Venice: 30-Minute Gondola Ride on Grand Canal with Serenade

3.7 / 5

52 reviews

Venice: 30-Minute Gondola Ride on Grand Canal with Serenade

From $49.47 per person

Enjoy a romantic gondola ride through the Grand Canal and smaller canals of Venice while being serenaded by a musician on the trip.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 30 minutes - 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English, French, Spanish, German
Private or small groups available


  • Enjoy a 30-minute gondola ride through the canals of Venice
  • Glide through the Grand Canal and smaller side canals of this magical city
  • Be serenaded on your journey by a musician and a singer
Full description
No visit to Venice is complete without taking a gondola ride down the world famous Grand Canal - even better when it's accompanied by a live musician's serenade! Enjoy a relaxing evening cruising down many hidden canals so small you can literally touch the palazzos as you float by them. Explore the beauty of this city and breathe in the Italian culture unique to Venice. What makes this tour special is its musical flair - local musicians will be on board the gondola to serenade everybody with the traditional romantic music of Italy. What better way to spend an afternoon in Venice and get in the Italian spirit with your friends or family!
  • 30-minute private or shared gondola ride accompanied by music (depending on option chosen)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks (unless option with dinner selected)
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage

Know before you go

  • Please note that this activity is not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour runs rain or shine, so dress appropriately for the weather
  • For each flotilla (about 6 gondolas) the singer and the musician will be in the center of the row so everyone can hear the music
  • Children are free only if they don't occupy their own seat on the gondola
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.7 / 5

based on 52 reviews

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This was the #1 highlight of our trip to Italy!

This was fantastic and totally worth the money! My husband and I traveled to Rome, Florence and Venice in July 2018. We were on a budget and didn't want to bust the budget, so went with the "shared" gondola option and then splurged to have the serenade option. The experience was unforgettable and easily the best part of our whole trip! The singer and the man with the accordion had great chemistry and were constantly interacting w/ my husband and I. I thought the 20 mins sounded kinda short, but it ended up being the perfect amount of time. Do it at sunset around 7:30 if possible. Highly recommend this to all my family members and friends, it was simply enchanting and something my husband and I will never forget!

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August 4, 2018


おそらく特別料金を支払っているお客さんのところにミュージシャンが二人乗り込んで色々な曲を歌い演奏してくれる。特別料金がなかった場合はもしかしたら任意の船に乗ってくるかも。その船の周囲を囲むように他の船も着いていき聴くのだが、距離的に聞こえないこともしばしば(笑) あげなくてもよいのだが、事前にチップを最後に渡す場所があることが分かっていれば愛嬌たっぷりのゴンゴリエーレにチップを渡してあげたかった。 有名な箇所ではなく、乗り場の周囲を回るコースだが雰囲気を味わうには問題なし。狭い水路を船をぶつける事なく操る腕前は素晴らしい!夕方の時間狙うことをぜひ勧めます。ロマンチックすごいですよ~

August 15, 2019


November 2, 2019

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