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Private Grand Canal Gondola Ride, Walking Tour And Lunch

Private Grand Canal Gondola Ride, Walking Tour And Lunch

From $717.62 per group up to 2

Tour Venice by private gondola tour with a professional tour guide. Float along the canals and then go on a walk through the city's squares and streets and learn about Venice's history before stopping for a delicious 3-course lunch.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
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  • Immerse yourself in the Venetian daily life
  • Experience a private gondola ride, floating along the Grand Canal
  • Take part in a walking tour to discover the most charming streets and the inner city
  • Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant
Full description
Without any doubt, the most romantic and unforgettable experience in Venice is enjoying a promenade by gondola, the typical Venetian boat used in the past by Venetian aristocrats. Aboard a private gondola glide along the Grand Canal, the most famous and elegant waterway in the world. Along the way, explore the small and secret canals to fully appreciate the peculiarity of this floating city.  A specialized tour guide will pick you up at your hotel (if located in St. Mark’s or Rialto area) to accompany you to the gondola embarkation point. Once aboard enjoy a relaxing gondola ride of approximately one hour, while your tour-guide will tell you about the fascinating history of Venice. After the gondola ride, led by your tour guide, enjoy a pleasant walk along typical Venetian streets and squares. At the end of the walking tour, enjoy an excellent 3-course lunch at a a renowned typical restaurant. Lunch Menu: First course Gragnano spaghetti with clams in the shell Baked lasagna with veal sauce Homemade ravioli with spinach and cottage cheese with nut sauce Ribbon noodles with wild salmon and zucchini Spaghetti Carbonara Second Course Fillet of Gilthead Seabream Mediterranea style Mixed royal fried fish with catch of the day Chicken in curry sauce with apple and pilaf rice Sliced beef with rosemary Baked puff pastry with seasonal vegetables With baked potatoes or mixed seasonal vegetables Dessert Tiramisù (Drinks not included)
  • Specialized tour guide
  • Private gondola ride (without music) along part of the Grand Canal and along the minor inner canals (approx. 1 hour)
  • Three-course lunch (drinks not included) at restaurant Antico Pignolo
  • Drinks or snacks for children under 2 years (must be paid for on the spot)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

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

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the the grey newsstand with the sign "Venice Tours Assistance Point", located in Calle larga de l’Ascension, between the Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office).

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • This is a private tour
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • The itinerary could change in case of exceptionally bad weather, wind and high/low tide
  • To have the pick-up from the hotel, it must be situated in Saint Mark or Rialto area and you must provide the address and name of the hotel when making the reservation, at least 24 hours before the tour. Otherwise the meeting point will be at the local partner's office in "San Marco 1130" 1 minute from Saint Mark's Square
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Product ID: 97470