Quick info
What to expect
Meeting point
Reviews
Ask a question
Cruises and boat tours

Private guided gondola ride on Venice's Grand Canal

Availability: Every day
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Printed ticket only
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
Do this because
  • Private gondola ride on the Grand Canal
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Guaranteed the most breathtaking views of Venice
What to expect

On this truly unique and magical one hour gondola guided tour of Venice’s waterways, you will be guaranteed the best and most breathtaking views of the city of Venice from the water. You will glide along the Grand Canal passing Ca Dario, the Peggy Guggenheim museum, the Accademia bridge, the real home of Casanova, Palazzo Grassi, Ca Rezzonico, Ca Bembo, Ca Pesaro, close to the Rialto bridge, Campo Manin, and Mozart’s house.

Once you have met up with our expert guide, you will be steered in style by your own personal gondolier along the incomparable Grand Canal. Passing through centuries of history and stunning Palazzi, each with their own story to tell, you will cruise along one of the most, beautiful and elegant ‘high streets’ in the world. All you need to do is sit back, relax taking in the surroundings while your informative guide entertains you with stories and anecdotes of the city, explaining the history behind La Serenissima and her array of stunning palaces. Passing the Peggy Guggenheim museum the tour will take you under the modest Accademia Bridge, from here you will hear about the many characters that Venice has played host to such as Casanova. You will also discover the secrets of the Venetians, the ‘traghetto’ for example and the tales behind the gondola itself as we pass close to the majestic Rialto bridge.

Turning into one of Venice’s scenic side canals, you will not only be able to enjoy the splendor of the Canal Grande but also the quaint charm of the smaller, more residential areas too - ‘real Venice’. These are just a few highlights of this outstanding exploration of Venice. You will also learn about the gondola, its unique structure and traditions of the Venetian gondoliers – unique to Venice.

Read more
What's included
  • Private Gondola ride of one hour along the Grand Canal
  • Personal tour guide
  • Local Venetian Gondolier
What's not included
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities
Where

Campiello Traghetto, 2467, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Meeting point:

Meet at Campiello Del Traghetto, 2467 - Santa Maria Del Giglio Gondola park, Venice, next to the Hotel Gritti Palace. Look for your guide with a sign.

What to remember
  • Bring an umbrella incase of rain
  • Tour operates rain or shine
Read more
When
  • Every day at 10.00am and 3.00pm
Read more
Provider
VeniceEvents
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

You might also like

Unusual tours
Must see

The glass masters of The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara present a spectacular show dedicated to both...

(8)
£ 6
Castle & palace tours

The Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale) represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political powe...

£ 50
Cruises and boat tours

This private tour of Venice is the perfect one for you if you have limited time to spend in the city...

£ 103
Walking tours

This is a combination city tour, of 4 of the most popular tours in Venice and the best way to spend ...

£ 107
Walking tours

Make your way through the narrow alleys of Venice, stopping off to try some local specialities and r...

£ 32
Cooking Classes

Impara i segreti ed i trucchi dei più famosi piatti della cucina veneziana e assaggia il frutto del ...

£ 131
from:
£ 283