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30-minute Private Gondola Ride in Venice

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US$ 25.26
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    What to Expect
    Discover Venice on board its most iconic and picturesque mode of transportation. A private ride on a gondola represents a truly unmissable experience, which will take you back to the past. In fact, during the 17th and 18th centuries it is estimated that there were eight to ten thousand gondolas in Venice. Most of today's gondolas are touristic in use, but you'll be fascinated by the strong bond they had, and still have, with the history of the city.

    During this ride, you will pass along the Grand Canal and through some typical smaller canals as well. You'll then have a view of the famous Rialto Bridge, the palace Papadopoli, the home of Mozart, Santa Maria della Salute, the Phoenix, the home of Desdemona, Punta della Dogana and much more. It is highly recommended you bring a camera with you to capture some of the stunning views that you’ll enjoy along the ride.
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    Departure Point
    Calle Larga XXII Marzo, 2091, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 30-minute private gondola ride
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Transportation to the meeting point
    • Live guide
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Each gondola carries a maximum of 6 people. Larger groups will be divided between multiple gondolas
    • This tour takes place in sun or rain, but please note that in the event of exceptionally high tides or heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled by the local supplier and a full refund will be provided
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Dress code is smart casual; comfortable shoes on the gondola and no high heels please
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Awful ...... got less than 20 minutes in the Gondola and saw virtually nothing :(( so disappointed. Can’t recommend this expensive experience ......

    Date of experience: September 2019
    3  Thank AliLawn
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Beautiful experience, though confusing enough to find the right place, there are multiple Gondola stands, we waited at one with the correct name at the right time, but when the time for our boat ride came and went we managed to find the correct one....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    2  Thank KeiraJarvis
    Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

    I agree with all other reviews. It's extremely over priced but so are the water taxis. But it is the only way to feel like you were there. So, when in Venezia you must take a Gondola.

    2  Thank MONICA M
    Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

    We paid gondola number 338 (€80) for a 30 minute ride. We actually got 19 minutes, literally around the block! We were warned by others that it might only take 25 minutes but this was extreme and felt like a rip-off. My 8 year old...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    4  Thank Johnjulian
    Reviewed 7 August 2019

    If you have never been to Venice a gondola ride is a must 80 euros for the trip for up to 6 people. But the best way to Venice is a private water taxi tour for 40 mins you see much more price negotiable.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    3  Thank stephenoasisg3
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    26 June 2019|
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    Response from MichaelMacartney | Reviewed this property |
    you can have up to 6 people in a gondola. We paid 122€ for the lot of us. You can book online via viator or trip adviser
    10 June 2019|
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    Response from pabloq653 |
    Morning and noon : 80€ After 20 hrs or 8pm Until 5 am 100€ All the ride 4 or 1 people
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    10 June 2019|
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    Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, but try to negotiate with the gondolier!
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