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Booked 30 minute tour with serenade. It was a group of 6 boats with 6 passengers on each gondola and one singer for the 6 boats. 3rd couple in line so you thought that would have guaranteed the one good couple seat but no we...More
Prebooked Gondola tour for 1530. Arrived to a line of apx. 20 people. Due to wet weather, less Gondolas were operating (only 5) and they sit six customers. The staff spoke very little English and came across as rude and unsympathetic. When gondolas arrived, if...More
We prebooked and pre paid for this gondola ride months in advance for our trip. We arrived for a 3:30 gondola ride 10 minutes in advance as indicated by our voucher. We asked where to go and we were told to join a queue upon...More
I called Agenzia Gondolieri Travel and booked a 60 minute Gondola ride for 6 people. The price was good. The ride was good too along the Grand Canal and into some small canals. The one complaint we had was that our Gondola Driver didn't stop...More
When we wanted to cross the Grande Canal without using a bridge a Traghetto was a great alternative. We used one after visiting the Santa maria della Salute.Crossing at the Giglio. Traghetto crossings are shown on any map of Venice The cost is a few...More
O course you want to take a gondola boat ride: you are in Venice. The cost for a gondola is signposted at all places where you can get onto a boat, and states the cost per time-duration (this more expensive at night). The boatman will...More
When you visit Venice never pre book these gondolas no point as there are so many beautiful spots you can get these from so chill out find a good location which is quite in the side streets go down the grand canal and side canals...More
Do not book or pre-book this sham of a Gondola ride. My wife & I had pre-booked this Gondola ride on our honeymoon to Italy and it was our worst experience in Italy.
The pre-booking mean't absolutely nothing. We arrived, as requested on the ticket...More
I couldn't wait for our prebooked romantic honeymoon sunset gondola ride with serenade. Had spent two days watching various couples and tourists ride around the canals. Upon arrival to this crowd, there was a large queue, we missed the sunset. Next we read you may...More
I booked a gondola serenade in advance before my trip. This place was a bit hard to get to, but would be easier for someone in that neighborhood. When we arrived there was a large line and it appeared everyone had reservations. When booking this...More
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district) when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring cars and buses close to the center of Venice. Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes with energy from travelers and students. Historic palaces and former industrial buildings house some departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture
universities. On the Fondaco dei Turchi, Venice's Museum of Natural History offers Venetians prehistoric thrills, plus an overview of lagoon fish and wildlife. The Grand Canal, northern boundary of Santa Croce, is lined with palaces and decorated by the tall green dome of San Simeon Piccolo. Ca' Pesaro attracts Venetians to its contemporary art exhibitions. The Grand Canal exposes only one face of these buildings. On the opposite side, the palace often interacts with a square or a busy street to represent its neighbourhood identity.