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You’ll meet your gondolier at Calle Larga Ascensione, going to the front of the tourist line and stepping right into your gondola for an unforgettable tour of Venice. Sit back and enjoy the city from the water as your gondolier steers you peacefully through the canals of Venice.

During your 30-minute journey, you’ll leave the Grand Canal to glide through the quieter and narrower minor canals of Venice. You’ll pass under ancient bridges and admire architectural masterpieces such as the Basilica della Salute and La Fenice, the most famous opera house in Venice.

Booking your Venice gondola ride ahead of time allows you to skip the long tourist lines and enjoy a gondola ride at your desired time. With booking ahead you’ll also avoid having to negotiate with the gondolier and can just sit back and relax and enjoy your ride through the canals.
Locations visited
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute
Teatro La Fenice
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Overview
Skip the tour line at the canal by booking a Venice gondola ride ahead of time leaving more time to enjoy a Spritz on the Grand Canal. You’ll enjoy a 30-minute gondola ride exploring the canals of Venice admiring historic sites and romantic bridges the way they were meant to be seen.  A gondola ride is the perfect way to escape the hustle of the tourist areas as you glide through the quieter, narrower canals of the city.
Highlights
  • Skip the tour line at the canal by booking a Venice gondola ride in advance
  • Experience the magic of Venice on a 30-minute gondola ride
  • Admire Venice’s picturesque architecture and bridges while gliding through the canals
  • Explore hidden places that can only be seen from the water, not on a walking tour
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Reviewed yesterday
Worth doing if a little expensive

I suppose when you come to Venice you have to experience a Gondola trip and that is what we did. It was a pleasant half hour and we saw a liitle of the place but it is hardly the romantic serenading experience we were expecting....More

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Reviewed yesterday
Not what we had imagined at all, but…

When you think of Venice, you automatically think of a gondola ride. In movies, it’s so picturesque and romantic. In real life, it’s nothing of the sort. The gondoliers just talk to their friends, other gondoliers who are just mere meters from each other since...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Venice gondola

Very good. Althoug a little disorganized when a lot of people booked for either the same or very close time went from the meeting point to the boarding Point. There was no line, just how ever we want to be waiting, including some pushing and...More

Thank Cecilia O
Reviewed 1 week ago
Disappointing

First we had to find this mysterious meeting point which we finally found when we asked someone about it. Then we where lead about 10mins to the gondola place. We had to wait about 45 minutes to get in to the gondola. The ride should...More

1  Thank itslamilla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Dreadful experience

I bought the voucher in advance so we were able to jump the queue as we had little time in Venice. Arrived at the meeting point, after asking a number of different Gondola companies due to unclear directions, on time for no one to meet...More

1  Thank Joanne E
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