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Classic 30 minutes Gondola Ride

By Bucintoro Viaggi S.R.L.
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  • A beautiful ride in Venice's canals in a traditional gondola

  • Venetian Gothic buildings along the sprawling Grand Canal

  • Stunning view of the famous stone Rialto Bridge from below

  • Charming sights of residences & boats in smaller waterways

  • Chance to try a time-honored Venetian mode of transport

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Shared gondola ride

  • What's excluded

    Tour commentary

Know Before You Book

  • Children 1 and younger are complimentary.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Maximum group in a gondola is 4 people.

  • Gondola rides are shared. You may be riding with passengers outside of your party.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

What you can expect

Glide through enchanting canals just like Venetians of yesteryear with a serene ride in a traditional gondola. As a master gondolier leads you down the Grand Canal and into smaller waterways, soak up the sights of the distinct Gothic buildings and arching bridges that make the city so magical.

Make your way to Campo San Luca, where a gondolier in classic Venetian garb ushers you to a nearby canal to step into a flat-bottomed gondola. Soon, you're floating gracefully out into the expansive Grand Canal, flanked by beautiful arched buildings built in the Venetian Gothic style. Observe the bustle of boat traffic that still makes use of the canal today, and pass beneath the Rialto Bridge for a spectacular perspective on its stone grandeur.

Your peaceful journey also leads you into some of the minor waterways around St. Mark's Square, in which more entrancing sights of Venice await. Peer down alleyways at charming residences and shops, glide past moored private boats, and navigate under small bridges spanning the narrow walkways. As your picturesque ride draws to an end, your gondolier brings you to a convenient drop-off point to continue exploring the city on your own.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Temperature checks given to staff

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Activity Location

  • Alilaguna ticket office in fromt of the royal gardens gate
  • Venice Veneto

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Bucintoro Viaggi ( from the 01ts of september)
  • 4267/C Calle San Luca
  • Venezia Veneto 30124
  • Alilaguna Ticket Office in front of the Royal Gardens gate ( from the 08th June till 31ts of august - during the promotion period)
  • Venice Veneto 30100

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