Venice: Private Gondola Ride along Canal Grande

4.7 / 5

18 reviews

Venice: Private Gondola Ride along Canal Grande

From $74.11 per person

Enjoy a private gondola ride down the legendary Canal Grande. Share the sights of Venice with your friends or that special someone.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 30 - 45 minutes
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English, Italian
Private group


  • Float down the Canal Grande on a private gondola ride
  • Pass under the Accademia bridge and admire the palaces of Venice
  • Upgrade your ride and enjoy a bottle of sparkling wine
Full description
Meet your Gondolier at Campo Santo Stefano. Board an authentic gondola and take a romantic ride. See the sights along the historical part of the Canal Grande. Admire the marvelous palaces, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Basilica Santa Maria della Salute, Palazzo Grassi and the Squero (the only gondola workshop. Explore its secret waterways. Float underneath the Accademia bridge. Experience the soul of Venice with your friends or your beloved. Choose the “Sparkling Wine Upgrade” and enjoy a bottle of sparkling wine with your gondola ride. Before your ride, stop by the Ai Do Cancari wine bar near the gondola station to pick up your bottle. After your gondola ride, keep exploring Venice with a complimentary mobile app which offers over 100 points of interest. Discover the city at your own pace.
  • 30-minute private gondola ride
  • Mobile app with 100 points of interest
  • 1 Bottle of sparkling wine (if the "Sparkling Wine Upgrade" option is selected).
  • Commentary
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The price is per gondola, not per person. 6 people can ride in 1 gondola.
  • Please note, this tour does not operate during bad weather, exceptionally high tides or strong wind. In these instances your ride can be postponed to the next day or refunded).
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 18 reviews

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It was an amazing tour with many interisting information about Venice given by the gondoliere. Thanks so much.

August 28, 2020

Gondolier was echt behulpzaam! Hij vertelde ons alles over Venetië.

July 13, 2020

Easy to find, nice and informative gondolier

February 21, 2020

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