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Venice Sightseeing by Gondola: Skip-the-Line!

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Key Highlights

  • See the major Venice attractions from the Great Canal with a gondola ride
  • Pre-book to avoid any destination hassles, Venice can be chaotic and overcrowded
  • An experienced gondolier will maneuver the gondola and ensure a smooth ride
  • A map will help you identify the main highlights during the ride
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    45 minutes approx. including time for embarkation (gondola ride lasts 30 minutes approx.)

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Church of San Moisè - Campo San Moisè, #1456. You can reach by taking a ferry to San Marco.
    Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour departure time.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    A romantic 'promenade' by gondola that will take you along the canals of Venice, one of the most important tourist destinations in the world, due to the city being one of the world's greatest and most beautiful cities of art. Enjoy the cruise through the city’s most secluded waterways passing under small bridges and along part of the Grand Canal. Booking a gondola ride on the spot is often nerve-wracking and time-consuming. Pre-book to avoid hassles and long queues to get on these hand crafted wooden rowboats.

    Admire regal buildings and ancient bridges as an experienced gondolier will row the boat. Experience Venice as the locals have for more than a thousand years.


    This tour allows you to skip the long crowded queues and comfortably step into your gondola at the meeting point to begin your Venice sightseeing from the canal.

    Admire some of Venice’s most beautiful locations as your gondolier propels you along. Be transported back in time as you relax in these hand-crafted rowboats that date back to the 11th century, when they were the primary source of transportation in Venice.

    The major Venice attractions that you would see are as follows:

    Mozart HouseLa Finese TheatrePeggy Guggenheim CollectionLa Salute ChurchDoge’s PalaceSt Mark’s Belltower

    While you admire the architecture of the buildings, read about their history and significance from the map that will be provided to you at the meeting point.

    Your 35-minute ride ends at the starting point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Skip-the-line 30minutes Gondola ride
    • Multilingual assistance for embarkation
    • Map with description of attractions


    • Hotel transfers
    • Meals
    • Gratuities
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    This is not a private tour, so you will have others along to make it all the more festive and fun! The maximum number of people is 6.

    Seating is on first come first served basis and left to the discretion of gondolier in order to balance the load on Gondola.

    There is no serenade (singing) on this Gondola option. Generally Gondoliers do not provide commentary.

    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 or you can bring a copy of printed version of the 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.