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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

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

    Start time

    01 Aug 2017 to 31 Oct 2017 : 12:00pm (noon) and 6:15pm
    01 Nov 2017 to 31 Mar 2018 : 12:00pm (noon) and 5:15pm
    01 Apr 2018 to 31 Oct 2018 : 12:00pm (noon) and 6:15pm

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

    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 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

    Art of Glassblowing Tour: Departs at 12:00 from Clock Tower Near "Yex" Exchange Office (The White Building With The Blue Clock Facade). St. Mark’s Square. Glass Factory Detail: VETRERIA GALLERIA SAN MARCO – Calle del Cappello Nero, San Marco 181/A – 30124 Venezia.

    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.

    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. 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.

    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.

    Book your tickets now, offer valid for limited period only.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 25 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

    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, German, Italian and Japanese (the visit could be multilingual).

    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 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

    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
    • 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
    • fantastic romantic experience

      very traditional attraction, beauty remembrace...

      Anna Czarnecka, Poland, 11/Aug/2016
    • 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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