Cruises and boat tours

Private gondola tour discovering secret places in Venice

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Availability: Every day
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy a 30-minute private gondola ride off the beaten track and see Venice from a different perspective
  • Begin your gondola ride right next to the train station and start your journey exploring the most hidden places in the city
  • Discover beautiful cultural treasures such as Palazzo della Torre, Palazzo Gaffaro, Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Carmini, Palazzo Zenobio and many others
  • Pass beneath Venice’s ancient and romantic bridges!
What to expect

It is estimated that during the 17th and 18th centuries, there were between eight to ten thousand gondolas operating on the canals of Venice. Today, there are just 400 that are still in active service. Although most of the gondolas are used for touristic purposes, you'll be fascinated by the strong bond they continue to have with the history of Venice.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience Venice off the beaten track: this 30-minute private gondola ride, which departs very close to the train station, will allow you to explore the most hidden and fasinating canals and monuments directly from the water.

Your gondoliere will take you to see some beautiful cultural treasures of the city, such as Palazzo della Torre, Palazzo Gaffaro, Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Carmini, Palazzo Zenobio and many others that are mostly uknown to tourists.

At the end of the ride, the gondola will take you back to Piazzale Roma (next to the train station) where you can continue, on foot, your discovery of one of the most beautiful cities in the world!

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What's included
  • 30-minute private gondola ride
What's not included
  • Transportation to the meeting point
Where

Fondamenta Cossetti, 8912, 30135 Venezia VE, Italy

Meeting point:

Please present your voucher at the Servizio Gondole stand.

What to remember
  • This activity takes place rain or shine, but please note that in the event of exceptionally high tides or heavy rain, the tour may be canceled by the local supplier and a full refund will be provided
  • Each gondola carries a maximum of 6 people. Larger groups will be divided between multiple gondolas
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When
  • Every day at 10.00am, 10.30am, 11.00am, 11.30am, 12.00pm, 3.00pm, 3.30pm, 4.00pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
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