Venice: Grand Canal by Gondola with Commentary
3.3/53.3 out of 5
- Charming gondola ride on Grand Canal and its hidden canals
- Stunning views of the city’s centuries-old palaces & bridges
- Romantics waterways & spots inaccessible by foot
- The guide will narrate history and tales about old Palaces,
- Book the private ride for a romantic experience
Multiple meeting/redemption points available, see location information for full list
Grand Canal by Gondola with Live Commentary
Venice: Grand Canal by Gondola with Live Commentary
What's included, what's not
Know before you book
- The guide will be only on one gondola, the participants on the others gondola will listen to her/him with the audio-devices
- Shared gondola: The live commentary will be only in English, French, Spanish & Italian. The commentary on German, Japanese, Chinese, Hindi, and Russian will be provided by mobile app downloaded on the own devices.
- The Gondola Ride does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather or high/low tide (in these cases it can be postponed the days after otherwise it will be refunded)
- Each gondola can hold a maximum 5 people
- You can choose between the share ride or the private's one. On the private one there is NOT commentary and it takes 30 minutes
What you can expect
Glide the canals of Venice on a gondola ride with a live guide who explains the stories and secrets of the fascinating palaces around you. Let you drive along Grand Canal by your gondolier.
Pass under elegant bridges, and sail from the postcard-perfect waters of the Grand Canal into romantic waterways reachable only by gondola. Live the inimitable atmosphere of the floating city!
During the itinerary, you will admire the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Basilica Santa Maria della Salute, Fenice Opera House, Punta della Dogana, and at the end, you’ll enjoy a fantastic view of Piazza San Marco with its Doge’s Palace that overlooks the St.Mark's Basin.
Experience the essence of Venice as you step from the walkways of the floating city into an authentic Venetian gondola led by an expert gondolier. Sit back, and visit the romantic canals and hidden spots to admire the play of lights on the tiled facades of the palaces located along the canals.
The guide will narrate the fascinating history of gondolas and gondoliers! On board, your guide will tell you about all the palaces, churches, and attractions around you. You will also learn tales known only by Venetians!
If you wish for a more loving experience, book a private ride. You will glide the Grand Canal only with your beloved partner.
At the end of the experience, you will receive a mobile app to see Venice and the Grand Canal as they were in the past centuries. At the end of the tour, you will receive a QR code to download a digital map of 2D of Venice from the Middle age until the last 18th century.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers
- Contactless ticket redemption