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Venice Classic Gondola Ride

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Enjoy the opulence of the floating city with a delightful 30-min gondola ride. Cruise down the majestic canals that are iconic to Venice!

Highlights

  • Set off on a 30-min journey exploring Venice's waterways aboard a traditional gondola.

  • Solo travelers benefit from cost-effective options, and history enthusiasts will love the route under the Bridge of Sighs.

  • Travelling with a group? You could also opt for a shared gondola experience with travel companions.

  • Upgrade for bilingual commentary or a digital app in 7 languages, revealing facts behind the Venetian landmarks you'll pass.

  • Marvel at Santa Maria della Salute's domes, the Peggy Guggenheim House Museum's waterfront entrance, and more during your gondola ride.

Inclusions

  • 30-min shared gondola ride in Venice

  • Gondola and seat assigned by the gondolier

  • Seating guaranteed in the same gondola (optional)

  • Live commentary in English and Italian (optional)

  • Digital app audio commentary in Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, French & Hindi (optional)

  • Special route under the Bridge of Sighs (optional)

Exclusions

  • Headphones (ensure you bring your own)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Ratings & Reviews

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  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Brazil
  • Spain
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Switzerland
  • Portugal
Guests from United States, United Kingdom, Germany and over 43 countries have loved this experience
Veikko Ala-Mäyry

Veikko

5/5

Apr, 2024

Our guide was abdolutely incredible! He was both informative and easily approchable. Such a delight. The gondola ride was perfect as well and we even got a vr experience as an added bonus. However the instructions when buying the gondola ride could have been better as we were under the impression that we a tour wouldn'be included at all.
Jennifer Fawcett

Jennifer

5/5

Apr, 2024

Our guide, Sara, was welcoming and charismatic and gave the group a 15-minute tour before we got on the gondola, which provided information about Venice and the gondolas that I never would have known. The ride itself was wonderful - what a great way to see the city.
Elgen Manos Cahansa

Elgen

4/5

Apr, 2024

Regarding the rides i wont experience because they change time for high tide reason, but thank you headout team because they ressolve very fast my refund,maybe nxt time when i go back Venice.
Jessica Reyes

Jessica

5/5

Mar, 2024

Sarah did a great job sharing a little history about Venice and gondolas during our mini walking tour towards the gondola service. Weather was perfect and ride was smooth. Don't expect the gondoliers to speak to you but the silence was golden as you enjoy the ambience! Great experience overall.
Ben Ewart

Ben

3/5

Mar, 2024

No commentary as advertised. Probably better gondola rides and locations in Venice - more inner city would be better. Wouldn't recommend. Suggest paying a little more for a more personal ride.

The city built on water, Venice, is one you'd want to experience on the water! The Grand Canal (Canale Grande) is the bustling main street of this water city and is crowded with water taxis, gondolas, and public ferries. This tour is perfect for those who are looking for a typical Venetian experience as well as an immersive history lesson on the floating city! With tours like these, we guarantee you a picture-perfect visit to Venice.

Enjoy the Grandeur of Venice on a Peaceful Gondola Ride

On this delightful Gondola ride, you will get the chance to marvel at the great views of Venice's top attractions from a unique vantage point. You will cruise past the Salute Church and Punta Della Dogana. You will also enjoy unique breathtaking views of the Doges Palace and of St. Mark's Bell Tower, perfect for a photo-op!

Immerse Yourself in Venice's Vibrant History

An optional audio guide will immerse you in the fascinating history of gondolas and gondoliers! Onboard you will listen to all about the palaces, churches, and attractions around you. You will learn also tales known only by Venetians!

What to bring

  • Please wear comfortable shoes.

Accessibility

  • This experience is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Additional information

  • Please note that this is a shared tour with other guests not belonging to the same party and is not a private gondola ride. Each gondola can host a maximum of 5 people.

  • The seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on the guest’s weight.

  • The ride will only be canceled in case of extreme weather conditions or a gondolier strike.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

Redemption Point

Please check your final voucher for redemption point details and specific instructions.

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