1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Grand Canal

Private Serenade Gondola Tour

Product ID: 95676
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Combine the joy of sightseeing with an atmospheric Gondola experience, accompanied by traditional Venetian music. This private gondola tour is a must-do for couples and groups, and a particularly memorable way to celebrate a special occasion.
About this activity
Duration 30 minutes
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a private tour in an iconic Venetian gondola
  • Savor the the Canal Grande as you are serenaded with traditional music and songs
  • Experience the magical atmosphere of the city with the exclusivity of a tailored tour
Full description
With music filling the air and the wonderful Baroque buildings reflected in the waters, a Gondola ride is truly the best way to experience the magical city of Venice. This 30-minute Gondola ride especially for your group will take you along the enchanting canals of Venice accompanied by traditional music and songs.

Board the distinctive Gondola and cruise along some of Venice’s backstreets as well as the Grand Canal. During the Gondola ride, a singer will board one of the boats and croon traditional Venetian numbers as you drift on the canal.

The Grand Canal has been called ‘the finest street in the world”. Dressed in traditional costume, your gondolier will row you along the canals and you will see a boulevard of baroque palazzo dating from the 12th to the 18th century. Some of the major highlights that you will pass are Santa Maria della Salute church, Teatro la Fenice, Accademia bridge, Peggy Guggenheim, Mozart's home and more.
Includes
  • 30-minute gondola ride accompanied by live music
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

When you get there

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Know before you go
Tours will not operate in the event of bad weather, high tide or Gondolier's strike. In these cases your tour will either be-rearranged or a full refund offered.

This tour is Private, your Gondola will not be shared with other guests; there can be up to 4-6 people per gondola. Seats will be allocated by the gondolier in order to balance the load on Gondola. The tour is free for children under 2 years of age, if they're in the arms of their parents (Children should not occupy a seat in the gondola).

The tour group "Gondola Serenade" includes a couple of musicians (a singer + a musician) that will be boarded in one of the gondolas to perform throughout the trip, there is not a couple of musicians on each gondola; to permit all participants to listen the serenade, the musicians will board on a gondola in the centre of the row. Generally, Gondoliers do not provide commentary.

This tour is not recommended to wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.

From £346.16 Per group up to 5