Gondola ride - Grand canal gondola experience (skip the line)!

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A gondola ride is a must do experience in Venice!

As the city passes around you, your authentic gondola slices the canal water in a quiet rush. Glide along the Grand Canal and venture into small, peaceful waterways. Planning your ride in advance is the most cost-effective way to enjoy this essential Venice activity.

Significant icons of the city, these beautifully hand-crafted wooden rowboats trace their history back to the 11th century, when they were used as a primary form of public transport. 

KEY DETAILS

  • Meeting point: Calle Larga del' Ascension - In front of the post office (POSTE ITALIANE). It is far 2-minute walking to the gondola station. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time. Our assistant will wait for you with the sign "GONDOLA TOUR".
  • Departure time: Every day at 11:00 AM and at 3.00 PM - 5:15 PM (only from April to October).
  • Availability: From 1st July 2018 until 2020.
  • Duration: 30 minutes approx.
  • Inclusion: Skip the line - 30 minutes shared gondola ride - Multilingual assistance for embarkation.
  • Languages: no commentary
  • Price: € 32 - Free under 2 years if does not occupy a seat - From 1st April 2019: € 33 adult - FREE under 2 years old.
  • Reservation: free sale until the beginning of the tour
  • Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

This tour is not fully accessibile wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities - Comfortable shoes suggested – The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party – Each gondola can host maximum 6 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending of guest’s weight –  For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice” - Tour does not operate on25th december, the 1st January's morning (11:00) and in case of exceptionally bad weather, exceptionally high/low tide  or local gondolier's strike – The itinerary could change in case of wind or bad weather. Mobile vouchers are accepted.


HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT:

 

ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO
Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop. Proceed straight on to the end of “Calle Vallaresso”. At the end turn right until you arrive up to a colonnade. The entrance of Museo Correr is under the colonnade – On the left side you will see "POSTE ITALIANE" (Post Office). The  assistant waiting for you with a signboard “Gondola Tour”.

           

ARRIVING ON FOOT
Museo Correr is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower leaving the Basilica behind you proceed straight on to the colonnade with Museo Correr’s entrance. On the left side you will see "POSTE ITALIANE" (Post Office). The  assistant waiting for you with a signboard “Gondola Tour”.

 

REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: GONDRIDE

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Grand Canal (S. Maria della Salute area) and minor canals (Fenice area)

Route

  1. Museo Correr