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Venice: Grand Canal by Gondola with Commentary

By Venice Tours
Price was $49, price is now $39
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  • Charming gondola ride on Grand Canal and its hidden canals

  • Stunning views of the city’s centuries-old palaces & bridges

  • Romatics waterways & spots inaccessible by foot

  • An amazing gondola ride with your personal audio guide!

  • Exclusive gondola tour with commentary

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September 2020
















About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    30 minutes shared gondola ride - Skip the line

  • What's included

    Audio guide by mobile app with description of itinerary

  • What's included

    Multilingual assistance for embarking

  • What's included

    Audio commentary in English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Hindi and German

  • What's excluded


  • What's excluded

    Audio devices

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • Children 1 and younger are complimentary.

  • Each gondola can accommodate a maximum of 6 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on guests weight

  • The mobile app is supported by the followed system: Apple: from IOS 8; IPhone, Ipad and Ipod Touch Android: from the 4.1 version system

  • The mobile app includes a detailed map of the city that you can use it to reach the meeting point for the gondola ride and every place you want

  • You will receive an e-mail with the QR code and instructions to activate the mobile app for commentary

  • The mobile-app for the commentary won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only.

  • Please pay attention the App is totally independent from your Expedia app. On your device will appear Pop Guide icon.

  • The Gondola Ride does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather or high/low tide (in these cases it can be postponed the days after otherwise it will be refunded)

  • The gondola is shared, NOT private

What you can expect

Get on gondola and glide the breathtaking Grand Canal with its centuries-old palazzos of Venice.
Pass under elegant bridges, sail from the postcard-perfect waters of the Grand Canal into romantic waterways reachable only by gondola. Live the inimitable atmosphere of the floating city!

During the itinerary you will admire Peggy Guggenheim Collection,Basilica Santa Maria della Salute, Fenice Opera House, Punta della Dogana and at the end, you’ll enjoy a wonderful view ofPiazza San Marco with its Doge’s Palace that overlooks the St.Mark's Basin.

Experience the essence of Venice as you step from thewalkways of the floating city into an authentic Venetian gondola led by an expert gondolier. Sit back, visit the romantic canals and hidden spots to admire the play of lights on the tiled facades of the palaces located along the canals.

You have the chance to listen to interesting stories about Venice and its magnificent monuments and attractions directly from your mobile phone. You just need to download the audio guide and sit on gondola: every time you will get close to an attraction a digital guide will automatically narrates you stories, legends and tales about it.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required

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Activity Location

  • Piscina San Moise
  • Venezia Veneto 30124

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Museo Correr
  • Calle Larga Ascensione
  • Venezia Veneto 30124
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