Venice: 1-Hour Gondola Ride on the Grand Canal with Guide

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Enjoy a magical 1-hour guided tour of Venice from its waterways, gliding through centuries of history. In your gondola you’ll travel along the Grand Canal and smaller inner canals, with an informative guide who will tell you about the history of the city.

Highlights

  • Glide along Venice’s Grand Canal and smaller waterways in a gondola
  • Pass by iconic sites such as Ca’ Dario, the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, and the Accademia Bridge
  • Appreciate Venice from the water, as it was meant to be seen

Description

Take a tour of Venice from its waterways for the best and most breathtaking views of the city. This 1-hour tour is priced for a group of up to 5 persons. You’ll be steered in style by your own personal gondolier through centuries of history, along the iconic Grand Canal, one of the most elegant high streets in the world. Pass Ca Dario, Casanova’s home, Palazzo Grassi, Ca Rezzonico, Ca Bembo, Ca Pesaro, the Rialto Bridge, Campo Manin, and Mozart’s house. Sit back and relax as you take in the surroundings and your expert guide entertains you with anecdotes about the city. Learn the history behind La Serenissima, pass by the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, and pass under the Accademia Bridge. Hear tales behind the gondola itself as you near the majestic Rialto Bridge. Turning into one of Venice’s scenic side canals, you’ll take in the splendor of the Canal Grande and also be able to enjoy the quaint charm of the smaller, more residential areas. Your informative guide will tell you all about the gondola and its unique structure, and the traditions of Venetian gondoliers. This is an excellent way to combine an informative and stimulating guided tour with a romantic gondola ride.

Includes

1-hour private gondola ride Private local guide

Important Information

  • Please note:
  • There is space for up to 4 people plus the guide on the gondola
  • If you are late, the duration of the gondola ride will be less than 60 minutes
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible
  • If you weigh more than 150 kilos you will be counted as 2 persons on the gondola due to the weight distribution
  • If you are no show there is NO refund

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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