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Venice: Grand Canal by Gondola with Commentary

By Venice Tours
Price was CA $65, price is now CA $43
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  • Charming gondola ride on Grand Canal and its hidden canals

  • Stunning views of the city’s centuries-old palaces & bridges

  • Romatics waterways & spots inaccessible by foot

  • The guide will narrate history and tales about old Palaces,

  • Exclusive gondola tour with commentary

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    1 hour of guided tour including 30 minutes gondola ride

  • What's included

    Live commentary about the itinerary and the history of gondolas and gondoliers. In English and Ital

  • What's included

    Commentary by mobile app in German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Hindi and Russian

  • What's included

    Mobile app to see Venice in the past

  • What's excluded


  • What's excluded

    Audio devices

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • The guide will be only on one gondola, the participants on the others gondola will listen to her/him with the audio-devices

  • The live commentary will be only in English and Italian. The commentary on German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Hindi, and Russian will be provided by mobile app downloaded on the own devices.

  • The Gondola Ride does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather or high/low tide (in these cases it can be postponed the days after otherwise it will be refunded)

  • The gondola is shared, NOT private

  • Each gondola can hold a maximum 6 people

What you can expect

Glide the canals of Venice on gondola ride with live guide who explains stories and secrets of the fascinating palaces around you. Let you drive along Grand Canal by your gondolier.

Pass under elegant bridges, sail from the postcard-perfect waters of the Grand Canal into romantic waterways reachable only by gondola. Live the inimitable atmosphere of the floating city!

During the itinerary you will admire Peggy Guggenheim Collection,Basilica Santa Maria della Salute, Fenice Opera House, Punta della Dogana and at the end, you’ll enjoya wonderful view of Piazza San Marco with its Doge’s Palace that overlooks the St.Mark's Basin.

Experience the essence of Venice as you step from the walkways of the floatingcityinto an authentic Venetian gondola led by an expert gondolier.Sit back, visit the romantic canals and hidden spots to admire the play of lights on the tiled facades of the palaces located along the canals.

The guide will narrate you the fascinating history of gondola and gondoliers! On board you will listen to all about the palaces, churches and attractions around you. You will learn also tales known only by Venetians!

At the end of the experience you will receive a mobile app to see Venice and the Grand Canal as they were in the past centuries: at the end of the tour you will receive a qr code to download a digital map with a 2D of Venice from the middle age until the last 18th century.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

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

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required

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Activity Location

  • Piscina San Moise
  • Venezia Veneto 30124

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Museo Correr
  • Calle Larga Ascensione
  • Venezia Veneto 30124
  • 3.2 average out of 5 rating of 160 reviews


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