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Romance with Antiquity: Grand Canal Tour in a Gondola with Venetian Musicians and Enthralling Commentary and Zero Queues

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    1 April to 31 October : Daily

  • Duration

    The Gondola Ride lasts for approximately 30 minutes

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Church of Santa Maria del Giglio – You will find our multilingual assistant with a signboard in which is written “GONDOLA WITH MUSIC”. You must wait for the assistant at the church and do not go to the gondola landing stage.

  • Ending Point

    Campo Santa Maria del Giglio

Key Highlights

  • Travel back in time and savour old world charms of Venice on an iconic gondola cruise
  • Regale yourself with a marvellous performance by Venetian singers and musicians
  • Feast your eyes on the vintage beauty of Venice, snaking through obscure waterways
  • See a bunch of renowned attractions in the city such as La Fenice Theatre, Accademia Bridge and more
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!


Hear the word ‘Venice’ and the first thing that comes to your mind are gondolas and almost Wes Anderson style vintage buildings! And this Grand Canal tour, accompanied by a bunch of Italian or Venetian musicians, is the perfect way to experience the romance shrouding Venice without having to deal with long queues and overcrowded rides.

Snaking its way through the obscure waterways of the city, you can feast your eyes incredible beauty that hangs over "The Floating City" like an unmistakably intoxicating veil. With our bewitching singers and musicians keeping you regaled with their charismatic performance along with the engrossing commentary on our mobile app, you savour a taste of the idyllic Venetian life. The gondola crosses a bunch of renowned attractions in the city such as Accademia Bridge, Peggy Guggenheim Collection Palace, La Fenice Theatre, Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute and more, giving you a chance to get acquainted with the vibrant history of Venice. Short, sweet and extremely endearing, this tour will send you home mesmerised and with an involuntary smile on your face!

About The Supplier: With over 20 years of experience in acquainting travellers with the magic of Venice, Venice Tours is a fantastic partner to experience the city with. Their vision is to share their love for the city and its romantic microcosm along with a rich history with one and all, leading to distinctive experiential tours.


  • 30 minutes (approximately) shared gondola ride (Ride back in time!)
  • Live music with singers (Venetian charms, coming right up!)
  • Small group with no queues (Intimate experiences are the best, aren’t they?)
  • Commentary by app (on your own mobile) or brochure in Italian or English or French or German or Spanish or Japanese or Chinese or Russian or Hindi (Language barrier? What’s that?)
  • Multilingual assistance for embarkation (Zero worries for you!)


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (We bet you will be out and about)
  • Meals (It’s still a feast for your senses)

Please note

Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

Please make sure that your booking voucher has “Reservation and Payment through Venice Tours” and the CODE VTGOMU written on it.

Each gondola can accommodate a maximum of 6 people and we stick to five gondolas at most so that you can have more of a personalised experience.

The tour group includes a couple of musicians (a singer + a musician) who will be aboard one of the gondolas to perform throughout the trip. We will help you board the gondolas in the centre so you can enjoy the music at close quarters.

Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes.

Unfortunately, this tour is not completely accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities so you might want to keep this in mind while booking it.

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