Spectacular Gondola - Private Tour
Spectacular Gondola - Private Tour - duration 1h
See Venice's canals from the comfort of a gondola in this unique, magical one-hour guided tour.
The most awe-inspiring views of the city of Venice from the water are guaranteed.
You will glide along the Grand Canal past Ca Dario, the Peggy Guggenheim museum, the Accademia bridge, Casanova's former home, Palazzo Grassi, Ca Rezzonico, Ca Bembo, Ca Pesaro, near the Rialto Bridge, Campo Manin and the house that Mozart once lived if. Once you have met your expert guide, you will be carried in style by your personal gondolier down the inimitable Grand Canal. You will glide serenely past beautiful palazzi representing centuries of history, each with its own tale to tell. This tour takes you along one of the loveliest and most elegant ‘high streets’ in the world. You can just sit back relax and enjoy the view while our expert guide regales you with fascinating stories and anecdotes about the city, explaining the history behind La Serenissima and its stunning architecture. You will pass the museum that holds the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and then under the relatively plain Accademia Bridge. Here, you will learn about the many characters that Venice has played host to over the centuries, including the infamous Casanova. Just what is a 'traghetto'? This and other secrets of the Venetians as well as other stories behind the gondola itself as you pass close to the magnificent Rialto Bridge.
See the Canal Grande from a different perspective as the tour diverts into one of Venice’s attractive side canals where you will see the quaint charm of the smaller, more residential areas of ‘real Venice’. These are just some of the highlights of this outstanding exploration of Venice. Hear all about the gondola, its unique structure and the traditions of the city's gondoliers from your expert guide. Why not treat yourself to this amazing tour? See Venice from the best and most original viewpoint. This unmissable tour is a first-class way to combine an informative and exciting commentary with an essential gondola trip.
•The only tour of its kind in Venice
•You will have your own personal guide
•1 hour gondola ride along the Grand Canal and also small canals
•Wonderful photo opportunities
•Free personal audio system if more than 5 people.
• Sixty-minute private gondola trip
• The tour glides along the Grand Canal and some of the smaller canals
• Personal guide aboard the gondola
• Great photo opportunities
• Gratuities (Optional)
• Food and drink
• Collection from your hotel
• This is a private tour. Pre-booking is required
• This activity cannot be accessed by wheelchair
• Each gondola holds up to 5 people plus your guide
• Report to your guide 10 minutes before the booked start time
• Please bring an umbrella in case of rain