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Venice: Private Gondola Ride

Product ID: 22361
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Take a relaxing gondola ride through the tranquil canals of Venice. During your private 25 to 30-minute ride, you'll escape the hustle and bustle of tourist areas as you glide along the quieter canals in the city.
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Duration: 30 minutes
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  • Enjoy a private gondola ride for up to 6 people
  • Get away from the main waterways and tourist sights
  • Immerse yourself in local culture with this traditional experience
  • Choose from morning, afternoon or evening departure times to suit your schedule
Full description
Feel like part of the ancient Venetian tradition, and experience the city as the locals have for more than a thousand years, on this private gondola ride for up to 6 people.

On your 25 to 30-minute journey, you'll be taken away from the main waterways and tourist sights, as your gondolier navigates you with expertise and precision through some of the narrower, quieter canals of Venice.

As you sit back and enjoy the scenery, you'll inevitably become involved in the friendly banter of the gondoliers and their particular Venetian dialect, which is as much a part of Venetian culture as the gondola itself.

Pre-book your trip and avoid having to negotiate with the gondolier or stress about details.
  • Private gondola ride
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
  • Additional food or drink
  • Guide (the gondolier is only a driver)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Gondola Station - Santa Maria del Giglio, Campiello Traghetto, 30124 Venezia VE. Gondola station is next to the Hotel Gritti Palace.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
  • Baby strollers
Know before you go
• In cases of exceptionally bad weather, the gondola ride will be canceled. If this happens, your departure time will be re-scheduled to the next available time
• Please note that the ride could last less than 30 minutes depending on how busy the canals are. The length of the gondola ride is up to the discretion of the Gondolier
• There are no refunds for late arrivals or no-shows
• If you are late, the duration of the gondola ride will be less than 30 minutes
• This tour is not guided, although the gondolier may chat and give you some local history
• In case of high numbers of visitors, waiting times could be up to 20 minutes

From US$ 167.49 Per group up to 6

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Venice Events srl

Product ID: 22361