Venice: Private Gondola Ride in St. Mark's Area

Venice: Private Gondola Ride in St. Mark's Area

From US$ 146.11 Per group up to 6

Take a private gondola ride from the St. Mark's Area in Venice and marvel at the most beautiful places in the historic center of the city. Ride for approximately 30 minutes in a group of up to 6 people, and soak up the tranquility of Venice's canals.

About this activity

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Duration 30 minutes
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  • Avoid the crowds of people and take a moment for yourself on the peaceful canals
  • Discover the magic of Venice from a unique perspective: the water
  • Become a real Venetian as you glide around on the city's mode of transport par excellence
  • Be able to say you've truly visited Venice
  • Enjoy a private experience exclusive to you and your group
Full description
Immerse yourself in the magic of Venice and let yourself be lulled by the rocking of the water on a private gondola ride. Choose from 3 different routes starting in the St. Mark's area, and enjoy a must-do experience on the city's principal means of transport for a group of up to 6 people.  Symbol of elegance, tradition, and discovery, the gondola will allow you to admire majestic architectural masterpieces overlooking the water and beautiful views from an unprecedented view.  Select from the following route options:  • Start from Danieli Gondola Pier in St. Mark’s Basin and go through the small canals in the old part of the city, passing under the famous Bridge of Sighs  • Begin in Bacino Orseolo, located behind Piazza San Marco, and continue along the smaller canals of astonishing beauty — such as Rio dei Barcaroli, where Mozart’s house is located, and Rio dell’ Ovo — until you reach the Grand Canal  • Start from Dogana Vallaresso Gondola Pier and ride along the Grand Canal and inner canals; you will see breathtaking buildings including Salute Church and Fenice Opera House.
  • 30-minute private gondola ride
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    COVID-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Oversize luggage
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • All gondolas have a maximum capacity of 6 people, including children
    • The length of the tour is about 30 minutes and is along a standard route, which depends on the option chosen
    • Please note that it is possible that someone will not be seated in their desired place — e.g. next to their partner — due to organizational and weight distribution reasons
    • In case of adverse weather or tidal conditions, the length or route of the tour can be subject to change
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 / 5

    based on 3 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.7 / 5
    • Transportation
      4.7 / 5
    • Value for money
      3 / 5
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