- Choice of several departures throughout the day
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
- Likely to Sell Out
When you’re ready, be shown onto your shared gondola by a traditionally dressed gondolier. Each gondola seats six people, and your craft will be just one of a group of around eight gondolas that will cruise the canals together as a flotilla. A singer will board one of the gondolas in the flotilla and will serenade your group of shared gondolas as you waft along the waters.
Sit back on your seat and soak up the gorgeous scenes as your gondola bobs along some of Venice’s prettiest waterways. Dip into romantic side canals and drift along a stretch of the Grand Canal past exquisite mansions and landmarks such as the Palazzo Barberino.
Enjoy the dulcet tones and melodies of the singer traveling with your flotilla as the notes drift through the air around your gondola. Lose yourself in the Italian songs as you watch for top Venice attractions including the Peggy Guggenheim Collection museum, the stunning marble bridge designed by one of the finest Italian architects of the 16th century – Anthony da Ponte.
After around 35 minutes of gliding along and around the Grand Canal, return to the start pier where your gondola ride finishes.
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Starts at 3:30pm. Available November to March only
Starts at 6:30pm. Available April to October only
Starts at 7:30pm. Available April to October only
Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade
- Shared gondola ride in a flotilla of gondolas (approx. 35 minutes)
- Serenade from singer aboard one of flotilla gondolas
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Angela M, January 2017
I loved this. Went at night and was great to see Venice by night. I preferred sharing with others and the fact a few boats went out together as it added to the atmosphere. Everyone was nice and friendly. Great value for money and not to be missed.
Reviewed by: Carolyn Anne M, January 2017
The serenade was delightful as was the gondola. The company was easy to find near the hotel. We didn't realize there was a line until it was quite long but everyone left at the same time so that wasn't an issue. My daughter and I sat with just one other couple so we weren't cramped in like the last gondola ride I took four years ago. Highly recommended .