25-30 minutesStart time
01 Apr - 31 Oct: 6:30pm and 7:30pm
01 Nov - 31 Mar: 3:30pm
Tour departs from “Campo Santa Maria del Giglio” in front of hotel Gritti, Venice, 30124.
Please arrive the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. .
The tour ends at the starting point
Share a approx. 35-minute Gondola Cruise with other travelers along the canals of Venice and be entertained with music and song as you glide along the Canals of enchanting Venice.
With music filling the air and the wonderful Baroque buildings reflected in the waters, a Gondola ride is truly the best way to experience the magical city of Venice.
The meeting point for your Venice Gondola ride is Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, a guide will accompany you to board your Gondola nearby.
Board the distinctive Gondola and cruise along some of Venice’s backstreets as well as the Grand Canal.
The Grand Canal has been called ‘the finest street in the world”. As your gondolier wearing the traditional costume rows the gondola, you will see a boulevard of baroque palazzo dating from the 12th to the 18th century. Some of the major highlights that you will pass by are Rialto Bridge, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, the Grand Canal and more.
During the Gondola ride, a singer will board one of the boats and croon traditional Venetian numbers as you drift on the canal.
Your gondola ride ends at the starting point.
Tours will not operate in the event of bad weather, high tide or Gondolier's strike. Your tour will either be-rearranged or a full refund offered.
Free for children under 2 years of age, if they're in the arms of their parents (Children should not occupy a seat in the gondola).
The tour is not private, your Gondola will be shared with other guests, there can be up to 6 people per gondola. Seats will be allocated by the gondolier in order to balance the load on Gondola.
The tour group "Gondola Serenade" includes a couple of musicians (a singer + a musician) that will be boarded in one of the gondolas to perform throughout the trip, there is not a couple of musicians on each gondola; to permit all participants to listen the serenade, the musicians will board on a gondola in the centre of the row. Generally, Gondoliers do not provide commentary.
Please note that due to the popularity of the Gondola ride, the boarding area is likely to be crowded.
Refunds cannot be offered in the case of late arrival and no show.
We do not recommended this tour for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
We had classical singers to listen to as we traveled through the narrow canal, there was six of us in the Gondola. It was a lovely experience that anyone who goes to Venice...Mrs Iziegbe
An enjoyable and memorable experience the highlight of the holiday . A must do !!!...Dorielle Caruana
5 gondolas convoys with one musician's gondola went through small narrow canals approx. 30 minutes. "No music, No gondola !!"...MICHIHIRO HAYASHI