Here is a selection of the most recent reviews of the Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade submitted by actual travelers. Read what travelers liked, what they loved, and what they thought could be improved.
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Wonderful experience! Don't forget to bring along a bottle of wine.Reviewed by: Laurie L, November 2013
This was a very pleasant experience, the Gondolas are lovely crafts, and I was in the one with the serenaders. The accordionist played a variety of pop classic tunes, and then the tenor stood and sang excellently, such songs as A Gondolier, and Volare.
As it was 6.30, darkness fell, and so it was like a night tour also. As we entered the smaller canals from the Grand Canal, the footbridges lent an enchanting echo to the singer's voice, and diners at the cafe's above took photographs. It was very dark in some areas, but the flash from cameras illuminated the musicians spasmodically, and I managed to capture some quite a memorable video shots. Excellent.
It was so romantic!!!!Reviewed by: IRENE SX, Greece, November 2013
If you're visiting Venice for the first time, you must do this tour!! Very well organized and the Italian singer was very good.
Paul from Orlando, FLReviewed by: Paul K, October 2013
A 'tourist activities' go, this is a must do in Venice and was value for money. The evening tour in my opinion would be much better than a daytime one - it does add a certain 'ambience' at dusk, even though you are with quite a few other gondolas.Reviewed by: wambeggy, Australia, October 2013
Espectacular!!!Reviewed by: MONICA C, October 2013
This was literally the highlight of Venice. The romantic singing, the flirtatious gondolier, and other couples in love in our boat sealed the deal. Venice is beautiful, but this ride made the city magical. I even got to stand on the boat and steer!!! Italians are truly friendly people. I'm in love.Reviewed by: Lisa L, October 2013
VERY ENJOYABLEReviewed by: REGINA M, October 2013
Everything what I hoped it to be. Well organised, excellent route and serenade. Highly recommendedReviewed by: Abraham J, October 2013
Was one of the highlights of our stay in Venice. Well organized and perfect time of day!Reviewed by: Judith N P, October 2013