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Venice: Shared Gondola Ride Across the Grand Canal

Activity provider: Bucintoro Viaggi

Venice: Shared Gondola Ride Across the Grand Canal

Activity provider: Bucintoro Viaggi
Likely to sell out Booked 32 times yesterday

From US$ 30.53 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 32 times yesterday

Enjoy Venice from a privileged view of a Gondola accompanied by its gentle movement. Take a ride along Canal Grande and minor canals around San Marco Square and Rialto.

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Duration 30 minutes
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Italian, English, German, French, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Enjoy a shared gondola ride through the canals of Venice
  • Glide down small canals and into the larger Grand Canal
  • Experience sightseeing in a unique way
Full description

Share a gondola ride with up to 5 other people and a master gondolier through the canals of Venice. Glide gracefully through the mysterious canals of Venice on a peaceful 30-minute ride. Discover the quaint and charming canals of Venice that have different charms and appeals, which you'll experience on this tour. Float down the iconic Grand Canal, ride down minor waterways, and pass by the famous theater, La Fenice, to soak up the atmosphere.

  • Shared gondola ride of approximately 30-minutes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The meeting point is the Alilaguna ticket office, in front of the Royal Gardens gate. The ticket office is a small wooden structure, at the far end of row of souvenir stalls, and directly opposite the San Marco Giardinetti water public transportation station.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please note this tour does not include any serenades or music.
  • Please note that the ride could last less than 30 minutes depending on how busy the canals are.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 1820 reviews

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The gondola ride was a fun experience. We were in the gondola with 5 people. The description of the meeting place was wrong. There appeared to be no wooden house and there was no clear indication of the starting point. We started almost fifteen minutes later than planned. The route did not match the description, so we did not see the theater and the Rialto bridge. We made a small tour from the Grand Canal through some quieter canals. A bit touristy and all gondolas run one after the other on the same round. The gondolier was on the phone during the trip. Other than that, I thought it was a fun activity.

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August 7, 2022

Great experience, I would really recommend this. We got to have a calm trip around some of the canals. Friendly atmosphere and we were lucky to be seated with some nice tourists so the chat flowed easily. You are divided into groups of five in each gondola, The one thing to note is that we did not find it easy to locate the ticket office where you pick up the tickets. This should be better explained per market on site.

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August 2, 2022

My girlfriend and I have booked this experience because we wanted to go to the gondola in Venice. The cost is good and the gondola time is about 20-25 minutes. The “gondoliere” was very nice because he told us much about the Venice. However we waited about half an hour before of go on the gondola. In conclusion, we liked this tour and we recommend it.

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July 26, 2022

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