Private tour

Venice: Historical Gondola Yard Private Tour

Venice: Historical Gondola Yard Private Tour

From US$ 270.40 per person

Discover all the secrets of Venice's gondola visiting its birthplace in one of the most ancient and famous “squero” (yard) of Venice.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
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  • Enjoy a visit to a gondola yard
  • Learn how gondolas are made from your professional guide
  • Discover all the secrets of the gondola
Full description
The “Gondola” is undoubtedly the symbol of Venice. Its elegant and silent flowing through the canals is one of the main attractions of this wonderful city. Used as the main mean of transportation in the past centuries, nowadays the gondola gives tourists the possibility to appreciate breathtaking views of this marvelous city from the water. An enchanting blast through the past! But how this special boat is built? Which are the elements that guarantee its balance combined to its lanky and fluid shape? Discover all the secrets of a gondola by visiting it's birthplace in one of the most ancient and famous “squero” (yard) of Venice.
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at Santo Stefano Square, near the statue.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Comfortable shoes recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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Product ID: 134064