Venice Gondola Ride Experience

Small Group 35-minute Venice Gondola ride through the evocative back canals to enjoy the quintessential city sightseeing tours of Venice by boat

Highlights and what's included

  • Travel in a traditional Venetian Gondola limited to a maximum of 6 passengers per Gondola

Description

Taking a Venice Gondola Ride Tour of Venice is one of the quintessential quintessential city sightseeing tours of Venice by boat for the first-time visitor. The Gondola is as unique as Venice itself, their crescent-shaped hulls and their forcole that allow the Gondelieri to position their oars in many different ways are the secrets to how these long and slender crafts can navigate the narrow and intricate network of waterways of Venice.

On our small Group Venice Gondola Ride you'll visit parts of the city that are only accessible by this means of transport, and as you glide silently along these inviting waterways, dominated by soaring and majestic Venetian Palaces you'll be transported back in time to when the main means of transportation for Venetian nobility were these vessels.

Small group Gondola ride boat tours of Venice offer the most economical way of enjoying the quintessential experience in Venice Sighteeing tours. The Gondola is as unique as Venice itself, their crescent-shaped hulls and their forcole that allow the Gondelieri to position their oars in many different ways are the secrets to how these long and slender crafts can navigate the narrow and intricate network of waterways of Venice.

On our Gondola Ride boat tours of Venice you'll visit parts of the city that are only accessible by this means of transport. Glide through the evocative narrow back canals of San Marco, dominated by towering palaces and punctuated by delicate bridges to travel back in time and experience Venice as the Venetians did when the Gondola was the main means of transportation in Venice.

The route of our Gondola Ride Boat Tours of Venice features some of the following sightseeing attractions of the city; the glorious Baroque Salute Church that was built to commemorate the end of Venice's most severe and devastating plague, the La Fenice Opera House, the Guggenheim Museum & Peggy Guggenheims former home, the ill-fated Ca' Dario Palace, the beautiful San Moise Church, Mozarts home in Venice and numerous magnificent Gothic/Byzantine Palaces that echo the great prosperity that Venice; the Venetians once enjoyed during the times of the Serenissima Republic.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: We require a minimum of 4-people booked to operate this Gondola Ride Tour. Maximum 6-participants a Gondola

Meeting Point

Your Gondola Ride Tour of Venice starts from the entrance to the Royal Gardens on the water front of St. Marks Square. From St. Marks facing the Basilica turn right and walk towards the open water. At the two giant columns facing the water turn right, and following the line of trees after a 100 metres you will come to the entrance of the Royal Gardens where we will be waiting holding a sign with Venice Gondola Tour written on it

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Reviewed by Susan - 14 October 2013 on
The gondola ride was magical. It was an opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Grand Canal area and into the quiet canals. We completely enjoyed the experience!
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