Gondola ride experience in Venice

Calle Larga de l'Ascension, 30124 Venice VE, Italy, Venice, Italy
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Overview
Duration
30min
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

The gondola is one of the main symbols of Venice, as emblematic of the famous city of water as it is mysterious in its origins. Not many people know that at the beginning this unique vessel was different from the one we can admire today, changing across time together with the city it is associated to. Of course, the history of the gondola is deeply bound to the one of Venice.Considered one of the most beautiful and elegant boats on earth, the gondola is built using unique techniques and every single part of it also hides symbolic meanings. For example, its toothed bow iron has five or six rebbi (combs), which are each symbolic of the six sestieri (districts) into which Venice is divided. The function of this part made of iron is to balance the weight of the gondolier and it has an 'S' shape that evokes the flow of the Grand Canal.Let yourself experience in first person the gondola through this tour. An enchanting and relaxing way to enjoy the colors, lights, sights, charm and beauty of Venice. You'll be able to admire elegant buildings on the side banks and unique bridges, and breathe in the fascinating and magical atmosphere that only a city built on the water can offer.

What to remember

Important info

  • The gondola ride will also take place on rainy days. In the case of heavy rain, it might be canceled and the tour will be refunded (or rescheduled for another day/time). Please note that no refund will be provided for no shows or late arrivals
  • Please note that it is a shared gondola (up to five people for each one) so you might have to share it with other people
  • Assistance will be provided on board, while commentary during the tour is not included
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What's included
included-item
30-minute gondola ride. Boarding assistance
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Highlights
Enjoy a 30-minute ride on a traditional Venetian gondola. Journey through centuries of history and picturesque views. Glide across the breathtaking Grand Canal. Be spoilt for choice with amazing photo opportunities
Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date
Provider
Park Viaggi
Meeting Point

In front of the "Poste Italiane" office, next to the Museo Correr's entrance. Please be sure to get there at least 15 minutes prior to the tour starting time.