reach the Church of San Moisè and Bauer Hotel. Cross the bridge and you find the Gondola landing stage.
    Arriving on Foot - The Gondoliers Private landing stage – Calle Larga 22 Marzo, 1162 – is located close to Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower leaving the Basilica on your back proceed straight till the left corner of the Square (near the Correr Museum). Pass under the portico and proceed straight until you reach the Church of San Moisè and Bauer Hotel. Cross the bridge and you find the Gondola landing stage.
    Gondola GPS co-ordinates (Decimal degrees DD): 45.433028, 12.335472
    Restaurant GPS co-ordinates (Decimal degrees DD): 45.437378, 12.338597

    Ending Point

    Marco Polo Restaurant, Salisada San Lio - Castello, 5571, 30122 Venezia.

  • 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.

    Following your Gondola cruise you will enjoy a romantic lunch/dinner for two at a lovely restaurant “Marco Polo Restaurant” at Salisada San Lio - Castello, 5571, 30122 Venezia.


    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 the lovely Marco Polo Restaurant. The gondola will dock close to the restaurant for you to be able to make your own way there. This relaxed and charming restaurant is typically Italian and is renowned for its fresh pasta and seafood.

    The tour ends after the meal at Marco Polo Restaurant, after which you will have to make their own way back to their hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 25 minutes’ private gondola ride
    • Romantic lunch/dinner for two at the Marco Polo Restaurant

    • Valentine Special:
    • Gondola ride (25 minutes)
    • Romantic Candlelight dinner at the restaurant for two


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    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

    The table at the restaurant cannot be chosen, it is not possible to reserve the table near the window.

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

    Clients should print 2 copies of their voucher: one for the gondola + one for the restaurant. These vouchers should be handed over at the following locations
    Gondola: Gondolieri Bauer, Calle Larga 22 Marzo, 1162 - 30124 Venezia (with the chosen schedule)
    Restaurant: Marco Polo Restaurant Salisada San Lio - Castello, 5571, 30122 Venezia

    You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher

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

    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
    • The tour was wonderful!! Venice is so beautiful, and the food was outstanding. My only complaint is that it was difficult to find the restaurant. It says you get dropped off...

      Janet Loucks
    • Great Experience

      It was truly a great experience....

      Robert B Lewis
    • fantastic romantic experience

      very traditional attraction, beauty remembrace...

      Anna Czarnecka
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