Cruises and boat tours

Private guided gondola ride on Venice's Grand Canal

Availability: Every day
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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.

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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
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When

From Monday to Saturday at 2.00pm (winter time)

Every day at 10.00am and 3.00pm (summer time)

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Provider
VeniceEvents
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

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