Venice Gondola Ride

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Venice

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from$37.65
3.5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Floating down the canals, live the unique experience of a gondola ride through the majestic and history-soaked atmosphere of Venice and admire the charming sights of the city from the water. Discover magic hidden places accessible only by gondola and experience a different perspective than traditional walking tours. You’ll see Venice as the local noblest and wealthiest families did for centuries, with the benefit of an affordable price.
Enjoy an enchanting 30-minute gondola ride and appreciate the beauty, charm, and colors of this unique city. You’ll see Venice as the local noblest and wealthiest families did for centuries, feeling privileged in this evocative atmosphere. You'll be gently guided by the gondolier through the calm waters of the old city, passing under ancient and imposing bridges and being able to admire the architectural masterworks of Venice. The tour will let you discover the Basilica della Salute, one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture, which offers a different perspective view according to the point from which it is observed. The Basilica was offered to the Virgin Mary, to pray for the eradication of the plague of the seventeenth century. Moreover you'll have the opportunity to navigate through picturesque minor canals of Venice, leaving the more famous Grand Canal and heading to other important and majestic places. During the gondola ride you'll see La Fenice, the most famous theatre in Venice. Unfortunately known for being repeatedly destroyed by fire and rebuilt, La Fenice is the main opera house in the city and it hosted many concerts of great Italian composers like Rossini, Verdi, Bellini and Donizetti. Embrace the charm of an unforgettable experience, that will leave you extraordinary and everlasting memories!

What’s included

  • Gondola ride

What’s not included

  • Guided visit
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees

Highlights

  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Excellent value for money
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